Plastic Service Group (PSG), a German maker of hot runners and related controls and other equipment, offers a “reflector” nozzle for cases in which the application requires a large nozzle but there is so little space available in the mold that such a nozzle’s tip would not fit through. The company’s solution is to put a nozzle with a smaller diameter atop the larger nozzle. This combination allows the melt to be correctly tempered and transported through the small aperture, the company says.
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