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Achieve Process Transparency with In-Mold Cavity Sensors
In plastic injection molding, the primary objective is to manufacture dimensionally and structurally consistent parts, independent of the molding machine being used.
How Gravimetric Control Systems Pay Off in Blow Molding
Gravimetric control systems offer blow molders improvements in processing efficiencies above and beyond their ability to regulate resin usage.
Extrusion & Compounding at NPE: More Output, More Flexibility, Less Energy
There won't be many blown-film lines running, but there is still much in the way of innovation going on in extrusion and compounding.
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.
Molding 2012 Conference Hits the Hot Topics
Medical molding, liquid silicone rubber (LSR) molding, micromolding (even of LSR), energy management, biopolymers, and sustainable, “green” molding—these and more topics of highest interest to injection molders today will be presen...
Vision Inspection Integrated with Press Control
Machine-operator access to 100% quality inspection of micro-part dimensions is available with the new PowerVision option from Wittmann Battenfeld, Torrington, Conn.
Heating & Cooling at NPE 2003
Smaller, more efficient, and environmentally friendly are the themes for new heating/cooling products at NPE.
New Pressure Transducer For Food & Medical Extrusion
Processors of extruded products for food or medical applications have a new option in pressure transducers that gives improved performance at competitive cost.
Refine, Redesign, Retool: Re-engineering as a Business Model
It’s an unusual business model: “We take existing products or manufacturing processes and try to make them better.
ERP Software: New Ways to Find Your Data, Lower-Cost Entry for Small Plants
The past year has seen several product upgrades and new features in the EnterpriseIQ enterprise resource planning (ERP) software system from IQMS, Paso Robles, Calif.