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Hot Runner Considerations, Part 1

The requirements and topics of interest regarding hot runner systems and their suppliers vary to some degree from a mold manufacturer’s perspective versus those of the injection molder. Mold makers are often concerned about price, delivery, and quality…all of which are important considerations that benefit the mold and the mold maker’s reputation.

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Beaumont teams with Lehigh University for research

From sunglasses frames to high-precision optical network connections, plastics are everywhere. More than 85 billion pounds of polymer products are manufactured each year in North America, most by a process known as injection molding, says John P. Coulter, professor of mechanical engineering and mechanics.

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