tool design

tool design

[′tül di‚zīn]
(design engineering)
The division of mechanical design concerned with the design of tools.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Turner therefore recommended incorporating a gating system to not only optimise the tool design and provide better filling and cavity orientation, reducing the moulding cycle-time, but also substantially increasing the moulding window and reducing material wastage.
Their laboratory experiments, reported November 13 in Nature, indicate that improvements in tool design occur more frequently as group size grows.
Designing and implementing manufacturing cells requires many engineering skills including machine design (ergonomics and safety), tooling design (rapid load/unload and quick changing), cutting tool design, process design (so machining times are less than cycle times), poka-yoke and decoupler designs (for zero defects and operator assistance and materials handling).
It can be used in a course of one or two semesters using the included sampler DVD from the Fundamentals of Tool Design Video Series to complement study.
It has also submitted the platform, Microsoft Windows and Linux CPU for approval Khronos certification and plans to release the final version of OpenCL tool design for both CPU and GPU later this year.
Tooling suppliers incur significant costs for re-entering and reworking data because the product data they receive from their customers usually do not meet the needs of tool design.
A cylindrical blender from Munson Machinery Co., Utica, N.Y., has a new plow-shaped tool design that allows easier cleanout and adjustable plow position and clearance.
A scattering of black-and-white illustrations and photographs and text printed on high-quality paper enhance this in-depth study connecting minute aspects of bookbinding history, including tool design, manufacture and supply, the relationship of the bookbinder to the rest of the book trade and much more.
Exatec's cause received a recent fillip of momentum from a new tool design for injection compression molding created by Summerer Technologies (Rimsting, Germany).
For years these were simple, manually loaded, single-station units that were slow and of questionable efficiency due to tool design.