What equipment is needed for injection molding?

Equipment for Injection Moulding Injection unit. The injection unit is responsible for both heating and injecting the material into the mold. Clamping unit. Prior to the injection of the molten plastic into the mold, the two halves of the mold must first be securely closed by the clamping unit. Machine specifications. Injection molding machines are typically characterized by the tonnage of the clamp force they provide.

What is an injection molding machine?

An Injection molding machine, or (Injection moulding machine BrE), also known as an injection press, is a machine for manufacturing plastic products by the injection molding process. It consists of two main parts, an injection unit and a clamping unit.

What is a vertical molding machine?

Vertical injection molding machines. Vertical injection molding machines function the same as traditional horizontal machines, however they are orientated to operate on the vertical axis. This type of machine is available in hydraulic, electric and hybrid executions to meet a range of customer requirements. Vertical injection molding machines require very little floor space due to the orientation of the machine ( Watch this video for a 360 view) .

How do injection moulding machines work?

the molding machine closes the mold and applies clamp pressure.

  • pushing molten plastic out of the barrel and into the mold cavities.
  • Pack And Hold.
  • Cooling And Plasticizing.
  • Finished Part Ejection.
  • What is a billion injection moulding machine?

    Billion is a manufacturer of injection moulding machines , founded in 1949 by Leon Billion. In 1961, the company patented the first multi-material injection machine that made Billion a pioneer in the bi-injection.

    What is vertical injection molding?

    Vertical injection molders are used to create molded plastic pieces that are attached to or inserted in other materials. Think of a screwdriver; the plastic handle is molded around a metal shaft. Vertical injection molders feature a clamp which holds the mold from which the end product will be made.