Selecting Injection Molds

Weighing Cost versus Productivity

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Selecting Injection Molds
This book explains to the mold designer the importance of knowing the expected productivity of the mold and how this information affects the cost of the planned mold and the cost of the molded product. It suggests many approaches to reduce mold cost and also to improve productivity by often just simple design changes. Above all, it emphasizes again and again that the ultimate goal is not to procure the lowest cost but to produce the lowest cost product.

Content:
- How to approach selection of the mold features
- How productivity affects mold selection
- How selection of design features affects mold cost
- How to reduce mold and product cost by simple design changes
- How to approach estimating a mold cost
Selecting Injection Molds
This book explains to the mold designer the importance of knowing the expected productivity of the mold and how this information affects the cost of the planned mold and the cost of the molded product. It suggests many approaches to reduce mold cost and also to improve productivity by often just simple design changes. Above all, it emphasizes again and again that the ultimate goal is not to procure the lowest cost but to produce the lowest cost product.

Content:
- How to approach selection of the mold features
- How productivity affects mold selection
- How selection of design features affects mold cost
- How to reduce mold and product cost by simple design changes
- How to approach estimating a mold cost
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Herbert Rees (d. 2010) was Vice President of R&D at Husky Injection Molding Systems. He is author of several books in the area of injection molds and molding, including “Mold Engineering”, “Understanding Injection Mold Design”, “Understanding Product Design for Injection Molding”, and “Selecting Injection Molds”.
Bruce Catoen is the founder of OASIC, a technology, strategy, mergers and acquisitions consulting company. He has more than 30 years of experience in the plastics equipment business including marketing, manufacturing and product development. He served as the Chief Technology Officer and Senior Executive for companies such as Milacron, Mold Masters ,and Husky Injection Molding Systems. He is the named inventor of more than 50 patents and is the coauthor of the book “Selecting Injection Molds”.

Herbert Rees (d. 2010) was Vice President of R&D at Husky Injection Molding Systems. He is author of several books in the area of injection molds and molding, including “Mold Engineering”, “Understanding Injection Mold Design”, “Understanding Product Design for Injection Molding”, and “Selecting Injection Molds”.
Bruce Catoen is the founder of OASIC, a technology, strategy, mergers and acquisitions consulting company. He has more than 30 years of experience in the plastics equipment business including marketing, manufacturing and product development. He served as the Chief Technology Officer and Senior Executive for companies such as Milacron, Mold Masters ,and Husky Injection Molding Systems. He is the named inventor of more than 50 patents and is the coauthor of the book “Selecting Injection Molds”.

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