Simplify Injection Mold Sensor Monitoring with SWITCHMAX

Injection molding is a complex process that requires precise monitoring of various parameters to ensure optimal performance and product quality. One crucial aspect is sensor monitoring, which enables the detection of specific equipment positions, ensuring the proper functioning of the injection molding machine. PFA, Inc. has developed an innovative solution called SWITCHMAX® – a plug-and-play […]


How Can SWITCHMAX® Improve Injection Molding?

Injection molding is a widely used manufacturing process in which molten material is injected into a mold cavity, cooled, and then solidified to produce a finished product. Manufacturers need to optimize the efficiency and productivity of their injection molding operations to stay competitive in the market. PFA, Inc., a leading manufacturer of locking cylinders, core […]


Managing Multiple Sensor Signals During Injection Molding

Injection molding is a highly complex process that requires precise control of multiple variables. To ensure a successful outcome, monitoring and managing multiple sensor signals during the process is vital. This article will discuss effectively managing multiple sensor signals during injection molding. What are Sensor Signals? Sensor signals are measurements of physical parameters such as […]


Modular Cables with LEDs for Merging Core Pull Signals to Press

With PFA’s SWITCHMAX® mold wiring solution, it is possible to connect all core position sensors into single press inputs for set and pull, and provide operator side LED light indications for core positions. Secondarily designed for blocking unwanted signals, the system includes cross-connected sensor verification for mechanical switches, 3-wire PNP integration, and relay sensor adapters […]

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