Attendees of Molding 2019 have the chance to sit in on presentations by some of Plastics Technology’s leading injection molding columnists and then pick their collective brain as a group during a special panel discussion.
Leading supplier of sheet and roll stock for automotive applications reevaluated its thickness-measurement technology in 2012, and now has 15 scanners in place worldwide from one supplier.
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Approaching its third decade as the go-to gathering for injection molders, Molding 2019 (March 19-21; Indianapolis) will offer attendees best practices on the key elements of the process.
Gels…unmelt…contaminants…inclusions…whatever you call them, you want to avoid them. Proper maintenance and good housekeeping—lids on boxes, closed hopper doors, core-free reclaim systems—go a long way towards defect-free product.
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In this installment the focus is on bearing length, clearances, keying, and machining.
Here we focus on forces, friction, surface finish, and lubrication.