Advantages of Your Injection Molder Providing Mold Maintenance Procedures
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Crescent Industries, Inc.
70 East High St.
New Freedom, PA, 17349
Press release date: February 22, 2012
Your automobile requires regular scheduled maintenance like oil changes, tune-ups, etc. to keep running at its best, so does your injection molds. Your injection mold is an important asset, so regular scheduled maintenance is crucial to extending the working life of the injection mold and the quality of products it manufactures.
Create a Mold Maintenance Schedule
Injection molds must regularly be maintained to help prolong the life of the mold and the quality of parts it produces. This mold maintenance schedule should include cleanings, inspections and maintenance for a mold after the mold runs a set number of cycles. If your injection molder provides mold building services and mold maintenance, they would have knowledge of how materials, environment and product being produced effects the mold therefore determining the best mold maintenance schedule.
Keep a Log of Maintenance Performed
If your injection molder knows how often a given mold breaks down without maintenance, this can help determine how often a mold needs to be inspected. By keeping a mold maintenance log which will track how often the molds are being inspected and all repairs done to the mold.
Make Sure the Right Type of Maintenance is Performed
It is important that the right maintenance work is performed, injection molders know hot runners and water line problems will often cause mold performance problems so it is important to inspect these on a regular schedule. Also lubrication, cleaning and tightening of all mold components should be part of this regular maintenance schedule.
To help extend the life of your injection mold, Crescent Industries provides a documented preventative maintenance program for all molds.
They also provide mold repair and revisions with their in-house capability and mold building expertise. For more information on Crescent Industries mold maintenance and mold building capabilities, please call Toll Free: 1-800-411-3844 or visit our website http://www.crescentind.com/crescent_industries_mold_building.html.