Your injection mold is an important asset, so regularly scheduled maintenance is crucial to extending the working life of the mold and the quality of products it manufactures. Regular checkups are important, as they can aid in extending the lifespan of the injection mold. Below are reasons why a company should perform injection mold maintenance on your injection molds.
High repair costs
Whoever said that prevention is better than cure knew exactly what he was talking about. During injection mold maintenance, problems will be identified and fixed immediately and impending issues can also be identified and addressed.
Cost of doing repairs are higher than regular scheduled maintenance because once a mold completely breaks down these repairs tend to be more costly, due to the increased damage to the tool and unscheduled production downtime.
Quality of end product
The functioning status of the injection mold is directly proportional to the kind of products produced. In order to get quality results, the injection mold has to be in good condition. Injection mold maintenance is critical to the protection and dependability of the end product’s quality.
Failure to do so will affect quality and start to produce out of spec components. Ignoring the injection mold maintenance will be neglecting your investment which is a high risk to take.
Once injection molds have undergone several cycles qualified manufacturers will perform inspections, maintenance and cleaning. This means scheduling maintenance carefully.Read More