Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Ring Gate

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_10068

n A gate for molding tubular objects in which the top of the cavity is encircled by a thick runner connected to the cavity through a thin web (the ring gate) along its entire circumference. This promotes filling the mold without objectionable weld lines.

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA