Molding Equipment

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

REP Unveils New Machines, Technology at 'K 2016

September 26, 2016

Responding to advancements in machine design and expanded market opportunities, industry leader in rubber injection presses adds to lineup REP international is preparing for the K2016 show The largest plastics and rubber industry companies will be present in October for the “K Show”, held once every three years in Düsseldorf. As the leading manufacturer of rubber injection molding... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Robotics

Absolute Haitian Provides Press, Servo Robot for ACS Tech Center

September 26, 2016

Minneapolis, Minnesota – Absolute Haitian, the exclusive distributor of Haitian and Zhafir injection molding machines in the U.S. and Canada, and ACS Group, a manufacturer of comprehensive auxiliary equipment for the plastics industry under the AEC, Cumberland, and Sterling brands, are partnering to install an operating molding line for a new Technology Center in New Berlin, Wisconsin. The... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Injection Molding Machine ranges from 67-596 U.S. tons.

September 26, 2016

Featuring energy-saving Mars technology, Mars II Eco is U.S./UL safety compliant with 460 V power as standard. Servo-hydraulic injection molding machine is equipped with 2 air circuits for part ejection: one on stationary platen and one on movable platen. Additional air circuits are optional. System includes KEBA 1075 control and SPI robot interface as standard. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Electric Injection Molding Machine features hydraulic circuit.

September 26, 2016

Available from 45–730 U.S. tons, Zhafir Zeres Series includes integrated hydraulic circuit to facilitate molding applications which require core pull or sophisticated ejector functions. Hydraulic core pull interface (circuit) is installed on moving platen and provides more flow and increased pressure compared to external power pack solutions. Pressure and flow rates are adjustable via machine’s controller. Software is included to control up to 3 hydraulic circuits. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

New Blow Molding Technology Gives Makers of Medical Bags and Bottles Access to Economic and Performance Advantages of TPEs

September 12, 2016

Teknor Apex Collaborates with FGH Systems and Device Manufacturers to Perfect Use of Medalist® Medical Elastomers as Alternatives to Thermoset Rubber and PVC DENVILLE, NJ, U.S.A. - FGH Systems Inc. and Teknor Apex Company have developed material, equipment, tooling, and mold technologies for high-volume extrusion blow molding of thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs), making possible a more... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Blow Molder features modular clamp and variable pitch.

September 8, 2016

Configurable between 12 and 24 stations, Revolution MVP® System produces bottles up to 16 in. tall at up to 8 rpm. System offers capacities of 11,520 bottles/hr for single-parison operation and 46,080 for dual-parison, neck-to-neck operation. Each clamp station, adjustable from 39–47 in. in 1 in. increments, is independent of others and all forces are self-contained within clamp. Variable pitch creates multiplier effect, enabling up to 100 possible positions on same platform. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Medium Pressure, 2-Platen IMM offers 30-90 sec cycle times.

August 18, 2016

Capable of molding solid and foamed parts with density reductions from 5%–50%, 800 ton LUMINA MP800 features linear bearing support/guidance system, 98 x 68 in. mold space, 108 in. stroke, 2,000 ipm clamp speed, and hydraulic ejection. Molds are either cold runner or hot runner types and typically have aluminum cavity plates or gas assist. This 2-stage solution also features 6 in. extruder with 2000 lb/hr, 44 lb accumulator shot capacity, and 10,000 psi injection pressure capability. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Davis-Standard Ships First Large-Scale Accumulator Head Machine from Fulton Facility

July 5, 2016

Pawcatuck, Conn. -  Davis-Standard is pleased to announce the shipment of its first 75-pound accumulator head machine from its new blow molding facility in Fulton, N.Y. This is the largest blow molding machine Davis-Standard has built at this facility, which opened in October of last year. Overall dimensions of the machine are 26 feet wide by 43 feet long and 28 feet tall (8 by 13 by 8.5... Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Materials & Material Processing

Ellsworth Adhesives to Display the Latest in Adhesive Technologies at Sensors Expo

June 6, 2016

GERMANTOWN, WI – Ellsworth Adhesives, a global distributor of adhesives, specialty chemicals and dispensing equipment, is pleased to announce that they will be exhibiting at this year’s Sensor’s Expo at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, California June 22-23 in booth 1217. This year at Sensors Expo, Ellsworth Adhesives is partnering with Moldman™ Systems, a manufacturer of... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Universal Molding Machine uses existing tooling.

