WEB EXCLUSIVE Several new improvements and options have been added to the Roboshot S2000i-B series of all-electric injection molding machines from Milacron Inc., Batavia, Ohio. The enhancements are immediately available on 55-, 110- and 165-ton models, with the remainder of the line to be upgraded later this year. New features, which were on display at the NPE show in Chicago last month, include a stronger, more rigid base and reduced overall height and length. Milacron also improved the electrical system for a more streamlined footprint. A new clamp and ball-screw design are said to reduce dry-cycle times, vibration, and maintenance costs. Optional software enhancements for ejector and clamp operation can reduce cycle times by as much as 13%. The upgraded lubrication system for the injection unit and clamp handles the faster cycles yet reportedly cuts grease usage by as much as 50%. Other features include a new belt that reduces noise by 4 dbA. (513) 487-5000 * www.milacron.com
U.S. Plastics Machinery
4165 Halfacre Rd. Batavia, OH 45103
Phone (513) 536-2000 Fax (513) 536-2281
Editor PickMolder & Moldmaker Embraces Minimalist Tooling Philosophy
RenyMed’s niche consists of projects where it can offer not only molding, but help in designing and making the unique, compact, modular tools that are a company specialty.