DME Standardised slides save time, offer versatility

Editor: Briggette Jaya

The devices are said to reduce costs by as much as 50% versus tailored slides.

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The various sizes of the components allow them to be mixed to form thousands of combinations.
The various sizes of the components allow them to be mixed to form thousands of combinations.
(Source: DME)

Mould makers can now use DME’s Versa-Slide standard slides in place of the cost-intensive custom slides many customers have been creating on their own.

These slides cut mould makers’ costs by as much as half because the interchangeable Versa-Slides help simplify the part design process, the company added.

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Available for immediate shipping in a large range of sizes, they come as either a complete assembly or individual components. DME noted that with 10 different overall widths, components can be mixed to form thousands of combinations. The sliding mechanics are finish ground, with 0.005” (127 µm) grind stock left on the overall width, bottom of wear plate and slide angle.

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