The Roku-Roku machine, EROWA workholding system and the EROWA Robot Multi form the production team. Optimally used, this team can deliver up to four times higher productivity.
Hommer Tool & Mfg.—a custom mold-ready components manufacturer based in Arlington Heights, IL—was looking to increase its productivity without adding manpower or sacrificing accuracy. The company began looking at automation as a way to achieve these goals. After now implementing automation into its process, the company can run electrodes and workpieces unattended, which has increased productivity substantially.
Alternative venting valves can help overcome standard mold venting limitations and improve mold performance.
While both hot runner and cold runner systems have their benefits, for design flexibility as well as reduced cycle times and costs, hot runner systems will probably be the better choice.
How-to, step-by-step instructions that take you from making the master pattern to making the mold and casting the plastic parts.