Tag Archives: moldmaking

Thermoplastics Break Out In 3D-Printed Autoclavable Tools

Additive Engineering Solutions of Akron Ohio has successfully printed autoclavable composite molding tools in 16 different thermoplastics using a Big Area Additive Manufacturing (BAAM) machine from Cincinnati Inc. [..]

Additive manufacturing, Aircraft, Engineering Thermoplastics, Molds & Moldmaking, North America, Polyphenylene sulfide , , ,

SABIC Seeks Patent For Conformal Cooling Via Additive Manufacturing

SABIC is seeking to patent the concept of creating conformal cooling channels in mold inserts with additive manufacturing processes such as laser sintering.  A U.S. patent application titled [..]

Additive manufacturing, Automotive, Cooling/Heating, Design, Electronics, Injection Molding , ,

Seven Injection Units Speed Toothbrush Production

It’s interesting that simple day-to-day products often have the most complex molds. One example is toothbrushes. A German moldmaker, Zahoransky Formenbau , says it has developed  the first-ever [..]

Consumer Goods, Design, Elastomers, Europe, Injection Molding , ,