INJECTION KNOW HOW

Injection Know How

Injection Molding: No, Backpressure Does NOT Raise Melt Temperature

It’s a classic confusion between cause and effect. Melt temperature rises when screw speed is increased. Check out this data.
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Injection Molding: DOEs Done Right

Doing DOEs for the sake of doing them wastes time and money. But they can provide vital information to determine which process variable is determining a critical part characteristic.
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Injection Molding: Put Out the Production Fire Once and for All

A deliberate approach to failure assessment, root-cause analysis, solution development, and continued monitoring is the only way to get off the treadmill of chasing the latest production problem.

Injection Know How

Injection Molding: Time for Another Look at Non-Return Valves

First and foremost, they must seal properly, and check valves with stepped angles or radiused seats perform the best.
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Clamp Tonnage: More Is Better...Right?

Determining the correct tonnage provides a foundation that must be rock-solid to avoid flash and damage. But applying excessive force can create problems with the part, mold, and machine.
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Injection Molding

How to Duplicate a Process From Press to Press

To adopt the right approach you must distinguish between machine and plastic parameters.
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Bozzelli Offers At-the-Press Injection Molding Training

Scientific molding guru John Bozzelli walked a sold-out class through the basics of scientific injection molding at Molding 2017.
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Injection Know How

How to Pick, Remove, and Replace a Nozzle Tip

This small component can cause big problems. Here’s my procedure for picking and replacing yours.
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All Electric & Hybrid Machines

15 Things to Know About Servo-Driven Injection Machines

Drive technology for injection molding machines has been continuously evolving, and servo motors have become widely used in a variety of roles. Here’s what molders need to know about today’s servo drives in terms of cost, performance, maintenance, and training.
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