Freeglass Produces Plastic Panorama Roof for Mercedes GL

The third dimension for more view An open view to the sky gives a positive feeling to many motorists when driving. Provided with daylight, the ambiance in the car is more pleasant and less narrowed. This conception results in panorama roofs being more and more popular. Freeglass (Schwaikheim, Germany) is one of the leading suppliers for components shaped in 3-D, similar to glass. Using injection...

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The Convenience of Your Insert Molder Having the Capability to Produce Metal Inserts

The Convenience of Your Insert Molder Having the Capability to Produce Metal Inserts

When an insert molder has the capacity to produce metal inserts for vertical integration, the ease and convenience of having this capability cannot be underestimated. Insert molding is part of a manufacturing process using advanced technology designed for injection molding, specifically. This process combines components of thermoplastic and metal into a single finished part. Once completed, the...

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RTP Company's Glow-in-the-Dark Masterbatch Helps Medics Save Lives

RTP Company's Glow-in-the-Dark Masterbatch Helps Medics Save Lives

WINONA, MINNESOTA, USA - When the inventors of the Rip Shears* Ripper received feedback from medics in the field that their life-saving product would be even more effective if it glowed in the dark, they and co-developer ICON Injection Molding, sought assistance from custom compounder RTP Company because of their expertise with visual effects. Attached to a standard trauma shears, the Rip Shears...

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Why Financial Stability Is Important for Your Injection Molder

Financial stability for the company handling your injection molding will clearly have an impact on the choices and decisions that are made while your project is in their system. There is a chain response occurrence when funding is short in company budgets, and some of these realities include situations such as the following: o Your injection molder makes calls about quality and cost, which we...

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Reasons Why Scientific Injection Molding Principles Are Important

Reasons Why Scientific Injection Molding Principles Are Important

Scientific injection molding comes with its own set of principles that have become the new standard in plastic injection molding. Frank Staples and Alpesh Patel wrote in MDT magazine that there are seven forms of waste when it comes to plastic injection molding and scientific injection molding or SIM controls them all. Defective Production Defective products can attempt to be eliminated by...

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Silicone Extrusions and Tubing are listed to NSF-51.

Designed to resist high temperatures, Silicone Formulations come in silicone tubing for fluid conveyance, custom silicone extrusions for gaskets and seals, and molded silicone products. Compounds are listed to NSF-51, Food Equipment Materials and offer resistance to animal fats and steam exposure, making them suitable for commercial cooking equipment and food holding apparatuses.

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Ellsworth Adhesives Now Offers Henkel MACROMELT Encapsulants and Contract Overmolding Services

GERMANTOWN, WI - Ellsworth Adhesives has initiated a comprehensive product and service support program for customers requiring high-speed electronic encapsulation, including Henkel MACROMELT low pressure molding encapsulants, Cavist Moldman(TM) molding equipment and contract overmolding services. Ellsworth Adhesives, a leading supplier of Henkel's advanced electronic materials products, now...

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Why You Must Understand Injection Mold Classifications for Evaluating Quotes

Why You Must Understand Injection Mold Classifications for Evaluating Quotes

In the world of injection mold building, it is necessary to fully comprehend mold classification in order to properly evaluate quotes. Different companies use different standards for reference as well as differing requirements for every different mold classification. Most injection mold engineers understand that there needs to be a more uniform communication means to accurately integrate the...

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WACKER Presents New Silicone Rubber Grades for Baby Care Applications

WACKER Presents New Silicone Rubber Grades for Baby Care Applications

Munich - At PLAST 2012, WACKER, the Munich-based chemical group, will showcase novel silicone rubber grades for manufacturing pacifiers and bottle nipples for infants and toddlers. These new grades include two liquid silicones of the ELASTOSIL® LR 3040 product line and two ELASTOSIL® R plus 4020 solid silicones. An outstanding feature of all four products is the high - and in the case of the...

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ATW Medical Showcases Engineered Metal Solutions at BIOMEDevice Boston

WARWICK, RI - ATW Companies Inc., a leading provider of custom manufactured metal components and services, will be showcasing its ATW Medical brand and highlighting its leadership in engineered metal solutions for medical devices at BIOMEDevice Boston, Booth #723, April 25-26, 2012, at the Boston Convention and Exposition Center in Boston, MA. ATW Medical specializes in manufacturing orthopedic...

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