Heating System Basics

Information to help you understand the heating systems along the melt delivery path.

Thermocouples

Lower left is the definition of a thermocouple

Series or parallel wiring types.  Note: When wiring in series the voltage input does not change. The result is less wattage is available from the same heaters.

Mold Masters Controls 

Parallel wiring 

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