How to size out a machine:

Why is it so important? Once identifying the plastic part(s) you intend to mold and select the machine type (hydraulic, electric, hybrid), some calculations are required for successfully choosing the right plastic injection molding machine for your application. Choosing the right machine contributes to:


Unsure of where to start with these calculations? Let e-calc do the guesswork for you! The The e-calc app is a comprehensive tool for every injection molder. With this tool you can very easily calculate stroke volume, filling pressure, clamping force, cooling time and the screw speed. Instead of making tedious calculations you will quickly receive the desired results within just a few clicks:

Engel e-calc App Home Screen
Input data for your particular application
Engel e-calc App Material Screen
Choose the specific raw material for your machine