How Smart Technology Can Help with Your Material Viscosity Changes and Improve Your Productivity

December 05

Viscosity has the greatest influence on part quality, yet many overlook this factor. Most of the injection molding technology today is focused on reaction times and closed loop systems. This webinar will review the common challenges molder's face today with material flow, and what technologies will actually help with these issues, increasing your part quality and productivity. 

Primary Topics: 
• Review of common material viscosity issues molders face today 
• Overview of current closed loop control systems 
• Learn about Smart Technology available today and the benefits, including a live demo 

Presenter: Richard Heckbert and Christian Glueck 
Richard is a Plastics Engineer for Wittmann Battenfeld USA’s Injection Molding Machine Division. He is a recent college graduate from UMass Lowell with a Master’s Degree in Plastics Engineering. Richard spent his first year at Wittmann Battenfeld in a program called Wittmann Academy where he has stepped through a year’s worth of positions for wide spread experience and has just recently returned from Austria for 3 months of training. 

Christian started his career with Wittmann Battenfeld at the Tech Center in Kottingbrunn, Austria in 1985. After 5 years as a process engineer and 25 years doing customer training for Injection Molding Machines in Austria, he recently relocated to our USA Headquarters, in Torrington, CT, where he manages the Tech Center and molding machine training.


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