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Improve Process and Profitability with Additive Manufacturing

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As molds continue to be more complex and resins more demanding for cooling and venting, the need for additive manufacturing in the tooling industry will continue to grow in importance. Join Jason Murphy, NXC Manufacturing, as he demonstrates how proper deployment of additive manufacturing within the process will eliminate common defects like gas traps, gate blush and warp. Through the use of real-world case studies, attendees will learn how eliminating defects ensures a quicker mold approval, better profitability for mold builders and molders, and leads to a distinctive competitive advantage within the marketplace.

Topics of discussion include:

  • New developments in additive tooling – materials, process, durability
  • Case studies of successful solutions for complex mold cooling and venting
  • Adaptation of additive tooling from a mold builder’s perspective
  • Elimination of cost and lead time in the mold building workflow
  • Efficient workholding solutions to eliminate setup and machining time   

Members: No Cost. Non-Members: $25. 

Jason Murphy is an award-winning plastics industry expert who started his career designing and building molds. After earning his master molder credentials, he used that knowledge to assist global companies establish world-class molding facilities in Europe, Asia and Latin America. Combining his moldmaking and processing expertise, he has led several large-scale injection molding facilities in the medical device and packaging industries. He has combined that experience with 23 years in metal additive manufacturing for tooling to establish Next Chapter Manufacturing - an additive tooling company that produces complete solutions for reducing cycle time, eliminating defects and innovative mold components. Murphy is a contributor to MoldMaking Technology magazine and helps educate the moldmaking community about what is possible with additive manufacturing.

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Registration will close November 17, 2021 12:00pm

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