Loose Heaters

Modified on Monday, 02 February 2015 12:00 AM by mpieler — Categorized as: Extrusion Hints

Loose Heaters
Vol. 24 #1, March 1997

Extruder barrel heaters in less than full, tight contact with the barrel will not only waste heat and burn out heaters, they can also transfer heat erratically.

This causes controller hunting and destabilizing of the entire process.

- David R. Hopkins, Conplex Inc.

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