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To help engineers and designers in optimizing cycle times when producing plastics parts. Plastics engineering encompasses plastics material and plastic machinery. Plastic Machinery is the general term for all types of machinery and devices used in the plastics processing industry. This channel aims to provide key technical solutions related to hot concepts such as Die, Molding, Blow-molding, Tooling, Injection-molding, Extrusion, Blown film converting, Compounding, recycling, thermoformer, EPS... 

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Jul 18, 2014 | Article

Energy Generation Devices for Consumer Electronic Appliances

By Donald Rosato

World events, Kyoto Protocol goals and soaring energy costs have ignited renewed interest in solar cell energy, and have unleashed dramatic new technology thrusts. Advances in nanotechnology and...

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Dec 3, 2013 | Article

Influence of Extrusion Conditions on Properties of Virgin & Recycled PP, HIPS, ABS & their Ternary Blends

A recyclable plastics waste stream of electrical and electronic equipment has previously been found to contain acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene copolymer (ABS, ∼40 wt%), high impact polystyrene...

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Oct 1, 2013 | Article

Expectations from the Upcoming K 2013

As the famous K 2013 Trade Fair will open its doors on October 16th, 2013 in Düsseldorf, Germany, the Plastics Industry is getting prepared for this world's number one event of the Plastics & Rubber...

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Dec 17, 2012 | Article

Improved Process for Injection Molding of Thin-wall Parts

As plastic freezes in the mold cavity, conventional high variable pressure injection molding machines increase injection pressure (to maintain a substantially constant volumetric flow rate due to...

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Dec 2, 2011 | Article

High Quality Recycled PET with AutoSort Flake Systems

As part of its £15 million expansion to supply the firm’s recently announced joint venture with Coca Cola, ECO Plastics will be incorporating, at its new facility, five AutoSort Flake systems...

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Mar 4, 2014 | Article

Thermoplastic Composites Keep Up with Success

Thermoplastic Composites keep up with strong market penetration, thanks to lightweight performances when compared to Metal and thanks to reduced manufacturing costs when compared to Thermosets. The...

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Nov 1, 2013 | Article

Elastomers: At the Forefront of Huge Changes

Based on the August Click'N Vote Results the Omnexus Community clearly stated that the Elastomer Market Segment would have brilliant growth times in the near future. Even though cost-competitive...

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Sep 16, 2013 | Article

Developments in Advanced Polymer Processing Technologies

By Mark DeMeuse

The development of new polymeric materials for aerospace, automobile and high technology industries requires the establishment of advanced polymer processing technologies in order to be able to...

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Oct 30, 2012 | Article

Injection Molding Process which Eliminates Need for Prior Drying

A processing technology that facilitates quality injection molding without prior drying of polymer pellets has been proposed. The main idea is not to let the water evaporate to bubbles inside the...

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Nov 28, 2011 | Article

Fakuma 2011: Innovations for the Competitiveness of Plastics

By Thibaud Deleger

After the economic crisis of 2008 to 2009 a rather fluctuating recovery followed. But the economic situation of this end of 2011 is becoming once again very uncertain due to the debt crisis of...

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