The injection moulding machine also called an injection molding process or injection molder, belongs to the plastic machines category. The machine produces parts by injecting of plastic into a mould. Overall, the molding process is simple. There are 4 steps for the creation of a plastic part :
The plasticization process
The injection process
The cooling process
The ejection process
The raw material (plastic in this case) is softened under high pressure and then injected into the mould. Finally, the plastic is cooled into its final form.The molds installed on the machine usually consist of two shells (fixed part and movable part) which are pressed strongly against each other during molding then separated to allow ejection of the molded part. The injection plastic process can produce almost all kinds of plastic products (flexible, rigid, polished, textured, colored or not, small, big….). The user has to take into account the variable size of the machine. (from a desk side to a room size).
Injection moulding machine requires specific knowledge and training to be used. It’s required to have a good understanding of the molding process and of the machine characteristics.
What are the main advantages of using an injection moulding machine?
The injection moulding machine has many strengths such as repeatability, a wide range of plastic selection, low labor cost, low scrap losses and a quite high tolerance. However, user may also face some problems when using this machine :For example, a temperature or internal pressure that is too high, under or over dosing in raw material and size problems...
With Exapro you can filter searches for your injection moulding machine according to the following criteria :
Power in tons in T
Dist. X between tie bars in mm
Dist. Y between tie bars in mm
Screw diameter in mm
Shot volume in cm³
Shot weight in g
You can also display your searches by location of the machines, year of the machine and the machine manufacturer.
Area of use :
There is not a specific area of use for the injection machine. Generally, It’s used in plastic product manufacturing. Due to the rather high difficulty of using the machine, it’s more often used by professionals who work directly in plastic production.
Exapro regroups some of the most important manufacturers in injection moulding machines such as Battenfeld moulding machines , Arburg moulding machines and Sandretto moulding machines and Cincinnati milacron machinery.
Due to the high quality and precision of the machine, plastic injection molders can be quite expensive. With Exapro, you can find used injection moulding machine for sale at an affordable price. You can also sell your used machinery with Exapro. Please contact an Exapro agent if you have further questions about our marketplace.
As an example, here is the Krauss Maffei 250 - 1400 C1 injection moulding machines.
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