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Published: 1/2/2018

Injection Molding: Nozzle Heaters & Thermocouples: A Case of Wiring Done Wrong
Incorrect placement of wires for these components frustrates molders and costs them money to boot.

Published: 7/25/2017

Materials: Cycle Time: Science vs. Rules of Thumb—Part 2
Understanding cooling—how a given material develops modulus as it solidifies—requires access to data that provides some insight into the relationship between modulus and temperature. Dynamic mechanical analysis is a helpful tool.

Published: 6/27/2017

Extrusion Cooling: It’s All About Turbulence
Regardless of what you are extruding, in order to maximize cooling you need to generate turbulence at the heat-exchange surface.

Published: 6/22/2016

TOOLING: Let’s Get Serious About Mold Cooling
Cooling is crucial to the molding process yet frequently overlooked. Here are some insights to consider.

Published: 3/22/2016

Save the Date for Second Annual Extrusion Conference
Plastics Technology’s Extrusion 2016 Conference will be held Dec. 6-8 in Charlotte, N.C.

Published: 1/21/2016

Learn More … About Injection Molding
Register now for the Molding 2016 conference and get up to date on all technology issues related to your business.

Published: 1/20/2016

INJECTION MOLDING: Improving Barrel-Temperature Measurement and Control
Proper thermocouple placement and contact area are crucial, as is wire maintenance. But remember that barrel temperature and melt temperature are not the same

Published: 12/21/2015

INJECTION MOLDING: Get Control Over Barrel Zone Temperature Override
Poor temperature control results in an erratic melt stream and process. Here are some tips on how to get things under control.

Published: 9/25/2015

Don’t Waste Any More Time: Register Now for the Extrusion 2015 Conference
Don’t miss out on the technical event of the year in extrusion.

Published: 7/21/2015

The Extrusion 2015 Conference: Open for Business
Registration is now open for a new conference that hits on all extrusion technologies. Go online and sign up: Nov. 2-3, Charlotte, N.C.