Electric-servo machine boasts higher speeds and larger forming area.
Bayer MaterialScience has introduced new PC sheet products to meet performance and cost challenges for passenger railcars.
WEB EXCLUSIVE: Stratagem SMR multi-layer TPO sheet from Premiere Material Concepts (PMC), Findlay, Ohio, combines the surface durability and weatherability of acrylic with the impact resistance of TPO.
GN Thermoforming Equipment, Chester, N.S., has introduced a new high-speed robotic stacker for its contact-heat, in-mold-cut thermoformers.
Making its U.S. debut at NPE in Orlando is the GN760 in-line forming machine from GN Thermoforming Equipment, Chester, N.S.
CMT Materials Inc., Attleboro, Mass., will debut technologies that thermoformers can use to reduce sheet thickness when forming heavy-gauge materials at the NPE 2012 show in Orlando.
WEB EXCLUSIVE: New Altuglas ShieldUp nanostructured acrylic sheet from Altuglas International (a unit of Arkema Inc.), Philadelphia, is said to combine the toughness of extruded acrylic sheet with all the other properties of cast sheets.
Denesting aid for thermoformed and injection molded packaging also helps with mold release and scratch reduction.
The latest nucleator for polypropylene from Milliken Chemical, Spartanburg, S.C., is Hyperform HPN-600ei.
The 2500 Ultra represents a new generation of in-line thermoformers from SencorpWhite, Hyannis, Mass.