Tag Archives: Liquidmetal

Apple Eyes Expanded Use of Molded Metal Parts

Increased use of molded specialty metal parts appears very much to be in Apple’s future. In the biggest buzz, Apple will use metal injection molded hinges in a new [..]

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Is There Still Hope For Liquidmetal Injection Molding?

Patient and long-suffering investors in Liquidmetal Technologies are anxiously awaiting announcement of the company’s fourth quarter earnings next week. Many had bought soon after the company went public [..]

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Apple Applies Vibrations To Improve Molding of Liquidmetal

Apple and Liquidmetal continue to develop new technology for amorphous metals injection molding. Late last year, Apple and Crucible Intellectual Property filed for a patent for the application [..]

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Insert Molding Plays Key Role In Apple Patent

Apple is studying the potential for use of insert injection molding to create smaller and more secure frames (also known as ground rings) for plug connectors used on [..]

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Engel Makes Public Splash With Its Liquidmetal Machine

Global machinery builder Engel is jumping in with both feet to promote its unique Liquidmetal injection molding machine. The company is going public for the first time about [..]

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Apple Develops Parison, Feedstock BMG Technologies

Apple continues to invest in new intellectual property for the injection molding of amorphous liquid metals (aka bulk metallic glasses or BMG) commercialized by Liquidmetal, a Caltech spinoff [..]

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Apple’s Investment In Amorphous Metals, Carbon Composites Will Pay Off In Electric Car

Apple has acquired a deep materials’ technology bench that will help in developing lightweight structural and body materials for the electric auto it has been secretly developing. According [..]

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Who Will Be The First Molder to Embrace Liquidmetal?

What American molder will take the leap and be the first to buy Engel’s newest injection molding machine—an e-motion 110 specially fitted to process amorphous zirconium alloys? Injection [..]

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Engel Commercializes First-Ever Liquidmetal Molding Machine

Engel, the global plastics machinery producer based in Austria, is now offering for public sale the first-ever injection molding machine to produce parts made from amorphous zirconium alloys. [..]

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Engel, Apple Extend Liquidmetal Deals

Engel has extended its exclusive rights to manufacture and sell injection molding machines for an innovative amorphous metal process that appears to be heading for a bigger role [..]

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