What Should You Know About Global Sourcing?

Improved cargo transportation and better international trade laws have made global sourcing a popular procurement strategy across the industry. There was a time when only multinational corporations would source products and services from the global market. Today, even enterprises without a worldwide footprint are also embracing global sourcing to improve their business outlook. However, it [...]

By |2022-05-01T10:11:46+08:00May 1st, 2022|News|1 Comment

Correct selection of cutting tools is very important in mold making

Today, there are many innovations in cutting tool technology. Whether a seasoned pro or novice, these technologies are new for everyone. New edge preps, coatings, cutting materials, digital capabilities and application methods are differentiators that help shops remain competitive if their moldmakers know how to use them properly. While moldmakers who are entering the field [...]

By |2022-04-01T09:46:31+08:00April 1st, 2022|News|2 Comments

A technology to solve mold cooling

 Mold builders can increase the quality of a finished product and reduce manufacturing costs by minimizing irregularities or imbalances in the cooling process with improved thermal performance of injection and blow molds. The limitations of traditional cooling channel geometries and their placement are often not optimized for rapid heat extraction. Enter conformal cooling, where intricate [...]

By |2022-03-01T09:04:47+08:00March 1st, 2022|News|1 Comment

The true meaning of DFM in mold engineering

Technology in moldmaking has grown substantially over the years, and so has our knowledge of the full process of Design for Manufacturing (DFM). We’ve realized that it is important not only to consider the detail of designing for efficient molding, but to also consider how tooling, molding and tool maintenance should connect. DFM and experience [...]

By |2022-02-01T18:49:13+08:00February 1st, 2022|News|0 Comments

CAD/CAM automation will improve the efficiency of machining

From the assembly line chaos of the 1936 Charlie Chaplin classic Modern Times and the robot-driven science fiction movies of the 1950s and beyond, automation (and its inherent robot-driven workforce) has always struck fear in the hearts and minds of organized labor. Since Ford Motor Vice President D.S. Harder first coined the phrase in 1946, [...]

By |2022-01-01T00:24:51+08:00January 1st, 2022|News|0 Comments

How to use 3D scanning technology in moldmaking

With the proportion of free-form surfaces increasing and the precision requirements for mold processing rising, manufacturing molds of high quality and securing the stability and quality during production has become vital. 3D scanning technologies are a game changer in these processes. Mold Design with 3D Scanning and Reverse Engineering Reverse engineering aims to reproduce an [...]

By |2021-12-01T09:16:15+08:00December 1st, 2021|News|0 Comments

How to obtain a high-quality injection molding product

There are thousands of designers who design injection molded parts but there is an elite group within this large community who can actually design parts for injection molders. Injection molded product design evolves through many phases of development before all the parts are ultimately documented and released to a molder for production. This last step [...]

By |2021-11-01T11:18:40+08:00November 1st, 2021|News|0 Comments

How to train next-generation mold engineering workforce during COVID-19

During the coronavirus pandemic, the mold manufacturing industry stepped up, answered the call and assisted with ramping up production of personal protective equipment (PPE) in record lead times with utmost quality. Technology played a part, of course, but it was the people who got the job done. This time of crisis demanded a creative approach [...]

By |2021-10-01T10:26:34+08:00October 1st, 2021|News|0 Comments

Application of Reverse Engineering in Mold Engineering

Nowhere is the connection between production and creativity more evident than in reverse engineering, which challenges manufacturers to find new ways to recreate or improve upon existing products instead of starting from square one. Data Collection and System Interoperability Increasingly sophisticated engineering and production tools have propelled the development of equally complex products that are [...]

By |2021-09-01T10:06:00+08:00September 1st, 2021|News|0 Comments

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