SelfLube Will Feature its Trunnion Lifter Slides at This Year's NPE Showcase

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NPE is considered the world's most important showcase for tool builders in the mold and plastics industry. SelfLube will have on display a variety of its components and will be featuring its Trunnion Lifter Slides.

SelfLube Trunnion Lifter Slides

SelfLube Trunnion Lifter Slides

The Lifter Slide is a perfect tool for mold builders, because they were designed with the mold builder in mind.

The International Plastics Showcase (NPE) is one of the largest shows in the mold and plastics industry. Mold builders from around the world will gather to one central location in Orlando, Florida to display the latest trends, equipment and technology. NPE is held every three years and has been on going for over 75 years.

This will be SelfLube's 16th year exhibiting at NPE and the company is gearing up to feature its Trunnion Lifter Slides. "The Lifter Slide is a perfect tool for mold builders, because they were designed with the mold builder in mind," explains Phil Allor, CEO of SelfLube. "These components deliver a significant value to customers by reducing expensive build time and costs."

SelfLube makes six different types of Trunnion Lifter Slides, which come in inch and metric, and all are available with or without self-lubricating graphite. The different types include:

  • Trunnion Lifter Slides (inch - TGA)
  • Trunnion Lifter Slides (inch, angled - TSA)
  • Trunnion Lifter Slides (inch, angled with adjuster - TJA)
  • Trunnion Lifter Slides (metric - KOCU)
  • Trunnion Lifter Slides (metric, angled - KOCUF)
  • Trunnion Lifter Slides (metric, angled with adjuster - KOCUM)

The angle versions come equipped with a pre-set angle travel (0-10 degrees). The trunnion action automatically accommodates lifter rod angles of up to 30 degrees, eliminating the need for additional machining. "Tool builders prefer them for their rugged design and durability," says Allor. See them and many other components of SelfLube's including wear strips, bushings and gibs at Booth W5582.

SelfLube is the leading U.S. manufacturer of mold and die components. The company manufactures both conventional and self-lubricating components used in molds, dies and special machines. As an ISO 9001:2008 registered company with five successive audits with zero non-conformances, SelfLube is well positioned to supply the component needs of the tooling industry. Its product line of 10,000 part numbers includes wear plates, wear strips, gibs, bushings, parting line locks and many other related items. SelfLube's full product line can be viewed on the company's website along with CAD models of each part number. SelfLube would like to invite tool builders in the mold and plastic industries to visit them at Booth W5582. For more information on NPE 2015 contact Jordan Fifelski at 800-690-3600.

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