Archive for the ‘Injection-moulding’ Category

Ferromatik Milacron on Tour in Europe

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

[caption id="attachment_30153" align="alignleft" width="280"] Syringe protectors, produced on the hybrid F 80 injection moulding machine.[/caption] From February through April 2013, two Ferromatik Milacron injection moulding machines will be touring Europe. The travelling exhibition will include stops at local offices in Spain, Italy, Denmark and the UK. The travelling roadshow will include ...

Fakuma: Engel to Open Technology Forum in Stuttgart

Thursday, October 18th, 2012

At the Engel press conference at plastics processing show Fakuma, the company yesterday highlighted the opening of a fourth subsidiary in Stuttgart, Germany. The "Technologieforum" (technology forum) is scheduled to open in January 2013 and will focus on future innovations and trends while functioning as a communications hub for the ...

Ferromatik Milacron and Offenburg University of Applied Sciences Collaborate on Research

Wednesday, September 19th, 2012

Offenburg University of Applied Sciences recently spent two days at injection moulding machine builder Ferromatik Milacron in Malterdingen, Germany, performing machine acceptance tests. The Elektra 50 all-electric injection moulding machine from Ferromatik Milacron will be used at Offenburg University of Applied Sciences next semester in the new "Mechanical Engineering/Materials Engineering" ...

Engel to Show Intelligent Online Process Control Software on Medical Application at Fakuma

Wednesday, August 29th, 2012

Injection moulding specialist Engel's new software iQ weight control can automatically detect minor changes in ambient conditions of moulded parts or in raw materials and compensate for them in the same shot. Engel Austria will demonstrate the potential of its new software live at plastics processing trade show Fakuma 2012, which takes ...

Microneedle Technology Promises Pain-free Insulin Injections

Monday, December 5th, 2011

Researchers at ASTI Corp., a Japanese manufacturer of automotive electronics, and Hamamatsu University School of Medicine (HUSM) have co-developed a prototype microneedle system that could provide diabetics with pain-free insulin injections. It can also be used to administer vaccines. Made of a durable and biodegradable polyglycolic acid resin, the device prototype ...

Ferromatik Milacron Highlights Electric Injection Moulding Systems at Swiss Plastics 2012

Friday, December 2nd, 2011

Ferromatik Milacron will ring in the new year with nary a sound as it presents its silent-running all-electric Elektron injection moulding systems at the Swiss Plastics event in Luzern, Switzerland. The Elektron is designed for a full range of standard applications and offers manufacturers a cost-effective path into all-electric ...

Austrian Injection Moulder Hubertus Goller is Expanding

Wednesday, July 20th, 2011

Full-service supplier of plastic components for the medical, pharmaceutical and optical industry Hubertus Goller GesmbH is expanding its business activities. The owner-operated enterprise, based in Klosterneuburg, near Vienna, Austria, now offers services to include customer’s first idea to serial production and beyond. Goller Systems is now in a position to ...

Reconfigurable Conveyor Systems Save Plastic Injection Moulder Cash

Monday, August 9th, 2010

Capitol Vial Inc., a division of Thermo Fisher Scientific, now uses modular conveyors to eliminate new conveyor purchases. The company supplies flip top vials to the pharmaceutical, medical device, diagnostic testing, drug testing, water testing, food, dairy and confectionary markets, producing five million vials per week. Currently the firm uses approximately ...

PolyOne, Eastman Break Mould to Meet Wireless Vital Signs Monitor Specs

Tuesday, June 15th, 2010

The able assistance of two materials suppliers allowed a device manufacturer to shave off nearly 16 weeks from the art-to-part development process of a wireless vital signs monitor. The ViSi Mobile system, which performs continuous vital signs monitoring, is currently being developed by DD Studio (Carlsbad, CA, USA) under the ...

Fakuma 2009: Arburg Shows New Allrounder Producing Syringes

Thursday, October 15th, 2009

[caption id="attachment_9555" align="alignleft" width="360" caption="The Allrounder 520 H with a clamping force of 1,500 kN and an injection unit 800 produces syringe barrels from PP at Fakuma."][/caption] Complying with the energy-efficiency trend, which is once again the prevailing theme at this year's Fakuma trade show, Arburg is showing its two Allrounder machines ...

China-Based Contract Moulder Showcases Expertise at Medica

Monday, November 24th, 2008

[caption id="attachment_2296" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Moulded EMI shielding for a medical device application was among the products highlighted at the China Array stand at Medica last week."][/caption] Don’t be misled by the name: there’s far more to China Array LLC than a cheap outsourcing opportunity. Headquartered in Pittsfield, MA, USA, the company ...

Design Resource Provides a Glimpse of a Mould’s Inner Workings

Wednesday, November 12th, 2008

Rapid injection-moulding company Protomold has produced a new design resource intended to give its customers a better insight into how the injection moulding process works. The Protomold Demo Mould can be dismantled to show the internal workings, features, and operation of a mould. This visualization of the moulding process aims ...