Archive for November, 2008

Nov 01 2008

THE EXTRA “BUMP”

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Molding is all about attention to details.  Continue Reading »

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Nov 01 2008

COOLING WHERE YOU DIDN’T EXPECT IT

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When I ask engineers, mold designers, molding techs what is the limiting factor in a cycle time; the common answer is ‘the thickest section’.  The precise answer is usually the sprue and runner system.  When I ask the next question of “Why do you use sprue bushings and why do you cut the runner into the mold base?” The answers become more interesting: Continue Reading »

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