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    August 21, 2019

    Mold Flow Analysis Can Save Your Plastic Injection Mold Design

    One of the keys to a quality plastic injection molded part is an accurate mold – one that produces consistent pieces time and time again. So how is that accomplished?


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    July 12, 2018

    Tooling Design and Maintenance: How to Make Your Tool Last Longer

    Toolmaking is one of the most critical and expensive items on the manufacturing to-do list. And because your tool is the basis of your part or product, every decision you make about how your tool is made is, by default, a decision about the quality of your product.

    Anything that significant is worth understanding in detail, but how much do you...

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    June 30, 2017

    How to Make Your Tool Last Longer: Tool Design + Maintenance

    Want to make a great product? Make a great tool! (If only it was that easy!)

    Tooling is a crucial and expensive item on the manufacturing to-do list. Think about it this way: Each decision you make about the tool is a decision you’re making about your product. But how well do you understand the process of making a tool?

    Let’s take a quick look...

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    June 09, 2015

    4 Reasons Why Production Tooling is Late

    After spending months or perhaps years of blood, sweat and tears on the development of your product, the wait between achieving your Production CAD Release milestone and that holiday-like buzz of unwrapping your first off-tool parts can be excruciating.  Those in the game long enough can attest that this agony has gotten worse as we’ve been...

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    November 11, 2014

    In-House Tooling Offers Injection Mold Design to Your Specifications

    Located in our wholly-owned facility in Vietnam, East West's tool shop opened in 2013. We can now offer our customers the benefit of in-house tooling along with engineering support to help make tooling designs injection friendly. Our tooling shop was set up to serve the injection molding, blow molding and stamping industries. East West's tool...

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