Clear, amber or red; headlights, taillights and turn signals: those are just some of the constantly changing jobs that custom automotive molder TASUS pulls in and out of its presses, requiring a flexible drying system to handle the ever-changing run list.
It’s hard to generalize about auxiliary equipment, but a few trends stood out at K, including: greater energy efficiency, ease of maintenance and cleaning, controls that provide more real-time and historical process information and greater ease of use.
Web services technology is being utilized today by many molding companies to enhance their molding operations performance, expand uptime, and obtain supplier support in shorter time for very low cost.
Internet connectivity for plastics equipment is a relatively new and growing technology. Here’s how it works at Samtec.
Products will be branded as ABS and will supplement ABS’s own line of material handling, blending, and controls technology.
When the new industry term “bioresins” hit the plastics community in the early 2000s, polylactic acid (PLA ) made its way to the top of the list in a class of new plant-based materials.