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Published: 7/1/2019

How to Deal With Residual Stress in Molded Parts
Here are design, molding, and fixturing considerations to help you handle this unavoidable issue.

Published: 6/1/2019

How to Manage Pressure Loss in Injection Molding
Achieving a process window wide enough to ensure consistent part quality depends on achieving sufficient pressure at end of fill.

Published: 5/1/2019

How to Quickly Verify Your Machine & Process Setpoints
For a quick check of your process setup, the injection-pressure-vs.-time graph is your best tool.

Published: 4/1/2019

The 'Butterfly Effect' in Injection Molding—A Connected Process
In injection molding, a seemingly minor change in a setpoint can have a significant impact on part quality and process robustness and repeatability. That’s why Scientific Molding focuses on process outputs, not setpoints.

Published: 3/19/2019

Mold-Clamping Details for Profit
Taking time to sweat the details of clamping is not much fun, but they do make a difference in a company’s bottom line.

Published: 2/1/2019

What’s With All the Static?
Static buildup on polymers can cause a variety of problems, some rather unpleasant. Yet there’s an inexpensive way to eliminate it, and we have data as proof.

Published: 1/1/2019

PART 2: The Importance of Consistent Fill Time
To make identical parts, you need to keep fill time constant. In part one we covered the why. Here’s the how.

Published: 11/30/2018

Part 1: The Importance of Consistent Fill Time
To make identical parts, you need to keep fill time constant. Here’s why.

Published: 10/31/2018

Identifying and Correcting Splay
Splay adjustments can be a simple fix, or can require several hours of babysitting a press and head scratching. Learn to find the root cause.

Published: 10/1/2018

Injection Molding: Sliding vs. Locking Ring—Which Non-Return Valve Is Right for You?
The locking-ring style appears to dominate the market, as most believe it makes a make a better seal and leaks less. But is this really so?