That's as much as three times harder than most platens
heads are designed with fingers or segments in the head designed to fire only specific parts of the platen
down at one time.
HSE has now commenced on-site inspections of hand-fed platen
presses in the UK and so users of this high-risk machinery need to ensure that their machines meet the required safety standards.
The company says that both the OEM and Econoline rotary platens
are available in either servo or hydraulic versions, and both are under patent-application review.
often get so hot you cannot touch them or work on the mold.
Originally the cockpits, each mounted on a platen
1540mm long x 890mm wide and 660mm high and weighing 100kgs including the platen
, were discharged from the trailer in sequence and transported by a chain-to-chain live roller conveyor to a drop section, which raised the platen
from the basement to a ground floor Cockpit fit station at the side of the production line.
The vacuum chamber, encompassing the entire heating platen
and core lifter brackets (when equipped for multiple plate molds) is capable of a draw down time of within a few seconds to approximately 18 to 25 of mbar pressure.
The HPM Division of Taylor's Industrial Services has a rotating, movable platen
option for its Freedom Series injection molding machines that can reduce cycle time for insert molding, multicolor, coinjection and other processing by 30% to 35% and improve productivity by up to 133%, says HPM.
horizontal "T" slots that run across the face of the platens
When an alignment problem stems from the mold parting line, the platens
, or the clamping mechanism and tiebars, the results can be unnecessary machine wear, mold damage, broken tiebars, mold flash, and scrap parts.
The Genesis rubber sample preparation press incorporates a proprietary platen
design (patent pending) that is said to provide more precise temperature uniformity across the platen
Optional features include multiple platens
, bump/ vent cycles, stainless steel platens
, surface wear plates, mold shuttles and work tables.