Tag Archives: MuCell

New Polyolefin Boosts Surface Aesthetics of MuCell Parts

Asahi Kasei is introducing today a specially developed polyolefin at NPE2015 that significantly improves the surface finish of parts molded with MuCell microcellular foaming technology. The compound is [..]

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Six NPE Booths Will Show Physical Foaming Demos

NPE2015, the triennial American plastics show, will be a coming-of-age party for physical foaming processes, particularly the MuCell technology originally developed at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology under [..]

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12 Machinery Builders Now Offer MuCell-Ready Equipment

The DVD video bezel frame in the Mercedes-Benz S-Class luxury sedan uses a molding foaming process to achieve dimensional stability, reduce warpage, lower weight and cut costs. It’s [..]

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MuCell Spreads its Wings at K2013, Adds Blow Molding

One of the favorite plastics technologies of processing experts globally is a physical foaming process called MuCell originally developed at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Many academic technology [..]

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MuCell Foam Part Will Be Featured At Fakuma 2012

Among the many interesting technology demonstrations at this fall’s Fakuma trade show in Friedrichshafen, Germany (Oct. 16-20) will be production of a MuCell foamed automotive part on KraussMaffei’s [..]

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Young Engineers Make Strong Impression at SPE Auto Judging

The Society of Plastics Engineers just concluded its 41st annual Automotive Innovation Awards program. That would put the first one around 1970. I don’t go back that far, [..]

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