two-level mold

two-level mold

[′tü ¦lev·əl ′mōld]
(engineering)
Placement of one cavity of a plastics mold above another instead of alongside it; reduces clamping force needed.
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It allows molders to expand production beyond a two-level mold even when the machine's shut height, plasticating capacity, or injection pressure are too low to accommodate a four-level mold, says Rozema.
Replacing the two-level stack mold that has long been the standard, the new four-level mold produces nearly double the output of two-level mold technology, while lowering production costs, the manufacturer reports.