Synventive Introduces New Quick-Couple Actuator for its Line of Valve Gate Hot Runner Systems

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Exclusive, patented hot runner actuator design allows clamp plate removal without need for valve pin removal

QCVG-16

QCVG16

By simplifying installation and maintenance, this actuator reduces mold/hot runner downtime and allows for better finished part production.

Synventive Molding Solutions, a global leader in hot runner systems, has introduced a new patented Quick Couple Actuator that enhances its readily removable and replaceable clamp plate design. The QCVG16, a product that was previously available only on a limited basis with certain Synventive hot runner nozzles, has been redesigned so it is now available for use with the company’s entire global product line of valve gate hot runner systems.

This new actuator offers numerous patented advantages for easy assembly, disassembly, and valve pin adjustment for moldmakers and molders, including:

-‘Quick couple’ design facilitates easy assembly and disassembly; top clamp plate can be removed without removing the QCVG16 actuator or valve pin, and valve pins can be removed without removing the QCVG16 actuator or top clamp plate

-Pin axial adjustment feature permits valve pin adjustment with or without top clamp plate

-Integrated self-bleeding feature reduces installation assembly time and cost by eliminating need to bleed air from hydraulic lines

“This new actuator makes valve gate hot runner maintenance and valve pin adjustment significantly easier for users,” said Brian Bechard, President of Synventive North America. “By simplifying installation and maintenance, this actuator reduces mold/hot runner downtime and allows for better finished part production.”

In addition to the above-mentioned features, the QCVG16 also incorporates a forgiving design where cooling lines for the hydraulic valve gate cylinders are drilled in the top clamp plate. This eliminates the need to run lines to each cylinder, thereby eliminating the chance of water leaking or condensing within the hot runner manifold pocket.

About Synventive

Synventive Molding Solutions is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of hot runner systems and components for injection molded plastic parts. Since the 1970’s, Synventive has served thousands of customers in the automotive, electrical/electronic, medical, packaging, and consumer/industrial industries.

Synventive has manufacturing facilities in North America, Europe and Asia, each with its own research and development, manufacturing and design departments. The European market is served by the company’s facility in Bensheim, Germany, while North America is served by the company’s Peabody, Mass. site. The Asian market is served from Suzhou, People’s Republic of China. Additionally, the company has sales and service representatives in 26 countries.

For more information, please visit http://www.synventive.com.

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