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JSW America Opens New Offices, Tech Center & Large-Machine Assembly Plant

Regional offices in the West and Midwest have moved to more accessible locations; new Tech Center and assembly plant opens in New Jersey.

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In this Tech Day session, experts Walter Smith of Nordson and Steve DeAngelis of Davis-Standard will speak about new developments in high-speed sheet extrusion and next-generation tooling.

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: New Machine Series Features Multiple Upgrades

Toyo’s new Si-6s series offers faster auto purging, automatic process adjustments to material viscosity changes, first-stage fill verification and a larger, intuitive touch control.

Injection Molding: Vertical Line Features Larger Table

Arburg’s Allrounder 1300 T vertical injection molding machine features a 1300-mm (51-in.) rotary table, 10% smaller footprint and 15% more space for molds.

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Bozzelli Offers At-the-Press Injection Molding Training

Scientific molding guru John Bozzelli walked a sold-out class through the basics of scientific injection molding at Molding 2017.

15 Things to Know About Servo-Driven Injection Machines

Drive technology for injection molding machines has been continuously evolving, and servo motors have become widely used in a variety of roles. Here’s what molders need to know about today’s servo drives in terms of cost, performance, maintenance, and training.

Pay Attention to Heat Transfer

Money will be lost if cooling is not done right.

How to Make the Transition to Electric Presses

Electric injection machines are becoming more and more prevalent, and as they hit the shop floor, you are responsible for making them produce parts with dimensions, appearance, and performance to client specifications.

Don't Neglect Cooling... There's Money to Be Made

For most injection molding jobs, cooling is 95% of the cycle time.

Injection Molding: All-Electric Machine Line Boasts Smaller Footprint

Optimized toggle geometry on the latest e-mac from Engel shortens footprint without impacting opening stroke.

Penn State Behrend Installs Consigned Zeres Injection Molding Machine

The university’s plastics processing lab will use the electric 101-ton Zhafir Zeres injection molding machine in hands-on coursework as part of its B.S. in Plastics Engineering Technology.

Injection Molding: High-Speed Electric Line Available in U.S., Canada

Haitian’s Zhafir Zeres F line of electric injection molding machines is now available in the U.S. and Canada via the exclusive distributor for the region, Absolute Haitian.

Injection Molding: Arburg Introduces Its Largest Packaging Machine Ever

The hybrid press features 660 tons of clamp force, 40 inches between its tiebars and shot weights up to 148 ounces.

Injection: Updated All-Electric Machine Series Targets Cap Production

Engel has updated its e-cap line of all-electric machines promising more speed and efficiency, including sub 2-sec cycles.

New Machine Model Available With Online Ordering for the First Time

A new special model of injection molding machines from Germany’s Dr. Boy GmbH & Co. KG will be available for online ordering in Germany and Austria for the first time ever.

Make Your Mark in Plastics Technology’s 'Top Shops' Survey

Benchmark your injection molding operation by being a part of our annual survey. Learn more about “best-in-class” practices that separate the tops shops from the rest.
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Injection Molding: High-Speed Electric Presses Get a Further Speed Boost

Software upgrades speed clamp movements of Netstal Elion presses for closures.

New North American Office & New Presses for Bole Machinery

Bole America in Stow, Ohio, offers new models of two-platen and servohydraulic toggle presses.
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Injection Molding: New Electric Presses Are Industry 4.0-Ready

Nissei’s upcoming NEX-V Series will have OPC-UA protocol standard in its new controller, ready to integrate with auxiliaries.

Nissei Acquires Controlling Interest in Negri Bossi

Nissei of Japan is buying 75% of Italy’s Negri Bossi Group.

Call for Injection Molding Experts

Next March in Chicago, the Molding Conference will convene for the 30th time, and we’re currently seeking experts to share their injection insights.