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Published: 4/1/2002

7 Key Advantages of Hot Runner Systems

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.

Published: 12/23/2019

Only an Educated Buyer Can Reap the Rewards

Choosing the right electrically-actuated hot runner system is important, so is asking the right questions upfront to better understand what you are buying. It’s easy to be sold on all the fantastic benefits you could see, while looking passed ...

Published: 12/13/2019

How Electric Actuation Benefits the Mold Supply Chain

Hot runner valve gating has always offered pneumatic and hydraulic actuation, but today electric is an alternative to consider.

Published: 11/1/2019

MMT Readers Top-Viewed Content for October 2019

Looking at all the content MoldMaking Technology has presented in October 2019, here are the top 10 most-viewed features, blogs and videos.

Published: 10/31/2019

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.

Published: 10/30/2019

K Show Report: Next-Level Efficiency and Control

With a show as big as K 2019 with more than 3,000 exhibitors from 63 nations, you may think that identifying a theme among all the technology would be difficult, but after all is said and done, two words come to mind: efficiency and control.

Published: 10/28/2019

Combining Injection Molding and Extrusion Technology for High-Speed Injection

A new nozzle design developed by an Austrian-based mold builder abandons the usual round opening for a wide slit to allow for up to 25% faster cycle times, lower shear and injection pressure.

Published: 10/16/2019

Everything You Wanted to Know About Hot Runner Systems and How to Optimize Their Performance

MoldTrax Hot Runner Extravaganza brings a wealth of expertise and advice for making the most out of the hot runner design, function and performance.

Published: 10/16/2019

Getting Hot and Heavy during a Little Hot Runner Training

If a mold is the heart of a molding system, then the hot runner system is the heart of a hot runner mold, and I recently learned that there is a lot to know when it comes to designing and maintaining these systems to ensure optimal mold and par...

Published: 9/26/2019

Tech Trends: K 2019 Sneak Peek, Part 3

Not only will K 2019 be hosting discussions on hot industry topics, but it will be exhibiting products from exhibitors like HRSflow, CUMSA USA and Hasco.