The new F-Series from Ferromatik Milacron (U.S. office in Batavia, Ohio) began shipping in May with its first three models—80, 160, and 350 metric tons. Announced at the K 2010 show in Germany last fall, this fully modular line is intended to gradually replace all other Ferromatik lines. The F-Series offers a mix-and-match choice of electric or hydraulic drive for clamping, injection, plastication, ejectrion, and carriage movement. The full line will span 50 to 650 m.t.
There were new presses of all stripes aplenty at K 2010, but the “wow” factor was suppli...