Tag Archives: mold design

Engel Advances In-Situ Polymerization of Polyamide Composites

Engel is significantly fine-tuning a potentially game-changing approach to the production of composite parts. The overall technology is the anionic polymerization of caprolactam to polyamide 6, which allows [..]

Automotive, Carbon Composites, Carbon Fiber, Europe, Industrial, Injection Molding, Molds & Moldmaking, Polyamides , ,

Synventive Targets Balanced Fill With Cavity Sensors

Synventive Molding Solutions, a unit of the Barnes Group, is developing controlled valve pin placement based on cavity sensor feedback in what is believed to be an industry [..]

Hot runner systems, Injection Molding, Molds & Moldmaking , ,

P&G Unit Unveils Dramatic Improvement in Mold Cooling

Procter & Gamble’s mold design and production subsidiary called Imflux received a patent this week on an evaporative cooling system using exotic fluids that dramatically cuts mold production [..]

Cooling/Heating, Molds & Moldmaking

3D-Printed Lattice Tooling Boosts Productivity

Using a grant from the Walmart Foundation to boost competitiveness of U.S. manufacturing, an Indiana academic research team has developed a new technology to aid in the design [..]

Additive manufacturing, Cooling/Heating, Injection Molding ,

Microsoft Invents Micro Molded Light Guides

Microsoft has developed a micro injection molding technology to make light guides for handheld and other electronic devices. The micro light guide receives light from an illuminator and [..]

Acrylic, Electronics, Micro Molding, Molds & Moldmaking, Polycarbonate , , , , ,

Männer Invents Cycle-Cutting Approach For Large Parts

German toolmaker Otto Männer has invented a new energy- and time-saving approach to injection molding using a temperature-controlled baseplate. Inventor Hans-Peter Männer says parts can be cooled in [..]

Europe, Molds & Moldmaking ,

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 , , , , , ,

‘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 ,