Highlights
  • Film trimming: the importance of details
    22 June 2017

    Film trimming: the importance of details

    Operations that might appear simple, such as cutting and trimming plastic film, actually require accurate planning and the same level of attention that is reserved to other areas of a production plant if…

  • TPC-ET with enhanced crystallization rate
    22 June 2017

    TPC-ET with enhanced crystallization rate

    Thermoplastic copolyester elastomers (TPC-ET) offer excellent mechanical properties and due to their partial polyester backbone chemical resistance superior to most other thermoplastic elastomers. A weakness of these high performances elastomers is their relatively…

  • Consistent and cost-effective PVC technology
    21 June 2017

    Consistent and cost-effective PVC technology

    Even modern grades of rigid PVC are less heat stable and have a smaller “processing window” than many thermoplastic materials. For this reason, most grades of rigid PVC require a special machine application…

  • Stop to repetitive operations
    20 June 2017

    Stop to repetitive operations

    The significant labour costs and geographic isolation of the New Zealand manufacturing industry has meant that in order to compete with international players, local manufacturers must look to innovate with new technologies and…

  • First PIM smartphone housing worldwide
    20 June 2017

    First PIM smartphone housing worldwide

    «The booming international smartphone market offers huge potential for powder injection moulding», says Hartmut Walcher, PIM expert at Arburg. «Because this process enables the use of materials such as stainless steel, titanium and…

  • DecoJect technology: high quality interior components
    20 June 2017

    DecoJect technology: high quality interior components

    1 The DecoJect materials were specifically developed for vehicle interior applications. Whether leather grain, seams or a carbon look: they transfer a wide variety of desired structures, colors and haptical features to the…

TPC-ET with enhanced crystallization rate
22 June 2017

TPC-ET with enhanced crystallization rate

Thermoplastic copolyester elastomers (TPC-ET) offer excellent mechanical properties and due to their partial polyester backbone chemical resistance superior to most other thermoplastic elastomers. A weakness of these high performances elastomers is their relatively…

Consistent and cost-effective PVC technology
21 June 2017

Consistent and cost-effective PVC technology

Even modern grades of rigid PVC are less heat stable and have a smaller “processing window” than many thermoplastic materials. For this reason, most grades of rigid PVC require a special machine application…

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