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Heat Transfer

Modified on Sunday, 01 February 2015 11:03 PM by mpieler Categorized as Extrusion Hints
Heat Transfer
Vol. 22 #2, Sept. 1995

Before start up, check to make sure the heaters are in direct contact with the barrel surface.

Air is a great insulator, and gaps between heater and barrel make the heater work that much harder and burn out that much sooner.

See also:
  • Barrel heaters
  • Barrel zone override
  • Gauge variation
  • Heater contact
  • Heat exchanger
  • Start up 2
  • Trouble shooting with barrel zones

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