NEW PRODUCT RELEASE

NEW PRODUCT RELEASE

Recently Released Components and Technology Solutions from Progressive.

UNILIFTER: C-SERIES

Designed to self-compensate when a mold’s ejector plates become misaligned, the C-Series UniLifter offers simplified installation with Pro’s “click-in-place assembly” feature. Assembly detents allow toolmakers to set the Core Blade, C-Coupling, and C-Gib to the correct angle and position, enabling easy assembly into the mold pocket without parts sliding out of place.  

For more info, testing data, and customer testimonials click HERE.

PROFILE ASSET MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

The ProFile® tracking and maintenance system simplifies the organization of molds, dies, machines, and equipment. The cloud-based system houses information and related documents or photos, while also logging GPS locations. Several Asset Tag and Plate layouts are available, and tags and plates with your company logo and information can be ordered. Call to receive info on this affordable system developed for the mold building and molding industry.

Click HERE to view a two-minute demo.

LARGE PLATE LOCKS ADDED

Cam-Driven Plate Locks allow for parting line sequencing via a versatile design with minimal machining for 3-Plate, Dual Ejection, and Stripper Plate molds. For 3-plate tools that require robust features and precision timing, Progressive now offers new, longer length assembly options that come complete with a guide bar to aid in production.

Click HERE to view this product in action. 

NOZZLE TIPS, NOZZLE CADDIE, & WRENCH

Progressive now offers a new, patented Nozzle Tip featuring heat sinking fins to eliminate mold damaging stringing. To keep Nozzle Tips within reach, the new Nozzle Caddie magnetically mounts to the molding press. And, because removing and installing nozzle tips can be a real ‘knuckle buster,’ our new Offset Slugging Wrench is the preferred tool for mold setup personnel.

Click HERE for additional information. 

RHINOFEET: ELIMINATE A SHOP HAZARD

Through an alliance with Rhino Visions, Progressive now offers the RhinoFoot product line to eliminate the hazards associated with placing molds and plates on wood blocks and pallets. RhinoFeet™ and RhinoToes™ offer a working load of 7,000 lbs and are each sold in packages of four.

Click HERE for additional information.

THROUGH-HARD EJECTOR PINS

Progressive’s through-hard Ejector Pins offer consistent quality and sizing, feature a micro-finish, 66-70 HRC surface to reduce hole wear and damage, and a 48-50 HRC core hardness to prevent dishing, nicking, and chipping. Sizes range from 1/32” diameter to larger diameters in 50” lengths.

For more info, testing data, and customer testimonials click HERE.

 

EJECTOR SLEEVES: LONGER LENGTHS 

Progressive has added 300 new sizes to its range of H-13 Ejector Sleeves. Where U.S. standards end at 14” lengths, we now offer off-the-shelf sizes in 15”, 16”, 17”, and 18”. Also added are new Black Nitride Sleeves, which feature a precision honed lubricious surface that does not require grease in cleanroom applications, and a high hardness (66-70 HRC) suited for the harsh conditions of die casting.

Click HERE to view our recent press release.

SLEEVE EXTENSIONS: NEW SIZES & OPTIONS

New sizes of Sleeve Extensions are now available in 2” and 4” lengths. Also added is the new Sleeve Extension Blank (available in inch and metric options), allowing customers to extend their sleeves further.

Click HERE to view our recent press release.

CAVITY INTERLOCKS: FLAT SERIES

Progressive’s new Flat Cavity Interlocks are a space-saving design for mounting directly within a mold’s inserts. Overall lengths are sized for nominal plate thicknesses beginning at widths of only .625”, and lengths can be modified to suit the height of cavity and core inserts.

Click HERE to view our recent press release.

CAVITY INTERLOCKS: ROUND SERIES

The new Round Cavity Interlocks, designed to mount within a mold’s insert, feature the maximum amount of straight alignment engagement for the minimum amount of pocket depth required. Available in three diameters (1/4”, 3/8”, 1/2”), they can mount from the parting line to enable details such as waterlines to be located underneath or bolted from the back of the insert.

Click HERE to view our recent press release.

CAMACTIONS™

A new series of CamActions are now available with a smaller footprint and travel distances ranging from .15” to .50”. Inserts are available in two different materials based on machining preferences.

Click HERE to view our product animation. 

COUNTERS FOR EITHER MOLD HALF

The new industry exclusive S-Series CounterView can be viewed from the operator side when mounted on the stationary half / A side of the mold.

Click HERE for animations, testing data, customer testimonials, and more.

COUNTERVIEW: HIGH TEMPERATURE

The new High Temp CounterView offers the same functionality as Pro’s standard cycle counter with the added benefit of sustainability in higher temperature tools operating at a maximum of 375° F (190°C). Additionally, Progressive’s CounterViews can be ordered pre-set to a specific cycle count for direct replacement.

Click HERE for animations, testing data, customer testimonials, and more.

INSULATOR BLOCK: EXTERNAL MOUNT

Designed to protect the CVe Monitor and CounterView when molding high-temperature resins, the exclusive External mount Insulator Block allows Progressive’s monitoring devices to perform at mold temps up to 360°F (180°C). Installation can occur on the cavity or core half of the tool. When using CVe live, mounting is recommended on the stationary half for optimum cable routing.

Click HERE for additional information.

INSULATOR BLOCK: RETROFIT BRACKET

Insulator Blocks protect Progressive’s monitoring devices in high heat applications. The new Retrofit Bracket installs within an existing pocket without any modification to the mold’s cavity or core half, allowing the CVe Monitor or CounterView to perform at temps up to 410°F (210°C). The CVe Monitor and CounterView are actuated via a Striker, which is attached to the Insulator Bracket as a single unit. No preload adjustment is required.

Click HERE to view our recent press release.

DIVERTING RODS AND PLUGS

Diverting Rods and Plugs allow for assembly to occur outside of the mold insert before installation.

Click HERE to view our recent press release.

LOCKING SOCKET CONNECTORS

Locking Socket Connectors provide a positive locking connection to Extension or Connector Plugs. Connect and twist to lock the sleeve into place. To order, specify -L as the suffix to the standard items in the chart on page E-25. Examples: SC205-L (Standard Barbs), SC300B-L (Body), and SC326-PL-L (Push-Lok Barbs).

Click HERE for additional information.

O-RINGS

Progressive’s addition of O-Rings provides designers with CAD geometry that includes the machine groove detail and makes replacement downstream easier for mold maintenance personnel. O-Rings are available in two material options: Buna-N for temps up to 225° F, and Viton for temps up to 400° F. 

Click HERE to view our recent press release.

For questions and more information on any of the products listed above: