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What Is an Injection Mold Slide?

Since many injection molded products have special requirements, a mold side-action or slide is often used to form complex geometries and release the finished product upon mold opening.  To achieve this, a “slide” or “slider” is often used as a core-pulling mechanism.  At its most basic level, the slider is used to turn the vertical […]

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PFA, Inc. Purchases California-Based American Aerostar

PFA, Inc. ( purchased American Aerostar ( in 2005 and continues to manufacture all QMC product lines, including Hydra-Jaws™ QMC systems, Hydra-Latch™ Quick Knockout (KO) Systems and the entire line of Quick Die Change products, including Hollow Cylinder Clamps (NC-205, NC-205L, NC-200, NC-200L, NC-201, NC-201L), Ledge “Rocker” Clamps (RC-425, RC-425L, RC-428, RC-428L, RC-126, RC-126L, RC-661, […]

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