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Temperature Control

Modified on Sunday, 01 February 2015 05:54 PM by mpieler Categorized as Extrusion Hints
Temperature Control
Vol.20 #1, Mar., 1993

Many gray hairs are caused by temperamental temperature control systems that are either out of calibration or poorly adjusted. Unless the set point and the actual reading on any barrel zone are within 3 degrees F (preferably 1 degree F), you are not controlling the process.

Find out why.

See also:
  • 2 machines, 1 material
  • Barrel thermocouple maintenance
  • Barrel zone override
  • Cooling water
  • Extruders
  • Seated TCs
  • Temperature controller calibration

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