Molds & Tooling
More from Pat Toensmeier
Yushin robot targets large, heavy parts
Yushin America has added a take-out robot for use with injection molding machines with clamping forces of 1,500 tons and greater.
Nov 27th, 2019
Mayumi Kotani of Yushin practices the art of the 'impossible'
Yushin specializes in high-tech robots that enhance economy and productivity.
Nov 1st, 2019
Products eliminate, tap the power of static charges
Equipment that eliminates static can play an important role in part quality, worker safety and other surface treatment processes.
Oct 23rd, 2019
Surface-treatment devices meet needs for quality, speed
A number of companies have recently introduced technologies that improve surface cleanliness.
Oct 20th, 2019
A number of trends are sparking growing interest in plasma treatment.
Oct 18th, 2019
Measuring systems inspect parts on the shop floor
Technical advances are allowing new, robust measuring systems to leave the quality-control lab and hit the factory floor.
Aug 20th, 2019
Hexagon’s 3-D measurement cell is fast, accurate
Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence launches a turnkey cell for automated, high-speed measurement of part surfaces and features.
Aug 15th, 2019
Fastening tech is embracing custom designs
Fasteners for plastics are increasingly specialized or custom items.
Jul 18th, 2019
Molds & Tooling
System gauges cooling efficiency through flow pressure
A technology that provides insight into how efficiently a mold-cooling system is working has gotten an upgrade.
Jul 10th, 2019
Training advances employee effectiveness
Outside training companies teach workers the skills they need, often tailoring a curriculum to meet a processor’s specific requirements.
Jun 25th, 2019