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This week’s finds include a product that prevents improper injection mold alignment, a chill new tool for plastics processors, and industry’s first self-contained cobot for packing lids and containers.
Also in the news this week: A device that quantifies the transparency of materials using a technology that matches real-world conditions. It works with curved surfaces, making it the first instrument of its kind suitable for use in the PET bottle...
The Melt Profiler developed by Md Plastics alerts molders to the state of the melt before it is injected into the cavity, giving them a much better chance of molding quality parts in a consistent manner.
An automatic shut-off nozzle tip that eliminates stringing and drooling during injection molding and a TPE compounder that reports a thriving business during the pandemic are among this week’s highlights.
In this week’s roundup: Pre-colored ABS that achieves a metallic effect without secondary processing and a cosmetics molder that converted equipment to manufacture plastic parts for a COVID-19 test kit.