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Invest in Hot Runner Technology to Keep Improving Molded Part Qualities

Almost 1 million Americans work within the plastics manufacturing industry. Plastics injection molding has only continued to improve within the industry over the years. With applications in place like hot runner technology, it is easy to see how the industry

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4 Ways Hot Runner Systems Improve Injection Molding Efficiency

Injection molding is the plastic manufacturing process of choice for many of the plastic industry’s largest customers, including the automotive industry and the medical products industry. In fact, the U.S. has nearly 16,000 injection molding and plastic manufacturing facilities spread

Considerations in Selecting a Sprue Bushing

The plastics industry is enormous and employs nearly one million Americans. Therefore, getting the manufacturing process right is important to staying ahead of the competition. But injection molding machines are complex systems. From temperature to timing to the materials used

The Internally Heated Difference

Below is a brief overview of just some of the advantages of Melt Design’s internally heated hot runner products versus their externally heated industry counterparts. For more information about Melt Design’s internally heated hot runner products give us a call

Melt Design, Inc. (MDi) unveils its new Dual Stage Filter Device at NPE 2012

The device is mounted between the extruder barrel and the molding machine nozzle. Its unique design allows for two separate melt pathways: one path during injection, where the melt is filtered in two stages and homogenized through a series of

Mdi was proudly featured on the cover of Mold Making Technology

The cover image shows the new Anti-Drool Sprue Bar Device specially designed for stack molding. The patented Sprue Bar Shut-off Device prevents plastic drooling, is compact and easily installed even when retrofitting onto existing nonfunctional systems. No internal springs or

Moulder puts MDi Internally Heated nozzles to the test.

Melt Design, Inc. (MDi) says that its internally heated moulding machine nozzle combine accurate temperature control and long, dependable heater life, helping reduce to material costs and maintenance down time. Spectrum Plastic Group, an injection moulding company in Minneapolis, Minnesota,

Hot Runner Nozzles: Internally Vs. Externally Heated

  MoldMaking Technology Online Magazine Link: Click Here! Why internally heated nozzles make more economic sense. Anyone who designs builds, runs or repairs injection molds knows the importance of having optimum control over heat profiles to reduce material waste and