Tag Archives: compression molding

GMT Molding Replaces Steel Assembly In Mustang Seatback

GMT, a granddaddy of thermoplastic composites, has had slow market penetration since its commercial roll-out by PPG Industries and GE in the 1970s and 1980s. There was some [..]

Automation/Robotics, Automotive, Compression, Design, Glass-Reinforced Composites, North America, Reinforcing Material , , ,

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 , , ,

New Container Molding Process Emerges

It’s not often that claims are made of major innovations in blow molding. At a press conference in New York today, Amcor Rigid Plastics, a leading producer of [..]

Compression, Europe, Medical, North America, Packaging , ,

New Process May Cut Aircraft Weight

The Boeing Dreamliner has been a great test bed for new materials technologies. To date, though, molding technologies have taken a backseat to more traditional composite forming processes, [..]

Design, Plastic Compounds, Primary machinery , , , , ,