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‘Exjection’ Molding Comes into Its Own

By Jan H. Schut At least two commercial technologies combine extrusion with injection molding to fill molds with much lower pressure than conventional injection molding. One was recently introduced by Extrude to Fill LLC, Loveland, CO (www.extrudetofill.com), which melts plastic … Continue reading

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New Moves for Rotating Molds

By Jan H. Schut Two unusual new concepts for cube molds for multi-material injection molding were introduced at the Kunststoff Show (K Show) in Düsseldorf, October 16-23 this year (www.k-online.com). Both alter the normal role of cube molds to move … Continue reading

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Demystifying Energy Saving Devices on Injection Molding Machines

By Jan H. Schut Injection molding machine makers at the upcoming Kunststoff Show in Dusseldorf, Germany, in October are touting energy efficient presses that will save 30%, 50%, even 70% of energy use. But is anything really new? Energy efficient … Continue reading

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