Injection Moulding

Kaco says its new production line in China has been configured for transmission components. They are resistant to temperatures of about 150 °C and also to particularised media, so that functionality is guaranteed throughout the life cycle of the vehicle. The outer diameter is between 100mm and 300mm. In all…
Sipa’s Xtreme polyethylene terephthalate (PET) preform injection-compression moulding solution can produce preforms that are up to 10% lighter than even the lightest injection moulded preform — but without losing any key properties. The company says more weight can be shaved off the body and base of the preform than ever…
Engel Austria is setting new standards in the maintenance of injection moulding machines with Engel protect and Engel protect+. The two service packages insure plastics processing firms against repair costs while significantly improving the availability of machinery and systems. “Calculating maintenance costs is not easy, especially where injection moulding machines…
From November 20 to 22, 2013, Wittmann Battenfeld will demonstrate its expertise in the field of medical technology, and here especially in the area of micro technology, in hall 08b, booth F03 at the Compamed in Düsseldorf, Germany. The international trade fair showcases components, upstream products and raw materials for…
At the beginning of October 2013, Wittmann Battenfeld delivered the 35,000th injection moulding machine manufactured at the Kottingbrunn plant to Müller-Technik GmbH, based in Steinfeld, Germany. Müller-Technik was founded in 1984 and has been engaged in injection moulding ever since. With more than 200 associates in Steinfeld and another 200…
Engel Austria is continuing to expand its main base in Schwertberg, Austria with a new assembly hall after an expansion project at the same site 18 months ago. This will increase the area for machines that are to be accepted by clients. “The volume of our orders is going up…
Axel Plastics Research Laboratories announces two new process aid additives that have been proven to improve injection moulding of nylon cable ties and other mechanical parts, producing more parts in less time and improving physical properties and appearance of the moulded parts. The challenges in moulding nylon cable ties and…
Dassault Systèmes, a provider of three dimensional (3D) design software, 3D digital mock-ups and product life-cycle management (PLM) solutions, has acquired the French company Simpoe, a provider of plastic injection moulding simulations. While the amount of the transaction was undisclosed, Philippe Forestier, executive VP of global affairs and communities at…
A BOY 35 E (350 kN clamping force) and a BOY 2C XS was in action at Chinaplas in Guangzhou from May 20 to 23, 2013. With the production of watch housings made from polycarbonate, the four-tie bar BOY 35 E, the E-Series servo-motor pump drive and the new Procan…
In our ever-changing world, driven by demand for more accurate information at every stage of the supply chain, weighing technology is constantly evolving. Today’s competitive business landscape requires companies to keep up with current technology to enhance product quality and to maintain their competitive edge. In a new white paper,…
Injection moulding machines from Sumitomo (SHI) Demag are now designed to develop relatively low noise even in standard version. The sound pressure level can be further reduced through targeted measures to ensure the most quiet production environment. The generation of noise by injection moulding machines during operation is unavoidable. People…
KraussMaffei has recently closed the event for its collaborative project ZuPrEff on the development approaches for energy-efficient and resource-conserving process management in injection-moulding production. With a central theme "optimise production results and lower costs with robust and energy-efficient processes", the project partners include gwk, Krallmann, the University of Rosenheim, the…
Wittmann Battenfeld’s MacroPower E Hybrid combines the advantages of a large servo-hydraulic machine with those of an all-electric injection unit and stands out by its powerful precise injection performance. The MacroPower E Hybrid consists of a modern, servo-hydraulic two-platen clamping unit which has been combined with an all-electric, high-performance injection…
New Berlin Plastics, a custom injection moulding company, was recently approached by HellermannTyton, a manufacturer of high-quality cable management products, for help producing an innovative cable tie tool it was developing. The material needed to be strong enough for the small teeth on the tool's plastic tension knob and be…
Wittmann Battenfeld will present latest injection moulding technology at Plastpol, the international plastics processing fair in Kielce, Poland, from May 7 to 10, 2013. The Polish market is one of the most important markets in Europe for the company, as it experienced significant increase in sales in Poland. At the…
Progressive Components, with sister company AST Technology, introduces the latest edition of its CVe Monitor System, Version 1.7, which now offers users the opportunity to drive comprehensive mould management in 10 languages. First introduced in 2010 at the K trade fair, the CVe Monitor device provide comprehensive mould data, from…
The Lego Group has announced plans to build and operate its factory in China, which will supply products for the growing Asian market. Construction is expected to begin in 2014. “It is our strategy to have production close to our core markets in order to secure short lead-time and world…
Injection moulding solutions in medical applications by Engel Maximum product safety, best in class precision and performance, reliable reproducibility and lowest energy consumption are some of the benefits that the Austrian injection moulding machine manufacturer and automation expert, Engel, provide to medical technology manufacturers. The company will be demonstrating its…