Press Release Summary:
Available in 10 lengths from 42-130 mm, Gate-Mate Lite nozzles feature square coil heater and integrated thermocouple. Conductive beryllium copper tip provides precise heat needed for proper gate control. Offered in point-gate or thru-hole tip styles, products have bodiless design that leaves no witness marks on finished molded part. They provide solutions for multi-cavity molds, thin-walled parts, and high-cavitation molding.
Original Press Release:
D-M-E introduces Gate-Mate Lite Hot Runner Nozzles - the Most Economical Choice for Direct Gating Applications
November 2003 - Gate-Mate Lite, a successor to the popular Gate-Mate 4 nozzles, offers the most economical solution for thin-walled parts, direct part gating and high-cavitation molding. Now available in 10 nozzle lengths from 42 through 130mm, Gate-Mate Lite is suitable for multi-cavity molds. Featuring an advanced-design square coil heater and integrated thermocouple, the newest addition to the hot runner product line ensures an accurate temperature profile throughout the nozzle. In addition, a highly conductive beryllium copper tip provides the precise heat needed for proper gate control, better part appearance, and minimum vestige.
Available in a choice of point-gate or thru-hole tip styles, Gate-Mate Lite features a bodiless design that leaves no witness marks on the finished molded part. Gate-Mate Lite is ideal for parts up to 225 grams and easily processes POM, TPE, TPO, PE, PP, PS, SAN, ABS, PA, PPO, PMMA, and PC. The nozzles are easy to install and operate, enabling streamlined set-up and production.
D-M-E Company, headquartered in Madison Heights, Michigan, is one of the world's largest manufacturers and distributors of mold tooling, mold components, hot runner systems, and electronic controls for the plastics industry. A subsidiary of Milacron Inc., D-M-E Company also manufactures and sells standard tooling for the die casting industry.