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Published: 12/27/2016

Understanding Intensification Ratio
A first step in taking the “art” out of molding.

Published: 11/23/2016

Unraveling the Mysteries of Melt Temperature
Infrared technology can provide consistent and accurate readings of melt temperature. Here’s how to use it.

Published: 11/23/2016

Get Ready for Molding ’17
Now in its 27th year, Plastics Technology’s conference devoted to injection molding is slated for April 4-6 in Charlotte.

Published: 10/18/2016

Two-Shot Molding and Tool Design
There are a few variations of the two-shot molding process, and each has implications for tool design.

Published: 10/18/2016

Faster Is Not Always Better—Optimize Your Molding Cycle
It is possible for machines to run too fast, so find the sweet spot where maximum output overlaps with good parts.

Published: 9/27/2016

Water Droplets in the Feed Throat
And other reasons you must dry hygroscopic resins.

Published: 8/26/2016

Do You Do Color Right?
This supplement is here to help.

Published: 8/25/2016

TOOLING: How to Select the Right Tool Steel for Mold Cavities
With cavity steel or alloy selection there are many variables that can dictate the best option.

Published: 8/24/2016

Are You Ready for K 2016?
We’ve got you covered with five feature stories and an entire new-products section devoted to the October show in Dusseldorf.

Published: 8/24/2016

July’s Index—45.9
Plants with 50-99 employees expand for eighth straight month.