To fix the injection mold on the machine platens mounting clutches can be used. One of the two ends of the clutch stays on the mold. The other one rests on the platen of the machine. A screw applies the force to hold each side of the mold securely. It is screwed into one of the holes of the platens. It should be noted, that ejection side and injection side of the mold need to be clamped.

Mounting clutch in Plastic Industry

Injection Molding Machine: Mounting clutch on the platen.

Mounting clutch in Plastic Industry

Injection Molding Machine: Mold clamped with mounting clutches onto the machine.

Related topics:

Setting-Up
Quick Release System
Fastening Screw

This glossary of plastic industry is provided by PLEXPERT Canada Inc.
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