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In this Tech Day session, experts Walter Smith of Nordson and Steve DeAngelis of Davis-Standard will speak about new developments in high-speed sheet extrusion and next-generation tooling.

Valve Gate Hot Runner Integrates New Servo Motor

The compact direct-drive servo motor design minimizes stack height and simplifies mold design.

3D-Printed Hot Runner Manifold

The additive manufactured Streamrunner hot runner system from Hasco eliminates sharp corners for improved melt flow.

Hot Runners: Valve Gate Nozzle Offers Greater Wear Resistance

Husky’s Ultra Helix 250 T2 targets small parts weights with difficult-to-access gate locations, promising less maintenance and more longevity.

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Tooling: How to Properly Size, Gates, Runners and Sprues, Part 3

Get the sprue, runner and gate sizes close to ideal the first time around.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

HRSFlow and RJG Pair Technologies for Advanced Process Control

By pairing HRS Flow’s servo-driven FLEXflow hot runner with RJG’s sensors and eDART controller, the collaborators say they’re able to sequence mold filling based on what’s actually happening in the tool vs. time or screw position.

Hot Runners: Controller Adds Industry 4.0 Functionality, Set-Up Assistant

The latest iteration of Meusburger’s profiTEMP+ hot runner controller supports EUROMAP 82.2 for data exchange between injection molding machines and hot runner controllers.
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Hot Runners: Nozzles, Valve Gate Unit & Control Announcements

Meusburger’s PSG brand expanded the smartFILL nozzle series; provided pneumatic and hydraulic operating units for valve gate nozzles and combined the VCON controller with the profiTEMP+ in one cabinet.

Learn from Injection Molding’s Thought Leaders: Register Now for Molding 2020

The world’s premier injection molding technical conference comes to Chicago, March 17-19.

Tooling: Combined K 2019 Booth for Hot Runner, Molds and Process Control Brands

Barnes Group will collocate its Molding Solutions strategic business unit in a combined booth for the first time at K 2019, with FOBOHA, Gammaflux, männer, Priamus, Synventive and Thermoplay sharing a stand.

Plastics Pioneers Elect Three New Members

Plastics industry vets honored at fall meeting of PPA.

Hot Runners: Family Mold Friendly Systems, Cylinders, Nozzles and Cooling Tech Featured

At K 2019, HRS’ FLEXflow will power a pair of family molds and the company will showcase new cylinders, hot runner nozzles and cooling technology.
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Tooling: Expanded Mold Base Range, New Hot Runner Brand

Hasco will feature and expanded range of mold bases at K 2019, as well as launch its own hot runner brand with new Single-Shot individual nozzle.
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Tooling: New Flat Die Nozzle and Cloud-Powered Mold Monitoring

Haidlmair Group will launch two new companies and two new products at K 2019, including a new iteration of its flat die unit (FDU) and a mold monitoring technology.
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Heating/Cooling: ‘World’s Smallest’ Cartridge Heater

Just 2 mm wide, this Turk+Hillinger cartridge is suited to small hot-runner nozzles.

Hot Runners: Multi-Tip Nozzle For Vertical Gating, Process Monitoring and LSR Cold Runner

At K 2019, Ewikon will unveil a new nozzle range for vertical multi gating, process monitoring tech and a cold runner for LSR molding.

Hillenbrand Inc. to Acquire Milacron Holdings

Milacron joins Coperion, Rotex, and other industrial holdings under the Hillenbrand umbrella.