Posi-Melt Screw and “MDP” Valve Performance Test

Md Plastics and G&A Moulding Technology Ltd. http://www.gandamoulding.co.uk/ an independent, non-biased company offering the injection moulding industry support, training and advisory services located in Peterborough, UK, conducted some trials using a 35mm x 22:1 L/D Demag Posi-Melt Screw and “MDP performance screw tip with the following results;

Equipment Specification:

  • 150t Injection Moulding Machine
  • Foboha 4 Cavity Closure Mould Tool
  • Husky Valve Gate System
  • Material PP Moplen HP501L
  • Cooper Technology Posimelt Screw + MDP Screw Tip
  • 35mm Screw
  • 8.2 second Cycle Time

Equipment Specification:

  • Visual equivalence achieved
  • Cycle time achieved
  • Material saving per 24 hour shift 3.4 kg