Color Consistency for Injection Molded Parts Poses a Challenge
Plastic Injection Molding Services

Color Consistency for Injection Molded Parts Poses a Challenge

This becomes apparent when it comes to mating parts in any assembly where colors need to match 100 percent.Â-  Pre-colored plastic is used in the injection molding process so the molded part emerges in the specified color and finish.  There is no need for painting, plating or other finishing steps. The color becomes an integral part of the component, and the color is not just on the...

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Improved Injection Molded Solutions for Embedded Electronics
Electric Cable Assemblies

Improved Injection Molded Solutions for Embedded Electronics

With the turn of the Century over molding embedded electronics has evolved from a niche into a market of its own within the expanding cable assembly industry. With printed circuit board assemblies becoming compact and cost effective when it comes to input/output (I/O) connections. Continued advancement in PCBA technology combined with an over molded package design, provide significant advantages...

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Teknor Apex and Arkema Team up to Make Housewrap Film Compounds with Renewable Content and Wide Choice of Film Permeabilities
Miscellaneous Plastics

Teknor Apex and Arkema Team up to Make Housewrap Film Compounds with Renewable Content and Wide Choice of Film Permeabilities

Teknor Apex Produces Multiple Compounds of Its Terraloy® Bioplastic with Arkema’s Pebax® Elastomer, Making Possible a Range of Breathable Films for Housewrap PAWTUCKET, RI, U.S.A.,Â- – Teknor Apex Company and Arkema Inc. have entered into a strategic alliance that will broaden the range of breathable films by combining Arkema’s Pebax® thermoplastic elastomer (TPE)...

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Long Fiber Reinforced Nylon Composites offer smooth surface.
Composites

Long Fiber Reinforced Nylon Composites offer smooth surface.

By producing smooth finish on external surfaces, Velocity® Series of High-flow Nylon 6 and 66 LFT Composites facilitate injection molding of high glass or carbon fiber content materials. Resin-rich surface free of fibers makes colors appear vibrant, is capable of holding fine embossed details, and virtually eliminates need for any type of secondary finishing operations.

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Plastic Injection Molding Services

Pigmented Plastic fuses color into injection molded products.

Used for decorating PE and PP plastic products, Polyfuze is composed of pigmented plastic that withstands all wear testing and is 100% permanent. Multi-colored technologyÂ- can be applied using traditional hot stamp machinery and fuses or welds into PE/PP plastic product as permanent part of product itself. Able to be recycled with PE/PP plastic products, polymer-based graphics solution can...

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Versatile TPES for Personal Electronic Devices Provide Wide Range of Properties for Comfort, Durability, and On-The-Go Style
Compounds

Versatile TPES for Personal Electronic Devices Provide Wide Range of Properties for Comfort, Durability, and On-The-Go Style

Teknor Apex Offers a Series of Monprene® TPEs for Colorful and Touch-Friendly Earbuds, Cords, Grips, Cases, Wristbands, and Other Consumer Electronic Components PAWTUCKET, RI, U.S.A.Â- – A versatile series of TPEs developed by Teknor Apex Company for consumer electronics provides the enhanced functionality, pleasing tactile properties, vivid color, and durability that are...

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Rubber

Two-Shot Molding Elastomers offer alternative to silicone gaskets.

Impact-resistant, 2-shot STK thermoplastic elastomers, available in hardnesses from 40 Shore A to 90 Shore A, can be overmolded, twin shot molded, or coextruded in one operation. Properties and design negate need to use silicone gaskets or insert them into housings, while rubbery material improves housing and gasket aspects. Resistant to household cleaning products, elastomers overmold onto...

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Cores

Barco Silex' FIPS-compliant DRBG IP Integrated in Innovative Short-range Wireless ICs of Dialog Semiconductors

Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium –Â- Barco Silex, a leading provider of cryptography IP cores, today announced that Dialog Semiconductor, the provider of smart wireless solutions, successfully integrated the Barco Silex BA431 IP core into its short range wireless communication ASIC. This core is a FIPS-140-2-certified deterministic random bit generator (DRGB) combined with a True Random Generator...

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Molding Services

Next-Generation Injection Molding Processes, with Lead Times that Rival Additive Manufacturing

Xcentric Mold Engineering's innovative injection molding process offers developers a competitive advantage in part creation. Fast time to market is crucial in product development. It's the difference between innovators and imitators. So it's only natural for designers and engineers to want to partner with a manufacturer that gives them a competitive advantage, both in terms of...

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Sponges

Atlantic Gasket is Pleased to Announce that they will now be Offering Three Additional Grades of Solid Fluoroelastomer (Viton®)

Philadelphia, PA – Atlantic Gasket is pleased to announce that they will now be offering three additional grades of solid Fluoroelastomer (Viton®) as well as a Viton® closed cell sponge.  The benefits of Fluoroelastomers are that they are designed for extreme heat, and they offer excellent resistance to chemicals and oils.  The solid Fluoroelastomers  are available in an...

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