The latest sign of an upsurge of interest in direct long-fiber compounding by molders of reinforced thermoplastics is a technology that allows molders to produce their own glass-mat thermoplastic (GMT) composite sheet. ArticlePublished: 3/24/2004
From pneumatic systems that deliver materials to the processing machine to conveyors and handling devices that pull parts out the back, the trend appears to be “smaller and smarter.” NPE 2000 will show lots of downsized auxiliaries desig... ArticlePublished: 3/23/2004
The big show in Chicago presented more new loaders, feeders, blenders, and conveying controls than you could count. They’re more flexible, easier to maintain, and easier to control. Many are web-enabled, and some are lower in cost.
Whether you're expanding your current plant or consolidating operations and moving equipment from one location to another, you will need to make sure that your material-handling system delivers the productivity you expect. ArticlePublished: 10/1/2001
Although the bulk of materials-handling equipment introductions were covered in our June pre-show issue, there were still a number of new developments waiting to be discovered at NPE 2000 in Chicago. ArticlePublished: 10/1/2000