There are often many professional terms in injection molds. You don’t need to understand all of these professional terms. If you understand the commonly used professional terms, it will be very helpful for you to open the mold.
The commonly used professional terms for injection molds are as follows:
1. What is 2D? What is 3D?
Answer: 2D refers to a two-dimensional plane, and 3D refers to a three-dimensional space. In the mold part, 2D usually refers to a plan view, that is, a CAD drawing; 3D usually refers to a three-dimensional view, that is, a drawing file of PRO/E, UG or other 3D software.
2. What is a bump? What is a penetration?
Answer: The mating surface of the male and female molds parallel to the PL surface is called the penetration surface; the mating surface of the male and female molds that is not parallel to the PL surface is called the penetration surface!
3. What is the relationship between strip and silk?
Answer: Both strips and filaments are units of length. Strips are used in Taiwan, 1 strip = 0.01MM; silk is used in Hong Kong, 1 silk = 0.01MM, so, 1 strip = 1 silk
4. What is a pillow?
Answer: There are often gaps on the edge of the plastic parts of the shell, which are used to install various accessories. The pillow-shaped part formed here is called the pillow.
5. What is a crater?
Answer: The plastic-reduced part of the BOOS column root reflected on the mold is similar to the shape after the volcanic eruption is called the mold crater. It is also often done on deep bone to prevent shrinkage.
6. What does he mean?
Answer: He is mold kernel, a Hong Kong idiom, and it means inlaid mold kernel.
7 What is a tiger's mouth?
Answer: Hukou, also known as the pipe position, is the part used to limit the position. It is commonly used on the four corners of the mold core, which plays the role of precise positioning of the front and rear mold cores, and is usually processed by CNC or mold bed.
8 What is ranking?
Answer: The product layout on the mold is called ranking. It is often determined by the glue feeding style, the mold structure and the product itself.
9 What is glue bit?
Answer: The cavity of the product on the mold is called the glue position. That's the plastic part you need
10 What is bone position?
Answer: The tendons on the product are called bones. Most of them play the role of link or limit
11 What is a column position?
Answer: The BOSS column on the product is called the column position. It is often screwed or positioned.
12 What is a void?
Answer: The gap on the mold is called a virtual position. That is to say, the avoidance position is often used in the non-sealing position.
13 What is deduction?
Answer: The hook used for product connection is called buckle. Generally, it is necessary to make a sloping roof or a row structure.
14 What is fire pattern?
Answer: The pattern left after EDM is called spark pattern. The thickness is determined by the amount of discharge.
15 What is PL surface?
Answer: PL is the abbreviation of Parting Panel. PL is also called parting surface, which refers to the part where the male mold and the female mold are in contact when the mold is closed.
16. What is a computer gong?
Answer: General term for CNC milling machine and machining center.
17 What is a copper worker?
Answer: EDM usually uses copper materials that are easy to process as discharge electrodes, which are called copper workers, also known as electrodes. Copper workers are generally divided into rough workers, rough and young workers, and young workers. Young workers are also called Seiko.
Master the common terms of these injection molds, when you open the mold, you will not be deceived, because others think you are very professional, which increases your bargaining power.
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