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Watch This Space
The final agenda for Molding 2017 is taking shape with lots of updates on injection molding’s premier annual conference and exhibit to come.
Blog Published: 11/29/2016
The Universal Setup and the Six Key Process Variables
One setup sheet for one mold on any machine.
Blog Published: 11/21/2016
Wittmann Opens Simulated Clean-Room Demo Facility
White walls, sticky floor tape, and even a startlingly realistic manikin gowned in a “bunny suit”—all intended to simulate the look and feel of a clean room in one alcove of the U.S. headquarters plant of Wittmann Battenfeld, Inc. in Torrington, Con...
Blog Published: 11/2/2016
More than a Buzzword, ‘Predictive Maintenance’ Is Key to Optimum Machine Utilization
I wrote here recently that this month’s K 2016 show in Dusseldorf (where I and the whole staff of Plastics Technology are headed next week) is evidence that the wave of “Industry 4.0” activity is building toward a crest.
Blog Published: 10/13/2016
Have Something to Say About Injection Molding?
Do you have knowledge that if shared could positively impact injection molding?
Blog Published: 10/10/2016
Is It Time For Injection Molding Machine Makers to Standardize Controls?
If you looked at four machines from four different suppliers, you’ll find four different sets of icons and terminologies, all in different layouts.
Blog Published: 9/27/2016
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.
Blog Published: 9/20/2016
Slideshow: Taipei Plas 2016
Taipei Plas, Taiwan's biennial plastics showcase, packs a high-quality show into a relatively small size, much like its equipment sector, which remains an export powerhouse.
Blog Published: 8/31/2016
Optimizing Your Molding Cycle
It is possible for machines to run too fast—find the sweet spot where maximum output overlaps with good parts.
Blog Published: 8/3/2016
The 5 M’s of Molding—Part 5: Method
Once a molding problem has been identified, use “method” to determine whether the issue is with Man, Mold, Machine or Material.
Blog Published: 6/27/2016

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