Throwback Thursday: Hot Runner Supplement 2017
This Throwback Thursday is all hot runner focused, with features from our special supplement issue geared toward helping readers with common challenges.
In October 2017, MoldMaking Technology and sister publication Plastics Technology collaborated on a special supplement focused on hot runner systems and technologies. Instead of spotlighting the latest products available, the supplement includes special features geared toward helping companies find solutions to hot runner challenges.
In this Throwback issue, check out the following topics:
Switch to Hot Runners Pays Off for Pulley Molder – Using Multi-Gate Nozzle (MGN) technology from Osco Inc. Runnerless Molding Systems, Retlaw Industries has cut scrap, improved part quality and slashed cycles since adopting hot runner technology.
Six Key Factors for Evaluating a Hot Runner System – Details matter when it comes to selecting and integrating a hot runner system. Experts from Beaumont Technologies, Inc. share guidelines for making that process easier by covering those details thoroughly.
Access the entire Hot Runner supplement here.
A review of the characteristics and considerations when handling graphite dust.
How-to, step-by-step instructions that take you from making the master pattern to making the mold and casting the plastic parts.
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.