Tag Archives: Fraunhofer

‘Thin-Film’ Technique Boosts Part Finish, Cuts Energy Costs

German researchers want to commercialize a mold coating technology that they feel will improve surface finish of plastic parts and also reduce energy consumption. It’s a pretty simple [..]

Cooling/Heating, Molds & Moldmaking ,

Moldable Compound Consists Mostly Of Tire Waste

A new German company called Ruhr Compounds is commercializing a compound made up as much as 80% waste from tires and other discarded rubber products. A polypropylene matrix [..]

Composites, Consumer Goods, Europe, Green, Injection Molding, polypropylene