INJECTION MOLDING

Injection Molding

Nordson Selling Screw, Barrel Business

Private equity firm Altair expects to close on acquisition during the first quarter of next year.
#screws

Injection Molding

Plastic Material: A Molder’s Perspective

Every material has its own unique set of physical attributes, and we must use the appropriate information and procedures to assure that our processes are sound and repeatable.
#bestpractices

Injection Molding

The Importance of Gauging Residence-Time Distribution—Part 2

Each molecule in the molded product can have a different residence time. This variance is reflected in the Residence-Time Distribution, which you can learn how to determine below.  
#processingtips

Injection Molding

Ferris State Takes Delivery of New Zhafir Injection Machine

The university is using the Zhafir Zeres electric molding machine in an additional lab section for applied learning so there is one student at each machine versus two, reducing the number of lab partners and adhering to distancing.
#business

Injection Molding

Get Better at Quoting Injection Molded Parts: Part 1

Follow these detailed tips to get you the jobs you want. This installment focuses on the various raw material aspects of quoting.

Injection Molding

Upgraded Digital Charge Amplifier

New generation builds off wholly new unit launched in 2018 with faster startups and two energy paths.
#monitoring

Electronics

How to Automate High-Precision ‘Micro’ Insert Molding

What does it take to automate a horizontal injection molding cell to handle micro-sized inserts and molded parts? General-purpose top-entry robots and tooling may not be up to the job.
#bestpractices

All Electric & Hybrid Machines

Vertical Injection Molding Machine Offers Lower Profile

Nissei says the latest addition to its TWX-RIII series of vertical presses is 30% shorter than a comparable machine.

Injection Molding

Continuous Fiber Reinforced Inserts for Large Flat PP Parts

Selective PP reinforcements from Integrated Composite Products (ICP) offer significant improvements in strength, stiffness and impact properties.
#polyolefins

Medical

Freudenberg Medical Opens New Global Headquarters in Massachusetts

The greenfield site in Beverly covers 36,000-ft2, will employ 48 and provide LSR and thermoplastic injection molding on presses ranging in tonnage from 40 to 220 tons.