Gate Types Used in plastic Moulds,

During Mould design it is very important matter for selecting the optimal gate size and it's location and type of gate.

Normally two type of Gate consider for mould,

1] Manually  Degating.
2] Automatically Degating.

Manually trimming gates :
This type gate trimmed from the moulded shot by manual operation to separate parts from feed system for below example type of gates:

Sprue gate
Edge gate
Tab gate
Overlap gate
Fan gate
Film gate
Diaphragm gate
External ring
Spoke or multipoint gate

Automatically trimming gates :

Gate types trimmed from the mould cavity automatically for following type gates:

Pin gate
Submarine (tunnel) gates
Hot runner gates
Valve gates,