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Month: September 2020

Is it viable to convert my part material from metal to plastic?

When assessing plastic as a substitute for metal, there are many factors to take into consideration. Not all are strictly design-based; other factors can be desirability, finishing options, production cost, or sustainability, to name a few. Plunkett Associates investigate in this blog article.

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5 Questions to Ask Before Instrumenting a Mould

Putting a sensor anywhere in a tool can give you some form of data, but it may not be value-added. The key is knowing upfront what you want the sensor to do for you before determining where to place it and what type of sensor you want to use. RJG Technologies suggests you should start by answering these five questions.

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