Injection MoldingHybrid Press Has Electric ClampNew injection presses that combine servo-electric and hydraulic movements to achieve high performance with energy efficiency will be discussed by Arburg Inc., Newington, Conn. ArticlePublished: 5/1/2009
Atlas Material Testing Technology, Chicago, will present the newly redesigned and upgraded Suntest XLS+. Adding a digitally controlled specimen spray turns this flatbed lightfastness tester into a full-fledged weathering instrument. ArticlePublished: 4/22/2009
Brookfield Engineering, Middleboro, Mass., is offering its most popular viscometer for liquid measurement in an “extra value” version that includes several optional accessories as standard. ArticlePublished: 3/20/2009
Ultra-fine synthetic silica particles have been shown in laboratory and commercial field trials to reduce injection molding cycle times by 20% to 30% in polypropylene, filled and unfilled nylon, PBT, and ABS. ArticlePublished: 11/1/2008
Broader use of plastics in building products and a growing desire to minimize painting of automotive parts is increasing the need for reliable predictions of light stability and weathering performance.
A new digital color formulation program combines powerful matching software with an easy-to-use interface that reportedly makes sharing color information faster and more secure than previously possible. ArticlePublished: 12/12/2007