Tag Archives: Arburg

Metal Molding Makes Play For Smartphone Covers

Add powder injection molding (PIM) to the list of candidate processes for making smart phone covers stronger and less expensive. Machine builder Arburg and chemicals’ giant BASF formed [..]

Automation/Robotics, Design, Electronics, Europe, Metal Injection Molding, Metal Injection Molding (MIM) , ,

New Process Targets Improved Bonding of Hybrid Parts

Metal and plastic are said to bond together better in a newly developed turnkey, automated treatment process that will debut at Plasmatreat’s booth at  K2016 in Düsseldorf, Germany, [..]

Automation/Robotics, Automation/Robots, Automotive, Europe, Injection Molding, Insert Molding, Joining, Polyamides, Reinforcing Material ,

LSR: Arburg Will Demonstrate New Optically Clear Lens

The latest technology in liquid silicone rubber (LSR) injection molding will be on display at Medical Design & Manufacturing Minneapolis next month in a demonstration by Arburg, 2KM, [..]

Electronics, LSR, LSR, North America , ,

Is There Any Fire Behind The HP Smoke?

HP Inc., one of two successor companies to Hewlett-Packard, this month announced a few details on its much-anticipated venture into the 3D printing business. Here are a few [..]

Additive manufacturing ,

Igus Expands 3D Printing Services To Include SLS

Igus, a privately owned company based in Cologne, Germany, is rapidly expanding its 3D printing product offerings and services—all focused on its core business of bearings and other [..]

Additive manufacturing , ,

Lego: No Plans To Produce Plastics

Lego is spending $146 million to develop a new sustainable plastic. It’s not often that manufacturers of children’s toys, or of almost anything for that matter, decide they [..]

ABS, Additive manufacturing, Bioplastics, Consumer Goods, Europe, Injection Molding, Polycarbonate , , ,

Two Tooling Projects Take Center Stage in Walmart Innovation Push

Plastics tooling is an area of special interest in Walmart’s program to buy an additional $250 billion worth of products in the United States within 10 years. It’s [..]

Additive manufacturing, Injection Molding , ,

Arburg Launches Series Deliveries of Freeformers

Arburg has already shipped several production versions of its Freeformer additive manufacturing machine, with existing customers showing a lot of interest in its ability to produce 100 or [..]

Additive manufacturing, Additives , ,

SABIC Surprises At NPE With Focus on Additive Manufacturing

There is an interesting, and to some extent unexpected, focus on additive manufacturing at NPE2015, a show dominated by the big iron of injection molding, extrusion, and other [..]

ABS, Additive manufacturing, Aircraft, Automotive, Carbon Composites, Engineering Thermoplastics, Polycarbonate , , , , , ,

Why the Freeformer Is So Important To Injection Molding

The Arburg Freeformer additive manufacturing machine (dubbed AKF) made its debut at K2013 in Germany and it will move squarely into prime time at NPE2015 in Orlando, Florida [..]

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