DRYING

Multi-Component

Learn More … About Injection Molding

Register now for the Molding 2016 conference and get up to date on all technology issues related to your business.
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Medical

New System Measures Moisture In Pellets During Processing

Self-calibrating system measures pellet moisture in real time and can adjust dryer controls accordingly.

Hot Runners

Save the Date: Molding 2016, March 29-31

Industry’s preeminent technical conference on injection molding will have broader appeal next year.

Micro-Molding

Save the Date: Molding 2016, March 29-31

Industry’s preeminent technical conference on injection molding will have broader appeal next year.
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Drying

Why & When Should You Re-Crystallize PET Scrap?

Whether you’re blow molding PET bottles or extruding APET sheet, you’ll produce amorphous scrap in the process. How you handle it will impact your production costs. Re-crystallizing it will help.
#pet #processingtips #bestpractices

Compounding

‘Wearable’ Machine Sensors Extended to Power Factor & Retrofits

As is often the case with a new technology, customers are dictating how predictive-maintenance sensors will be applied and where they might be headed next.

Feeding & Blending

Are You A Film or Sheet Processor? Find out at Extrusion 2015

  Have you checked out Plastics Technology’s upcoming Extrusion 2015 Conference?
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Drying

Measure Pellet Moisture Online: A Second System Debuts at Fakuma

Moretto will show a system to measure pellet moisture minute-by-minute and automatically adjust the dryer, if necessary.

Drying

How to Keep Moisture Away From Your APET Sheet Line

Moisture in PET will result in degradation that will foul up sheet and thermoformed products. Keep it at bay by following these tips when drying APET virgin and flake material.
#pet #processingtips #bestpractices

Post-Processing

Auxiliaries AT NPE: New Controls Link Auxiliaries

Industry 4.0—the internet of things—is bringing a new level of connectivity to auxiliary equipment. Here’s a rundown of developments there, along with other news in auxiliaries from the show.
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