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    • Expanded UltraSync hot runner family helps to remove variability from the injection molding process

      Release 2010-10-27

      Düsseldorf, Germany - Husky Injection Molding Systems today announced the expansion of its UltraSync™ family of synchronized plate actuated valve gate hot runners. To provide increased flexibility to molders, Husky now offers UltraSync in three options, including UltraSync-E (electric), UltraSync-H (hydraulic) or UltraSync-P (pneumatic). UltraSync technology offers repeatable shot-to-shot and part-to-part consistency through precise stem control, helping to remove variation from the injection molding process. This makes UltraSync suited for particularly demanding applications, such as those in the medical industry.

      UltraSync precision is achieved by using either an electric servo motor, hydraulic cylinder or pneumatic cylinder option that moves the valve stems with 100% synchronization. This variety allows customers to effectively tailor UltraSync to their specific application needs, ensuring consistent functionality, process control and cavity-to-cavity repeatability.

      “At Husky, we work to gain a detailed understanding of our customers’ businesses and project requirements at the tooling level. We have listened to customer feedback and they are looking for more balanced hot runners that provide increased precision and part consistency,” said Dinesh Budapanahalli, Husky’s Vice President of Sales, Global Hot Runners and Tooling. “The expansion of UltraSync is an example of Husky’s commitment to developing solutions that meet our customers’ unique and diverse manufacturing needs.”

      UltraSync allows molders to achieve tighter pitch, which means more parts produced within a smaller space, and all options are configured to provide high stem force for excellent gate quality. UltraSync technology is also cleanroom compatible and is suited for particularly demanding applications such as medical. If the electric servo motor is used, the set-up screen is conveniently integrated into a Husky Altanium temperature controller.

      UltraSync features:

      • Available with Ultra 350, Ultra 500 and Ultra 750 nozzles
      • Allows for minimum nozzle spacing of 18 mm (0.71”)
      • Easy access and quick stem removal for maintenance purposes
      • Ideal for high precision molding of small parts
      • Unique plate actuation mechanism requires limited maintenance
      • Wear eliminated by use of bearings for moving components
      • Entire actuation unit, including stems, is easily accessible for any required maintenance
      • Multiple hot runners with different pitch layout or cavitation can utilize the same actuation assembly

      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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