Category Archives: Injection compression

SABIC Strikes Gold With PC Glazing

SABIC stuck to its guns and is slowly starting to see substantial results from years-long efforts to advance polycarbonate glazing in cars. The company announced today that the [..]

ABS, Asia, Automotive, Design, Green, Injection compression, Injection Molding, Polycarbonate , , ,

Engel ‘Coinmelt’ Process Produces Difficult Part

Engel will demonstrate a new application for its low-pressure injection molding process—called coinmelt– at a technology seminar near Detroit June 29. An Engel duo 16050/1650 WP US machine, [..]

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Low Pressure Is Hot In Package Molding

Low pressure molding is gaining in importance as a way to improve productivity in the production of high-volume, thin-walled packaging. Procter & Gamble is developing low pressure injection [..]

Automation/Robotics, Compression, Design, Injection compression, Molds & Moldmaking, Packaging, polypropylene, Stack , , , , , ,

Sumitomo Demag Shows Special Fill System for Multi-Cavity Molds

One of the interesting technology award winners (gold level) at the recent Plastpol show held in Kielce, Poland was Sumitomo Demag’s activeFlowBalance, which was also demonstrated at K2013. [..]

Electronics, Europe, Injection compression, Injection Molding

Dolphin Process Allows Undercuts, Complex Design

Engel says it is negotiating with OEMs to extend application of its unique Dolphin process, which allows design engineers to achieve complex geometries and undercuts in a time- [..]

Automotive, Design, Europe, Foam, Foam molding, Injection compression

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 , , ,

Sandwich Foam Battles for Space In Busy Auto Field

The battle for lightweighting in automotive is not so much a battle of materials as it is a battle of interesting new technologies. One example comes out of [..]

Automotive, Carbon Composites, Carbon Fiber, Design, Europe, Green, Injection compression , ,

BMW Accelerates Plastics Component Integration

German machine builder KraussMaffei yesterday announced an order from BMW to supply a large number of injection molding, reaction process and automation machines and systems. BMW will use [..]

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Japanese Process Creates Nanoscale Molded Detail

Japan Steelworks (JSW) has developed a low pressure compression process to form molded parts with nanoscale details, high aspect ratios, and sharp edges. Cycle times are typically a [..]

Acrylic, Asia, compression molding, Electronics, Industrial, Injection compression, Medical, Polycarbonate, Polystyrene, Telecommunications , , , , ,

Poylcarbonate Glazing Continues to Avance, Slowly But Surely

The Peugeot-Citroën Group is now using  plastic glazing made from Teijin’s Panlite polycarbonate resin in the rear quarter windows (“quarter lite”) of the Citroen DS5, a five-door hatchback [..]

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