NPE Channel Articles

ILLIG will present the current generation of its automatic forming machines of the RDKP series

December 31, 2014

ILLIG will present the current generation of its automatic forming machines of the RDKP series with a separate forming and punching station at NPE2015 in booth W8052. The efficiency of this machine working from a roll stock is demonstrated by model IC-RDKP 72 (forming area max. 756 mm x 535 mm)...

CBW Automation to debut the SSE robot at NPE2015

December 29, 2014

CBW Automation, a designer and manufacturer of customized high-speed automation systems for the injection molding industry, debuts its newest product – the SSE robot. The SSE is CBW’s most technologically advanced robot available and expands on CBW’s fundamental speed advantage...

Industrial Molds gives metal-to-plastic part conversion technical presentation at ANTEC 2015

December 29, 2014

There are many reasons for OEMs to convert metal components into plastic including light-weighting, reduced manufacturing costs, and better quality or longer-lasting parts. Metal-to-plastic part conversion provides opportunities for both mold manufacturers and their OEM customers to develop new...

Milliken to showcase new applications for its advanced additive technologies

December 29, 2014

Milliken & Co's Herrin Hood, global product line manager at Milliken, will share the company’s technological developments in polypropylene (PP) through his presentation, titled: “Nucleation of Polypropylene: A New and Practical Approach to the Measurement of Stiffness (Modulus...

Four-axis gauge brings precision, speed to medical extrusion applications

December 23, 2014

NDC Technologies (Dayton, OH) will introduce the Beta LaserMike AccuScan 6012 four-axis diameter and ovality gauge at NPE 2015. Industry's first four-axis gauge for measuring products up to 12 mm, the device enables extruders of medical tubing and other advanced products to measure diameter and...

Extrusion Expert takes on NPE2012

April 13, 2012

Our Extrusion Expert series continues on April 26 with Allan Griff's report on the new and unusual in extrusion at the upcoming NPE Plastics Exhibition in Orlando, Florida, April 1-5. He'll include selected extrusion-related materials, additives and end products, too, not just machinery. He...

Kreyenborg launches new backflush screen changer, files suit against PSI

April 12, 2012

Since only one out of four screens is taken out of the production during backflush or screen change, a new backflush screen changer reportedly maintains higher constant melt pressure during screen change and backflush. The new version of the V-Type backflush screen changer from Kreyenborg GmbH, K...

New name, renewed North American emphasis for Woojin

April 10, 2012

After missing the last two NPE show cycles, Korean injection molding machine supplier Woojin brought a new name and a renewed focus on North America to NPE2012 in Orlando. Effective April 1, it changed its moniker from Woojin Selex to Woojin Plaimm Co. Ltd. The company brought seven machines...

Feng Ping announces U.S. expansion at NPE2012

April 1, 2012

China-based, U.S.-owned and -managed Feng Ping Tooling (booth #58033) is using its first stateside exhibition to announce the opening of a new U.S.-based business. Speaking on Sunday April 1 before NPE2012 show open, brothers and Feng Ping founders James and John Fiocchi told PlasticsToday that...

Kuka Robotics to debut shelf-mount series of robots at NPE2012

March 30, 2012

Kuka Robotics will make the North American debut of its KR Quantec K shelf-mounted robots at booth (#213). The Quantec series of shelf-mount robots include the KR Quantec K120 R3900 ultra, which weighs in at 270 kg, and has a reach of 2900 mm and payload capacity of 120 kg, and the KR Q Quantec K...

Pack your questions: ANTEC to offers more than 500 presentations at NPE

March 30, 2012

The Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) ANTEC annual technical conference is also making the move from Chicago to Orlandno, once again running concurrently with the triennial NPE plastics event, with preregistration running ahead of 2009 levels. ANTEC 2012 will offer 550 technical papers in 40...

Good teamwork: Plastics in Sports exhibits showcase plastics influence on sports

March 30, 2012

NPE2012 hopes its new exhibit will be a slam-dunk. NPE’s Plastics in Sports exhibits will show the teamwork between sports and plastics. The exhibits will display how the technological achievements in plastic materials, molding, equipment, designs, and processes have advanced various...

Priamus to demonstrate new modular line of software for injection molding at NPE2012

March 29, 2012

Priamus has released a new modular line of software to enable “complete” control of the injection molding process. The system, called the Fillcontrol, can distinguish the proper flow of the melt, as well as compression, cooling and shrinkage during the process. Priamus will demonstrate...

Tools for Cupcake Wars coming to NPE

March 28, 2012

Gimmicks for drawing booth attendees abound at NPE, and M.R. Mold & Engineering’s booth giveaways have, quite literally, become a hot item over the past few years. If you are one of the first 24 people to stop by Booth # 4393 each morning, you can pick up your fresh homemade muffin...

UPDATE: Tech Mold, Edro to feature 2x32-cavity stack mold at NPE2012

March 28, 2012

Information about a 2x32-cavity stack mold will be featured at NPE2012 booth (#51043), with the tool developed by Tech Mold, and the custom mold base built by Edro Inc. Tech Mold recently produced an aerosol-dispensing cap for a major consumer products manufacturer who wanted to reduce material...