tooling - mold design capabilities

Tooling for plastics moldingOur tooling department is fully staffed and committed to providing the best possible molds. The tooling department has an open door policy with engineering where all critical aspects of the mold are extensively discussed prior to the start of the project.

Acorn-Gencon provides parametric solid modeling and design capabilities. We use Solidworks software, AutoCAD and a variety a data types including IGES and DXF formats.We provide complete mold designs including assemblies, details and full 3-D solid models for CNC programming and electrode fabrication. Solid modeling gives us the option of creating direct SLA models for pre-manufacturing of tooling.

  • Complete project management of both Asian and Domestic tool builds.
  • Mainland China mold-making.
  • Mold design.
  • Mold maintenance programs.
  • Mold sampling.
  • Preventative maintenance program.

In addition to our mold design capabilities, we also provide part design recommendations to improve part integrity and mold cost reduction. We are committed to having a sound mold design and work closely with the customer to provide them with the best possible return on investment.
Tooling for mold cost reduction
Our full service tool room includes:
CNC millSurface grinders
Machine lathesWelding