Injection Molding Gate Types
A gate is a designed small opening to allow the melted plastics into the mold cavity, a successful gate design is determined by gate type, dimensions, location, it’s deeply related with the materials been used, the type of mold plates, and economic factors. Gate design is one of the most important elements to influence injection mold quality and productivity.
It has different gate types as blow:
Direct gate→Lap gate→Side gate→Ring gate→Slice gate→Sub gate→Pin point gate→Banana gate→Fan gate