Tag Archives: IKV Aachen

‘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 [..]

Europe, Micro Molding , ,

BASF, IKV Join Forces to Speed Carbon Composite Molding

A new German system could greatly speed production of molded carbon composites to as low as six minutes. The fastest production speed currently in use is a brand-new [..]

Aircraft, Automotive, Carbon Composites, Carbon Fiber, Europe, Reinforcing Material , , ,

IKV Molds High-Fiber Composite Quickly

A project in Germany is creating high fiber content parts in a relatively fast process that combines the spray process with compression molding. Fast, that is, for thermoset [..]

Automotive, Composites, Compression, Europe, Reinforcing Material ,

TOP 10 MOLDING TECHNOLOGIES AT K2010: NO. 6

NO. 6: Two exhibitors at K 2010 showed important advances in electrically conductive plastics. The Institute of Plastics Processing (IKV) at RWTH Aachen University showcased a single-step process [..]

Automotive, Conductive Material, Consumer Goods, Europe, Indexing, Injection Molding, Polyamides, Sports , , ,

TOP 10 MOLDING TECHNOLOGIES AT K2010: NO. 8

NO. 8: The Institute for Plastics Processing (IKV) of Aachen, Germany, and machine builder Wittmann Battenfeld showed a water-powered projectile injection technology (PIT) for producing smooth internal channels in [..]

Automotive, Elastomers, Europe, Injection Molding, Injection Molding , ,