Category Archives: Compression

Unique Phenolic Molding Process Cuts Costs For Belts

One of the great things about molding is its technical diversity. I came across a new twist today called the injection core compression molding process. In this proprietary [..]

Automotive, Compression, Europe, Phenolics , ,

New Laptop Covers: Ultrathin + In-Mold Polycarbonate Labels

Laptop covers are molded in an IML process with previously unachievable thicknesses of less than 1 mm in a collaboration of European and Chinese companies. Engel (Schwartberg, Austria) [..]

Asia, Compression, Electronics, Europe, Injection Molding, Polycarbonate , ,

Unique Compression Process Molds TFT Light-Guide Panels

Arburg, a German-based machine builder, is applying lessons learned in the new defunct compact disc business to the thin film transistor (TFT) market. A specially fitted hydraulic Allroudner [..]

Asia, Compression, compression molding, Design, Electronics, Europe, Injection compression, Injection Molding, Polycarbonate , , ,

IKV Molds High-Fiber Composite Quickly

A project in Germany is creating high fiber content parts in a relatively fast process that combines the spray process with compression molding. Fast, that is, for thermoset [..]

Automotive, Composites, Compression, Europe, Reinforcing Material ,

New Container Molding Process Emerges

It’s not often that claims are made of major innovations in blow molding. At a press conference in New York today, Amcor Rigid Plastics, a leading producer of [..]

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