Tag Archives: Wittmann Battenfeld

Chrome Auto Plating Gains Despite Challenges

A dozen European companies are eyeing increased opportunity to plate injection molded plastic parts as car makers, particularly in Europe and Asia, are stepping up efforts to reduce [..]

ABS, Automotive, Europe, Foam molding, Injection Molding, Molds & Moldmaking, Polyamides, Polycarbonate ,

K2016: Wittmann’s ‘Smart’ Approach to In-Mold Thermoforming

Metal thermoforming takes place inside a single-cavity injection mold supplied by IKV Aachen (Institute for Plastics Processing) in a novel technology that will be shown at K2016 by [..]

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LSR Will Take Center Stage At NPE2015

Liquid silicone rubber is an increasingly important competitive weapon for American injection molders. Molding technologies are advancing, creating new opportunities for the thermoset elastomer, which boasts an impressive [..]

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Micro Firepower Is Lining Up for NPE2015

Among the highlights of the last K Fair in Germany were interesting new ideas in micro injection molding machines, including a fresh concept from MHS of Georgetown, Ontario. [..]

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Sumitomo Demag Eyes World Record in Biggest NPE Ever

More than 400 exhibitors at NPE2015 will have operating machinery, with the leading global manufacturers of injection molding equipment leading the pack. Milacron Inc., will have 24,600 sq.ft [..]

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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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Moldmaking Startup Will Make A Splash At NPE2015

A moldmaking startup based in Windsor, Connecticut is growing rapidly from a zero start five years ago and plans a splash at NPE2015 with two mold demonstrations, one [..]

Cooling/Heating, Injection Molding, Medical, Molds & Moldmaking , , ,

The Re-Arming of American Molders: A Look At Spindale

The re-arming of American injection molders continues at a strong pace. Emphasis is on work cell integration, automation and contract assembly. The latest example comes from Spindale, North [..]

Automation/Robotics, Consumer Goods, Design, Drying, Granulating, Injection Molding, North America, Resin Handling, Two-Shot ,

What’s the Biggest Injection Press in the World?

Bill Bregar of Plastics News has published an interesting list of what he says are some of the largest injection molding machines in the world in terms of [..]

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Micro Injection Molding: It’s Not About the Iron, Baby

Just based on the buzz factor, you’d think that the micro molding business is a major industry in the United States. According to one source, out of some [..]

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