Quick mold change systems should not only enhance your production processes but should also allow for increased precision and speed. For small-batch manufacturers, being able to quickly and efficiently incorporate easy changeovers is critical for customer satisfaction and increasing production revenues. To help achieve the fastest quick mold changes possible, PFA Incorporated recommends the use […]
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Plastic & Injection Molding
For complex applications that require injection molding and die casting, utilizing a reliable and well-constructed hydraulic locking cylinder or core pull is essential for success. Most importantly, you have to ensure that your pre-loading and locking functions can withstand a target rated load without encountering issues. If you are ready to improve your die casting […]
Similar to Bolt Torque (preload), Core Pull Cylinder preload using KOR-LOK preloading and locking cylinders can yield zero core movement during injection and help molders achieve an infinite processing window. Read the article published on the MoldMaking Technology website.
Star Die Molding case study discusses the benefits of Modular Side-Actions – PFA’s Hydraulic Locking Core Pull cylinders as a Modular Side-Action System. Read the article on Moldmaking Technology’s website.
Proven off-the-shelf modular mold components and complete component systems meet today’s demanding drive for a lean manufacturing approach. Modular often means smaller, better, and more cost effective. KOR-LOK can reduce the mold volume by 75%. Read the article featured in Moldmaking Technology. View the reprint of the entire article by viewing the following link:
Simple cylinder calculations provide good first look comparisons for proper sizing when moldmakers are considering the most suitable side-action option early in the mold design. Read the article published on MoldMaking Technology’s website.
Understanding the effects of injection on the core, slide and associated components is critical to selecting the best side-action methods for a given application. The first article will discuss the basic physics underlying all side-actions as well as the fundamentals of side-action performance. The second article will discuss emerging modular technologies which provide alternatives to […]