PT ZONE: Automotive

Vaulting to Number One Among Heavy-Gauge Thermoformers
For Wilbert Plastic Services, it’s all about bringing together design and engineering to add value for customers. More (+)
Outrunning the Competition with the First Plastic 2-Stroke Engine Valves
All it took was some original ideas, a lot of nerve, and a little high-tech injection molding. More (+)


MOST RECENT CONTENT: Automotive

Left & Right Door Panels from One Machine, One Mold, Twin Robots

Twin robot arms tend a stack-type mold.

INJECTION MOLDING: Multi-Shot In-Mold Assembly Swaps Out TPE for LSR

Special cold-sprue bushing and third LSR-specific injection unit create finished, sealed automotive duct in 55 seconds.

Finnish Startup Gets In-Mold Structural Electronics (IMSE) Lighting Patent

TactoTek’s newly-patented technology available for licensing.

ADDITIVES: Flame-Retardant Clay Synergists Reduce Smoke Production

Tolsa Group to present an extended and enhanced range of its clay-based FR synergists for a broad range of applications.

North American Plastics Machinery Business Rises in Second Quarter

Second quarter 2016 shipments were up year over year but down on a quarterly basis for the second straight month.

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OVERVIEW:
Automotive

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Automotive continues to be a key end market for plastics processors of all types for under-the-hood, body and interior applications. OEMs have turned to plastics to cut vehicle weight while also reducing cost and improving safety, performance, and fuel efficiency. These trends are likely to continue in the future, and this zone is aimed at keeping you up to date on the materials, equipment and processing best practices you’ll need to compete.


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