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Energy efficient moulding machine slashes energy usage at UK manufacturer

Energy efficient moulding machine slashes energy usage at UK manufacturer

A UK manufacturer of plastic components says a new injection moulding machine is using between “a quarter and a third” less energy than its existing machines in the same tonnage range. Worthing-based Nordell, which produces bespoke and standard products as well as tooling for an international customer base, says the installation of its new RomiRead More

Tex keeps its moulding clean

Lancaster-based Connect 2 Cleanrooms has assisted Tex Plastics increase its manufacturing capability offering with a cleanroom production. Tex Plastics’ aim to develop higher performing, lower cost solutions for its clients, has now been complemented with a class 7/8 clean room system that includes automated clean-air HEPA-lite. The Connect 2 Cleanrooms canopy unit aims to ensureRead More

KraussMaffei gears towards Industry 4.0 with intelligent Weekly Timer

KraussMaffei is introducing the Weekly Timer, a new function integrated into its MC6 control system that makes it possible to set the production start during injection molding precisely. “The MC6 ‘learns’ the boundary conditions of the machine thanks to an intelligent sequence. This tells the control system how long the preheating phase will take, whichRead More

Chinaplas 2016: Arburg to Exhibit Complete Plastic Parts Production Range

Arburg will be presenting the complete range of plastic parts production – from one-off parts through to high-volume production – at the Chinaplas 2016, to be held from 25 to 28 April 2016 in Shanghai. At Stand E1G01 in Hall E1, a Freeformer will demonstrate the efficient additive manufacture of design samples and prototypes basedRead More

Wittmann brings to Plastimagen a wealth of injection molding, automation and peripheral equipment

At Plastimagen 2016, Wittmann Battenfeld will present its comprehensive range of injection molding, automation and peripheral equipment. In the area of  injection molding machines  and equipment, the entire range of the PowerSeries machinery from Wittmann Battenfeld will be showcased. On a MicroPower 15/10, a machine which was specially designed for the production of small andRead More

Engel hails lightweight design, functionalized surfaces and precise optics for auto industry

At VDI Plastics in Automotive Engineering 2016 conference, Engel Austria will put its focus on lightweight design, functionalized surfaces and precise optics. “These three topics are the most important drivers of innovation and growth in the automotive industry,” pointed out Michael Fischer, Sales Manager Technologies at Engel. The company will highlight its clearmelt process, ofRead More

KraussMaffei appoints new Vice President Sales in Injection Molding Machinery segment

KraussMaffei Group announced that Nadine Buhmann is the new Vice President Sales in the Injection Molding Machinery segment for the KraussMaffei brand, effective immediately. She is taking over these responsibilities from Dr. Hans Ulrich Golz, who performed this role in addition to his responsibilities as the Managing Director of KraussMaffei and as the President ofRead More

Manufacturing truck steps with Hennecke’s In-Mold-Coating process

Belgium-based automotive supplier Indupol turned to German polyurethane (PU) specialist Hennecke’s technology for producing truck and bus door steps. The challenge with this project was the extreme mold geometry of the 3D cavity, which made filling the mold with PU considerably more difficult. Together with BASF, a supplier for the easily foaming PU material, andRead More

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