Heating/Cooling: Sanitary Chillers, TCUs For Clean Rooms
Mokon’s new Pura-therm line includes cleanroom-ready chillers, TCUs and combination units.
Mokon has introduced the Pura-therm line of sanitary liquid temperature-control systems for critical environments such as clean rooms. The line includes portable chillers, water temperature-control units (TCUs) for up to 250 F, and combination heating/chilling systems (pictured). These units are said to meet ISO standards for clean rooms with stainless-steel cabinets, washdown designs, stainless wetted parts for heating, nonferrous components for cooling, stainless pumps, non-marring casters, and remote setpoint and communication capabilities.
In the injection molding process, tool temperature is an important factor in achieving high-quality parts.
The hot-and-cold molding process gives molders a new tool to achieve top-quality esthetics or to fill challenging thin-wall parts. There are a number of options in heating methods, and this article discusses the ins and outs of each.
Modifications to the common core pin can be a simple solution, but don’t expect all resins to behave the same. Gas assist is also worth a try.