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Clamp Cylinders

Clamp Cylinders

The two main types of clamping systems are the hydraulic and toggle configurations. The hydraulic clamp system consists of one or more hydraulic cylinders while the toggle clamp system consists of a series of linkages.

Regardless of the type of clamp that is used on an injection molding machine, the functions are; to provide motion and pressure to open and close the mold, and to supply force to hold the mold closed during injection.



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