Linear Mold & Engineering is a full-service engineering company providing a range of services including designing and building molds for a variety of plastics processes including injection, compression, and blow molding. The company is one of the largest direct metal laser sintering (DMLS) operations in North America, and will showcase its wide range of capabilities at booth 1530 at RAPID 2014, June 9-12, at the Cobo Center in Detroit.
With a total of six DMLS machines from EOS GmbH, and one selective laser melting (SLM) machine from SLM Solutions, Linear offers 3D metal printing capabilities for a variety of applications including end-use parts for aerospace and automotive, conformal cooling lines for injection molds, prototype parts, medical devices and instruments, jewelry components, and much more.
Linear will be giving attendees of RAPID 2014 a first-hand look at its 3D metal printing operations with a Destination Tour on the afternoon of Thursday, June 12. Those wishing to attend the tour must register online, as space is limited.
Linear's mold manufacturing operations offer extensive design and engineering for all types of tooling including prototype tooling, bridge tooling, preproduction (pilot) molds, and production molds that provide optimum cycle times, high productivity, and reduced overall cost to manufacture.
Additionally, Linear's molding operations offer mold qualification and process validation to ensure high-quality, precision manufacturing prior to mold shipment.