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Plast 2015: Engel highlights process integration with foammelt and variothermal technologies

One of Engel’s highlights at Plast 2015 will be process integration, shown through the production of center console components in vehicles with polycarbonate-acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (PC-ABS). Engel will be using an Engel duo 2550/550 injection molding machine with integrated Engel viper 20 robot to combine two technologies: Engel foammelt, the MuCell foam injection molding process […]

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Reimotec at Techtextil 2015 in Frankfurt

Lampertheim/Troisdorf, April 30, 2015 | At TECHTEXTIL 2015 in Frankfurt, Reimotec Maschinen- und Anlagenbau GmbH will be presenting the complete spectrum of high-performance extrusion lines for the production of monofilaments, artificial grass and strapping tapes in addition to winding technologies in Hall 3.0, Stand F 25. From May 4-7, innovative solutions of the entire industry […]

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Refreshingly uncompromising: Maplan focusses on clever solutions for high usability

Reliable, high performance and highly flexible Ternitz, Austria, 30 April, 2015: MAPLAN is coming to DKT 2015 with a whole range of new product highlights. This year, the main focus of the mechanical and plant engineering and construction company from Lower Austria is innovative technologies with some very interesting process and automation solutions. “Business is […]

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Plast 2015: Arburg presents Freeformers and efficient injection molding technologies

At Plast 2015, Arburg will present its Freeformer for the first time in Italy. Other exhibits in the injection molding area will include multi-component and liquid silicone rubber (LSR) processing, as well as applications for the packaging industry and the medical sector. A Freeformer will combine standard acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS) material with a special […]

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Screen Changers with Enhanced Seals Stay Leak-Proof at Higher Melt Pressures and Temperatures and Lower Viscosities

New High-Temperature Seals on Nordson Xaloy Slide Plate Screen Changers Have Performed Successfully with Many High Melt-Flow Polymers in 100,000 Hours of Production HICKORY, NC. U.S.A., April 27, 2015: Nordson Corporation has developed a new sealing technology for its slide-plate screen changers, enabling them to provide reliable leak-proof melt filtration at higher temperatures and pressures […]

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Sumitomo (SHI) Demag welcomes the packaging industry to “Packaging Days 2015” in Schwaig/Germany

“Faster, thinner, lighter – Perfect packaging for future trends” is the motto of this year’s Packaging Days, which is hosted by injection moulding machine manufacturer Sumitomo (SHI) Demag in cooperation with established partners from the packaging industry on 5 and 6 May 2015 at its headquarters in Schwaig near Nuremberg/Germany. The event with a focus […]

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Teknor Apex Expands Low-Cost Hffr Jacket Compound Series with Enhanced-Flame Retardance and Low-Shrinkage Grades

New General-Purpose Halguard® Products Include Two UL-94 V-0 Compounds with LOI up to 52% and a Low-Shrinkage Grade for Use in Fiber Optic Cable PAWTUCKET, RI, U.S.A., April 20, 2015: New additions to a low-cost series of Halguard® halogen-free flame retardant (HFFR) compounds for general-purpose jacketing applications include two compounds with enhanced flame retardance and […]