MULTI-COMPONENT

Simulating Two-Shot Molding: How Does the First Shot Affect Overall Part Warpage?

Moldex3D simulation can integrate analysis of the first-shot temperature, pressure, and fiber orientation into warpage analysis of the second shot.

#MeetMeInChicago

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. 

Multi-Component Molding Options Added to Machine Line

Haitian’s Zhafir Multi multi-component molding machines or add-on injection units give molders more 2K options.

Freudenberg Medical Adds Six Machines

The Arburg, Wittmann Battenfeld and Toyo machines installed in Baldwin Park, Calif. support component production for in-vitro diagnostic test kits.

Covid-19 Test Swab Production Cell Introduced

Cell includes a mold, molding machine and robot with the ability to create 320 test swabs per minute and 460,000 test swabs per day.

KNOW HOW: EXPERT ADVICE

Two-Shot Molding and Tool Design

There are a few variations of the two-shot molding process, and each has implications for tool design.

Pay Attention to Heat Transfer

Money will be lost if cooling is not done right.

A Clearer View of Kortec's Co-injection Technology

Two decades after it was created and five years since it joined up with Milacron and its Mold-Masters brand, Kortec’s co-injection technology can yet provoke misunderstanding among processors.
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Injection Molding: Three New Machine Lines and a Debut in Robots

Yizumi-HPM debuts new all-electric, servohydraulic and two-platen lines, as well as a series of Cartesian robots.

Super-Compact Auxiliary Injection And Intrusion Units

Unusually compact secondary injectors outfit standard presses for multicomponent and sandwich molding.
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Injection Molding: Upgraded Servohydraulic Line & Two-Shot Electrics Debut at Fakuma

Absolute Haitian debuts Mars IIS, Zeres Multi Series.

Unique Shoe-Lacing System Features PC Overmolded with Soft-Touch TPE

Rotary dial of patented Freelock wire closure system allows wearer to dial in comfort.

Small Machines with Big Technology Portfolio

Boy Machines is demonstrating more technology “bang for the buck.”

At the Arburg Exhibit, ‘Seeing Is Believing’

Arburg is showing the breadth of its products, its expertise as a solutions provider, and the depth of its local support for U.S. customers.
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Barrier PET Containers Highlighted at Husky Booth

Husky’s Multi-Layer Experience Center will be a highlight of its booth.
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Milacron Is ‘Going Big’ at NPE2018

Milacron is emphasizing large-tonnage injection presses, enhanced customer service to maximize their uptime, and speed—both speedy delivery of parts and suppies, and products that speed up production for their customers.
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NPE2018 New Technology Focus: Healthy Interest in Medical

Medical molding is a big presence at NPE.

NPE2018 New Technology Focus: Multicomponent Injection and Blow Molding Demos

Multicolor and multimaterial molding includes composites, LSR, and even barrier preforms and bottles at this show.

Injection Molding at NPE2018: A Showplace for the ‘Smart Factory’

In Orlando, you’ll glimpse the future, and it’s automated and interconnected. But don’t worry, there are plenty of ways for plants of all sizes to get in on these trends.