Sweden-headquartered Trelleborg has expanded its Delano, Minn. facility, adding clean room silicone molding space.
Engel and collaborator ACH Solution say the new unit enables shot weights well below 0.1 g.
The Vermont headquartered injection molding, moldmaking and contract manufacturing firm founded in 1955 becomes part of the global, publicly traded Swedish conglomerate.
Self-contained inline scrap integration; medical, LSR, and packaging Cells; an MES Upgrade and more to be introduced virtually.
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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Next March in Chicago, the Molding Conference will convene for the 30th time, and we’re currently seeking experts to share their injection insights.
New SigmaInteract software from Sigma Engineering helps different departments or project partners share simulation results.
At K 2019, Ewikon will unveil a new nozzle range for vertical multi gating, process monitoring tech and a cold runner for LSR molding.
Shin-Etsu’s latest are suited to lenses and medical devices.
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.
Open house displays first model of Boy 125 E to hit our shores.
Revised screw and check valve prevent leakage and enhance shot-to-shot consistency.
Wittmann Battenfeld LSR injection machines have an improved screw design and integrate the dosing pump into the press controller.
Screw and plunger are mounted inline, and both move forward together for injection.
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.
More compact hot runners, even for large parts; smarter controls; unusual nozzle designs; remote mold monitoring; and a new source of LSR cold-runners.