Kuka Systems in Germany has developed an induction welding head and accompanying software that allow a 6-axis robot to bond hollow 3D thermoformed shells.
Conex Metals in Mumbai, India, is a global supplier that offers a wide range of competitively priced brass and bronze molding inserts and fasteners for plastics molding.
The Vac-Tac adhesive system from Power Adhesives, Charlotte, N.C., is a solvent-free and reportedly fast-acting system for holding reinforcements, cores, bleeders, breathers, peel plies, and release films in mold layups for vacuum infusion.
DataRecorder from Herrmann Ultrasonics Inc., Bartlett, Ill., is a new Windows-based add-on software package that improves the data-management and communications capabilities of the company’s Dialog ultrasonic welders.
A new line of ultrasonic press systems claims to have the fastest data-processing rate in the industry.
Ultrasonic welders from MS Plastic Welders, Fowlerville, Mich., utilize a new quick-tool-change device for assembly of automotive door panels, consoles, and other assemblies.
A giant screen changer of 170 mm diam. with six pistons and 12 screens was made by Erema in Ipswich, Mass., to provide up to 5000 lb/hr throughput of recycled PET.
The largest cascade reclaim extruder ever built in the Merritt line from Davis-Standard LLC in Pawcatuck, Conn., will be delivered this month to ABC Polymers Inc., a recycler in Stone Mountain, Ga.
The new Fusion Series of plastic welders from Kamweld Technologies Inc., Norwood, Mass., reportedly offers precise temperature control and greater safety.
A clear, one-component, non-yellowing polymer system designed for bonding, sealing, coating, and encapsulation is both UV- and heat-curable.