Understanding Injection Molds

Copyright: 2013
ISBN: 978-1-56990-527-2
Softcover: 145 pages/144 figures/14 tables
$79.99 (US)


Basic Mold Design. Types of Demolding in Two-Platen Molds. Gate Technology. Standard Parts. Temperature Control. Special Designs. Mold Surface Treatment. Machining Processes. Care, Maintenance, and Storage.


This book opens up the entire subject of injection mold technology, including numerous special procedures, in an established and practical way. It is specifically intended for beginners, young professionals, business owners, as well as engineering students.

The chapters are clearly structured and easy to understand. The textbook is designed so that it provides a complete basic knowledge of injection molds in chronological order as well as daily guidance and advice. The numerous colored figures allow a rapid understanding of the content, which is especially helpful to the beginner who wants to learn about injection molds quickly.

In the foreground of the description are thermoplastic molds. Divergent processes for thermoset or elastomer molds are explained at the end of each chapter. The book captures the current state of the art and is written by authors from the field.


Author Info:

Pruner, H.

Harry Pruner is Managing Director of Marketing Services GmbH.

Nesch, W.

Wolfgang Nesch worked for Ferromatik and was a master toolmaker for 30+ years in the application of technology and injection molding areas.