All Electric & Hybrid Machines

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.


Injection Molding: All-Electric Machine Line Expands

Engel has added a 130-ton press to its all-electric line of e-mac machines, which now ranges from 50 to 280 tons.

PET Processing

Injection Molding: Lubricant Coating Keeps PET Preforms Scratch-Free

Prevent scratching of PET preforms during bulk packaging and handling with a new system for spraying a lubricant coating on the preforms.

Injection Molding

Injection Molding: Updated Mold-Filling Analysis Is 30% Faster

Coretech System of Taiwan says its new Moldex3D 2020 solver averages 30% faster calculations than the preceding R17 version with the same computing hardware.

All Electric & Hybrid Machines

Injection Molding: Hybrid Line Targeting Packaging Adds Lower Tonnage

Engel has added a 280-ton machine to its e-speed series of injection molding machines, targeting makers of thin-walled containers, buckets and matching lids.

PET Processing

Injection Molding: PET Preform Molding Machine Switches to Side Entry

Netstal’s new PET-LINE has changed from top entry and post-mold cooling above the clamping unit to side entry and cooling alongside the press, offering compatibility to lateral removal tools and after-cooling stations.

All Electric & Hybrid Machines

Injection Molding: Low-Cost Structural-Foam Press for Pallets

Wilmington Machinery’s latest is built to compete with Asian machines in this size range.

Injection Molding

Injection Molding: Determine Barrier Screw Condition Without Screw Removal

The device is installed on the outside of the barrel and uses ultrasound to assess a barrier screw’s condition through the barrel wall and the molten plastic.

LIM & LSR Molding

Injection Molding: New Micro-Injection Unit for LSR

Engel and collaborator ACH Solution say the new unit enables shot weights well below 0.1 g.

Injection Molding

Injection Molding: Improved Flatness Analysis in Upgraded CAE Molding Simulation Package

More precise and quantitative flatness analysis of injection molded parts is possible with the new version of Moldex3D CAE molding simulation.