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How to Select The Gating Style for your Application

Wednesday, September 1, 2021 - 20:20

When it comes to gating style selection, Mold-Masters hot runner systems have processed virtually every available thermoplastic in the world, at times even before it had become commercially viable.

Hot Runners for the Plastic Industry — "We are Providing Solutions Based on Application"

Wednesday, May 19, 2021 - 14:58

Our Global Sales Director for PET & Co-injection Igor Kim talked to PETplanet about the PET Industry and our future plan on how we can better serve the market's demand.

Read the published interview here:

What is Co-injection?

Wednesday, August 26, 2020 - 14:46

Does your food or beverage packaging need an oxygen barrier, light blocking, or carbon dioxide retention for extended shelf life? Are you molding a part that could be filled with regrind?

Benefits of Replacing Metal Cans with Plastic Cans

Wednesday, August 26, 2020 - 14:39

metal canFor years, the canned food industry has been dominated by metal.

Debunking a Myth: Co-injection Molding is Too Complex and Too Expensive

Wednesday, August 26, 2020 - 14:27

When choosing a co-injection solution, there are a few different options available. You can buy a complete, turnkey co-injection system or you can retrofit an existing injection molding machine with a co-injection hot runner and auxiliary injection unit.

What is a hot runner?

Tuesday, August 25, 2020 - 19:57

Hot runner technology, introduced to the plastics industry over 50 years ago, revolutionized injection molding processing capabilities by improving molded part quality, enhancing operational efficiencies, reducing scrap and saving money.

Hot Runner Balance and the Effects of Shear

Friday, July 24, 2020 - 13:35

For years, natural balance has been the cornerstone of a successful hot runner balance. This means that the melt experiences the same flow length and the same diameter melt channels from when it leaves the machine nozzle until it enters each cavity within the mold.

Understanding Differences in Hot Runner Heater Technologies – Manifolds

Friday, July 24, 2020 - 13:34

All hot runner systems need a heat source to operate as designed, however not all hot runner systems are heated by the same methods. The type of heater technology your hot runner system uses can significantly affect molding performance, molded part quality and system cost.

Understanding Differences in Hot Runner Heater Technologies – Nozzles

Friday, July 24, 2020 - 13:33

All hot runner systems need a heat source to operate as designed, however not all hot runner systems use the same heating methods. The type of heater technology your hot runner system uses can significantly affect molding performance, part quality, and system cost.

Hot Runners vs Cold Runners: Why You Should Be Using a Hot Runner System

Friday, July 24, 2020 - 13:32

Plastic components are in use by every industry and manufacturing these components through injection molding has come a long way. A wide range of equipment options exist depending on your application and capabilities.