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Overcoming IML’s Challenges To Reap Its Rewards
In-mold labeling has advanced dramatically over the past 20 years, but mostly in Europe. Here is what you need to know to bring IML to your operation.
Article Published: 7/30/2012
Do You Still Get Stubborn Surface Defects, Even With Sequential Valve Gating?
Sequential valve gating either eliminates or greatly reduces the flow-front collisions, and resulting knit lines, between a set of nozzles. However, there are still applications using sequential molding where a “ghost mark” or marks occurs on the pa...
Article Published: 7/30/2012
U.S. Medical Development Center For Ritemp Cooling Technology
Novel conformal cooling technology from Ritemp Pty.
Article Published: 6/26/2012
TOOLING AT NPE: Hot Runners & Coinjection Grab Spotlight
Tooling innovations at NPE focused primarily on multi-cavity closure and medical applications, though there was also a substantial emphasis on large automotive and appliance parts.
Article Published: 6/25/2012
‘How Will It Mold?’ Brand-New Test Method Relates Material, Mold & Machine
It's the first material characterization method developed specifically for evaluating the injection moldability of a plastic melt.
Article Published: 5/31/2012
Tier 1 Automotive Molder Uses Team Approach to Mold Simulation
SRG Global calls in outside assistance to solve a tricky technical problem.
Article Published: 5/29/2012
New Way to Characterize Moldability Of Resins & Part/Tool Designs
Experienced injection molders have long known that a resin’s melt flow index (MFI), measured under very low-shear conditions, provides very little information about how it will process under many orders of magnitude higher shear in an actual m...
Article Published: 4/29/2012
Mold-Masters Gains Exclusive Use Of Ritemp Technology for Hot Runners
Hot-runner supplier Mold-Masters Ltd., Georgetown, Ont., has obtained rights to exclusive global use of Ritemp evaporative cooling technology for hot-runner molds.
Article Published: 3/27/2012
Tooling at NPE: A Hot-Runner Bonanza in Orlando
Most of the emphasis is on valve gating and on doing more in less space. Other highlights include standardized mold components, some impressive feats of moldmaking creativity, and advances in mold simulation.
Article Published: 2/24/2012
Elmet Opens North American HQ
Produces LSR injection molds and dosing systems.
Article Published: 2/23/2012

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