Archive for April, 2008

Apr 04 2008

Proper Melting

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Everybody thinks you plop the material into the press, set the temperatures and viola! You’re in the molding business.  Not even close.  It’s not just melting the material; it’s how you melt it.  If you don’t know this, you lost before you even began.  Continue Reading »

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Apr 04 2008

Reynolds Numbers: theory v. practical application

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The more engineers fall out of college into the plastics industry the more I hear theory for theory’s sake.  Reynolds Numbers are a key ingredient in assuring the optimum cooling of a part.  However it is only one of several things to make the most profit. Continue Reading »

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