Category Archives: Micro Molding

Micro Firepower Is Lining Up for NPE2015

Among the highlights of the last K Fair in Germany were interesting new ideas in micro injection molding machines, including a fresh concept from MHS of Georgetown, Ontario. [..]

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LPKF Fights Patent Infringement On LDS Process

On July 8, the Mannheim Regional Court in Germany ordered Motorola Deutschland and Motorola Mobility USA to refrain from selling cell phones in Germany that infringe on LPKF’s [..]

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Micro Injection Molding: It’s Not About the Iron, Baby

Just based on the buzz factor, you’d think that the micro molding business is a major industry in the United States. According to one source, out of some [..]

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‘Inverse Screw’ Cuts Residence Time In Micro Molding

The focus of injection molding technology on micro-sized units continues to grow. Interesting new technology was introduced at K2014, and Arburg announced an interesting concept at the 27th [..]

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New Ultrasonic Micro Molder Operates On Low Pressure

The big-name micro injection molding machines tend to be small versions (5 tons versus 250 tons) of standard plastication systems with some tweaking. The approach works reasonably well [..]

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Micro Molder From Canada Grabs Second Spot in Best-Of-K

Best of K2013: Number Two Newly designed micro molder   The M3 micromolder from MHS-Mold Hotrunner Solutions is a really interesting piece of engineering. It represents a real [..]

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New Micro Molding Machine Offers High Capacity, Output Flexibility

One of the many interesting new products introduced at K2013 is a micro molding machine that is designed to bridge the gap between prototyping and actual production runs. [..]

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Impressive Approach Enables Multi-Function Car Sensor

An amazing amount of injection molding technology goes into a combined rain, light and moisture sensor integrated into the rear view mirror bracket on the windshield of a [..]

Automotive, Design, Europe, Hot runner systems, Indexing, Injection Molding, Injection Molding, Micro Molding, Polycarbonate, Three-Shot , ,

Micro Will Be BIG at NPE2012

Miniaturization is a major trend in plastics, and machines that specialize in micro molding will be front and center at NPE2012 (Orlando, FL, April 1-5), the major plastics [..]

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Printing Will Challenge Micro Molding

An interesting new printing process may provide stiff competition for micro and powder injection molding for parts that require complex internal geometries, such as lead frames for semiconductor [..]

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