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    • Husky introduces the Ultra 350 valve gate nozzle

      For release 2007-05-31


      DUDELANGE, Luxembourg -- Husky has introduced the smallest member of its valve gate nozzle family, the Ultra 350, with a seal diameter of only 8 mm, a bore diameter of 16 mm, and a minimum nozzle spacing of 25.4 mm.

      Designed for ultra-compact, multi-cavity production of small parts, including valve gating in difficult-to-access areas on a medical part or inside gating of closures, the Ultra 350 matches the throughput of the larger Ultra 500 VG -- up to 20 g/sec. The small footprint of the new Ultra 350 provides increased access at the gate for cooling and increased plate steel for support. A pneumatically actuated, plunger style gate is highly efficient in space-constrained, high-cavity applications. The Ultra 350 nozzle is currently available for polyolefin resins only.

      The Ultra 350 system joins a growing number of Husky components that target a wide range of high throughput applications. As with all Ultra nozzles, the Ultra 350 offers guaranteed leakproof performance for three years with UltraSeal technology.

      Husky Hot Runners

      Husky has delivered the world's most comprehensive hot runner solutions for more than 45 years, shipping more than 6,500 hot runners in 2006. Husky hot runners are custom built for each application -- from part weights of less than 1 gram to over 30 kilograms -- and are renowned for high performance, quality and reliability. The Husky hot runner product line includes single drops, complete hot halves with plates, manifold systems, temperature controllers, stack systems and mold bases. Husky hot runners are manufactured on four continents and are backed by the industry's leading service and sales network.

      About Husky — Husky Injection Molding Systems (www.husky.ca) is a leading global supplier of injection molding equipment and services to the plastics industry. The company has more than 40 service and sales offices, supporting customers in over 100 countries. Husky's manufacturing facilities are located in Canada, the United States, Luxembourg and China. 

      For more information, please contact:
      Media Relations
      Husky Injection Molding Systems
      E-mail: media@husky.ca

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