May 2020 ISSUE

May 2020 Plastics Technology
May 2020 | Digital Edition
COVER STORY

Injection Pairs with Blow Molding for In-Mold Assembly

At Sussex IM, compact cells of side-by-side injection and blow molding machines “assemble” reusable water bottles with insert blow molding and automated transfer, trimming and leak testing.

FEATURES

Compounding

Is Your Feeding Technology Robust Enough?

Maybe not. But consider these factors to beef up your system to ensure reliable and even smarter performance.


Pipe, Profile, Tubing

Making the Cut: Pick the Right Cutting Technology for Pipe, Tube or Profile

Here is review of popular extrusion cutting technologies, strengths and limitations of each, and common problems and solutions.

 


Tooling

Performance Plastics’ Secrets to Seamless Mold Transfers

Half of this Ohio-based molder’s client base started with a mold transfer. The firm shares the secrets of its success here.