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Hot Runner Control News2022-02-23T13:43:58+00:00

Industrial HMI Remote Control

Fast Heat hot runner temperature control industrial HMIs offer two options for remote monitoring and control. We first offered VNC Viewer with the advent of newer touchscreen HMIs. Most recently we have added EasyAccess 2.0 VPN. Here is a brief explanation. VNC Viewer - Same Network Connection VNC viewer is a graphical desktop sharing program that allows a PC (client) to connect to another PC or HMI (server) that has the VNC server app installed. Once a connection is made, the server sends a duplicate of what is displayed on the PC (or HMI) to the client PC. The client PC can remotely control the PC/HMI. To make a connection, the client PC must enter the IP address of the target device. VNC Viewer is a great

Fast Heat Product Line Now Includes Sprue Bushings and Heated Nozzles

Spark Industries Expands Product Line We’re seeking to provide as much value to mold builders as possible. Expanding our product line to include integrally heated sprue bushings and machine nozzles enables tool shops and molders to leverage these proven designs while receiving our hands-on service and support. We also offer custom mold boxes, mold, and cable diagnostics, cables, and of course our Fast Heat Pulse and Ion hot runner controllers. Integrally heated sprue bushings have a superior heat transfer and can process a wide range of resins. The streamlined flow channel terminates in a reverse taper gate, providing minimum pressure loss and allowing for rapid gate freeze. The formation of a small gate stub on the part or runner results in a machine hold-time reduction, with no

Injection Molding & Design Expo May 25-26, Detroit MI

Injection Molding & Design Expo May 25-26, Detroit MI The Injection Molding and Design expo is an exciting new free-to-attend tradeshow from the people behind Plastics News and Injection World magazines. Focused exclusively on injection molding, the two-day event brings together the complete North American supply chain, from part and mold design, through process optimization and automation, to finishing and assembly. Join us at Huntington Place, Detroit to learn, network, and collaborate. Register for Free. Visit us at Booth # 325 Hot Runner Controller Demos Mold and Cable Checker Demos See Mold Boxes, Cables and Sprue Bushings Attend our Hot Runner Control Input and Output Communication Presentation Molding the Future Theater Day 1, May 25, 2022, 2:30 PM - 2:50 PM Presented by Chad Root About Us: Spark Industries was

The Ins and Outs of Hot Runner Control

Hot Runner Maintenance Training Needs to Include Why, Not Just How Onboarding and training new employees on why things are done a certain way and not just how is critical in hot runner temperature control and proper hot runner system management. Spark Industries has created a guide for training new mold making and molding professionals on hot runner temperature control fundamentals. Before you turn on your hot runner controller, you should understand the following about your equipment and connections: Condition of the hot runner heater, thermocouples, and grounding Mold box connections and grounding Heater and thermocouple cable connects and grounding Hot runner controller connectors, maintenance, and grounding Incoming power and grounding Read the Full Article in MoldMaking Technology Magazine's November Issue

Fast Heat Updates HMI on Pulse Hot Runner Controllers

Pulse Hot Runner Controller Fast Heat by Spark Industries will be debuting an updated human-machine interface (HMI) on their Pulse hot runner controller at Amerimold 2021. The updated controller is now standard on all Pulse controllers and older versions of the hot runner controller can be retrofitted with the new technology.  The features of the updated interface are: Plug and Play- Set/Select your recipe and go Automatic bake-out to prevent shorts Evensoak-ramps up by group so expansion is even Zone or group set points can be adjusted quickly Auto or manual slave off other thermocouples Temperature, amperage, percent power, thermocouple and heater condition alarms are easy to see Thermocouple designation can be reassigned if there is a miswire Boost or Idle with one button Security levels

Spark Industries Acquires Fast Heat’s Hot Runner Controller Product Line

January 7, 2021.  Recently formed Spark Industries, founded by former Fast Heat GM Chad Root and Operations Manager Manny Diaz, has acquired Fast Heat's current product line with an eye on advancing the technology of their hot runner controllers. Root and Diaz are leveraging their extensive experience in the industry and deep understanding of their client's needs to continuously improve the current line and create new and innovative products in the future. "We have a lot of support from customers, reps, and dealers. They expect us to ramp up service and support along with new product development, which is exactly what we are doing. One group that we hope to provide extra support to is the moldmaking community. When Fast Heat sold hot runner systems and

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