Here’s news to look for in molds, mold components, hot runners and controls at the giant K fair in October. At press time prior to the big show, several suppliers of tools and hot-runner technologies offered Plastics Technology a sneak peek at their plans for the show. Here is what we found:  Husky Injection Molding Systems will show its new NexPET Mold, which it describes as a flexible mid-volume PET preform tool for shorter production runs and frequent changeovers. In hot runners and controllers, Husky’s display will include Ultra Helix 250 T2 valve gates. Husky says these are designed to improve part quality by maintaining superior gate quality for millions of cycles for small parts with difficult-to-access gate locations. On the control side, Husky will display the latest family of its Altanium Mold Controllers. Husky says these provide highly accurate temperature management with integrated servo-motion and valve-gate controls. Husky will also introduce its new online spare-parts ordering portal, which will be available for a demonstration on the booth. Meusburger Georg GmbH & Co. KG will use K to launch its entry into cavity-pressure measurement, adding these sensors to...