Injection moulding

Solutions for thermoplastics and rubber

At Plast 2018, IMG will be exhibiting its full range of products: injection molding machines for engineering polymers and rubber and an new electric clamping unit for rubber molding IMG, a manufacturer of…

Arburg: Industry 4.0 and additive manufacturing

Arburg presents a new hybrid machine, a networked turnkey system molding customised parts, and the production of two-component functional parts using the APF technology by Marco Giuliani Arburg will be presenting a special…

Sequential gating for complex geometric forms

A hot runner system with electric valve gate system and 4.0 injection technology are the strong points of the production unit of a polycarbonate salt and pepper shaker. by Carlo Castellazzi Quality technology…

The machine as measuring instrument

  An injection molding machine can also be used as a measuring instrument for the characterization of thermosetting plastic materials. And that is precisely what a material producer has now succeeded in doing…

Heating technology as a key factor

Fiber-reinforced plastic composites play a key role in future mobility. The biggest challenge at present is to develop material systems and processes that permit economic and efficient use of materials for large series…

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…

IntElect by Sumitomo: more compact, dynamic, precise and efficient

IntElect is a completely new generation of all-electric injection moulding machines developed by Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery. The line combines top-level performance with an outstanding energy footprint. Constructive innovative features reduce the…

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

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…

Lightweight construction processes

High-pressure resin injection paves the way to series production

High-pressure resin transfer molding (HD-RTM) is an established process for the series production of fiber-reinforced parts, with many variants. It therefore covers a variety of possibilities for part design and material selection. In…

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