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PUBLISHED: 9/14/2020

Recycling: Analysis System Determines Quality of Plastic Flakes and ReGrind

The Flake Scan was developed to help reduce the effort involved in various analysis techniques.

PUBLISHED: 9/11/2020

Material Handling: Vacuum Conveying Pump Makes Things Simple

Maguire’s new pump is compatible with the company’s LowPro receivers used for automated ‘mini-central’ conveying systems.

PUBLISHED: 9/11/2020

Injection Molding: Low-Cost Structural-Foam Press for Pallets

Wilmington Machinery’s latest is built to compete with Asian machines in this size range.

PUBLISHED: 9/10/2020

Process Cooling: Portable Chillers Add PLC Control, Color Touch Screen

Conair says a PLC control and a 7-inch, color touch screen are now standard on its EP2 Series of portable chillers.

PUBLISHED: 9/9/2020

Injection Molding: Determine Barrier Screw Condition Without Screw Removal

The device is installed on the outside of the barrel and uses ultrasound to assess a barrier screw’s condition through the barrel wall and the molten plastic.

PUBLISHED: 9/7/2020

Injection Molding: New Micro-Injection Unit for LSR

Engel and collaborator ACH Solution say the new unit enables shot weights well below 0.1 g.

PUBLISHED: 9/7/2020

Automation: Robot Line Redesigned

Wittmann Battenfeld says new WX153 is fully updated version of the W8 pro series launched in 2013.

PUBLISHED: 9/7/2020

Process Heating/Cooling: Pressurized Temperature Controller Adds Direct Cooling Model

Wittmann Battenfeld says the Tempro plus D120 temperature control unit (TCU) complements the Tempro plus D100 unit, providing a pressurized TCU of similar size with direct cooling.

PUBLISHED: 9/7/2020

Automation: Digital Twin Allows Slow-Motion “Replays” of Robot Movements

Wittmann Battenfeld say all data are recorded in the R9 control’s video assistance system within 4 msec and can be traced back into the past for up to 100 seconds, letting molders replay incidents.

PUBLISHED: 9/4/2020

Additives: Tactile Frosted Effects Colorants for PET Containers

Ampacet’s Earthy Mattes boast a sophisticated frosted effect for PET bottles used in personal care, cosmetics and premium beverages.