Technical Articles

Burger & Brown Engineering, Inc. has published these technical articles:

(Molding Services)
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The Energy Density vs. ?T/in. relationship is an important step forward in pursuit of a science-based approach to cooling-circuit design. Here's why....
(Molding Services)
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Find your required cooling water flow rate and circuit length by entering injection molding variables such as Polymer, Cycle Time, Shot Weight, Molding Room Temperature, etc. User guidelines in the...
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Manufacturing Engineers strive to reduce setup times and maximize machine run times, increasing profits....
(Valves)
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Minimum flow rates for maximum cooling....
(Flow Sensing)
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Obstructions in cooling can wreak havoc on molding. Here, a well-known supplier to molders that also molds recounts its experience and offers tips on how you can keep things flowing....
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This graph demonstrates the principle that Reynolds Numbers greater than 8000 represent diminishing return on investment....
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Need to figure out your mold-cooling energy requirements for the various polymers you run? What about sizing cooling circuits so they provide adequate cooling capacity? Learn the tricks of the trade...
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Dirty, rusty, smelly water can wreak havoc with even the most meticulous process-cooling program. Here??™s how to make sure your water is up to the task. This is what the water side of a...
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Technical molders know that turbulent cooling flow can improve cycle times and help the bottom line. Here are some factors that can inhibit good cooling and also some thoughts on how you can improve...
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Cooling power is a resource worthy of conservation, just the same as resin, colorant, packaging, and the like. In this article we will offer some ideas how to stretch your cooling power and add to...
(Flow Sensing)
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"Rule of thumb" flow per line size chart....
(Engineering Services)
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Causes and prevention guide....
(Molding Equipment and Supplies)
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Determine the correct water temperature setting for the Mold Temperature Regulator. Charts and graphs will help you decide if this product is right for your process....
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Using your input, this page calculates the Hydraulic Diameter of cooling passages that are round, annular, rectangular and round with a baffle. Hydraulic Diameter is used to calculate Turbulent Flow...
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Cooling conditions affect cycle time, part dimensions, surface finish, and warpage. Here are some ideas for fine-tuning your mold cooling system....
(Valves)
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Select the proper cooling water manifold for your application....
(Flow Sensing)
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Years of talk about observing and studying coolant flow in a clear simulated cooling channel finally becomes a reality. Here's how it all came together, and what it all means....
(Molding Equipment and Supplies)
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Cooling circuits remove most of the heat from the mold, but significant amounts are transferred to the platens and ambient air. A cooling fan over the machine can make a significant difference in...
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The importance of turbulent flow in mold cooling circuits....
(Molding Equipment and Supplies)
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Principle of Operation...
(Flow Sensing)
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The Smartflow Reynolds Number Calculator is provided as a service to the injection molding community as an easy-to-use online resource. In the development of our calculator special attention was...