Hot-Runner Nozzles Target Small Parts

SR8 is the name of a new line of hot-runner nozzles for small to medium-sized parts from Synventive Molding Solutions, Peabody, Mass.

SR8 is the name of a new line of hot-runner nozzles for small to medium-sized parts from Synventive Molding Solutions, Peabody, Mass. The nozzles have replaceable heaters and thermocouples and a new heater design said to improve temperature uniformity along the nozzle length. With an 8-mm bore, SR8 nozzles accommodate shot sizes up to 200 g. Nozzle lengths are 36 to 246 mm. Seven tip styles and valve-gate versions are offered. The series is part of Synventive’s Kona XP line and Kona XPress fast-delivery program, which builds and ships custom hot-runner systems in two weeks.