Trelleborg Expands Silicone Molding in Minnesota

Sweden-headquartered Trelleborg has expanded its Delano, Minn. facility, adding clean room silicone molding space.


Join us September 21-23 for a first-of-its-kind event that brings under one roof our annual Molding and Extrusion Conferences, together with the Amerimold Expo. 

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.

Nolato Group Acquires GW Plastics

The Vermont headquartered injection molding, moldmaking and contract manufacturing firm founded in 1955 becomes part of the global, publicly traded Swedish conglomerate.

Fakuma Show Goes On (Digitally) for Wittmann Battenfeld

Self-contained inline scrap integration; medical, LSR, and packaging Cells; an MES Upgrade and more to be introduced virtually.


Pay Attention to Heat Transfer

Money will be lost if cooling is not done right.

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.

Materials: New Self-Bonding LSR for Overmolding onto PC, PBT

Primerless adhesion of Momentive’s new LSR to PC and polyesters will be demonstrated at K 2019.
#kshow #Elastomers

Injection Molding: New Software Shares Simulation Results Among Development Partners

New SigmaInteract software from Sigma Engineering helps different departments or project partners share simulation results.

Hot Runners: Multi-Tip Nozzle For Vertical Gating, Process Monitoring and LSR Cold Runner

At K 2019, Ewikon will unveil a new nozzle range for vertical multi gating, process monitoring tech and a cold runner for LSR molding.

Materials: New LSRs Feature Optical Clarity & Nylon Bonding

Shin-Etsu’s latest are suited to lenses and medical devices.

LSR Molders Now Can Tailor Cure Speed, Temperature & Durometer

Elkem’s LSR Select is enabling faster cures at lower temperatures and custom durometer blends. Dosing equipment has caught up with capabilities of this novel material system.

New, Largest Boy Machine Arrives in U.S.

Open house displays first model of Boy 125 E to hit our shores.

Wittmann Battenfeld Upgrades Machines for LSR

Revised screw and check valve prevent leakage and enhance shot-to-shot consistency.

Injection Molding: Machine Upgrades for LSR

Wittmann Battenfeld LSR injection machines have an improved screw design and integrate the dosing pump into the press controller.

Rethinking Two-Stage Injection for Better Parts at Lower Cost

Screw and plunger are mounted inline, and both move forward together for injection.

Get Better Control of Your LSR Molding

Better control of LSR mixing/dosing and cold-runner valve-gate injection, as well as improved mold-design capabilities are highlighted at Molding 2019 Conference.

Plentiful News in Hot Runners at Fakuma Show

More compact hot runners, even for large parts; smarter controls; unusual nozzle designs; remote mold monitoring; and a new source of LSR cold-runners.