PT ZONE: Multi-Component Molding

A Molder’s Plea: Let’s Standardize Controllers
P,R,N,D is a standard for any automatic-transmission vehicle, regardless of who makes it. It isn’t so simple when it comes to injection molding machines. From manufacturer to manufacturer you will see little to no continuity in controller layout, icons, or even terminology. More (+)
Moldmaker Branches Out With New Services & Technologies
NyproMold offers new development tooling program and the latest in servo drives, enhanced cooling, and CT scanning. More (+)


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If you looked at four machines from four different suppliers, you’ll find four different sets of icons and terminologies, all in different layouts.

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Smart Tool, Electric Tool

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

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OVERVIEW:
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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