Tag Archives: Fakuma

New Engel Software Attacks ‘Mold Breathing’ Variations

Clamping force is automatically optimized in Engel’s inject 4.0 program, which was introduced this week at the Fakuma trade show in Germany. The iQ weight control software introduced [..]

Europe, Injection Molding , ,

New Molding Machines Facilitate Silicone Growth

The silicone elastomers market is estimated to grow 8.2  per cent a year though 2019, reaching a global market for all processes of $10.2 billion, according to a recent [..]

Elastomers, Europe, LSR, Medical, North America , , , , ,

Low Pressure Is Hot In Package Molding

Low pressure molding is gaining in importance as a way to improve productivity in the production of high-volume, thin-walled packaging. Procter & Gamble is developing low pressure injection [..]

Automation/Robotics, Compression, Design, Injection compression, Molds & Moldmaking, Packaging, polypropylene, Stack , , , , , ,

Fakuma: RocTool, KM Will Show Film-Free Special Effects

RocTool and KraussMaffei will team up at the upcoming Fakuma trade show in Germany on a demonstration of interesting surface effects that can be created with a dynamically [..]

Cooling/Heating, Europe, Injection Molding , , ,

Covestro Will Focus on Composites at Fakuma

Covestro will make its public debut at the Fakuma trade fair in Friedrichshafen, Germany, from October 13 to 17, and current strong stock market conditions for plastics point [..]

Injection Molding , ,

Egg Cartons: Molded Pulp Or Molded Polypropylene?

The big German trade shows usually open up one day (often Sundays) to boost traffic and allow consumers to cherry pick interesting items from demonstrations. So you might [..]

Consumer Goods, Design, Europe, In-Mold Decorating, Injection Molding, polypropylene, Two-Shot , ,

Fakuma: The ‘Biggest’ or the ‘Third Biggest’ in 2012?

Europeans rightfully take a great deal of pride in their trade shows. They play a bigger role in the industrial culture there than they do in the United [..]

Management

New DuPont Technology Boosts Molding Productivity

Interesting new molding technology is quietly being implemented by DuPont in Europe. A new electronic connector gasket from Dana integrates wiring harness, power connectors and Zytel nylon and [..]

Automotive, Design, Engineering Thermoplastics, Europe, Injection Molding, Injection Molding, Polyacetal, Polyamides, Two-Shot , , , , , ,