Plastics Technology Article – Pellet to Gate Control

Fri, 07/24/2020 - 13:32

Injection molding: A pellet goes in, and a few moments later a part comes out. Seems simple enough, but what really happens in between these points, and how can optimization of this process create value for you in your operation? What happens in the machine barrel and the hot runner can significantly impact your molding productivity and quality.

In the latest issue of Plastics Technology, Milacron’s Chief Technology Officer Bruce Catoen discusses how to recognize ways to improve the process of melt creation, delivery and control so that your operation can put more good parts in the box at the end of the day.

To read the full article, titled ‘Pellet to Gate Control: The Value of a Holistic View of Melt Management’ visit the Plastics Technology website here.