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Packaging

Injection Molding: LSR Auto Cavity Balancing, New Decorating Process & High-Speed Cap Molding at Engel’s NPE Exhibit

Engel’s 9 machine cells at NPE2018 cover medical, packaging, automotive, telectronics, and technical injection molding.

Micro-Molding

Wittmann Battenfeld Shows Two New Machines in Work Cells for Medical, Packaging, and Automotive

The U.S. market is getting its first look at Wittmann Battenfeld’s high-speed, all-electric EcoPower Xpress for packaging, and its MicroPower two-shot micromolder.
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Medical

Materials: Medical TPEs for Face Masks & Cushions

Teknor’s two families of medical-grade TPEs include a deformation-resistant series for flexible masks.

Hot Runners

Injection Molding: Hot Runner for Tight Spacing Of Small Parts

Side-gated hot runner called ideal for direct gating of small parts with a compact mold.

Medical

EXTRUSION: Planetary Cutter Offers More Precision for Medical Tubing

Secondary off-line finishing is said to be all but eliminated.