Curing at a lower temperature makes it feasible to overmold the materials onto heat-sensitive substrates, including copolyesters.
Navigator control system now extends to all of the company's brands, including Graham Engineering, Welex, and American Kuhne.
Besides a brand-new machine design, Arburg will present cells molding automotive composites, medical, LSR, and packaging applications, as well as Industry 4.0 multiprocess integration and Freeformer 3D printing.
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.
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.
Side-gated hot runner called ideal for direct gating of small parts
with a compact mold.
Secondary off-line finishing is said to be all but eliminated.