• Filament spools cut waste, are reusable

    Fri, Jun 15, 2018

    Keene Village Plastics, a supplier of plastic filament for 3-D printing, has introduced Slant reusable filament spools. 

  • Classifier eases pellet movement

    Fri, Jun 15, 2018

    Using a unique oscillating movement to prevent pellets from bouncing, Trendelkamp’s Masterbatch Classifier series of pellet classifiers can efficiently classify a variety of sizes and shapes. 

  • Plate indicates mold status

    Fri, Jun 15, 2018

    This status indicator plate device from Meusburger is used to indicate the status of injection molds and can be installed by the mold maker or retrofitted later.

  • Transducers bring smart connectivity

    Fri, Jun 15, 2018

    Gneuss' new line of melt-pressure transducers can be used in extruders, screen changers, melt pumps and other plastics processing equipment.

  • App turns iPad into an inspection device

    Fri, Jun 15, 2018

    With the new Visual Inspect app for iPads, Faro has expanded its portfolio of quality-assurance tools that can be used by plastics processors, as well as mold makers, to check the contours of parts and components. 

  • Reservoir units get a new controller

    Fri, Jun 15, 2018

    Thermal Care’s PT series of reservoir systems for process cooling is available in a wide range of holding capacities and can be customized for specific applications. 

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  • Latest all-electric presses offer robust features, precision

    Issue: June 2018

    Injection Molding machinery suppliers at NPE2018 unveiled new and enhanced all-electric lines with features such as more space between tie bars to handle bigger parts, more robust servo motors for precision molding and the ability to overlap movements to shorten cycle times. NEGRI BOSSI Negri Bossi introduced... [more]

  • Conair guarantees uptime

    Issue: June 2018

    At NPE2018, auxiliary equipment supplier Conair launched new initiatives designed to keep its customers’ equipment fully operational. The company’s Uptime Guaranteed initiative promises customers a certain percentage of machinery uptime based on process parameters and a variety of other factors.... [more]

  • Blenders make impact with advanced controls, dosing

    Issue: June 2018

    New blending capabilities focusing on better operator controls, improved feedback and more precise dosing were on display at NPE2018 in Orlando, Fla. The improved insight from new monitoring capabilities, as well as more accurate dosing, enable operators to more tightly regulate the amount of ingredients... [more]

  • Blown, cast film machine makers unveil advances

    Issue: June 2018

    Manufacturers of blown and cast film machinery at NPE2018 unveiled new and enhanced equipment for boosting production and enhancing film quality. D.R. JOSEPH D.R. Joseph unveiled two new blown film technologies. D.R. Joseph’s innovative radial sizing cage system has a reduced footprint and provides... [more]

  • Monitoring, testing innovations minimize mistakes

    Issue: June 2018

    To err is human; to catch a mistake in process — that’s innovation. Flagging errors before they become disasters is the goal of process-monitoring technologies throughout the plastics industry. Companies that cater to injection molders, extruders and blow molders showed off their wares at... [more]

  • Reifenhäuser expands die service, adds business unit

    Issue: June 2018

    Extrusion machinery and equipment company Reifenhäuser Group, Troisdorf, Germany, is strengthening its position in the North American market with several activities, including the addition of a new business unit and the expansion of its service business for dies in Maize, Kan. During NPE, Reifenhäuser... [more]

  • DJA becomes distributor for LS Mtron machines in U.S.

    Issue: June 2018

    Daiichi Jitsugyo America (DJA), Wood Dale, Ill., has become a distributor for injection molding machines from LS Mtron Ltd., Anyang, South Korea, after officials reached an agreement at NPE. LS Mtron’s products will give DJA customers access to larger-tonnage, two-platen injection molding machines... [more]

  • Yizumi-HPM expanding technical center in Ohio

    Issue: June 2018

    Yizumi-HPM Corp., a unit of the Yizumi Group, plans to begin expansion of its 22,000-square-foot technical center in Iberia, Ohio, this fall. The expansion will add 15,000 square feet and new capabilities to the facility, primarily to accommodate the company’s growth in large-tonnage injection... [more]

  • Toshiba Machine doubles its footprint in Midwest

    Issue: June 2018

    Injection molding machinery maker Toshiba Machine is consolidating its sales, service and assembly under one roof in Elk Grove Village, Ill., doubling its footprint in the Midwest and expanding its capabilities. Toshiba Machine separated from its parent company, Toshiba Corp., just one year ago. “We’ve... [more]

  • Davis-Standard pushes refresh button on branding

    Issue: June 2018

    Davis-Standard LLC, a Pawcatuck, Conn., maker of polymer processing equipment, unveiled its new global brand with a new identity and messaging strategy. The branding includes a new website and logo, which is the first logo update in nearly 50 years, and the tag line, “Where your ideas take shape.”... [more]

Super air knife from EXAIR Corporation
Used in industry to blow off, clean, dry and cool, EXAIR's Super Air Knife dramatically reduces compressed air consumption when compared to other air equipment. It delivers a uniform sheet of laminar airflow across the entire length with hard-hitting force. Meets OSHA maximum dead-ended pressure and noise requirements.