Here are answers to some frequently asked questions—and troubleshooting advice—to help you maintain your granulator blades.
In this installment we discuss the discovery of Bakelite, the first truly synthetic polymer, known today as phenolic.
Molders looking to both monitor an injection molding process effectively and manage production can definitely do both with tools available today, but the question is how best to tackle these twin challenges.
Custom Profile started almost 30 years ago with one employee and one extruder, and has evolved into an international processing business with three plants serving a variety of markets. And plans are in the works to expand further.
Follow these detailed tips to get the jobs you want. This installment focuses on the mold and the molding machine.
Priority Plastics is thinking big—large, wide-mouth containers and drums, that is—to offer new concepts to the U.S. market. The company is launching lines of industrial and consumer packaging made on machinery said to offer capabilities not seen before in the U.S.
As the original melt-delivery system, cold runners still have their place in injection molding, but when demand for a plastic part—and required production—rise, the move to a hot runner can unlock myriad benefits.
This new concept 3D prints a metallic endoskeleton, and then injection molds a polymer around that skeleton.
Let’s take the mystery out of rheology by showing how the wealth of information it provides can be used by processors to solve real-world production problems.
EOS, HP, Carbon and Essentium give a preview of what to expect from additive manufacturing in 2021.
The New Year brings new resolutions for many, and it’s well known that resolutions tracked and measured with metrics are ones more likely to be kept.