KNOW-HOW - INJECTION MOLDING

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INJECTION MOLDING: How to Specify an Injection Molding Machine

With the market percolating, more molders are looking at new presses. This series will discuss what you should consider before writing a check, beginning with the clamping unit.
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INJECTION MOLDING: Scientific Molding Gone Wrong

Sometimes molders get trained in Scientific Molding only to revert to their old way of doing things as soon problems pop up.
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Injection Know How

Injection Molding: How to Get Rid of Bubbles

First find out if they are the result of trapped gas or a vacuum void. Then follow these steps to get rid of them.
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INJECTION MOLDING: The Trouble with Mismatched Nozzle Tips & Sprue Bushings

It happens more than most molders realize and can cause a host of molding problems. Here’s what to look for and how to fix it.
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INJECTION: First to Second Stage Transfer: Should There Be ‘Bounce-Back’?

How much screw ‘jumping’ or bounce-back can your process tolerate? The answer is no surprise: It depends
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Injection Molding Know How, Live

Upcoming training by Plastics Technology's Injection Molding Know How columnist, John Bozzelli, will walk injection molders through new tool process development via scientific molding.
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INJECTION MOLDING: Another Way to Deal with Regrind

You can run into a lot of problems molding parts from a blend of regrind and virgin material. Might you be better off using 100% regrind?
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High-Pressure Water: A New Concept for Screw Cleaning

Everyone in a molding plant is on the same page for screw cleaning: Avoid pulling it until there is no alternative. Here are ways for dealing with the inevitable, including an altogether new technique.
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INJECTION MOLDING: How to Tell If Your Non-Return Valve Is Leaking

Check valves are potentially troublesome devices. Here’s how to find out if yours is behaving properly.
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INJECTION MOLDING: How Does Your Machine Control Pack Velocity?

You’ll need to find out in order to develop a molding process that you can repeat from machine to machine and mold to mold.
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