Moldmaker (mouldmaker in British English) is the designation for a profession in the metalworking and ceramics industry. It is a variety of the profession of the toolmaker. The moldmaker produces molds for the injection molding (plastics), die casting (e.g. aluminium, magnesium) and ceramics industries.
- ^ Bryce, Douglas M. (1997), Plastic injection molding: material selection and product design fundamentals, 2, SME, p. 145, ISBN 9780872634886, http://books.google.com/books?id=zY-REaKzPGUC&lpg=PA145 .
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