Mold Maintenance

Leaf-Spring Roll Stopper Holds Slides in Place

Meusburger’s leaf-spring roll-stopper slide retainers come in two different variations with three different thicknesses of leaf spring.

Mold Maintenance

Non-Magnetic Quick Mold Change

PFA says its new Hydra-Jaws quick mold change (QMC) system targets molds made from non-magnetic materials such as aluminum or ones with insulator plates and rough or uneven surfaces.

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Improved Hot Runner Nozzle Gate Bushing

Thermoplay says the newest generation of its D-Bushing gate bushing features double sealing and high thermal performance, among other benefits.

Mold Maintenance

Self-Adjusting Precision Lifter

DME’s Accualign lifter features a multi-axis self-adjustment system that compensates for misalignment. 

Mold Maintenance

Support Pads Safely Elevate Heavy Items

Progressive Components is now supplying the patent-pending RhinoFeet and RhinoToes support pads.


CAD Databases Extended With Key Information

Hasco has extended its CATIA, Siemens NX and Solidworks databases, including information like installation space, for more efficient mold design.

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New Hot Runner Controller Features Updated User Interface

Hasco’s new Primezone H1281/ hot runner control unit reportedly offers an intuitive interface reminiscent of a smart phone.

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Molding Straighter Medical Tubes: New Hot-Runner Technology Battles Core Shift

A curvature or bowing effect in thin-wall PET blood tubes had long been accepted as the norm for the high-volume application, despite its impact on cycle time and downstream post-molding operations.

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New Melt Delivery and Control System Enables Design Freedom

Husky says its UltraShot Injection System liberates part design from the requirements of the injection molding process so that parts completed with other processes or post-mold assembly can now be produced in a single injection molding cycle.

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Valve Gate Hot Runner Integrates New Servo Motor

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