The details of the features with their feature codes as defined in our feature recognition database are as follows: (i) Five "Circular Blind Pocket
/ Hole [OCBHP]" Seven "Blind Circular Pocket Narrowing at the End (OBCPNE)" , (iii) Two "Ordinary Through Slot having Fillet at the Corners (OTSLFC)", (iv) One "Rectangular Blind Pocket
/ Hole having Fillet at the corners (ORBPHFC)", (v) One "Blind Dovetail Slot Narrowing at the End (BDSLNE)", (vi) One "Ordinary Blind Slot with Blending Edge Narrowing Towards the End (OBSLBENTE)", (vii) One "Ordinary Through Slot with Curved Base Narrowing at the End (OTSLCBNE)" , (viii) One "Rectangular Blind Pocket
Narrowing at the End (RBPNE)".
We have seen many instances where an unbalanced flow or a blind pocket standoff forced the use of higher-than-desired injection pressure to completely fill the part.
3) Look for "racetracking" or blind pockets that can seal off perimeter vents, resulting in gas traps and non-fills.
PROBLEMS--Not being able to use a wedge type de-gate tool on some castings because of blind pockets in the gating.
The Hydra Wedge bills spread before the slider wedge fully extends, this allows the Hydra Wedge to de-gate castings with blind pockets in the gating from a vertical position.