Category Archives: ABS

Will 3D Printing Unseat LEGO From Its Lofty Perch?

LEGO, the Danish toy manufacturer, is quite possibly the largest captive molder in the world based on number of injection molding machines and number of plastic parts produced. [..]

ABS, Consumer Goods, Injection Molding , ,

It’s Becoming Much Easier Not to Actually Buy a 3D Printer

Looking for custom models, but you don’t want to buy a 3D printing machine? Of course, that’s never been a problem for industrial users because rapid prototyping service [..]

ABS, Bioplastics, Design

New Viper Nets Top Automotive Team Award

It’s only fitting that the Viper supercar from Chrysler Group’s Street and Racing Technology (SRT) brand is the 2012 winner of the Vehicle Engineering Team Award (VETA) from [..]

ABS, Automotive, Carbon Composites, Engineering Thermoplastics, Injection Molding, Management, North America, Polycarbonate, Reinforcing Material , ,

Siemens Plastic Replicates ABS with Bioplastic and CO2-Offtake

Yesterday, I wrote about “Intel plastic”. Today, the topic is “Siemens plastic”. The German manufacturing giant has developed a plastic primarily made from “green” resources that it says [..]

ABS, Consumer Goods, Electronics, Europe, Green, Industrial, Injection Molding

Asian Project Tests Thermoplastic Starch for Mobile Phone Cover

Bioplastics were the topic of many good presentations at the Annual Technical Conference (Antec) of the Society of Plastics Engineers held a month ago in Orlando, FL. Antec [..]

ABS, Asia, Bioplastics, Consumer Goods, Electronics, Injection Molding, Polycarbonate , ,

Remote-Controlled Quadshot Performs Aerial Acrobatics

The Quadshot is a remote-controlled (RC) aircraft combining the stability and control of a helicopter with the speed and maneuverability of an airplane. “There’s really nothing quite like [..]

ABS, Aircraft, Asia, Carbon Composites, Carbon Fiber, Composites, Design, Foam molding, Injection Molding, North America, Polyamides, Polycarbonate, Reinforcing Material ,