Drying is a necessary evil for most plastics processors. “No one wants to do it,” said Mark Haynie, Dryer Product Manager at Novatec (Baltimore, MD). But doing it improperly may come back to bite you in the end.
With the acquisition, Dassault Systèmes (Velizy-Villacoublay, France) extends its 3DExperience platform to small and mid-sized manufacturing companies seeking to digitally transform their business operations.
Oden Technologies (New York, NY) introduced what it is calling industry’s first end-to-end machine learning and artificial intelligence framework for manufacturing. The open framework features algorithms and data science tools for extrusion and injection molding processes.
Automatic adjustment of the chiller’s set point temperature yields numerous benefits, including decreased scrap rates, increased polymer strength, improved polymer appearance and extended equipment life.
Expoplast is part of a comprehensive advanced manufacturing trade show and conference that also brings together PackEx, Automation Technology Expo (ATX), Design & Manufacturing and Powder & Bulk Solids (PBS) under one umbrella.