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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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Lightweighting Foam Process Gets Push At Chinaplas

It might seem surprising at first blush, but sustainability will be an important theme at Chinaplas 2014, which will be held April 23 to 26 in Shanghai. The [..]

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K2013: The Best of the Rest

Here are my remaining picks, six through 10, for the best new technologies I saw at K2013 held last month in Düsseldorf, Germany. –Doug Smock   6. Driven [..]

Automotive, Bioplastics, Consumer Goods, Cooling/Heating, Design, Electronics, Europe, Foam molding, In-mold labeling (IML), Injection Molding, Resin Transfer Molding , , , , , , , ,

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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