July 8, 2020

Effective measures to solve the problem of streaks in thick injection moulding parts from the perspective of the mould

I have introduced a lot of thick PVC streaks adjusting techniques and improvement measures. However, if you can start with the mould and completely eliminate the root cause of this problem in the mould design-the cavity space at the gate position is too large, the streaks problem will not occur at all, and the same applies to other thick and hard plastic parts in this way. Therefore, if the gate position can be set at a position where there is resistance or obstruction, spiral or folding (snake) injection will not occur.

Therefore, it is the most effective and thorough solution to make an article on the position of the mold gate. Able to do one of the following points, the previous various measures to solve the streaks not be used again.

① Select the gate where the thickness of the injection molded part is less than 4mm. In principle, the smaller the better, but it is better not to be less than 1mm, otherwise injection will be difficult.

②Choose the position where there are various thick needles or plates in the cavity as the barrier, and the distance between the gate and the blocking position should preferably not exceed 4mm.

③ It is impossible to find the above-mentioned suitable position as a gate. If the design permits, a small injection molded part that can act as a barrier and reduce the cavity space can be placed in the cavity. This can not only solve the problem of streaks, but also because of the reduced cavity space, the problem of weld marks due to excessive volume will also be improved. Therefore, it is particularly suitable for injection molding with large volume.

④When conditions permit, a post with a diameter of 4 to 5 mm or more can be drawn from the injection molded part as a transition, and then gated from the end of the post.

Through the above measures, combined with the machine adjusting technique and various related measures, the problem of welding marks of thick PVC parts is also easily solved accordingly, and this method is also applicable to the water of other thick and hard plastic parts. Solve the problem of streaks and welding marks.

If none of the above four points can be achieved, this problem can only be solved by adjusting the machine and changing the flow channel.

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