Patent Number: 7,824,168

Title: Method, apparatus, and system for changing a mold in a die casting machine

Abstract: A mold clamping apparatus for a die casting machine is provided. The apparatus can include a base, a fixed die plate standing fixedly on an end of an injection side of the base and defining a cavity therein, and a moving die plate arranged so as to proceed and retract on the base facing the fixed die plate and defining a cavity therein. A first versatile main mold can be disposed in the cavity of the fixed die plate and adapted to receive an insert die. Further, a second versatile main mold can be disposed in the cavity of the moving die plate and adapted to receive an insert die.

Inventors: Tsuji; Makoto (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Yokoyama; Hiroshi (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Itani; Shinya (Shizuoka-ken, JP)

Assignee: Toshiba Kikai Kabushiki Kaisha

International Classification: B29C 49/48 (20060101); B29C 49/56 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-11-02 0:00:00