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Arburg Provides First US Window To Innovative Composite Project

Arburg will demonstrate an interesting lightweighting process that could prove attractive in particular for automotive applications at NPE2015 in Orlando, Florida, March 23-27. The booth demonstration will include [..]

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LSR Will Take Center Stage At NPE2015

Liquid silicone rubber is an increasingly important competitive weapon for American injection molders. Molding technologies are advancing, creating new opportunities for the thermoset elastomer, which boasts an impressive [..]

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Six NPE Booths Will Show Physical Foaming Demos

NPE2015, the triennial American plastics show, will be a coming-of-age party for physical foaming processes, particularly the MuCell technology originally developed at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology under [..]

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12 Machinery Builders Now Offer MuCell-Ready Equipment

The DVD video bezel frame in the Mercedes-Benz S-Class luxury sedan uses a molding foaming process to achieve dimensional stability, reduce warpage, lower weight and cut costs. It’s [..]

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3D Printing Takes Bigger Role at NPE2015

Look for 3D printing (aka additive manufacturing) to play a bigger role at next year’s National Plastics Exposition than it has in past NPEs. Most important will be [..]

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Igus Introduces Triboplastic for 3D Printing

In an interesting development for the 3D printing movement, a global leader in the development of proprietary plastic compounds for use in bearings and linear guides is now [..]

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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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Caveat Emptor As Chinese Machine Builder Mimics Arburg

A recent press release out of China announces that “Ningbo Suntero Plastic Machinery Co. is now introducing their small and high precision injection molding machines that are going [..]


The Top Ten New Technologies at K2013–The Editor’s Picks

Number One The Arburg FreeFormer The conservative machine builder knew it had a winner here, and it really let the sparks fly in a press conference on the [..]

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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. [..]

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