PFA Inc. announces the availability of parametric CAD models for all hydraulic locking cylinder side actions and self-locking pneumatic air cylinders. The website offers an enhanced user experience for all current and older versions of native CAD file formats, including Catia, Creo-ProE, Inventor and more.
Full product post: “Parametric Hydraulic Locking Cylinder Models Cover All Native CAD Formats”
Introduced in early 2020, Flexflow Evo is an advancement of HRSflow’s Flexflow technology for servo-driven valve gate systems used in injection molding. Electrically driven, it is a ready-to-install system, specifically designed to set and monitor the valve pin position during the injection process.
Full product post: Servo Valve Gate System Advances Injection Molding Process Control
PCS Company highlights the expansion of its molding solutions options and is offering its Mold X Checker and Cable X Checker which detect open and shorted circuits and troubleshoots faulty temperature control cables respectively. Pictured is the Cable X Checker.
Full product post: Hot Runner Mold and Cable Checker Troubleshoots Mold System Failure
In the hot runner field, Meusburger has achieved the combination of a VCON controller with the profiTEMP+ in one cabinet for a space-saving and service-friendly design. The control unit enables independent valve gate nozzle adjustment for more control.
Full product post: Integrated Cascade Control Unit Ensures Control Over Melt Flow
For valve gate applications in which multiple nozzles have to be positioned in the most confined space, and need to be opened and closed simultaneously, hot runner manufacturer INCOE has developed the pneumatic MultiPin valve gate actuator in two sizes and included them in its range of products.
Full product post: MultiPin Actuator Supports Multiple Valve Gate Nozzle Interconnections
DMS’s dynamic SGD mold venting valve is an innovative solution that is said to resolve the most common effects of poor cavity venting when producing parts. The valve allows air and resin gases to dissipate via a venting channel, ensuring the production of quality parts.
Full product post: Dynamic Mold Venting Valve Resolves Poor Cavity Venting
Meusburger has expanded its number of versions of the smartFILL hot runner nozzle series, which focuses on melt guidance, easy maintenance and is now complemented by the pneumatic and hydraulic operating unit for valve gate nozzles.
Full product post: Expanded Hot Runner Nozzle Series Focuses on Melt Guidance
CUMSA USA continues to present its high-quality and reliable daters and center insert components for moldmakers. Comprised of stainless steel, the center inserts can also be removed and updated from the parting line without disassembling the mold from the molding machine and are offered in a variety of sizes and models.
Full product post: Daters and Center Inserts Provide Continuous Quality and Reliability
DME’s latest servo unscewing device “multi” (SAM) technology from its Servomold brand, is said to meet the demands of high-performance injection molds with the ability to rotate the core itself 180º for 2 shot applications, unscrew, and then eject after the second shot.
Full product post: High-Performance Unscrewing Device for Multi-Cavity Molds
DME is providing customers with mold inserts for date, part and resin identification. To boost mold uptime, DME says its inserts can be changed from the parting line, eliminating the need to remove the tool. It is also introducing longer length OEM inserts and more.
Full product post: Mold Inserts Ensure Versatile Traceability Solutions
Hasco’s double-acting clamping cylinder products, Z23500, Z23501 and Z23502 enable greater flexibility in their positioning and attachment to the injection mold and offer enhanced functional safety and reliability.
Full product post: Hydraulic Clamping Cylinders Offer More Reliable Mold Connections
Available as a standard unit, i-mold GmbH & Co. has developed a line of compact rotary cooling units that facilitate the cost-efficient integration of rotating cores into injection molds. The product reduces development cost, eliminates problems caused by cooling water leaks and is offered in two available sizes.
Full product post: Compact Rotary Cooling Unit Facilitates Efficient Demolding of Rotating Cores
Meusburger now offers two charge transfer versions, the single wire E 6760 and the E 6757 mini coaxial cables, as well as matching multi-channel connectors for optimal process quality and increased part sustainability.
Full product post: Piezoelectric Pressure Sensor Variants Improve Process Quality
The Hasco nozzle range has recently been extended with the highly-efficient, and low-cost, Single Shot H6300/… nozzle series.The extended nozzle range for hot runners provides a wide range of nozzle variants to allow a straightforward feed into a sub-runner or direct gating to the molded part.
Full product post: Single Shot Nozzle Focuses on Efficiency, Low Cost, Functionality
To meet adaptable equipment needs in a constantly evolving injection molding environment, Husky Injection Molding Systems highlights its Altanium Neo5 mold controller with fully customizable Basic and Advanced operation modes to target specific operational needs and skill levels.
Full product post: Customizable Mold Controller Meets Adaptive Equipment Needs
Meusburger has recently developed a new solution in the area of ventilation and ejectors, including its E 1770 ejector pin for ventilation which is said to guarantee a fast and targeted ventilation of the cavity via the ejector pin.
Full product post: Ejector Pin Guarantees Fast and Targeted Ventilation
In response to the increasingly complex injection molded parts, Hotset America Corp. highlights a complete range of standardized slide elements, including new units with extended slides, which are directly tailored to the moldmaker. The range includes round and square slide units.
Full product post: Standardized Slide Units Reduce Production Cost
To expand its ejector sleeves offering, Progressive Components has recently added treatments for greaseless applications with a hardness ranging from 66-70 HRC, and extended its standard size range to more than 300 sizes for large injection molds.
Full product post: Ejector Sleeves Extend to Greaseless Applications and Larger Size Range
For high-temperature applications in compression and injection molding tools up to 180°C, Hasco has, as its latest innovation, introduced the positive locking cylinder Z2302/... with mechanical final position sensing via mechanical switches.
Full product post: Positive Locking Cylinder Improves Safety
Have you not been able to keep up with MoldMaking Technology’s weekly product posts? Not to worry—every month we put together a Technology Showcase roundup, which highlights all of the print and digital-only product and service content that MMT has received that month from our supplier companies.
October’s print product/service theme was hot runners and mold components! Ranging from valve gate actuators, standardized slide elements, space-friendly control units and expanded hot runner nozzle series, this list will keep you up-to-date on new and/or proven products and services from your favorite moldmakers and companies.
More interested in seeing them in print? View MMT’s October 2020 issue here.