Add-on injection units with electric or hydraulic actuation are a new
product line from hot-runner supplier Mold-Masters Ltd., Georgetown,
Ont. These units provide secondary melt for multi-material or
multi-color applications. Its new E-Multi all-electric model (shown)
and H-Multi hydraulic series are portable and can be mounted
vertically or horizontally on the stationary or moving platen.
Suitable for cleanrooms, the electric E-Multi comes
in four shot volumes from 4 to 62 cc, screw diameters
from 10 to 28 mm, and injection pressures from
20,000 to 57,000 psi. They have two servo motors,
closed-loop barrel heat control, and 15-in. LCD touchscreen.
Max. injection speed is 100 mm/sec.
Mold-Masters also introduced the E-Multi
integrated temperature and servo controller for use
with the E-Multi injection units. It has up to 80
control zones to manage hot runners.
The H-Multi hydraulic line comes in 17 sizes
with independent hydraulic unit, screws of 12 to
32 mm diam., shot sizes of 0.6 to 142 g, and injection
pressures from 19,700 to 39,500 psi.
(905) 877-0185; moldmasters.com
233 Armstrong Ave. Georgetown, L7G 4X5 Ontario, Canada
Phone (905) 877-0185 Fax (905) 873-2818