A process-cooling system introduced from Italy as a more efficient alternative to cooling towers or central chillers has undergone a redesign that further increases its cooling capacity.
A new radio-frequency preheater for SMC sheet improves the distribution of reinforcements in molded parts and reduces cure time by 50%, especially in thicker bosses and structures.
New aluminum mold blocks from ThermaForm LLC, Troy, Mich., incorporate conformal cooling technology to reduce cycle times for blow molded bottles.
Mokon, Buffalo, N.Y., has added larger models of hot-water and oil circulating temperature control units (TCUs). The Hydrotherm II water TCU, which has stainless steel as the main component for wetted surfaces, is now available with up to 12-kw heat...
The RB series of high-performance, single-zone temperature controllers from RKC Instrument Inc., S.
Two recent moves by plastics equipment firms to larger quarters include the relocation of injection machine supplier Negri Bossi USA from Newark, Del., to New Castle, Del.
Recent upgrades expand the scope and features of the ControlWorks plantwide “virtual private network” (VPN) for monitoring and controlling all types of auxiliary equipment (blenders, silos, dryers, feeders, pumps, loaders, chillers, and ...
An energy-saving induction barrel-heating option is now available directly from Ferromatik Milacron Europe North America, Batavia, Ohio.
Processors today need no-cost and low-cost ways to improve their efficiency and productivity.
An induction process for rapid mold heating, originally designed for composites, is now available for thermoplastic and thermoset injection molding of parts requiring high surface quality, says process developer RocTool of France. (RocTool North Ame...