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K 2019 Report: More Control, Faster Ordering for Molds, Hot Runners

By: Tony Deligio - Plastics Technology

Online monitoring of existing systems and configuration and ordering of new molds were featured at K 2019, as were numerous advances in valve-gate controls.
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Hot Runners: Single Valve Gate System Features Compact Profile


By doubling as a locating ring and housing all the mechanics internally, a new valve-gate system greatly reduces mold-height requirements.
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Hot Runners: Pre-Assembled, Pre-Wired Hot Runners Offer Installation Without Pre-heating


Hot runner system’s nozzles promise a consistent thermal profile and wide molding window without the risk of polymer leakage or accidental cold condition starting.
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Hot Runners & 3D-Printed Molds Headlined at K Show

By: Matthew Naitove - Plastics Technology

Automotive was a key focus for hot-runner developments. 3D-printed plastic prototype tools were another highlight.

INJECTION MOLDING AT NPE: Molding Exhibits Show Off Cell Integration with Multiple Processes & Operations

By: Matthew Naitove - Plastics Technology

If you’re interested in lightweight composites, IML, LSR, multi-shot, inmold assembly, barrier coinjection, micromolding, variotherm molding, foams, energy-saving presses, robots, hot runners, and tooling—they’re all here in force.
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News in Hot Runners & Tooling at K 2013

By: Matthew Naitove - Plastics Technology

Molds that break speed records for specific applications; hot runners for medical, packaging, and automotive parts; temperature and valve-gate controllers; and standardized mold components constitute a large grab-bag of news in the tooling category for injection molding at the Dusseldorf show.

TOOLING AT NPE: Hot Runners & Coinjection Grab Spotlight

By: Matthew Naitove - Plastics Technology

Tooling innovations at NPE focused primarily on multi-cavity closure and medical applications, though there was also a substantial emphasis on large automotive and appliance parts.

NPE News in Injection Molding

By: Mikell Knights -

If a better machine can help your company beat challenging economic conditions, you’ll probably find it at NPE. And finding it will be easier, thanks to our editors’ efforts to sift out of some 2000 exhibits the most significant news in injection and blow molding, extrusion, compounding, and thermoforming.

NPE 2009 News Flash


Injection MoldingHybrid Press Has Electric ClampNew injection presses that combine servo-electric and hydraulic movements to achieve high performance with energy efficiency will be discussed by Arburg Inc., Newington, Conn.
#nanocomposites #Elastomers

NPE 2006 News Wrap-Up: Testing and QC--New Lab Instruments Stress Affordability and Convenience

By: Lilli Manolis Sherman -

Thermal and mechanical testers, color and appearance sensors, vision inspection devices and CMMs—the NPE had them all in more compact, economical, and easy-to-use models.
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