Trend to Watch: Making Robots Safer Around People—Without Sacrificing Performance

The five levels of Man-Robot Collaboration (MRC) and what they mean for higher speeds/greater payloads for cobots.

Injection Molding

How to Duplicate a Process From Press to Press

To adopt the right approach you must distinguish between machine and plastic parameters.

Extrusion / Extrusion - Film

Sizing the Barrier Gap

Here’s a less complex way to properly size the barrier gap for barrier screws.

Knowledge Centers

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Plastics Technology
May Issue


Practical hands-on solutions to common processing problems tips and techniques.


Injection Molding



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