The size and shape of the gates used in mold making are often not given the attention they deserve. Randy Kerkstra believes that many of the common assumptions about gate geometry should be challenged. In his recent article on Plastics Technology (http://www.ptonline.com), he explains how he learned about gating and runners when he transitioned from tooling to the molding floor.
This article really goes in depth on several of the factors and considerations of Gate Geometry. You can read the entire article here: The Importance of Gate Geometry
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