Creation of an invention like phenolic can be traced through a long chain of events and contributors. Here’s the full story.
Demand for building products is thriving, and profile extrusion houses are looking to expand capacity. The question they—and possibly you—face is to simply add more single-profile lines or “go dual.” Here’s what you need to consider.
New technology from Glycon takes real-time measurements of screw and barrel wear and provides data to guide processors as to when the time may be right to swap out these components.
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No one’s 2020 plans survived the pandemic unscathed, including those of Plastic Molding Technology Inc. But this injection molder’s vision of how it would continue to thrive as it approaches its fifth decade was simply deferred, not denied.
Calculating polymer flow is fairly straightforward when designing a die for a simple round profile, but as the shapes get more complicated these calculations can get extremely challenging. Here’s what you need to consider.
When determining the best ejection option for a tool, molders must consider the ejector’s surface area, location and style.
Accelerating New Product Development with Quick Turn Tools: Raising the Bar of 3D Printed Tool PerformanceBy: Jim Callari
This demo will showcase Fortify's methods used at their in-house molding center to back up these claims - including competitive benchmarking.
Just a small number of regular adjustments can make a major difference in how your machine performs. Here are some tips and troubleshooting advice.