Archive for December, 2008

Dec 08 2008

A Qualified Mold

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This post is merely a forum for your comments. What do you consider a Qualified Mold?  How do you measure it?  How do you maintain it?  Feel Free to comment.

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Dec 04 2008

Finally, A Turbulent Flow Meter

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Burger and Brown Engineering have a history of innovative ‘gadgets’ for the molding industry. The driving force seems to be to see a complex problem and find an elegantly simple solution. Here’s their latest: Continue Reading »

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Dec 01 2008

Bubbles, Trapped Air, and Voids

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When we’re faced with ‘bubbles” unless it is glaringly obvious the first thing we need to do is figure out what our problem is before we can correct it. Is it trapped air, voids, vacuum bubbles(?), and etc.? Continue Reading »

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Dec 01 2008

THE FIRST FEW MOVES

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You never have enough setup techs. But it is more than commonplace to delay a setup by pulling the techs off the mold hang to go over and troubleshoot machines. This is the primary reason why setups take hours instead of minutes. Continue Reading »

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