Brampton, Ontario, Canada: StackTeck Systems Ltd., has been responding to market demands for high volume injection molds for medical applications. According to Jordan Robertson, VP Business Development & Marketing: “Never before have we seen such a wave of inquiries for high volume medical applications. These are big projects that have arisen very suddenly, driven by the new demands of the COVID-19 pandemic, and typically with challenging lead time requirements.”
StackTeck offers broad experience in the medical area, offering solutions for medical-disposable items, labware, testing and diagnostic plastic components. In many cases, these components are very intricate requiring complex mold ejection sequences and/or designs, as well as quality optical finishes. Stack mold technology allows for the creation of the right medical solution using it in combination with any other applicable technologies that are part of StackTeck’s offerings: multi-material, collapsing core, servo unscrewing, and quick product change as well as in-mold functions such as in-mold closing (IMC) for flip top closures.
Caption 1: Medical Parts Needed in High Volumes.
Now more than ever, high volume molding technology is proving to be the most efficient and cost-effective way to reach high levels of productivity using:
- Advanced cooling designs for optimal cycle times
- Specialty hot runners for tight pitches to maximize cavitation
- Stack molds to increase productivity of each injection molding machine
Stack mold designs have evolved to successfully fill the needs of a wide variety of injection molding medical applications. As the need for high production volumes are climbing, there may never have been a better time to review the present-day features and capabilities of stack mold technology.
Caption 2: 2×16 mold for medical vial.
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