Injection moulding

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…

Industry 4.0: avoid unplanned downtime

Hello machine, how are you doing today? The new Engel e-connect.monitor makes it possible to check the status of process-critical machine components during operation, analyse the data online, and make a reliable prognosis concerning the remaining service life

Maintenance staff face an enormous challenge every day. They are expected to guarantee very high availability for the production equipment, and at the same time, reduce the costs for maintenance and keeping a…

Small sensor, great technology

Multi-functional housing components for sensors in automobiles are the automotive segment in which Promotech specializes. One example is a combined rain, light and moisture sensor for motor cars

Every modern car is equipped with an abundance of electronic systems to enhance both safety and comfort. Sensors are vital components of such systems. One such sensor is the rain/light/moisture sensor. Its housing…

IMG Gum: small and efficient

Two new injection molding machines for elastomers and silicones, ideal for the production of technical parts, even in small batches

Precise, compact and flexible, the new Gum 50 Hydroblok and Gum 100 Hydroblock integrate lower tonnage inject machines for elastomers in the Gum series by Industrie Meccaniche Generali (IMG) a manufacturer based in…

PIM reduces production costs for smartphone housing

«The booming international smartphone market offers huge potential for powder injection molding», says Arburg PIM expert Hartmut Walcher. «We’re receiving more and more inquiries from this segment at international trade fairs. As a result,…

Netstal Elios 7500: in demand before its launch

The new Elios series machines are already making their mark. While the new Elios 7500 premium injection molding machine is not officially introduced until the K trade fair in October, Netstal has already booked…

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