A slim manifold nozzle for small parts is new from Synventive Molding Solutions, Peabody, Mass. The 04 E01 nozzle is a screw-in type offered in open torpedo or valve-gate styles. It handles shot sizes from less than 1 g to 5 g. Nozzle lengths range from 36 to 186 mm with a 4-mm-diam. bore. The single-zone nozzle uses an interchangeable 230V external heater.
Editor PickAre You Automated Enough?
Okay, maybe having robots serving beer (as at this K 2016 demo) is not at the top of the list of tasks that you would consider automating in your plant.