Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Retainer Plate

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_9987

n In injection molding, a plate that reinforces the cavity block against the injection pressure, and also serves as an anchor for the cavities, ejector pins, guide pins, and bushings. The retainer plate is usually cored for circulating water or steam.

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA