Coretech System of Taiwan says its new Moldex3D 2020 solver averages 30% faster calculations than the preceding R17 version with the same computing hardware.
U.S. exports of plastics molds in June were 36% above June 2019, and imports were up 4% from a year ago. Both exports and imports of molds are back to pre-COVID-19 levels. This could be an indication that demand from plastics processors has picked up in both domestic and export markets since the lockdown in March.
Hot Runners: Control for Hydraulic Needle Drives; Wear-Resistant Design for Abrasive Resins; and Specialized Film Insert Molding System
HRSflow has introduced a trio of developments, offering precision needle control in hydraulic systems, wear-resistant hot runners for filled resins, and a line targeting film insert molding (FIM), for the back molding capacitive films, for example.
More precise and quantitative flatness analysis of injection molded parts is possible with the new version of Moldex3D CAE molding simulation.
“Better” is the wrong metric—instead, molders should understand the key differences between tooling and appreciate where in the product lifecycle each technology fits best.
This monthly trade statistics report—developed by Perc Pineda, PhD, Plastics Industry Association’s Chief Economist—includes monthly and year-over-year analysis of U.S. plastics mold trade. In this report, exports and imports of plastics molds are broken down by HTS number and by country, providing deeper insights on export market growth and import trends by product and country of origin.