Wittmann Battenfeld, Inc.

One Technology Park Dr.
Torrington, CT 06790 US

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Wittmann Battenfeld stands for Innovation, custom-made turnkey solutions in Plastics Processing, from Injection Molding Machines to the complete range of Peripheral Equipment. EVERYTHING FROM A SINGLE SOURCE!

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Wittmann Battenfeld USA Open House 2014- Connecting Technologies

This is a video following Wittmann Battenfeld's Open House & Innovations Workshop, which was June 5th & 6th, 2014 at their US headquarters in Torrington, CT. This video really captures the scale of the event including interviews, clips of our equipment and new expansion. It also shows Wittmann Battenfeld's commitment to providing plastics processors an advantage through our innovative products and technologies, outstanding service and sustainability. See why Wittmann Battenfeld is your ONLY choice for ALL your plastics processing equipment.

A Message from Wittmann Battenfeld, Inc.

Company Profile

With headquarters in Vienna, Austria, WITTMANN BATTENFELD is a global company with 7 production facilities, 31 subsidiaries, and 24 agencies in 52 countries.

As Seen In Plastics Technology

Custom Molder’s Strategic Edge: Top-Class Metrology Services
Molding good parts is not enough. Better and faster metrology services for tool qualification and process validation make the difference for Octex Group.

K 2019 Report: Auxiliaries Stake Their Claim in the Circular Economy
The theme of sustainable plastics pervaded the exhibits at K 2019,  even those of auxiliary equipment suppliers, where everything from dryers to blenders to hopper loaders was reimagined as part of a circular plastics process.

Injection Molding: Nonreturn Valves Get Improved Wear Protection
Wittmann Battenfeld showed upgraded check valves at K 2019.

Wittmann Buys FarragTech
Wittmann gains FrragTech’s dryers and cooling equipment based on compressed air.

Wittmann Battenfeld Deploys iMFLUX Low Constant Pressure Molding at Plastec West
A Wittmann Battenfeld SmartPower 110 machine will be molding a 4-cavity dosing cup using iMFLUX technology in Anaheim at the show (Feb. 11-13).

Injection Molding: Largest Wittmann Robot Yet Handles 100 kg
French molder uses its 3-m demolding stroke and large payload capacity to mold waste bins.

Injection Molding: Faster, Smarter, More Efficient Machines Tackle Sustainable Molding at K 2019
Blazing speed plus shrinking energy consumption supported the “green” theme at the big show. Smarter controls and growing connectivity were another key focus.

Simulation Is Making Injection Machines Smarter
Engel’s simlink will refine offline simulation with results from actual molding and use Engel’s machine data to constrain simulation within the actual machine’s capabilities.

Resin Drying: Centralized Segmented Wheel Dryer
Launched at K 2019, Wittmann Battenfeld’s ATON H1000 battery dryer can handle a dry air volume of 1000 m³/hr, for a drying throughput of 500-600 kg/hr.

PTA Plastics Longmont, Colo.

Data Driven, Employee Owned
Approaching its seventh decade in business, PTA Plastics has shifted its location and remade its customer base since its founding in 1953, but many things have not changed in the intervening years, including an emphasis on people and leading-edge technologies.

Wittmann Battenfeld’s new WX138 servo robot has a rigid X axis.

Injection Molding: New Robots at K 2019
New high-speed, standard, and economical models debut from Wittmann Battenfeld.

Dual-arm Wittmann Battenfeld W818S is one of the newer additions at R&D Plastics.

Molder Adopts ‘Semi-Smart’ Automation
R&D Plastics finds new and more sophisticated ways to use robots.

Tempro plus D100

Heating/Cooling: Pressurized Temperature Controller With Cell Connectivity
Wittmann Battenfeld is expanding its Tempro line of temperature controllers at K with a pressurized unit capable of reaching a maximum temperature of 100C.

Wittmann Battenfeld VPower 120 Combimould version shown at K 2019.

Injection Molding: First Look at Vertical Multicomponent Press
Wittmann Battenfeld's new VPower machine in Combimould version   exhibited at K 2019.

CoreTech has installed a Wittmann Battenfeld SmartPower 90 press with Elmet LSR dosing system.

Wittmann Battenfeld Partners with Moldex 3D on LSR Injection Molding Simulation
Wittmann Battenfeld is exploring integration of Moldex 3D LSR molding simulation with its injection machine controls.

K 2019 Preview: Auxiliaries Showcase Connectivity & Efficiency
At press time, a handful of auxiliary suppliers shared some of their K 2019 plans, highlighting connectivity and efficiency in their planned displays.

Rod Roth receiving an award from Western Washington University’s Plastics & Composites Engineering Program

Molder’s Philosophy of ‘Giving Back’ Helps Attract New Employees
R&D Plastics participates in numerous programs to further plastics education with local universities and high schools. This effort breeds good community relations and helps attract new employees.

LSR potholder with thin walls and long flow lengths will be molded at K 2019.

Injection Molding: New Software Shares Simulation Results Among Development Partners
New SigmaInteract software from Sigma Engineering helps different departments or project partners share simulation results.

How does injection molding relate to plastics recycling and reuse? K 2019 will provide some answers.

K 2019 Preview: Injection Molding Goes for the ‘Green’
‘Circular Economy’ joins Industry 4.0 as common themes of injection molding exhibits in Düsseldorf.

Hasco hot runner technical center

Hasco Opens Hot Runner Technical Center in Austria
Hasco has headquartered its hot runner operations in Guntramsdorf since 2014; the new expansion features a SmartPower 120/350 injection molding machine from Wittmann Battenfeld.

Cartesian robot manufacturers have programmed special routines for minimizing mold-open times, such as Wittmann Battenfeld’s Smart Removal.

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Product Categories of Wittmann Battenfeld, Inc.

Assembly Robots and EOAT
Automation/Systems Integration
Bag and Drum Dumpers
Blenders (non-intensive)
Chillers
Conveying Equipment (pneumatic and Mechanical)
Conveyors (parts-handling)
Degating Equipment
Dryers for Resins
Feeders
General Purpose Robots and EOAT
Granulators
Hopper Loaders
Hoppers, Bins, Tanks
Hot-water or Oil-circulating Temperature Controllers
Injection Molding Machines
Knives for Granulators, Pelletizers
Machine Installation Services
Machine Maintenance Services
Metering, Proportioning Equipment
Part or Sprue Removal Robots and EOAT
Parts/Runner Separators
Preheaters for Materials
Saws
Scrap-reclaim Systems
Scrap-reclaim Systems--Sorting/Fractionating Systems
Scrap-reclaim Systems--Washing Systems
Shredders, Guillotines
Silos
Stacking, Packing Equipment
Staking, Inserting Equipment
Temperature Controllers, Monitors
Vacuum Pumps

Trade Names

Drymax
Feedmax
Gravimax
Tempro