Published On: Thu, Apr 14th, 2011

Wittmann Battenfeld’s MicroPower 15 draw attention in MEDTEC 2011

MEDTEC Europe 2011 was successfully held from March 22-24 in Stuttgart, Germany, during which Wittmann Battenfeld, a manufacturer of injection molding machines for the plastics industry based in Austria,

grabbed visitors’ attention by showcasing a medical technology application on a MicroPower 15.


The exhibit, in addition to a rotary disk and a W8VS2WITTMAN robot for parts removal, was equipped with an integrated quality inspection system operating with image processing and a clean room module as well. A medical clip made of POM with a part weight of 0.003g was produced in a four-cavity mold supplied by Microsystems UK in a cycle time of only four seconds. With this application, cost-efficient production of a complex micro part under clean room conditions was demonstrated.

The all-electric MicroPower is a machine from Wittmann Battenfeld’s new PowerSeries specially suited for medical technology applications.


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