Mold clamps are offered in a variety of styles and sizes, we can provide whatever your needs may be.
Mold Clamp Bodies
All mold clamp bodies manufactured of hardened Premium Quality Steel.
Bolts or Clamping Screws
Manufactured from high-strength, Grade 5 quality steel.
Manufactured from 12L14 Tool Steel, carbonized for hardness.
Description of Styles
Machined mold clamps
We Offer Replacement Parts
Mold Clamping Tips
Injection Molding Safety
Historically the injuries from injection molding machines have included crushing during the cycle of the machine, burns, slips, trips and falls due to oil or plastic pellets on the walking surfaces. There are reported deaths as a result of a mold falling off the platen
Mold Set Procedure
Perhaps a review of your procedures would be beneficial.
Inspect the press and surrounding area including auxiliary equipment
Platen Bolt Holes
Engineering MUST Be Involved
Engineering in your workplace must be involved in the “Mold Set Procedure”.
These are just a sample of items that must be reviewed. Remember that the people involved in the mold setting process must be properly trained in all of the necessary steps.
SAE Torque Standards For Bolts
The SAE has established a sequence of grades from 0 to 8 for steel bolts, on the basis of the metal from which the bolt is made and the manner of manufacture.
Our Grade 5 bolts
Rule Of Thumb
As a rule, when a bolt is installed the nut (over a washer) should be turned and not the bolt's head. Unless a torque wrench is used, the tendency is to under-tighten large bolts and over-tighten small ones. The above suggestions do not apply of the bolt has been specially lubricated.
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