Robots

Robots are used primarily in injection molding but in other processes as well as a means to automate the process and reduce cost by eliminating the need for operator intervention. Robots can be used for part/sprue removal, part assembly and even packaging.

Injection Molding: Faster, Smarter, More Efficient Machines Tackle Sustainable Molding at K 2019
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Injection Molding: Faster, Smarter, More Efficient Machines Tackle Sustainable Molding at K 2019

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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Blow Molding: Something for Everyone at K Show

Packaging, industrial, continuous-extrusion, accumulator-head, injection-blow, stretch-blow, EPET, foam, sandwich co-injection—the blow molding news was wide ranging at K 2019.

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Injection Molding: Largest Wittmann Robot Yet Handles 100 kg

French molder uses its 3-m demolding stroke and large payload capacity to mold waste bins.