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Published: 1/4/2011

Injection Molding: Understanding Pressure Loss In Injection Molding
One of the more prominent trends in processing is the need for higher plastic pressures to mold parts.

Published: 1/4/2011

Injection Molding: Processors: Teach Part Designers The Golden Rule
Make sure the designers you work with understand that there are limits to what processing can do.

Published: 1/3/2011

Injection Molding: Why & How to Do Gate-Seal Experiments
Part of optimizing any molding process is determining the second-stage injection, or pack and hold, parameters.

Published: 12/24/2010

Injection Molding: Answers to Bozzelli's Drying Quiz
Three questions about drying plastics that everyone should know how to answer.

Published: 12/23/2010

Injection Molding: You Must Dry Hygroscopic Resins
The reason you dry certain plastics is to get the moisture out. But why does the moisture have to be taken out before processing?

Published: 9/1/2010

Injection Molding: Time Now for a Safety Review
For months many of us have been consumed with the Gulf oil pipeline blowout.

Published: 8/1/2010

Injection Molding: The Basics of Machine Evaluation, Part III
In the last two issues, we started defining some basic tests to ensure your injection molding machine is working properly.

Published: 7/1/2010

The Basics of Machine Evaluation, Part II
Last month we started defining some basic tests to ensure your injection molding machine is working properly.

Published: 6/1/2010

Know the Basics of Machine Evaluation, Part I
Ever wonder how many shots are made each day via injection molding?

Published: 5/1/2010

How to Make the Transition to Electric Presses
Electric injection machines are becoming more and more prevalent, and as they hit the shop floor, you are responsible for making them produce parts with dimensions, appearance, and performance to client specifications.