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How to Better Balance Family Molds

A servo-driven valve gate can provide superior processing for family molds with significant variances in part sizes and volumes.
#tips #automotive

Hot Runners

How to Improve Melt Distribution with Diffusion-Bonded Manifolds

Diffusion bonding for manifold manufacturing offers design freedom for optimizing hot runner melt distribution, reducing color change-over time, cavity-to-cavity weight variation, peak injection pressures, melt degradation, and resin flow stress.
#tips #conformalcooling

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Top 10 Blogs from 2018, Part Two

A slideshow of the most-viewed blog posts in 2018 from MoldMaking Technology Senior Editor Cynthia Kustush.
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NEWS

Westfall Technik Purchases MHS Hotrunner Solutions

Purchase Adds Industry-Leading Micro Molding Technology and Hot Runner Capabilities

Hot Runners

VIDEO: How Does Thermal Imaging Communicate Thermal Dynamics in a Hot Runner System?

MoldMaking Technology Editorial Director Christina Fuges chats with Rich Oles president of Alba Enterprises about thermal imaging and how it communicates thermal dynamics in a hot runner system, how it picks up problems that other approaches cannot pick up at all or not as quickly, and how it will advance in the future.

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StackTeck Announces Leadership Changes

StackTeck has a new president and CEO.

Hot Runners

How to Set Accurate Manifold Preventive-Maintenance Frequencies, Part 3

The only thing that can mess up a solid PM plan for a manifold is a poorly designed system, and there are a variety of manifold designs and complexity levels. Many design features are the root cause of postponing a manifold PM until it breaks down.

Hot Runners

Nozzles on Hot Runner System Enable Wide Molding Window

Mastip says that FlowLoc nozzles on its Nexus pre-assembled system facilitate a thermal profile that enables a wide molding window without the risk of polymer leakage.

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Valve Gate Actuators Built Without O-Rings to Withstand Wear

Mold Hotrunner Solutions Inc. (MHS) valve gate actuators are built entirely without o-rings so that they can withstand being worn out by force or heat, even at temperatures of 850°F.

NEWS

INCOE Moves Into New Global Headquarters

INCOE announced the successful move of three facilities in the metro Detroit area into the new 138,000 square feet global headquarters.
#regulations