Additive Manufacturing

3D Printing for Production Takes Hold at Forecast 3D

The company is seeing real benefits and potential in HP’s Multi Jet Fusion (MJF) 3D printing technology for manufacturing plastic parts in high volumes.
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LIM & LSR Molding

Arburg Molding Cells Show Off LSR, High-Speed Packaging, Automotive Composites, and Industry 4.0

Arburg’s nine exhibits include an Allrounder 1120H (730 U.S. tons), molding eight components of folding step stool from a family mold and assembling via robot.

Injection Molding

Conformal Cooling Product Lines for Injection Molding and Blow Molding

Conformal cooling is a design approach for improving mold and die productivity that can save 10-50 percent or more on cycle time, in addition to quality benefits and improved tooling durability.
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Gamut of New Technologies for Compounding

Leistritz Extrusion’s wide-ranging display of twin-screw extruder related technologies at NPE2018 includes a system for manufacturing 3D filaments.   

Additive Manufacturing

Additive Manufacturing: HP Announces Lower-Cost Jet Fusion 3D Printers for Prototyping—in Full Color

Lower cost, more compact models for low-volume prototyping also introduce full-color 3D printing.


Injection Molding: At NPE, U.S. Debut of Arburg’s Largest Machine Yet in a Brand-New Design

Besides a brand-new machine design, Arburg will present cells molding automotive composites, medical, LSR, and packaging applications, as well as Industry 4.0 multiprocess integration and Freeformer 3D printing.

Molds & Tooling

Tooling: Metal 3D Printer and High-Speed Milling in One Machine

Laser sinter metal powder and perform CNC machining of tooling components in the same machine.

Additive Manufacturing

Materials: Customized 3D Printing Filaments from New Business Unit

Clariant’s new 3D printing business unit 3D prints and tests all of its materials to ensure printability and consistent high quality. 

Engineering Resins

Materials: More Filaments for FDM and Large Area Manufacturing Debut

SABIC’ newest 3D printing filaments include a PC for FDM and eight new compounds based on ABS, PPE, PC and PEI for large format additive manufacturing (LFAM).