ETMM Webinar Upgrade your hot runners expertise

Editor: Steffen Donath

In October, ETMM will host a webinar focusing on hot runner technology and effective strategies to improve your injection moulding process.

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The hot runners webinar is scheduled for 21 October 2020.
The hot runners webinar is scheduled for 21 October 2020.
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This webinar, hosted by ETMM editor-in-chief Benedikt Hofmann and in co-operation with hot runners expert Husky, will shed light on the intricacies of modern hot runner systems.

Whether they are designed to produce huge parts or tiny builds ripe with details, the basic assembly of hot runner systems is a special craft. Depending on the job, injection moulding machines can weigh up to several tons. Learning the key parts of the system is the first step to a successful injection moulding project. This will be the first introductory talking point of the live-webinar.

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ETMM Webinar: Hot Runners

But it is the tiny parts and changes that can really turn a project around. Cycle times, costs and part characteristics are all influenced by different aspects of the system and the webinar will provide you with the information needed to make the right calls best suited for your project. As an example, different gating options can have a huge effect on the part characteristics of the finished project. In the webinar, you will learn about the different types, their advantages and disadvantages for specific projects to determine the best solution for your injection moulding case.

Finally, when it comes down to costs, cold runners often have the edge over hot runners regarding the initial investment. However, this webinar will illustrate how hot runner system are a economically more viable solution in the long run as compared to cold runner systems. Providing you with the knowledge to make a sound investment in new technology.