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indexing head

n
(General Engineering) a circular plate mounted to rotate on its centre, inscribed with concentric circles, each accurately divided, the dimensions being marked by drilled holes. The plate can be moved round with a workpiece to facilitate the accurate location of holes or other machining operations on the workpiece
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This method uses a rotating indexing plate built into the mold to lift first-shot parts from the first-shot core steel after injection.
* Core toggle/core pull: Indexing plates use simultaneous first and second injection just like the rotary-platen method.
An indexing plate moves the parts from station to station.
At the heart of the IMA process is a special tool design from Grosfilley that features two indexing plates in one mold.
The Select machine has a newly designed clamp with an indexing plate.
The two materials are combined by a flip hinge, and ran in a two-cavity mold with indexing plate in 20 sec.
Other standard components include an upgraded oil cooler and a separate valve for driving a rotary table or indexing plate. The latter saves cycle time by allowing simultaneous movements of the ejector or cores and the mold-opening stroke.