20% cycle time reduction with iTherm® Shot block


shorter cycle time

Background information

Our customer that works in the automotive industry was trying to improve production performance. They decided to replace conventional with iTherm® Shot block.

Improvements with iTherm® Shot block

Temperature decrease

The customer has reported a substantial improvement of average distributor temperatures before and after the spray of the cast.


Cycle time decrease

Big differences in cooling rate directly resulted in an almost 20% decrease in overall cycle time.


Shot block lifetime

The number of shots before iTherm® Distributor had to be replaced was 80% higher compared to the conventional distributor.

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