Product and mould. Thermal considerations. Fluid flow. The injection moulding machine and its influence on mould design. Understanding moulds. The two-plate mould. Runner and gate design. Mould cooling. Ejection. The three-plate mould. Runnerless moulds. Undercut moulds. Standard mould parts. Prototype moulds. Mould tool materials. Index.
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It is refreshing to be able to review a book on plastics technology written by British authors ... contains a number of useful tables and nuggets of practical advice ... The book is probable worth its price solely for its chapter on hot runner systems ... Highly recommended. - Plastics and Rubber International; An excellent reference book for the practising plastics engineer as well as for the newcomer...well written and presented and lives up to the expectations of plastics engineers. All in all a very good book highly recommended for the plastics engineer... - The Chemical Engineering Journal