Compounds

Rohs-Compliant Tpes for Wire & Cable Provide High-Level Flame Retardance, Broad Temperature Range, Many Hardness Options

PAWTUCKET, RI, U.S.A.- Advances in formulation and compounding technology have enabled Teknor Apex Company to develop a family of thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs) for wire and cable that are RoHS- and REACH-compliant while meeting stringent criteria for flame retardance, the company announced today. Teknor Apex will feature the compounds in its exhibit at Interwire 2013 (Booth 406). Elexar®...

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Adhesive Tapes

Celstran® CFR-TP Composites by Ticona Tested in Arctic Conditions

Man and Material Put to the Test on 'Mission Icefox' Florence, Ky., Sulzbach, Germany, Shanghai Â- – Ticona, the engineering polymers business of Celanese Corporation, is supporting Mission Icefox" — an expedition to the Norwegian island of Spitsbergen by extreme athletes using an expedition sled, or Pulka, formed with unidirectional Celstran® continuous fiber reinforced...

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Why You Need Molding Partners for Effective Plastic Components
Molding Machinery Maintenance and Repair Services

Why You Need Molding Partners for Effective Plastic Components

When companies are smart enough to take advantage of the expertise of their molding partners, the result is to have the most effectively molded parts possible. There are many nuances and intricacies in the process of creating precision injection molded components. These fine details and comprehensions are best addressed by those who deal with them daily. When presented with the challenge of...

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Testers

Cylindrical Test Part tests ultrasonic weld quality.

Featuring cylindrical shape, 2-piece ISTeP allows for spin weld testing as well as ultrasonic weld testing. Three tabs on top piece and 3 tabs on lower portion help minimize time spent assembling test part into pull test fixture. Bond strength of different plastic resins can be compared, and when components come apart under testing, they will do so evenly, avoiding zipper effect. Via integral...

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ELEKTRON Builds on Milacron's Broad Array of All-Electric Injection Molding Machines
Molding Machinery

ELEKTRON Builds on Milacron's Broad Array of All-Electric Injection Molding Machines

Batavia, Ohio – For those plastics processors seeking a mid-size all-electric injection molding machine, look no further – Milacron announces the arrival of the new ELEKTRON, the latest addition to the company's broad all-electric offer. The ELEKTRON will make its debut on display and in operation at Milacron’s 2013 Open House, April 24-25 in Batavia. The ELEKTRON is a versatile mid-size...

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Architectural Windows

KASO Plastics, Inc. Acquires Vanguard Fenestration Business from VPL Enterprises, Ltd.

KASO Plastics (www.kaso.com), Inc., a long-time Vancouver, Washington plastic injection molder, announces the acquisition of the Vanguard line of molded window products from VPL Enterprises Ltd. ofÂ-  Langley, British Columbia, Canada.  The proprietary product line developed by VPL is one that no longer fits their business plan and was acquired by KASO through the acquisition of...

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RTP Company to Begin Producing Nylon Bondable Santoprene TPV Compounds

WINONA, MINNESOTA, USA - Global custom engineered thermoplastics compounder RTP Company has licensed manufacturing rights from ExxonMobil Chemical for their patented Santoprene* TPV (thermoplastic vulcanizate) nylon bondable thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) product line.Â-  RTP Company has begun producing the products using the same Santoprene TPV technology to provide current users a seamless...

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Power Clamps

Stäubli Connectors to Exhibit at PLASTEC South 2013

StÃ-¤ubli Connectors is a leader in plastics processing and quick mold change solutions, including mold loading, clamping, energy connection and transfer technology engineered to boost efficiency and productivity. This year at PLASTEC South, taking place March 6 - 7 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL, attendees will have the opportunity to experience Stäubli's latest...

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Myths for Purchasing Injection Molds and Injection Molded Parts
Molds

Myths for Purchasing Injection Molds and Injection Molded Parts

This information comes directly from the article 7 Myths on Purchasing Injection Molded Parts and Injection Molds" written by Bill Tobin. Many companies think the purchasing of a mold is the tooling necessary to produce a part.Â-  While correct there are some considerations that need to be made before your purchase. Myth #1 Always buy the most economical mold.  Economical does not...

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Eagle Manufacturing Expands Large Part Blow Molding Capacity
Blow Molding Services

Eagle Manufacturing Expands Large Part Blow Molding Capacity

Adds Davis-Standard Dual Head Machine Pawcatuck, Conn. - A new dual accumulator head machine from Davis-Standard, LLC is helping Eagle Manufacturing grow its large part blow molding capacity. Eagle, a customer of Davis-Standard and its predecessor companies for more than 25 years, recently installed the machine to support manufacturing of large plastic drums and protective products. Eagle is...

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