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Cost Efficiency


Being light-weight, easy to process and recyclable, plastics prove to be a cost-effective resource. Cost optimization is a high priority in the minds of most of the engineers and designers in the plastics industry.

Plastics products focus on key concepts such as scrap rate reduction, plastic durability or weatherability and reusability.

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Nov 5, 2021 | Industry News

Aditya Birla and Vartega Sign MoU for Thermoset Composite Recycling

Aditya Birla Advanced Materials, a part of USD 48.3 Billion Aditya Birla Group, and US-based Vartega recently signed a memorandum of understanding to partner on recycling and developing downstream...

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Oct 20, 2021 | Product News

Avient Launches Density-modified Thermoplastics for Premium Packaging

Avient Corporation announces new Gravi-Tech™ density-modified thermoplastics that enable advanced metal plating surface treatments to deliver both the look and feel of metal in premium packaging...

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Oct 20, 2021 | Product News

LANXESS Develops Cost-effective PA66 with Outstanding Flame-resistance

LANXESS has developed a cost-effective alternative material that can be injection-molded in similarly short cycle times with Durethan B30SFN31, a flame-retardant polyamide 66 compound...

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Aug 17, 2021 | Article

Timeless Moldflow® Cost Saving Automation in Injection Molding

By Donald Rosato

Discover more about Autodesk's Moldflow®, a complete suite of manufacturing software simulation solutions for the automation, control, and monitoring of the injection molding process...

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Aug 15, 2021 | Article

Cost Saving Automation in Injection Molding

By Donald Rosato

Take a look at the various injection molding control systems like Kistler and Dynisco Instrument that enable cost-saving opportunities for users thereby increasing the productivity of plastics...

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Jul 28, 2021 | Product News

Nexa3D and BASF Forward AM Launch Photoplastic Material for Dental Models

Nexa3D announces the immediate commercial availability of xMODEL 2505 dental material powered by BASF Forward AM. This rigid beige color material is ideal for the ultrafast production of additively...

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Jul 22, 2021 | Industry News

Researchers Find Enzymatically Recycled PET More Sustainable and Energy Efficient

Researchers in the BOTTLE Consortium have identified using enzymes as a more sustainable approach for recycling polyethylene terephthalate (PET) that are becoming increasingly relevant in addressing...

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Jul 12, 2021 | Industry News

Scientists Develop 3DP Phase-change Material Composites for Temperature Regulation

Researchers at Texas A&M University have created novel 3D printable phase-change material (PCM) composites that can regulate ambient temperatures inside buildings using a simpler and cost-effective...

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Jul 9, 2021 | Industry News

New Economical Way to Produce Bioplastics Using Agricultural Byproducts

According to a new study by a Texas A&M AgriLife research scientist, bioplastics can be created in a more economical and environmentally friendly way from the byproducts of corn stubble, grasses and...

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Jul 1, 2021 | Industry News

ENGEL Develops New Two-stage Process for Cost-effective Plastic Waste Recycling

With a new process, ENGEL is able to process plastic waste as flakes in injection molding directly after grinding. Since a complete process step, pelletizing, is eliminated, the innovation...

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