Reasons Why Quality Procedures for Injection Molding are Necessary
Audit Services

Reasons Why Quality Procedures for Injection Molding are Necessary

Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM's) are consolidating supplier lists to make it easier to manage new requirements for regulation. Suddenly better needs to win over less costly. Anytime a company's name is connected to a product, the name and the product's quality are inseparable-regardless if that name is Ford Motor Company, Toshiba or Hoover. Even though names may not go on the final...

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Patience + Perseverance Pay Off for Able American and Star Thermoplastic Alloys & Rubbers, Inc.
Compression Molding Services

Patience + Perseverance Pay Off for Able American and Star Thermoplastic Alloys & Rubbers, Inc.

Relationship Results in Better Nylon 6,6 Overmolding TPE at 70-80 Cents Less Per Pound RICHMOND, IL -- The old adage that good things take time" isn't something practiced, much less tolerated, in the plastics industry, for obvious reasons, at least in molder/materials supplier relationships. Molders need suitable materials, NOW, and of course customers want their molded products, NOW! But this...

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Over-Molding for D-Subminiature
Electrical Connectors

Over-Molding for D-Subminiature

D-subminiature or D-sub is a common connector that derived its name from its D-shaped metal shield. The D shaped shield serves several purposes such as mechanical support, ensuring correct orientation and serving as a barrier to electromagnetic interference. The original design was invented by ITT Cannon in 1952 and has since been adopted by other connector manufacturers. The standard normal...

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Manufacturing Trends for Defense Related Industries
Engineering Services

Manufacturing Trends for Defense Related Industries

Manufacturing is a critical industry especially when it comes to innovation, and evolution. Manufacturing for the industrial-base of our country accounts for a major portion of the delivery of commercial products, many linked to the defense industry by either their production means or use of high-technology. For defense manufacturing firms, this obvious need for the government to support the...

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Injection Over-Molding for MIL-SPEC Style and COTS Connectors
Electrical Connectors

Injection Over-Molding for MIL-SPEC Style and COTS Connectors

ISC Engineering U.S. Military connector specifications are rigid and held to extremely high standards. These types of connectors were originally developed in the 1930's to withstand the harsh environments and applications set forth by the final users. To have a connector that classifies as a MIL-SPEC connector requires stringent testing and qualification that is defined by the controlling...

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Soft-Touch IP Panels Using MuCell® Process Are Finalist in SPE Automotive Innovation Awards
Miscellaneous Panels

Soft-Touch IP Panels Using MuCell® Process Are Finalist in SPE Automotive Innovation Awards

Daimler's Actros Truck Makes Unique Use of Microcellular Foam Technology WILMINGTON, Mass.- Highly aesthetic soft-touch instrument panels for Daimler's Actros truck, which make innovative use of Trexel's MuCell® process, have been named a finalist in the body interior category of the Society of Automotive Engineers' (SPE) Automotive Innovation Awards competition. The 42nd annual Innovation...

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Overmold Solutions for Cable Junctions
Electric Cable Assemblies

Overmold Solutions for Cable Junctions

In the world of overmolded cable assemblies the styles, configurations and customization capabilities is almost limitless. The spectrum in which cables assemblies are used today varies drastically in complexity and functionality. A growing style in cable assemblies are those that can connect multiple devices together via a junction. A junction also known as a transition or Y mold links several...

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Plastic Injection Molding Services

MuCell® Process Is Showcased at Fakuma 2012

Demonstration Parts Highlight Unique Advantages of Microcellular Foam Technology FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany - Trexel Inc., based in Wilmington, Mass., will showcase its MuCell® technology with several partner companies at the FAKUMA International Trade Fair for Plastics Processing October 16-20 in Friedrichshafen, Germany. The MuCell process will be used to manufacture two demonstration parts...

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Packaging Materials

BASF at the Fakuma 2012: Plastics Without End

Â-· Thermoplastics in aircraft and on the solar roof · Long glass fiber-reinforcement for garden tools · Composite components for automobiles: in production and in the lab · Brand new: PBT in injection molded food packaging · Polyurethanes and masterbatch preparations Engineering plastics, polyurethanes and masterbatch preparations are once again the major...

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Advantages of Over Molding for Plastic Components
Molding Services

Advantages of Over Molding for Plastic Components

Injection molding has made plastics an integral part of everyday life around the world. Major industries like medical, consumer, safety and military applications have been modernized and streamlined thanks to the development of industrial plastics and the cutting edge technology of injection molding. This is also true with the process known as over molding. In fact over molding is present on many...

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Solder Redefined
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Solder Redefined

Indium Corporation has developed a new twist on traditional solder by developing a composite with a reinforced matrix internal structure. The result is a solder with increased strength and reliability. Check out this video to learn more about the mechanics behind the groundbreaking technology.

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