Scientific Molding Articles

Delta P Procedure

Open Loop or Closed Loop, Electric or Hydraulic, if you want your machine to provide velocity control and consistent fill times you must run with a Delta P, no exceptions.

Molders Success or ?

Some observations between molders that are surviving vs. those that are struggling

Machine Evaluation

Is your injection molding machine functioning properly? For good processing or validation purposes, follow these experiments to get data on the state of your injection molding press. An "Oldie but a Goodie"

Using 100 Percent Regrind

Stop blending, you are contaminating the virgin. Check out the strategy of using 100 percent regrind. You can track it, test worst case issues, have better process control and never ruin good resin,

Intensification Ratio, What is it & How to Calculate

This article describes what intensification ratio is for hydraulic machines and demonstrates a method for calculating

Safety in Injection Molding Plants

General discussion of safety tips, topics and concerns in injection molding plants.

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Why & How to Do a Gate Seal Experiment

Not all parts should be run with the gate sealed. Learn why and how to tell if the part is better with or without gate seal.

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