May 25, 2016

Using existing green sand or No-Bake tooling, UMM Universal Molding Machine is intended for typical jobbing foundry environment where production is variable and quantities can range from a few pieces to thousands. Machine is available in 1, 2, 4, and 6-station models with capacities from 12 x 12 4/4 to 60 x 60 36/36. Production rates up to 20 molds/hr with 2-station UMM are achieved with one operator. Up to 65 molds/hr with 6-station UMM can be achieved with 2–3 operators – all without rollover. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Hewitt Molding Adds New JSW J220AD Injection Molding Machine

May 12, 2016

Oakford, IN – Hewitt Molding has just installed JSW’s next generation of all electric, servo drive, injection molding machine the J220AD. This advanced technology, unique to JSW, has been accumulated over many years and results in injection molding expertise that is the envy of the industry. Faster and more accurate, the J-AD Series achieves the highest levels of productivity and... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Injection Blow Molding Machine outputs 1500-4000 bottles/hr.

May 4, 2016

Constructed with rigid steel frame and 135-ton injection clamp, MAX 1835 produces bottles made of HDPE, LDPE, PET, SAN, and PP. Machine has trigger bar locking mechanism that eliminates wear components and extra-large diameter transfer shafts that provide accurate position control thanks to electrically driven, heavy-duty drive hub. For safety, machine features air-pressure assisted lift-up style operator's gate. Siemens and Allen-Bradley control systems with 15-in. touchscreen are available. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

SCF Delivery System supports large molding applications.

April 18, 2016

Designed for foaming of large injection molding applications >2,500–12,500 g, MuCell® T-400 Series Super Critical Fluid Dosing and Delivery System is capable of delivering 50 g of nitrogen in 45 second cycle and is intended for molding machines with screw sizes greater than 90 mm. System produces gas on demand only, minimizing energy consumption and maximizing booster pump life. Equipped with 15 in. touchscreen GUI, system only requires shot size and percentage of SCF content for setup. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Apex Plastics Adds New Bekum H-155 Blow Molding Machine

April 1, 2016

Extrusion blow molding manufacturer adds machine, increasing capacity and efficiencies BROOKFIELD, Mo.,  -- Extrusion plastics blow molder, Apex Plastics, recently purchased and installed a new Bekum H-155 blow molding machine to its Brookfield, Missouri facility.  The machine gives Apex a third Bekum H-155 machine, all three added in the last four years.  Bekum's H-155 extrusion... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing, Services

Woodland Plastics Boosts Low-Tonnage Thermoset Molding With New Machine

March 21, 2016

Woodland Plastics Corporation, a custom thermoset molder in Addison, Ill., recently installed a new 88-ton Arburg ALLROUNDER thermoset molding machine in February, 2016.  The new Arburg machine provides injection and injection-compression molding of thermoset materials, including phenolics and bulk molding compounds (BMCs).  By investing in the 88-ton thermoset molding machine, Woodland... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing, Services

ARC Group Worldwide, Inc. Announces New Proprietary Thixomolding Process

March 8, 2016

DELAND, FL., – ARC Group Worldwide, Inc. ("ARC" and the “Company”) (NASDAQ: ARCW), a leading global provider of advanced manufacturing and 3D printing solutions, today announced it has developed a new, proprietary Thixomolding process. The new methodology strategically leverages ARC’s industry leading expertise in magnesium injection molding and proven metallurgical knowledge to create... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Micro Injection Molding Machines include rotary table.

March 4, 2016

Rated at 3 and 5 tons, respectively, Models HC03VRE and HC05VRE are high-cycle, vertical micro molding machines with high-speed rotary table. Systems feature patented V-Line 2-stage plunger technology, which separates plasticization and injection processes for consistent measurement and injection of melt stream. Proprietary close/clamp system is capable of providing sub-second dry cycle speeds. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Elastomer Technologies, Inc. (ETI) Announces Business Expantion with Strategic Equipment Purchases

February 15, 2016

Growth Provides for New Equipment Investment  Corona, California – Elastomer Technologies, Inc. (http://www.etiroltec.com), a leader in molding of rubber and silicone products and precision die cutting for the healthcare, aerospace, and recreation industries is pleased to announce business growth and the addition of new liquid silicone injection... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Improve The Cooling Performance Of Your Molds

February 8, 2016

Need to figure out your mold-cooling energy requirements for the various polymers you run? What about sizing cooling circuits so they provide adequate cooling capacity? Learn the tricks of the trade here. The first law of thermodynamics states that energy cannot be created or destroyed, but only transferred from one place to another. If you think of an injection mold as a closed thermodynamic... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Absolute Machinery Plays a Role in Popular Movie, "Joy"

January 21, 2016

Absolute Machinery plays a role in popular movie, "Joy" Worcester, Massachusetts - In April 2015, director David O. Russell and the 20th Century Fox production crew for the recently released film "Joy" filmed in the Massachusetts area. The crew needed to reproduce an injection molding facility for actor Jennifer Lawrence and turned to the team at Absolute Machinery Corporation for... Read More