Alpase Inc., Downey, Calif., is now offering M-5 aluminum mold plate using standard 5000 series aluminum alloy.
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.
A new rust preventive from Slide Products, Wheeling, Ill., delivers a dry mist that does not penetrate into moving mold components like ejector pins holes, slides, and cams.
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: RedE Vault is a USB flash drive with a “virtually indestructible” and a screw fastener to allow it to be attached to a mold base.
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.
One of the industry’s “best kept secrets” was the opening in March of the ToolingDocs Maintenance Center in Ashland, Ohio, says Steve Johnson, operations manager.
WEB EXCLUSIVE A vision inspection system introduced late last year protects molds by detecting errors in real time.