Mould making / Rapid manufacturing

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Mould making and mould manufacturing technology


A rapid moulding prototyping service is favourite for Eaton Electric, while Delcam software supports a multitude of processes at a Belarus tyre mould-making facility. Plus product and news updates

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Core business - EuroMold 2011 preview


The optimised machining of moulds and dies, and associated features such as cores and cavities, will take centre stage at EuroMold 2011. Steed Webzell previews the main attractions

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Modern mould making


The combination of the word 'growth' with 'mould tool making' might seem counter-intuitive, as far as the UK goes. But one organisation is employing latest design and manufacturing techniques to demonstrate otherwise, ...

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Thankful for small blessings


MM Live 2010, taking place at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry from 19-20 October, promises much for the micro-manufacturing fraternity. Steed Webzell previews this much anticipated event

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Toolmaking tales


An Austrian toolmaker is applying Blum's on-machine measurement software, FormControl V3; standardised workholding pays off for an in-house toolroom; VISI software cuts delivery times by half

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Healthy investments


With a number of sectors currently scrutinising investment and production levels, many hope industries such as medical can help revive UK manufacturing. Machinery reports

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Single-source solution


A German large die designer and manufacturer is using Vero's VISI software to support key stages of design and manufacture. Machinery reports

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Rapid progress


The production of metal parts from powder via laser sintering is still the preserve of niche applications, but the practice is growing. Machinery reports

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Emerging Technologies


At the free-to-attend Emerging Technologies seminar, in Birmingham, on 4 February, 2009, speakers will briefly present the very latest developments in a range of technologies critical to the mould and die sector, and ...

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Emerging technologies


Julia Moore, GTMA CEO, shares some thoughts on the importance of emerging technologies to the UK mould and die sector

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Farnborough International Airshow 2008


As Farnborough International Airshow celebrates 60 years, the 2008 event will be the biggest ever in terms of exhibition space and exhibitor presence. Manufacturing technology suppliers are increasingly attending the ...

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Toolmaker's transformation


Traditional toolmaking skills can be turned to cater to a wider product portfolio. Lodent Precision has just done just that.

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Mould habits die hard


No one can question the impact that China has had on the mould and toolmaking sector over the course of the past decade. While the initial exodus signalled panic in the eyes of many, today the UK moulding industry ...

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Strength in aluminium


Mouldmaking is dead in the UK, right? Wrong! Dudley Associates has successfully built up a service offering around the fast delivery of high quality aluminium tooling.