PT ZONE: Multi-Component Molding

Wittmann Battenfeld Previews New Technologies For Composites & Cell Integration
Open house in Austria offered a vision of a future with controls linking injection machines to a wide range of auxiliaries. Wittmann also signaled its debut in composite organosheet overmolding—with an added twist. More (+)
INJECTION MOLDING AT NPE: Presses, Robots & Cell Automation
Everything molders need to compete in markets from automotive to medical was on display in Orlando. Besides a huge number of new machine models, there was emphasis on cell integration and automation. More (+)


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CT Scanning Gives Precision Molder X-Ray Vision of Part Quality

It beats other techniques for measuring critical part dimensions, and it provides unique visibility inside parts, nondestructively. One molder’s experience illustrates the benefits.

KraussMaffei to Expand Local Production of Extrusion Lines in China

Starting in the second half of 2015, KraussMaffei will begin production of its ZE 52 Basic twin screw compounding lines at its recently expanded Haiyan facility.

Milan Plast Was Good With Plans To Be Even Better

Big international turnout at the triennial international fair for the plastics and rubber industry, Milan Plast: check out the Plastics Technology slideshow.

The Clock is Ticking: It’s Time to Register for Molding ’15

…and to attend the co-located Amerimold show in Chicago.

News Highlights from NPE2015

Here’s a first look at new technology in materials, auxiliaries, and all types of processes.

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Multi-Component Molding

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In multi-component molding resins with different properties are combined to a single part to improve aesthetics or functionality. Two-shot molding, co-injection, and hard-soft combinations of thermoplastics are all variations of multi-component molding.


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