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TOOLING: Hot Runners: A View from the Trenches
I conclude this three-part examination of real-world problems and solutions involving hot runners by focusing on heaters, thermocouples, and controls. Part 3 of 3.
TOOLING: Straight Talk on Hot Runners
Here’s a view from the trenches of a tooling manager who, over 30 years, has experienced the joys and pains of using virtually every type of hot runner on the market. Part 2.
TOOLING: Hot Runners: A View from the Bottom Up
Addressing hot-runner benefits, improvements, and everyday issues from the perspective of decades of experience with probably every brand on the market. Part 1 of 2.
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TOOLING: Designing Molds for Easy Maintenance in the Press, Part 1
Attention to design of cooling, ejection, and slides can save downtime and maintenance headaches.
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How to Start a Hot-Runner Mold That Has No Tip Insulators
Here's a method to assist with efficient dark-to-light color changes on hot-runner systems that are hot-tipped.
Tooling Know-How: Troubleshooting Defects--Part II: Hot-Runner Long Gate Vestiges
Last month, we discussed the general issues of an organized and disciplined process of troubleshooting and correcting mold defects.