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Published: 4/25/2016

TOOLING: Hot Runners: A View from the Trenches
I conclude this three-part examination of real-world problems and solutions involving hot runners by focusing on heaters, thermocouples, and controls. Part 3 of 3.

Published: 3/24/2016

TOOLING: Straight Talk on Hot Runners
Here’s a view from the trenches of a tooling manager who, over 30 years, has experienced the joys and pains of using virtually every type of hot runner on the market. Part 2.

Published: 2/22/2016

TOOLING: Hot Runners: A View from the Bottom Up
Addressing hot-runner benefits, improvements, and everyday issues from the perspective of decades of experience with probably every brand on the market. Part 1 of 2.

Published: 1/21/2016

Learn More … About Injection Molding
Register now for the Molding 2016 conference and get up to date on all technology issues related to your business.

Published: 11/23/2015

TOOLING: Designing Molds for Easy Maintenance in the Press, Part 1
Attention to design of cooling, ejection, and slides can save downtime and maintenance headaches.

Published: 11/23/2015

Save the Date: Molding 2016, March 29-31
Industry’s preeminent technical conference on injection molding will have broader appeal next year.

Published: 1/27/2015

BLOW MOLDING: Single- or Two-Stage PET Bottle Making: Get to Know Your Options
The decision which process to use can be quite complex. Here are pointers that will help you to choose the right one for your application

Published: 10/23/2014

Check Out the New PTonline.com
Following the relaunch of our print publication and electronic newsletters, our website has a new, vibrant look now, too.

Published: 10/24/2013

How to Start a Hot-Runner Mold That Has No Tip Insulators
Here's a method to assist with efficient dark-to-light color changes on hot-runner systems that are hot-tipped.

Published: 12/1/2009

Tooling Know-How: Troubleshooting Defects--Part II: Hot-Runner Long Gate Vestiges
Last month, we discussed the general issues of an organized and disciplined process of troubleshooting and correcting mold defects.