MEDICAL PRODUCTS

Automotive

Materials: Cost-Efficient PEEK as Replacement for PAI in Industrial Applications

Domo’s Thermec K, blended with a solid polymeric lubricant, is targeted for uses ranging from bushings & bearings to food processing machinery components.

Packaging

Additives: Silver-Based Antimocrobial for a Range of Applications

Ampacet’s GermsClean antimicrobial masterbatch is suitable for plastic films, sheets and molded components.

Automotive

Assembly:High-Precision and Versatile Dual-Axis Servo Spin Welder

Forward Technology’s new HD2X-OSW welder is well suited for use in a broad range of molding applications; company upgrades its industry-leading linear vibration welder. 

Micro-Molding

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.
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Medical

Materials: Medical TPEs Formulated Without Animal Derivatives

Avient’s new Versafle TPE grades offer a wide range of durometers for a variety of medical device applications.

All Electric & Hybrid Machines

Injection Molding: All-Electric Machine Line Boasts Smaller Footprint

Optimized toggle geometry on the latest e-mac from Engel shortens footprint without impacting opening stroke.

Medical

Auxiliary Equipment: Advanced Gravimetric Additive Masterbatch Feeder

Ampacet’s new Liad Smart ColorSave 1000 gravimetric feeder said to take dosing precision and cost savings to next level.

Medical

Injection Molding: Mold Dehumidifier Adds Germ- and Virus-Free Version

Blue Air Systems’ DMS (Dry Mould System) provides aseptic dehumidification of tools for a germ and virus-free molding atmosphere.

Automotive

Materials: Unusual Crosslinkable Elastomers Outperform TPVs, Silicones and Thermoset Rubbers

PolyOne’s new Barricade Elastomers offer high-temperature compression set performance, easier processing and lighter weight.

Consumer Products

Materials:Laser Weldable Nylon 66 Compound for Broad Range of Applications

PolyOne’s new laser weldable Bergamid nylon 66 formulation tailored to automotive, consumer goods and medical devices.