Mold Repair & Reconditioning

Applying our knowledge, skill and use of high quality materials to every R&R.

Repair & Reconditioning of Molds
Hogle Sales & Manufacturing, where you go to make your molds run like new again!


 

Hogle Sales & Manufacturing, LLC will repair & recondition your molds to appear and perform like new again.  We recommend that you schedule your molds to be Repaired & Reconditioned every 2 years to keep them running at their peak performance.  We offer this service at competitive rates and excellent turn around times. 

A standard R&R includes the following:

•    Inspect Neck Rings:  Check height, pinchoffs, and sandblast, zero shear steels, inserts, ect.
•    Replace Pins & Bushings:  Insure bushing snugness, proper mold alignment.
•    Clean Water Lines:  Remove water line corrosion, replace worn freeze plugs, and enlarge damaged “O ”ring“ C bores, ect.
•    Repair Pinchoffs:  Insert, peen or weld beryllium or aluminum pinchoffs as necessary to insure proper trimming.
•    Grind Parting Face & Back of Mold:  (.003/.004 Normal); removes damaged material, allows molds to be rematched, pinchoffs to be resharpened.
•    Rematch Cavities:  Improves container appearance and insures proper trimming.
•    Re-Bore:  Mold top to accept neck ring/top block pilot, this is necessary to insure correct mounting of neck rings/top blocks.
•    Re-cut Vents/Flash Pockets:  Maintains proper gram weight and proper venting per print specifications.
•    Sharpen Pinchoff Angles:  Insures proper trimming.
•    Sandblast/Clean Vents:  Improves container finish, better air venting.
•    Water Test:  Insures proper water flow, check for water leaks and damaged freeze plugs, “O” rings, cracked water lines, ect.
•    Step Back Plates:  Necessary to insure standardization of top blocks.
•    Maintain Shut Height:  Molds can be reworked (1) at a time so a set of molds can be matched to other sets.

Additional Services that can be performed on your molds:

•    Broken Beryllium
•    Add Screw-In Pins & Bushings
•    Crack in Molds
•    Waterline Damage
•    Grind Mounting Plates
•    Repair Top Blocks
•    Replace Top Blocks
•    Heli-Coil Neck Ring Mounting Hole

We also offer rental molds when you send your molds in to us for R&R (please see the mold rental page for more information).

 

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