Controller-Guided Procedure for Faster Hot-Runner Color Changes

By: Tony Deligio - Plastics Technology

Husky partnered with Chem-Trend to speed hot-runner color changes, pairing a new guided procedure within the Altanium Mold Controller with Chem-Trend’s Ultra Purge brand of purging compound.
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New Package Concept Offers Relief from PP Shortages & Soaring Prices

By: Matthew Naitove - Plastics Technology

A new IML approach that uses a thick paper label as most of the structure of a plastic container can slash resin use drastically—especially handy when resin supplies are tight and prices are soaring.

Turn on the Juice: The Benefits of Mold Electrification for Molders

Electrifying the mold reduces the chances of bad parts, supports a clean molding environment and increases control of the process with real-time feedback. Here’s help to determine whether it’s right for you.  

Precisely Managed Melt Delivery Moved into the Hot Runner

By: Tony Deligio - Plastics Technology

Husky says its new UltraShot injection system miniaturizes the shooting-pot concept of a traditional two-stage injection system—putting it within the mold—to create proximity to the gate that all but eliminates pressure drop.

New Melt Delivery and Control System Enables Design Freedom

Husky says its UltraShot Injection System liberates part design from the requirements of the injection molding process so that parts completed with other processes or post-mold assembly can now be produced in a single injection molding cycle.

Running Cold to Hot: Tipping Point to Convert to a Hot Runner System

As the original melt-delivery system, cold runners still have their place in injection molding, but when demand for a plastic part—and required production—rise, the move to a hot runner can unlock myriad benefits.

Husky Announces Digital Event

Experience Husky will be a two-day interactive virtual event that will include webinars and presentations from subject matter experts; virtual tours of Husky campuses; and more.

Hot Runners: Valve Gate Nozzle Offers Greater Wear Resistance

Husky’s Ultra Helix 250 T2 targets small parts weights with difficult-to-access gate locations, promising less maintenance and more longevity.

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.

Husky Names New Head of Customer Success Management (CSM) Division

By: Tony Deligio - Plastics Technology

Tony Black is the new president of the injection molding machine, hot runner and mold manufacturer’s CSM division, coming to the company from Otis Elevator.