A new line of hot-runner valve-gate nozzles for closures and other packaging comes from Hasco America, Arden, N.C. Its Valve Shot Z3145 needle-valve nozzle is best suited to processing polyolefi ns or polystyrene in shots of 5 to 25 g. It has a front sealing diam. of 10 mm, body diam. of 16.5 mm, and length from 80 to 140 mm. The pneumatically driven valve has the needle guidance close to the gate and a minimum needle stroke to ensure long gate life. The thermocouple and heater are interchangeable without dismantling the mold. The valve pin can be adjusted from the rear without dismantling the hot runner. Individual needles can be switched off and held in the closed position. Tel: (828) 650-2600 . www.hasco.com
Hasco America, Inc.
140 Vista Blvd. Arden, NC 28704
Phone (828) 650-2600 Fax (828) 684-7960