Hot Runners New injection system to increase overall part design freedom
Husky introduces the Ultrashot Injection System, an injection molding technology designed to increase overall part design freedom and speed-to-market with unmatched scale and quality, the company promises.
Industrial technology provider Husky Injection Molding Systems, announced the release of the Ultrashot Injection System. According to the company, this next generation melt delivery and control system eliminates the deficiencies of traditional injection molding processes and creates unique value and opportunity for producers by making it possible to mold the perfect part at scale, with unmatched quality.
The new injection system’s advanced injection control technology enables risk-free scalability with flawless part capability. Identical system behavior for each injection circuit provides process condition consistency with cavitation scaling. A predictable process from pilot to high cavitation — scalable to 128 cavities, enables producers to maximize cavitation without negative performance on balance or shot-to-shot variation. Brand owners can accelerate from prototype to high cavitation production qualification, thus greatly increasing speed-to-market.
The Ultrashot Injection System enables brand owners to produce unconstrained, highly functional and validated parts, economically, where conventional injection molding processes cannot. This cavity filling control and process optimization overcomes traditional constraints of pressure, L/T and difficult-to-mold resins. This enables part lightweighting for resin and process time savings and provides resin selection flexibility. Ultimately, this means greater part design freedom, opening up endless possibilities for brand owners looking to take plastic part designs to the next level.
Compared to conventional hot runners, melt in the Ultrashot Injection System experiences fewer high-pressure injection cycles, thus preserving the original resin properties, the company claims. This leads to lower mold-in stress and better mechanical and optical properties in the molded part. With this technology, you get the best physical properties for your molded part.
Powered by the Altanium Mold Controller, the Ultrashot Injection System provides advanced process monitoring and control for injection molding. The Altanium process control provides repeatability and traceability for part dimension consistency, perfect balance and a more stable process. Providing digital analysis creates a measurable discipline around the molding process, and gives customers full control and trend analysis of various processes resulting in improved, lower risk operations.
The melt delivery system is the “heart” of the injection molding process and is essential to mold cell performance. This injection system masters part filling in a way that provides part design freedom, while reducing risk and improving part quality and speed of mold qualification. With “Husky Inside”, producers ensure that the center of their system performs optimally, every shot. It offers unmatched OEE and increased productivity, at a reduced footprint, resulting in lowest total part production cost. It is the perfect fit for medical, technical packaging and consumer electronic part producers looking to scale up, implement more efficient process control, address competitive marketplaces, and reduce risk, scrap, waste and cost.