2013-01-15 - Mold Cleaning Technologies Save Time, Money and Aggravation
As noted in "The Cleaning Culture for Molds" (Plastics Business Fall 2012), the most popular method of cleaning plastic injection molds remains rooted in the antiquated process of scrubbing tooling and plates, one piece at a time. Ask why and the answer will be some form of "This is the way we have always done it," "We cannot cost-justify other methods," "Other methods do not clean as well" or "We're too busy, and there's no time to experiment or investigate other methods."
These excuses cost companies thousands of dollars a day in wasted time, inconsistent results and worn tooling. This article addresses three examples of cleaning technologies that fit perfectly with specific aspects of cleaning typical molds and tooling components.
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