Rating Plate

After an injection mold is finished it will get its rating plate.
There is no design of the rating plate generally admitted.
Very often rating plates are created based on factory standards and provided to the mold maker by the future owner of a mold.
There are different online portals available, where rating plates for injection molds can be ordered.
The most common entries are asked for in standard forms.

Often a D&B D-U-N-S® number is requested on the plate besides the name of the mold, the manufacturing date, the size of the mold and its weight.
This number is specific for a given supplier and is used to prevent unjustified passing of the tools to third parties.
The extent to which CE marking is required for tools has not yet been conclusively clarified.
It has to be noted that type plates have to be fixed on the mold and shall not be removable in order to secure the ownership of the mold.

Rating Plate in Plastic Industry by HS Formtechnik

Injection Molding: Two different rating plates on one mold

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