Why In-Mold Sensors?

Why Put Sensors in a Mold?

Simply put, what happens in the mold stays in the part. Cavity pressure and temperature sensors are the proven way to know without a doubt what is happening to the plastic as it forms the part.


Why Measure Cavity Pressure?

Pressure data can help identify:

  • Sinks
  • Shorts
  • Flash
  • Voids
  • Dimensional Variation
  • Weight
  • Chemical Resistance
  • Warp or In-Molded Stress

Why Measure Temperature?

Temperature data can help identify:

  • Cooling circuit variation
  • Imbalance or blockage—warp due to semi-crystalline shrinkage behavior
  • Improper melt temperatures
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