Intensification Ratios for Electric Molding Machines…

I received this question on our online chat feature earlier today…

Can you please give me the IR (intensification ratio) for an electric molding machine?
My Response
Electric molding machines do not have intensification ratios because they lack hydraulic pressure. Your machine should be configured to provide the actual injection pressure.
Basically, an electric molding machine measures the injection force using a conversion from the torque applied during injection. This conversion provides the actual injection pressure on the control panel. 
Additional Thoughts
he only time you may need a conversion is if the screw and barrel were replaced, and the machine was not re-programmed to accomodate.

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