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