Month: May 2019

Injection Molding 101: The Injection Unit

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This is the first of two videos built around teaching about Injection Molding machines. The first video focuses on the Injection Unit.

Our equipment list contains both the Ounces of Polystyrene that each Injection Molding machines Injection Unit or barrel will hold and the Peak Injection Pressure. The Ounces of Polystyrene is most helpful as if you have the volume of the part you are interested in, you can determine if the barrel or injection unit is large enough to make your part. Material suppliers recommend that the part volume not be lower than 20% of a barrels capacity and not above 80% of a barrels capacity.

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