• What exactly is Lean? | Part 2 of 3

    Nov 6, 2018, 20:21 PM
    In this article we discussed the basics of Lean thinking and how we, at Stoner Inc. have applied some of those principals. Lean is a journey toward making your facility and office more efficient and profitable.
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  • What exactly is Lean? | Part 1 of 3

    Sep 19, 2018, 12:38 PM
    Over 10 years ago, we realized at Stoner that we were growing rapidly and needed to make changes to stay competitive. That's when we decided to embark on a Lean journey. Little improvements over time add up to big changes. In this article we explain some of the key terms and concepts in Lean manufacturing and relate it to the regular office and computer environments.
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  • Composite Mold Cleaning

    Aug 15, 2018, 14:05 PM
    Composite fabricators who mold with polyester or vinyl ester resins/gel coats are confronted with the issue of styrene monomer build up on the mold surface. Every time a molding cycle occurs, a small quantity of styrene monomer attaches itself to the mold surface. Over time and frequency of molding cycles this manifests itself as dull spots on the mold surface.
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  • Three Ways to Apply and Cure Mold Release for Rotational Molding

    Jul 11, 2018, 14:05 PM
    Proper application and curing of mold release in the plastic industry will mean maximizing the value those products add to your process. Every molder wants to get as many releases out of every application with less down time and less waste. Let’s dive in to see how we recommend you cure your semi-permanent plastic mold releases when Rotationally Molding.
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  • Making the Switch to a Water Based Release

    May 23, 2018, 18:18 PM
    Making the switch to a water based release doesn’t have to be a scary or overwhelming task. These mold releases have some benefits that might fit your company’s needs. If you are considering making the switch, we have pulled together some quick, thought provoking tips for plant managers and mold operators.
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  • Get the Best ROI with Preventative Mold Maintenance

    Apr 9, 2018, 16:59 PM
    How do you maximize your profit, reduce the amount of down-time, and keep your molds producing an income? The answer is proper part maintenance.
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  • Aerosol Technology in Mold Release Agents

    Feb 21, 2018, 18:42 PM
    How Stoner Molding Solutions aerosol spray technology can improve the molding process.
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  • Mold Cleaning: Do's and Dont's

    Jan 10, 2018, 12:30 PM
    There are a few general guidelines that will help keep your preventive maintenance program from causing unnecessary downtime. Regular cleaning promotes not only better part quality but also fewer interruptions to production. Here are some quick guidelines
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  • Mold Release Spraying: How to Optimize Processes for Best Results

    Dec 7, 2017, 17:45 PM
    Bulk mold release is an affordable and sensible option for high-volume users in a range of molding applications for the thermoplastics, polyurethanes, composites, rotational molding, rubber molding, and investment casting industries. One of the most critical aspects of using bulk liquid mold release is the application to the mold surface.
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