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.  

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ANGLE PIN HOLDERS

Designed to simplify the installation of Angle Pins, the new Angle Pin Holder conveniently installs and can be removed from the parting line, accommodating Progressive’s standard Angle Pins without any additional machining required. Available in In-Line Bolt and Dual Bolt styles with machined 10°, 15°, or 20° angled holes.

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PROFILE ASSET MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

The ProFile® asset tracking and maintenance system simplifies the organization of molds, dies, machines, and equipment. The cloud-based approach houses information and related documents or photos and logs GPS locations. Several Asset Tag and Plate options are available, including custom orders with your company logo and information. 

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PLATE RETAINERS

Compact design over alternative methods, Progressive’s new Plate Retainer is engineered to hold parting lines or retain plates for sequence functions and incorporates the SRT Slide Retainer for greaseless retention. Dissimilar steels and treatments provide superior wear resistance during production and require simple pocket machining for Bar and Housing.

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LOCATING RINGS

Progressive’s Locating Rings are offered in many industry-standard styles, all treated for corrosion resistance. Each Locating Ring has four screws plus dowel slots for keying the sprue bushing, which allows the ring to be installed at any 90° angle. In addition, the inner diameters are tapered to allow for easier material removal.
 
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BLACK NITRIDE GUIDED EJECTOR BUSHINGS

Progressive has added Black Nitride Guided Ejector Bushings to our line of Black Nitride products as a standard, off-the-shelf item. Available in sizes from 1/2″ diameter to 2″ diameter, these Black Nitride Guided Ejector Bushings are proven to provide improved performance in greaseless medical environments and are durable enough for Die Casters.

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COVER PLATES

To protect Progressive’s CVe Monitors or CounterViews from damage during mold transfers, new Cover Plates are now available. Designed for easy installation, the Cover Plate allows for full visibility of the CounterView cycle counts or display and button on the CVe Monitor.  

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CH SERIES DATE RINGS

Three new ring styles have been added to our line of CH Series Date Rings which include Quarters (DCQ-Diam), Shifts (DCS-Diam), and Weeks (DCW-Diam).  

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REPLACEMENT DATE PLUGS

New sizes of Retro Plugs (replacements for previously purchased PCS/Cumsa style rings) have been added for 4mm and 5mm rings, and a new line of Indexable Plugs (to replace plugs previously purchased for DME Indexable style rings) has been added with sizes ranging from 4mm to 20mm.

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RECYCLE INSERTS

Increasing our offering of Recycle Inserts Pro has added a new line that follows the ASTM (American Society for Testing & Materials) standards.

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METRIC AIR POPPETS

Expanding our line of Air Poppets, Progressive has added new metric standard sizes ranging from 6mm to 16mm in diameter to allow customers the ability to design them into their metric tools.

  

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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.

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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™ provide a working load of 7,000 lbs and are each sold in packages of four.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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. 

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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).

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DIVERTING RODS AND PLUGS

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

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