HOT RUNNERS

Six Considerations for Evaluating a Hot Runner System

Details matter when it comes to selecting and integrating a hot runner system. This guide makes that process easier by covering those details thoroughly.
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Hot Runner Technologies Benefit Performance and Flexibility

HRSflow has developed advanced hot runner technologies like the precise HyFlow, the wear-resistant Hyper-GF and the flexible FLEXflow Evo film injector.

Adaptive PET Preform Mold Meets Fluid Production Requirements

To meet continuously changing consumer demands, Husky highlights the NexPET system which supports a wider variety of applications, more SKUs, shorter production runs and more frequent design changeovers.
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Steamrunner Offers Unprecedented Flexibility

Hasco’s additively manufactured Steamrunner hot runner manifold allows for increased flexibility with injection molding.
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MoldMaking Technology's Top-Viewed October Content: Proper Cleaning, Efficiency and Troubleshooting

The MoldMaking Technology team has compiled this list of the top five items that you, our audience, have looked at the most. Check out these five items from October.

How to Use Hot Runner Balance in Mold Qualification

If you are interested in the impact of system and hot runner balance on part quality, the causes of unbalanced hot runner systems and short shot parts, the procedure for measuring system balance and the impact of application specifics on system and hot runner balance expectations, then tune into this on-demand webinar.

Valve Gate Nozzle Offers Exceptional Wear Resistance

Adding to Husky Injection Molding Systems’ Ultra Helix Valve Gate nozzle lineup, the Ultra Helix 250 T2’s advanced design minimizes wear, provides high gate quality and longevity. 

Customizable Mold Controller Meets Adaptive Equipment Needs

Husky Injection Molding Systems’ most recent Altanium Neo5 mold controller provides a Basic and Advanced setting to tailor to an operator’s specific needs and skill level. 

Single Shot Nozzle Focuses on Efficiency, Low Cost, Functionality

The extended nozzle range for hot runners provides a wide range of nozzle variants to allow a straightforward feed into a sub-runner or direct gating to the molded part.

What Is the Difference Between Knit and Meld Lines and Why Does It Matter?

Three terms that often get mixed up in the plastic injection molding industry are weld, meld, and knit lines. Meld and knit lines are actually both different types of weld lines. Here is a look at the differences between them, the causes of meld and knit line imperfections, and their impact on part durability.  

VIDEOS

How to Correctly Diagnose Hot Runner Electrical Issues

Watch to learn how misdiagnosing temperature control issues caused by defective or incorrectly wired components can make finding root cause and solving the problem difficult and time consuming.

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.

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.

MultiPin Actuator Supports Multiple Valve Gate Nozzle Interconnections

The INCOE pneumatic MultiPin valve gate actuator has a user-friendly valve pin, quick coupling and can accept up to 4 gate valves. 

Integrated Cascade Control Unit Ensures Control Over Melt Flow

Conscious of space, the integration of VCON with the profiTEMP+ in one cabinet enables independent valve gate nozzle adjustment for more control.

Expanded Hot Runner Nozzle Series Focuses on Melt Guidance

Meusburger’s offers its expanded smartFILL nozzle series focusing on melt guidance.

Hot Runner Mold and Cable Checker Troubleshoots Mold System Failure

PCS Company’s Mold X Checker and Cable X Checker offerings detect open and shorted circuits and troubleshoots faulty temperature control cables respectively.

Servo Valve Gate System Advances Injection Molding Process Control

Electrically driven, HRSflow’s Flexflo Evo technology is a ready-to-install system, specifically designed to set and monitor the valve pin position during the injection process.

2020 Sourcing & Technology Guide: Hot Runners

MoldMaking Technology’s annual Technology Review and Sourcing Guide is a comprehensive guide for researching today’s technology, equipment, products and services with 11 sections, including Hot Runners.