different types of Gates of an injection molding mould .
Every injection mold has to have a gate or opening where the material is transferred into. The size and type of gate plays an important role in the process of injection molding, it may seem insignificant but it is very vital. This article will provide some information about the gate types of an injection molding machine.
The size and type of gate has to very accurate and manufacturer’s or mold makers put a lot of care into this, a wrong of gate can mean serious repercussions. It means a lot of wasted time and profit.
There are so many uses for plastics, it is found in any common household item or any part or piece for industrial use. So different parts require different gates, for small pieces that would need a small gate and for large pieces they require larger gates or a number of gates. Gates vary in size depending on the size and shape of the part that is manufactured.
What are the different types of gates for injection molding?
Choosing the right kind of gate for quality injection molding in china is very important, careful considerations must be taken by our experienced mold designers, before deciding which appropriate gate is to be used.
The specifications of the product, the shape and form, the size and other components must be considered for making the right choice. The end product, cost and material waste will be considerable, if the wrong kind of gate is chosen. The size, shape and location of the gate should also be taken into account.