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.
A new line of hot-runner valve-gate systems designed for high-pressure processes comes from Gunther Hot Runner Systems Inc., W.
A hot-runner nozzle for direct side gating of multiple long, slim, or tube-shaped parts is new from Ewikon Molding Technologies Inc., East Dundee, Ill.
A valve-gate option has been added to the Z3240 series of Compact hot-runner nozzles from Hasco America Inc., Arden, N.C.
A new line of cavity temperature sensors that do not contact the injection molded plastic is new from Priamus System Technologies LLC, Brunswick, Ohio.
A new manual shut-off feature is available for the Melt-Disk side-entry, hot-tip gating system from Mold-Masters Ltd., Georgetown, Ont.
Improved cavity filling and cooling are the aims of a new line of inserts for hot runners that are made by “selected laser melting” (SLM) of H-13 steel powders.
A new single valve-gate nozzle uses mechanical actuation that takes up very little space in the mold.
A new source of internally heated hot-runner nozzles that eliminate the risk of external heater-wire damage is Melt Design Inc., St.