Acrolab supports the Aluminum and Magnesium Injection processing sector with multiple products and services. Cycle time, Heating, and overheating is key for these applications. Our clients have unique applications and Acrolab technical experts must work hand in hand with your team to ensure the application is clearly understood. We work with you to supply thermal management services and components for your aluminum and magnesium injection applications that will exceed your expectations.
Make your project as turnkey as you want it to be, or choose one or all of the below to suit your needs
Some applications have only one challenge, either heating or cooling. In metal injection such as aluminum or magnesium there ends up being both of these challenges, both heating and cooling. After a shutdown or tool change, the tool has to heat up to temperature. In order to produce good parts. Some of the tools are very large and can take a very long time (over 6-8 hours in some cases) to heat up. Some clients can’t wait that long.
Short shots can occur for a number of reasons. One reason they occur in Magnesium or aluminum applications is because the material losses too much thermal energy as it gets injection and travels through the tool. The part material is at a much higher temperature than the tool and so with each inch it flows into the tool it losses more and more thermal energy. At the end of fill the part material has lost enough heat that it does not flow as fast and in return you can end up with a short shot.