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Your twice-monthly update from Plastics Machinery Magazine February 22, 2018

Innovation Extras


Mettler-Toledo balances can track ingredients, weights

Mettler-Toledo’s XPR line of precision balances is designed to improve stability and more quickly overcome air turbulence to register accurate weights.

Vidmar carts boast low weight, costs

Vidmar in October began offering a new line of lighter-duty carts and cabinets.


Primary Equipment


German RepRap 3-D printer produces large, industrial parts

German RepRap’s fused-filament-fabrication 3-D printer can be used for limited industrial-grade production runs, as well as in the manufacture of large parts.

EnvisionTEC's digital-light printer cures variety of resins

EnvisionTec's digital-light printer, the Perfactory 4 LED XXL, uses a custom LED system to cure a wide variety of resins, including tough and flexible plastics.


Auxiliary Equipment


Blue Air Systems adds new sizes to dry mold dehumidifier offerings

Kundl, Austria-based Blue Air Systems GmbH has added three new sizes to its line of Dry Mold System (DMS) dehumidification equipment.

Coperion's latest liquid feeder gains modular design

Coperion K-Tron has redesigned its loss-in-weight liquid feeders, which are compatible with a wide variety of liquids and feature the company’s Smart Force Transducer (SFT) technology.


Molds & Tooling


Boring heads from Big Kaiser connect wirelessly to tool app

Big Kaiser has a new line of boring heads — frequently used to cut leader pinholes in molds — that connect wirelessly with its boring tool app.

Hermle's machining center boasts size, speed

The five-axis C 650 is the largest and newest model in Hermle Machine's Performance line of machining centers, which have a variety of applications, including mold making.


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Vecoplan VTH V2 horizontal plastics shredder

Vecoplan's VTH V2 is engineered for the single stage size reduction of lineal plastic scrap. It produces granulate that can be reintroduced directly into the manufacturing process,eliminating the need for multiple machines and multiple processing steps.

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