Regional offices in the West and Midwest have moved to more accessible locations; new Tech Center and assembly plant opens in New Jersey.
Nissei says the latest addition to its TWX-RIII series of vertical presses is 30% shorter than a comparable machine.
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.
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.
Blazing speed plus shrinking energy consumption supported the “green” theme at the big show. Smarter controls and growing connectivity were another key focus.
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Scientific molding guru John Bozzelli walked a sold-out class through the basics of scientific injection molding at Molding 2017.
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.
Money will be lost if cooling is not done right.
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.
For most injection molding jobs, cooling is 95% of the cycle time.
Optimized toggle geometry on the latest e-mac from Engel shortens footprint without impacting opening stroke.
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.
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.
The hybrid press features 660 tons of clamp force, 40 inches between its tiebars and shot weights up to 148 ounces.
Engel has updated its e-cap line of all-electric machines promising more speed and efficiency, including sub 2-sec cycles.
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.
‘Digitalization’ and ‘connectivity’ are loaded terms—shorthand for a whole new way of doing business. It can’t be accomplished in one go. But two Midwest molders in the sensitive medical field are already feeling the benefits of their initial steps in that direction.
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Software upgrades speed clamp movements of Netstal Elion presses for closures.
Bole America in Stow, Ohio, offers new models of two-platen and servohydraulic toggle presses.
Nissei’s upcoming NEX-V Series will have OPC-UA protocol standard in its new controller, ready to integrate with auxiliaries.
Nissei of Japan is buying 75% of Italy’s Negri Bossi Group.
Next March in Chicago, the Molding Conference will convene for the 30th time, and we’re currently seeking experts to share their injection insights.