Creative Blow Mold Tooling Installs Haas UMC-750 5-axis Machining Center
Creative Blow Mold Tooling, Lee’s Summit, Missouri, has recently installed a new Haas UMC- 750 5-axis machining center. The 31-year-old firm specializes in the design, manufacture and repair of tooling for the blow mold industry across North America. It can handle rigid container and PET projects ranging from 4-ounce bottles to 5-gallon containers. Creative also builds blow molds for industrial applications.
The new UMC-750 (the company’s 16th Haas) was purchased to help improve the company’s efficiency through reduced set-ups/ set-up time, improved cycle times, tooling efficiencies and faster delivery times. It also enables the firm to handle more complex parts and expand its capabilities beyond mold manufacturing. “The Haas equipment is reliable and their service has met our needs. We are looking forward to the 5-axis’ impact on our efficiency and capabilities,” stated Creative’s Michael Bohning.
The UMC-750 features: 30” x 20” x 20” capacity; a 40-taper, 8100 rpm direct-drive spindle and 41-tool changer. Creative Blow Mold Tooling serves a wide range of industries including: food/beverage; automoand a quality lab.