Technology Tuesday: Hot Runners and Mold Components
This week’s Tech Tuesday blog brings readers a review of several products announced during the last few weeks, namely hot runner and mold componentry.
This week’s Tech Tuesday blog brings readers a review of several products announced during the last few weeks, namely hot runner and mold componentry. It’s a competitive market out there for these kinds of items, and we’re happy to keep readers in the know about newly available technologies that can further advance their mold building and production capabilities.
With Amerimold on the horizon (THE event for moldmaking in North America will be held June 14-15 in Chicago), more product highlights will be coming your way. Any suppliers and other exhibitors wishing to submit news about items they’ll be featuring at Amerimold should submit press releases with images as soon as possible.
By the way, registration for Amerimold 2017 is open! Click here to register.
Understanding the effects of injection on the core, slide and associated components is critical to selecting the best side-action methods for a given application. This first of two articles will discuss the basic physics underlying all side-actions.
Both copper and graphite provide approximately the same end result, so it is important for a shop to consider the advantages and disadvantages of each material in order to discover what would work best in their shopfloor environment.
How-to, step-by-step instructions that take you from making the master pattern to making the mold and casting the plastic parts.