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INJECTION MOLDING: Scientific Molding Gone Wrong
Sometimes molders get trained in Scientific Molding only to revert to their old way of doing things as soon problems pop up.
Columns Published: 4/27/2015
Injection Molding: How to Get Rid of Bubbles
First find out if they are the result of trapped gas or a vacuum void. Then follow these steps to get rid of them.
Columns Published: 3/31/2015
INJECTION MOLDING: The Trouble with Mismatched Nozzle Tips & Sprue Bushings
It happens more than most molders realize and can cause a host of molding problems. Here’s what to look for and how to fix it.
Columns Published: 2/22/2015
INJECTION: First to Second Stage Transfer: Should There Be ‘Bounce-Back’?
How much screw ‘jumping’ or bounce-back can your process tolerate? The answer is no surprise: It depends
Columns Published: 1/27/2015
INJECTION MOLDING: Another Way to Deal with Regrind
You can run into a lot of problems molding parts from a blend of regrind and virgin material. Might you be better off using 100% regrind?
Columns Published: 12/29/2014
High-Pressure Water: A New Concept for Screw Cleaning
Everyone in a molding plant is on the same page for screw cleaning: Avoid pulling it until there is no alternative. Here are ways for dealing with the inevitable, including an altogether new technique.
Columns Published: 11/24/2014
INJECTION MOLDING: How to Tell If Your Non-Return Valve Is Leaking
Check valves are potentially troublesome devices. Here’s how to find out if yours is behaving properly.
Columns Published: 10/23/2014
INJECTION MOLDING: How Does Your Machine Control Pack Velocity?
You’ll need to find out in order to develop a molding process that you can repeat from machine to machine and mold to mold.
Columns Published: 9/22/2014
INJECTION MOLDING: The Importance of Nominal Wall For Lightweighting Molded Parts
Establishing a nominal wall is one of the most important decisions an engineer makes when designing parts. Understanding how design changes will impact the manufacturing process is critical to ensure the part performs as expected.
Columns Published: 8/25/2014
INJECTION MOLDING: Are Your Sprue or Parts Sticking? Here Are Some Solutions
Nine times out of 10 when a sprue or part sticks, the result of trying to unstick it is more scratches or undercuts, making the problem worse and the fix more costly. Here’s how to set up a proper procedure for this sticky wicket.
Columns Published: 7/28/2014

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