Hasco America Inc.
270 Rutledge Rd. Unit B
Fletcher, NC 28732 US
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As Seen In Plastics Technology
Hot Runners & 3D-Printed Molds Headlined at K Show
Automotive was a key focus for hot-runner developments. 3D-printed plastic prototype tools were another highlight.
Smart Tool, Electric Tool
The old gray mold ain’t what she used to be. Or won’t be for long, if recent trends hold up.
TOOLING: Mold Memory Device at K 2016
16 GB of memory screwed into the mold, with a USB interface.
Ten Intriguing Injection Molding Technologies of 2015
I know I’m leaving myself wide open on this one. I was asked, “What are the 10 most interesting injection molding technologies of 2015?” I should have pleaded eggnog hangover and politely declined.
Fakuma Show News: Hot Runners & Tooling
Hot-runner nozzles, manifolds, and controls, as well as other mold components and a new tooling concept made their debut in Friedrichshafen.
3D Printing’s Growing Presence Seen at Fakuma Show
Additive manufacturing appeared in tooling inserts, robot grippers, and molded parts.
Where Was 3D Printing at the Fakuma Show?
All over, and in a variety of roles.
INJECTION MOLDING: Hot-Runner Controller With Touchscreen
Controls up to 128 zones.
Tooling at NPE: Valve Gates & Multi-Tips Top the News In Hot Runners
There’s no letup in development of sophisticated hot-runner nozzles and controls. Here’s news in these and other tooling products at the show.
TOOLING: New Mold Components at NPE
Magnets hold metal inserts; component allows two cooling channels to cross each other in the same plane.
News in Hot Runners & Tooling At Fakuma 2014
Novelties included variable-pitch manifolds, mold servo controls, 3D printed plastic mold inserts, and flexible/formable cooling channels.
TOOLING: Mold Connectors for Water & Power
Quick-connectors for water and rugged electrical junction boxes and plug connectors.
News in Hot Runners & Tooling at K 2013
Molds that break speed records for specific applications; hot runners for medical, packaging, and automotive parts; temperature and valve-gate controllers; and standardized mold components constitute a large grab-bag of news in the tooling category for injection molding at the Dusseldorf show.
TOOLING: Now, Cooling Lines Can Cross Each Other Cost-Effectively
According to Hasco, it is now possible for the very first time to have cooling channels in a mold cross each other on the same plane in a flexible and inexpensive manner.
K 2013 Preview: Injection Molding
Next month’s mammoth triennial plastics show in Düsseldorf, Germany, challenges injection molding machine builders to demonstrate technological leadership in addressing the needs of the marketplace.
TOOLING AT NPE: Hot Runners & Coinjection Grab Spotlight
Tooling innovations at NPE focused primarily on multi-cavity closure and medical applications, though there was also a substantial emphasis on large automotive and appliance parts.
Tooling at NPE: A Hot-Runner Bonanza in Orlando
Most of the emphasis is on valve gating and on doing more in less space. Other highlights include standardized mold components, some impressive feats of moldmaking creativity, and advances in mold simulation.
Injection Molding at NPE: Speed, Automation & Integration Take Center Stage
Hot buttons at the show will be multi-component molding, in-mold labeling/decorating (IML/IMD), in-mold assembly, medical molding, liquid silicone rubber (LSR), micro-molding, and high-speed packaging.
News in Auxiliaries & Tooling at Fakuma Show
Late last month, Friedrichshafen, Germany, hosted Fakuma 2011, the largest European plastics show of the year, growing to be second in size and importance to the K show in Dusseldorf.
Bonanza of Hot Runners & Controls Introduced at K 2010 Show
At the world’s largest plastics show in Dusseldorf last fall, hot-runner and controller manufacturers introduced a flood of new developments in speed, size, accuracy, and reliability.