family mold

family mold

[′fam· lē ‚mōld]
(engineering)
A multicavity injection mold where each cavity forms a component part of the finished product.
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com) demonstrated an interesting technique called Sequential Cavity Separation (SCS), which uses valve gates in a family mold to inject two similar or different parts in sequence.
A conventional process takes seven steps, molding two part halves in a family mold.
Executed within the early stages of mold design, Mold Adviser allows users to create and analyze sprues, runners, and gates in single, multi-cavity, and family mold layouts.
One new job in development will use a 16+16 cavity family mold to produce two different parts with independent hot runners.
Mr Klecker incorporated the data generated when creating the mold design to build a family mold that was used in the manufacture of the buttons, LED spacer, and mounting clips.
Using standard DME Flex manifold heaters for improved displacement of heat, the Zenith HRS is an excellent choice for sequential filling and family mold applications.
At NPE 2006, Three non-circular gears and a base plate of DuPont Delrin acetal were made in a family mold on an Engel tiebarless e-victory press.
DME Company reports that it has recently expanded its line of hot-runner products and services with the launch of the Unitized Open Gate Hot Runner System, "a high-precision system that comes pre-wired for fast, easy installation," noting that "For customers who don't need a full hot half system with plates--but still want something with minimal setup time--the DME Unitized Open Gate Hot Runner System is an ideal midway solution that reduces labor in sequential filling and family mold applications.
The base unit is injection molded in a family mold in two halves.
A sampling of topics: principles of microstructural formation in semi- solid metal processing, development of heat resistant Mg-Al-Ca based alloys for casting and semi-solid forming, variable-runner system for family mold filling balance, investigation on fracture mechanism of A356 during thixo-forging, semisolid roll casting of aluminum alloy strip and its properties, continuous fabrication of sound semi-solid slurry for rheoforming, numerical simulation of mold filling in rheo- diecasting process of semi-solid magnesium alloys, viscosity-shear rate relationship during the thixoforming of HP9/4/30 steel, and hot compressive deformation of rheocast AZ31 magnesium alloy.