Quality and profitability of injection molding operations can be considerably influenced by the hot runner system. The many variations and design principles of hot runners are material-dependent and therefore not universally applicable. Knowing about and recognizing these limitations will make or brake a molder's success.
This book provides a comprehensive overview of the state-of-the-art in hot runner technology, advantageous design principles, and applications. The user will find the necessary basics as well as many proven designs and application examples.
Basic Aspects of Heat Technology
Introduction of Hot Runner Components
Heating of Hot Runner Manifold Blocks
Heating of Hot Runner Nozzles
Temperature Measuring and -Controlling
Material Behaviour under Mechanical Stress
Corrosion and Wear
Screw Connections and Material Selection for High Temperatures
Basic Aspects of Plastics Technology
Maintenance and Storage of Hot Runner Molds
Design of Special Hot Runner Systems and Hot Runner Molds
Supplier of Hot Runner Systems