New compact modules containing multiple hot-runner nozzles are available from Hasco America Inc., Fletcher, N.C.
Synventive Molding Solutions, Peabody, Mass., has two new hot-runner products: Model 06E threaded/screw-fit nozzle and model PNC30 pneumatic bolt-on actuator for valve gates.
WEB EXCLUSIVE: Dyna-Purge Div. of Shuman Plastics, Inc., Depew, N.Y., has a new, improved version of its Dyna-Purge P compound optimized for quick color changes in hot-runner systems.
A new hot-runner temperature controller for 2 to 128 zones boasts very fast scanning and fuzzy logic for accuracy to 0.1° C without overshooting.
WEB EXCLUSIVE: Several suppliers of hot-runner nozzles and controls have come out with new or enhanced products in the last few months.
WEB EXCLUSIVE: Star-Line edge-gate nozzles with one to eight tips now come in a two-piece design with a body and crown.
WEB EXCLUSIVE: In November, we incorrectly reported that Mold-Masters Ltd., Georgetown, Ont., had introduced at the NPE show complete hot halves for PET preforms with up to six drops.
WEB EXCLUSIVE: Two new temperature-based control programs to address flow balancing in hot-runner systems have been added to the Priamus Fill controls from Priamus System Technologies LLC., Brunswick, Ohio.
A new line of hot-runner valve gates is driven by an electric stepper motor rather than hydraulics.
A new series of hot-runner valve gates for use with abrasive compounds, semi-crystalline engineering resins, and general-purpose thermoplastics comes from Manner International LP, Lawrenceville, Ga.