Location Ring

To orient the injection mold on the platen a locating ring is used.
The ring supports the mounting of the mold.
It helps to aligns the machine nozzle with the central length of the sprue bush.
With this, a good contact between the two elements is ensured.

Location Ring in Plastic Industry
Location Ring in Plastic Industry

Injection mold (Image 1): Location ring on a mold.
Injection molding machine (Image 2): Holder for the location ring on the clamping plate.

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