Revalidation Using Machine Independent Data

Submitted by: Rod Groleau, Chairman & CEO As the injection molding industry continues to evolve in the face of issues such as globalization, downsizing and short run quotas, customer demands are increasing for both the mold builder and molder. More and more...

Troubleshooting Processes Using Cavity Pressure Sensors

Troubleshooting can take on many meanings for injection molders. All too often they find themselves running to a machine, turning knobs and pushing buttons, hoping with fingers crossed that the next parts out of the mold will be better than the last. Obviously, this...

Containment of Abnormal Parts Using Cavity Pressure

In today’s global economy absolute quality to the customer is the world standard for any successful molder. While all molders talk about world class Lean Manufacturing and total quality, the fact is that most are still attempting to “sample and sort” their way to...

Cavity Pressure Control

So far in this cavity pressure series we’ve discussed the importance of cavity pressure sensing, sensor placement, proper installation, and utilizing cavity pressure data to guarantee molds are “Ready-To-Go.” Last month in “Ready-to-go Molds – Part 2”, we...

Ready-to-go Molds with Cavity Pressure – Part 2 of 2

In last months article “Ready-To-Go Molds with Cavity Pressure part 1”, we defined Ready-To-Go molds as a mold that can be put in the press and set up by the least qualified molding technician without breaking any rules. It can make parts predictably and quickly on...