PT ZONE: In-Mold Decorating

New Cure for the Headaches of In-Mold Labeling/Decorating
New IML/IMD method combines the best aspects of precut label stacks and labels on a roll with none of their drawbacks. More (+)
PT Article Have Something to Say About Injection Molding?
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INJECTION MOLDING: Multi-Shot In-Mold Assembly Swaps Out TPE for LSR

Special cold-sprue bushing and third LSR-specific injection unit create finished, sealed automotive duct in 55 seconds.

Finnish Startup Gets In-Mold Structural Electronics (IMSE) Lighting Patent

TactoTek’s newly-patented technology available for licensing.

K 2016 Preview: Injection Molding

Adapting injection molding to the concept of Industry 4.0 is gaining momentum. At this show you’ll see that the interconnected, integrated “factory of the future” is almost here.

Engel Previews K 2016 Introductions

Advances in mold cooling, machine condition monitoring, and in-mold decorating will be key exhibits in Dusseldorf.

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.

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In-Mold Decorating


In-mold decorating eliminates a post-processing operation by allowing parts to be decorated during the molding cycle. Benefits are said to include enhanced manufacturing productivity, overall system cost reductions and greater design flexibility.

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