Hydraulic cylinders are commonly used on injection molds to actuate movable core. When considering “How to Size” a hydraulic cylinder for moving the core or preloading the core, PFA recommends to review three positions – initial breakaway, movement during stroke, and end position. After determining the limiting condition, a proper size may be determined. PFA’s […]
Plastic & Injection Molding
Although most manufacturers do not think about it, core preload is an important part of any successful injection molding project that requires not only precision but uniformity. As the creator of KOR-LOK® Side Action Systems, PFA understands not only core forces under injection but also how preload is necessary to overcome those forces and the importance of choosing […]
Improve complex injection-molded part quality and profitability by reducing mold base size and preloading slides from a solid structure to ensure placement.
As the leader in the design and manufacturer of several industry-preferred products, PFA Inc. strives to not only provide innovative solutions to common problems but also exceed our customer’s expectations.
PFA, Inc. has continued to provide the innovative solutions for mechanical clamping that manufacturers need to efficiently and affordably complete SMED in the injection molding industry.
For injection molders that are ready to improve their mold performance and make their parts as efficient as possible, the PFA KOR-LOK® is the obvious choice.