A new collapsible core from Progressive Components, Wauconda, Ill., is a positive, mechanically actuated device that eliminates the cycle times of complex gear-and-rack approaches, resulting in a simplifi ed, “open-shut” tool.
New Quick Knockout Couplers from Alba Enterprises, Rancho Cucamonga, Calif, are suited to quick-mold-change and two-stage ejection systems.
New technology for multi-layer bottles coextrudes a thin skin of soft-touch TPE onto HDPE.
Three companies recently introduced new colorants and modifiers for bioplastics:Arkema Inc., Philadelphia, has found that its Biostrength 700 melt-strength enhancer enables faster string-up, a wider processing window, and more consistent thickness i...
The German parent of Arburg, Inc., Newington, Conn., has come out with a new micro-injection module that can be mounted on a standard machine base and also can be removed quickly to allow the press to be returned to conventional molding.
Harmo Co. of Japan (represented here by Maruka U.S.A.
Universal Dynamics, Inc., Woodbridge, Va., has introduced mold dehumidifiers, which it has not offered for many years.
One new product that didn’t make it into this month’s report on the Fakuma show in Germany was a series of Ultra injection units for EX all-electric presses from KraussMaffei Corp., Florence, Ky.
Injection molding, thermoforming, and other machines that require high-speed position sensing can benefit from a new faster update option for magnetostrictive Temposonics linear position sensors from MTS Systems Corp.’s Sensors ...
“A profound step change in providing higher impact resistance in combination with high gloss” is how Dow Chemical Co. describes its new Paraloid KM-X100 impact modifier for PVC window profiles.