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


Infrared technology can provide consistent and accurate readings of melt temperature. Here’s how to use it.
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Plastics Technology’s Most Popular Know How Columns in 2016
Temperature, pressure and time ultimately dictate plastics processing so it’s not surprising that Know How columns from industry experts on these topics are consistently among the most popular on our site.
Blog Published: 1/4/2017

Understanding Intensification Ratio
A first step in taking the “art” out of molding.
Columns Published: 12/27/2016

Unraveling the Mysteries of Melt Temperature
Infrared technology can provide consistent and accurate readings of melt temperature. Here’s how to use it.
Columns Published: 11/23/2016

Two-Shot Molding and Tool Design
There are a few variations of the two-shot molding process, and each has implications for tool design.
Columns 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.
Columns Published: 10/18/2016

Water Droplets in the Feed Throat
And other reasons you must dry hygroscopic resins.
Columns Published: 9/27/2016

INJECTION MOLDING: How to Mold Living Hinges With No Flexing Required
Here are the five critical, intertwined components that must be perfected for a living hinge that doesn’t need to be flexed upon ejection.
Columns Published: 8/24/2016


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