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.
KNOW HOW: EXPERT ADVICE
Failing to calculate and accurately account for residence time can compromise material integrity before it’s even injected.
Save time and money by properly controlling the feed-throat temperature. In some cases—but not all—it can help you solve a bridging problem.
Focus on six key metrics to help you determine when a process is lined out and stable enough to start production.
Some amount of scrap—generated in startup, shutdown or defective parts—is inevitable. How can you reclaim regrind into new profitable parts?
Whether you bought a new machine or one that’s been refurbished, you need to prepare for installation so that it can be executed as seamlessly as feasible. Here some advice.
Press shutdown procedures have a significant impact on achieving smooth machine startups and restarts to improve uptime. Here’s a procedure you might want to deploy in your molding operation.
Besides speed and quality advantages, the low-pressure iMFLUX process is said to enhance sustainability—easing use of recycled and biobased materials, saving energy, reducing scrap, and adding lightweighting potential. See what molders say about these “green” benefits.
Injection molding machine and automation supplier Engel has expanded its Inject 4.0 portfolio of technologies and services to include performance.boost.
New design is said to eliminate mold damage from nozzle stringing or work-arounds that slow cycles.
Dr. Johannes Kilian is the new Head of Process Technologies at Engel Austria, following the retirement of Prof. Dr. Georg Steinbichler.
It’s free. It’s online. It’s scheduled every Thursday through December. And you can register now to hear technology experts address a wide range of topics in plastics processing.
Arburg’s Allrounder 270 S boasts a smaller footprint and 25% lower cost, with online configuration and ordering said to shorten delivery time.
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.
There are plenty of good reasons for putting sensors in a mold—but what is most important for your application? Answer that first, before considering what type of sensor to use and where to locate it.
Engel has added a 130-ton press to its all-electric line of e-mac machines, which now ranges from 50 to 280 tons.
Sweden-headquartered Trelleborg has expanded its Delano, Minn. facility, adding clean room silicone molding space.
Coretech System of Taiwan says its new Moldex3D 2020 solver averages 30% faster calculations than the preceding R17 version with the same computing hardware.
Prevent scratching of PET preforms during bulk packaging and handling with a new system for spraying a lubricant coating on the preforms.
Cancelled in 2020 due to COVID-19, Arburg says its annual Technology Days event at its Lossburg, Germany headquarters will go forward in 2021, moving from the Spring to June 9-12.