BASF at the Fakuma 2012: Plastics Without End

-· 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 topics of this year's BASF...

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Advantages of Over Molding for Plastic Components

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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Elastomer Processing: Simulation Helps Injection Molders to Maximize Revenues

Elastomer Processing: Simulation Helps Injection Molders to Maximize Revenues

Besides predicting the filling process, the process simulation software SIGMASOFT® can also predict the curing reaction of elastomers and the thermal performance of mold tempering systems. A major advantage is that not only the cavity is simulated, but the complete mold including all details is considered in the calculation. Therefore, the interaction between heating elements, elastomer, inserts...

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D.S. Brown's Engineered Rubber Division Exhibits at Rubber Expo 2012

NORTH BALTIMORE, OHIO - D.S. Brown Company's Engineered Rubber Division will be exhibiting at the International Rubber Expo 2012 on October 9 - 11 at the Duke Energy Center in Cincinnati, OH. The Expo, with technical meetings and an educational symposium, is devoted to exclusively rubber and rubber-related products. At Rubber Expo, D.S. Brown will showcase their complete selection of rubber...

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Eliminating Contamination in Cleanroom Injection Molding

Eliminating Contamination in Cleanroom Injection Molding

The demand for plastic items created under cleanroom conditions has exploded. Medical, pharmaceutical, electrical device design companies and more, are in high need of plastic components that can only be created under cleanroom injection molding conditions. Often the guidance on how and where to maintain the most diligence about contamination for cleanroom injection molding comes directly from...

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Our Capabilities: Fiberglass Pattern and Mold Making

Sigma Design used a suite of skills to develop the design for the base for WATTLOTS Power Arbor's(TM) solar parking lot canopy system. The system is designed to provide renewable electrical energy where it is needed to existing surfaces. The process began with designing a 3D model in CAD. The design was then printed in the fused deposition modeling (FDM) machine and the pattern for the fiberglass...

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ISC Engineering Offers Custom Overmold Solutions for Lemo

Lemo® is world leader in push pull connectors that are designed and used in a wide spectrum of applications ranging from military to medical. The Switzerland based Lemo® brand has been developing high quality connectors since 1946 and has grown their modular product offering to over 50,000 connectors. These connectors range in sizes from 3mm (0.118 inches) to 50mm (1.968 inches) and can house...

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Knobs, Handles, Plastic Components support customization.

Soft touch parts are molded with elastic overmolded rubber top surface and rigid thermoplastic substrate. Softness of knob provides comfortable touch with sure grip. Applications include consumer products, electronics, or products having higher cosmetic requirements. To help distinguish products, 2-shot parts come in various styles, sizes, and color combinations. Knobs may also be customized to...

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Macrotron Systems(TM) Announces the Addition of Plastic Injection Molding to Its Service Array

Cost effective solutions for high volume requirements. FREMONT, CA - Macrotron Systems announces the addition of plastic injection molding to its comprehensive set of EMS services. Services include high-precision and high-volume production and assembly for electronics, industrial, medical, automotive, consumer and telecom products. Consult with us on the full product and process development. We...

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Understand the Value Added Services Provided by Injection Molders

Understand the Value Added Services Provided by Injection Molders

Below is a list of frequently performed post molding operations to help when discussing your next plastic injection molding project. Assembly/Clean Room Assembly is assembling various plastic components and other components to make a sub-assembly or a complete component utilizing techniques like Ultra sonic welding, UV bonding, Air Cured bonding and Heat Staking. Assembly functions can also be...

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