PT ZONE: Multi-Component Molding

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. More (+)
TOOLING: Innovative Spin on Cube Molds At K 2016
Three exihibits for multicolored caps with in-mold closing, foam/solid PET preforms for stretch-blow molding, and for injection-blow molding on a modified injection machine. More (+)


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First-to-market clear plastic cans wil arrive early next year.

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China’s Appetite for Advanced Molding Technology

Do automation and advanced molding technologies still offer U.S. molders safe harbor against low-cost competition?

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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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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