HRSflow

920 74th St.
Byron Center, MI 49315 US

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HRSflow HRScool

Hot Runners: Need For Water Cooling of Actuators Eliminated
New cylinder design reduces heat exposure by minimizing surface contact and applying low heat conductivity insulation on support columns.

New, larger sizes of Incoe’s Slim-Flo screw-in nozzles

Plentiful News in Hot Runners at Fakuma Show
More compact hot runners, even for large parts; smarter controls; unusual nozzle designs; remote mold monitoring; and a new source of LSR cold-runners.

HRSflow Querétaro Mexico

HRSflow Moves Into Larger Service Center in Mexico
Hot runner supplier stays in Querétaro but now has more than 10 times the space to operate in.

NPE2018 Technology Focus: Hot Runners
Technology being tailored to specific needs.

Thermoplay small nozzle mini valve gate

Hot Runners & Tooling at NPE2018: Smarter & More Specialized
Hot-runner technology, like the companies utilizing it, is becoming highly specialized, building in focused functionality for the application to be molded. Like most of the equipment in the cell around it, it’s also becoming smarter, sharing data and reacting to feedback from the press and more.

HRSflow’s Side Mounted Cylinder.

External Position of Side-Mounted Cylinder Eases Maintenance
If the side-mounted cylinders from HRSflow require maintenance, the maintenance technician can easily repair them without disassembling the mold.

Mold-Masters No-Gate hot runner technology

News in Hot Runners & Tooling At Fakuma 2017 Show
Highlights included some unusual solutions to common problems, slim nozzles for close spacing, and controls with lots of zones, as well as a handful of new cost- and space-saving standard mold components

new pressure block

INJECTION MOLDING: Hot-Runner Enhancements Ease Processing & Maintenance
New nozzle tip, insulating blocks, and bushing to prevent thread seizing.

Incoe DF 12 nozzle

Hot Runners & 3D-Printed Molds Headlined at K Show
Automotive was a key focus for hot-runner developments. 3D-printed plastic prototype tools were another highlight.

Sumitomo Demag SEEV-A electric presses

Beefier All-Electric Machines With Enhanced Control Features
Presses designed to dismiss the perception that all-electrics can’t handle larger, heavier molds.

Shiny New Hot-Runner Plant Is High Tech Showplace
HRSflow employs automation, sophisticated software tools in its first North American production plant.

HRSflow Plans U.S. Hot-Runner Production
Michigan plant to open in early 2015.

HRSflow to Start U.S. Hot-Runner Production
Italian firm to manufacture in North America for the first time.

News in Hot Runners & Tooling at K 2013
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.

ECN line

Injection Molding at NPE 2003
Show goers will see an electric injection machine in nearly every press maker’s booth this year, and electric/hydraulic hybrids in several.

Hot-Runner Mold Inserts Offer Cooling Enhancement

Hot-Runner Mold Inserts Offer Cooling Enhancement
Improved cavity filling and cooling are the aims of a new line of inserts for hot runners that are made by “selected laser melting” (SLM) of H-13 steel powders.

D-M-E’s new Integrity temperature controllers

Hot-Runner News at K 2007
While a number of exhibitors at the “K” show in Dusseldorf are keeping their new entries under wraps until showtime later this month, some suppliers have released a few details on their new hot-runner components and controls.D-M-E will introduce the Bacchus hot-runner system for crates and packaging.

Control All Aspects of Hot-Runner Operation
A new multifunctional hot-runner controller is available from HRS Hot Runner System NA Inc., Windsor, Ont.

Hot-Runner Nozzles Have Spare Heater and T-couple
A new line of screw-in hot-runner nozzles has two heaters and two thermocouples to ensure continuity of production in case one element fails.

New nozzles

NPE 2006 News Wrap-Up: Hot Shots: New Nozzles and Controls Add Sizzle to Runnerless Molding
Electrically driven valve pins, a low-cost alternative to valve-gating, mold-mounted temperature controllers, and new components for fast color changes are some of a host of new components and systems unveiled at the giant NPE 2006 show in Chicago this past June. (Some brand-new introductions since the show are also included in this report.) The news includes runnerless products aimed at everything from micromolding to shot weights up to 17.4 lb.

Product Categories of HRSflow

Hot Runner Components
Injection Molding Nozzles
Pressure Sensors, Transducers
Temperature Controllers, Monitors