Low pressure overmolding the way it's supposed to be done: WITH A METERED SHOT!!
The Lighthouse Sentinal System
Lighthouse molding machines have many production-enhancing features:
Polyamide-specific Melt System Appropriate material heating prevents charring and material aging On screen melt tank refill alarm
Positive Displacement Servo Drive Excellent volumetric fill repeatability, eliminates pressure and viscosity variation (±.005cc) Variable flow rate profiling for optimum cycle times Eliminates daily start-up guesswork and transients Displacement up to 300cc Available multiple displacement units/injection points
Excellent Controls Set 8 inch HMI screen for operator ease Operator and technician level passwords PLC-operated with Windows front end “Mold-Saver” prevents mold crashes Dual Anti-tiedown cycle start, optional light curtain Process monitoring - pressure, temperature, displacement Pre-program 250 jobs by name Available low-level alarm Available QA uploading Available Ethernet monitoring and diagnostics
Mechanicals Standard 1-ton press, 5-ton available Accommodates 12” x 12” molds Standard Ejector plate Sturdy machine base Machine layout reconfigurable to your needs Optional Chiller Highly integratable – full turnkey systems available Available-Rotary indexing table
Press and PLC
Anti-tie down PLC
One ton press
The Lighthouse Molding Sentinel molding system is the most advanced, accurate, and configurable low pressure molding system available on the planet. Our combination of modularity, variable press size, variable melt tank size, up stream/down stream communication capability, and comprehensive software package make us the one machine that you can custom fit to your needs.