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We learned last month that selecting the optimal gate size and location is vital in the creation of any molded part. However, that is just half the story. Just as pivotal to the success of the design is the type of gate that is used. There are actually four main types of gates that are [...]

By definition, an injection molding gate is an orifice through which the molten plastic is injected into the mold. The type and size of the gate plays a very significant role in the process of injection molding. Gate Types There are two types of gates available for injection molding; manually trimmed and automatically trimmed gates. [...]