Machine Calibration: Keeping Things Consistent

September 7, 2021

Yearly FDA Certification For companies in the medical and food industries, the FDA requires a regular certification for all their injection molding machines. Generally, this is a calibration verification to certify that the machine is consistent, repeatable, and making the same part time and time again. This is especially important for manufacturers in the medical […]

Keeping Things Straight: The Importance of Level and Parallel

July 26, 2021

Making sure your plastic injection molding machine is level and parallel is a crucial part of preventative maintenance, but what does it mean to make your machine level and parallel? And what steps can you take to ensure your machine stays that way? In this post we’ll answer these questions and dive into the specifics. […]

Five Essential Preventative Maintenance Activities

April 21, 2021

Preventative Maintenance is crucial to extending the life of your machine and avoiding costly, unscheduled downtime. Checking your machine regularly during shift changes is an easy way to avoid minor issues and an opportunity for early intervention with problems that, over time, could result in unscheduled downtime events. Here are five essential preventive maintenance activities […]

Filter Elements: The Key to a Healthy Machine

January 29, 2020

Filter elements are one of the most crucial parts on your injection molding machine. It is a key component and one of the greatest contributing factors to extending the life of your machine. Much like your kidneys, filter elements keep circulating fluids free from contamination and particles, which means your valves, pumps and hydraulic components […]