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Published: 12/24/2010

Injection Molding: Answers to Bozzelli's Drying Quiz
Three questions about drying plastics that everyone should know how to answer.

Published: 12/23/2010

Injection Molding: You Must Dry Hygroscopic Resins
The reason you dry certain plastics is to get the moisture out. But why does the moisture have to be taken out before processing?

Published: 9/1/2010

Injection Molding: Time Now for a Safety Review
For months many of us have been consumed with the Gulf oil pipeline blowout.

Published: 8/1/2010

Injection Molding: The Basics of Machine Evaluation, Part III
In the last two issues, we started defining some basic tests to ensure your injection molding machine is working properly.

Published: 7/1/2010

The Basics of Machine Evaluation, Part II
Last month we started defining some basic tests to ensure your injection molding machine is working properly.

Published: 6/1/2010

Know the Basics of Machine Evaluation, Part I
Ever wonder how many shots are made each day via injection molding?

Published: 5/1/2010

How to Make the Transition to Electric Presses
Electric injection machines are becoming more and more prevalent, and as they hit the shop floor, you are responsible for making them produce parts with dimensions, appearance, and performance to client specifications.

Published: 4/1/2010

Don't Neglect Cooling... There's Money to Be Made
For most injection molding jobs, cooling is 95% of the cycle time.

Published: 3/1/2010

Balanced Filling Is Critical for Holding Molding Tolerances
Processors face a multitude of challenges whenever they approach an injection molding machine.

Published: 2/1/2010

Good Reasons to Make a Short Shot, and How to Do It Right
Making a proper short shot is an important aspect of practicing “scientific molding.” Upon startup of almost any mold, the first step is to make a short shot.