HP Molded Fiber
Advanced Tooling Solution

Quality molded fiber—also known as molded pulp—production tooling delivered fast, from a service you can rely on.

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Production-ready tooling helps you offer new value to your customers

Unlock greater production efficiencies and design opportunities.

Production-ready tooling helps you offer new value to your customers

Unlock greater production efficiencies and design opportunities.

Transfer tool that reduces the need for sectioning and drilling and is made of an engineering polyamide that is not subject to corrosionor calcification2 in water.

Packaging that can make a sustainable impact, used to protect the HP Desktop Mini PC during shipment.

Easily replaceable screen made of an engineering polyamide that is not subject to corrosion1 or calcification2 in water. Helps reduce manual labor and integrates key features such as wash-walls, block-outs, and hold-downs.

Form tool that reduces the need for sectioning and drilling and is made of an engineering polyamide that is not subject to corrosionor calcification2 in water.

Transfer tool that reduces the need for sectioning and drilling and is made of an engineering polyamide that is not subject to corrosionor calcification2 in water.

Packaging that can make a sustainable impact, used to protect the HP Desktop Mini PC during shipment.

Easily replaceable screen made of an engineering polyamide that is not subject to corrosion1 or calcification2 in water. Helps reduce manual labor and integrates key features such as wash-walls, block-outs, and hold-downs.

Form tool that reduces the need for sectioning and drilling and is made of an engineering polyamide that is not subject to corrosionor calcification2 in water.

Rethinking every aspect of molded pulp production

See how these molded pulp manufacturers are doing it today.

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Need greater production efficiencies?

PMP Inc. discovers new molded pulp production efficiencies, leveraging HP’s solution for lightweight production tooling and fast lead times.

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Looking to open new revenue streams?

Western Pulp Products Company is discovering how easy it is to accommodate design iterations with HP technology that enables new levels of agility and versatility for tooling design and fabrication.

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Looking to do cost-effective short runs?

Veritiv and Fiber Innovation are breaking barriers with HP’s solution, with molded pulp packaging that addresses their customer’s sustainability goals, and viable customized, short runs.

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Want to lead industry transformation?

Pacific Pulp Molding Inc. shares how their customers can benefit from HP’s solution and why they believe it will set a new standard for tooling.

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How the service works

You can rely on the HP Molded Fiber Advanced Tooling Solution to help you deliver quality molded fiber products, faster.6

How the service works

You can rely on the HP Molded Fiber Advanced Tooling Solution to help you deliver quality molded fiber products, faster.6

1. Visit the HP online ordering platform.7

2. Upload your design file8 and create an account.

3. HP experts review the design and requirements and send you a quotation based on final design.9

4. You approve the final design and quotation.

5. Production starts10 using HP’s proprietary digital technology.

6. Your production-ready, quality tooling is ready to ship as quickly as 2 weeks;11,12 payment can now be completed.

1. Visit the HP online ordering platform.7

2. Upload your design file8 and create an account.

3. HP experts review the design and requirements and send you a quotation based on final design.9

4. You approve the final design and quotation.

5. Production starts10 using HP’s proprietary digital technology.

6. Your production-ready, quality tooling is ready to ship as quickly as 2 weeks;11,12 payment can now be completed.

What are the industry’s experts saying?

Joe Grygny, leading industry expert for 25 years and consultant to HP, outlines how HP’s end-to-end service helps transform every aspect of molded fiber tooling production.

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Industry-recognized tooler PMD has been in the molded fiber industry for over 40 years. Troy Mutton showcases the capabilities of the HP solution compared to traditional processes.

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Discover more about expanded tooling capabilities

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Unlock new opportunities for your business 

See how HP Molded Fiber Advanced Tooling technology delivers enhanced tooling performance and new levels of agility and versatility for tooling design and fabrication.

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Disclaimers


Note: all third parties referenced here have received parts produced through the HP Molded Fiber Advanced Tooling Solution.

1. Polyamides in HP 3D High Reusability PA 11 material do not corrode with water (a common problem with metal tooling). Based on internal HP testing, August 2020. HP tools produced with HP 3D High Reusability PA 11 material were tested over 5 days at 50° C (122° F) using 4 different solvents (DI water - control, tap water, CaCO3 saturated, and 5 wt% aluminum potassium sulfate), and presented no visual signs of corrosion. For details, see: hp.com/go/MoldedFiberWhitepaper

2. Polyamides in HP 3D High Reusability PA 11 material do not present calcification signs with water (a common problem with aluminum tooling). Based on internal HP testing, November 2020. HP tools produced with HP 3D High Reusability PA 11 material were tested over 17 days at ambient temperature using 3 different solvents (DI water - control, tap water, CaCO3 super-saturated), and presented no visual signs of calcification or weight changes. For details, see: hp.com/go/MoldedFiberWhitepaper


3. Data courtesy of Western Pulp Products Company

 4. Data courtesy of Veritiv and Fiber Innovation

5. Data courtesy of Pacific Pulp Molding Inc.

6. Compared to traditional CNC and manual tooling processes as of June, 2020. Based on internal HP analysis and testing including expert interviews and a review of published market reports. 4-6 weeks average fabrication lead time when producing in CNC.

7. Secure online platform offering password protected intellectual property and encrypted access control. For users only submitting design files, HP will be in contact for next steps.

8. Files supported: CAD file, Step (.stp), IGES (.igs). For additional documents, PDF and 2D drawing (.dwg) for critical dimension assessment. Returning users need only enter login credentials.

9. If needed, HP will share recommended optimization changes to the design file. You may need to provide additional specifications in order to complete the ordering information.

10. Order status updates will be provided via email notifications.

11. Delivery as quickly as 2 weeks after HP receipt of design file, detailed specs, the tool design quotation approval, purchase order, and receipt of first payment. Shipping time not included.

12. Reduce inventory of safety stock replacement tooling with HP’s easily replaceable screens and on-demand ordering from our digital warehouse.

13. Data courtesy of Pulp Moulding Dies Inc.

 

14. Data courtesy of Pulp Moulded Products Inc.