Mouldmaking


Trade show visitors embrace and endorse ELIX Polymers’ solutions at K 2016

Trade show visitors embrace and endorse ELIX Polymers’ solutions at K 2016. (Photo: ELIX Polymers, PR018)Tarragona, November 3, 2016 – ELIX Polymers, a main player in the manufacture and sale of ABS resins and by-products, has pronounced as a complete success its participation in the K-show (K 2016) in Düsseldorf, Germany, considered to be the plastics industry’s key trade fair.

ELIX Polymers introduces new generation ABS/PC blend for major weight reductions in Automotive applications

ELIX Polymers introduces new generation ABS/PC blend for major weight reductions in Automotive applications. 
(Photo: ELIX Polymers, PR015)Tarragona, October 26, 2016 – ELIX Polymers has introduced a new generation ABS/PC blend to meet the needs of the automotive industry. ELIX Ultra HH 4115 HI ABS/PC can help to achieve major weight reductions through lower density, as well as delivering cost savings, processing benefits, very low emissions and odour when compared to PC/ABS.

Moog Unveils its Largest Radial Piston Pump for Industrial Applications

Radial Piston Pump 250cm³. (Photo Moog, MGPR1402)East Aurora, NY, USA, May 13, 2014 - Moog (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B), a designer and manufacturer of high performance motion control solutions, has extended its range of variable-displacement radial piston pumps, with the RKP 250 for displacements up to 250 cm³ per revolution. The largest pump in Moog’s RKP series, the RKP 250 is intended for applications requiring high system pressures, such as metal forming, presses, injection molding and other types of industrial machinery. It is capable of delivering continuous pressures up to 350 bar (5000 psi). The Radial Piston Pump is known for its robust design and reliability even in extreme environments.

Novel injection moulding process from Mecaplast could cut car part weights in half

Structure of a foamed part. (Photo Mecaplast, MPPR001)Izernore, France - Leading automotive plastics component supplier Mecaplast believes it can cut the weight of interior and exterior trim parts by between 30 and 50% by using a newly patented injection moulding processing technology in combination with novel polypropylene compounds.

API Institute developed successfully an Arnitel® Eco monofilament for 3D printing systems of Almteq

DSM Engineering PlasticsAPI Institute has developed successfully a monofilament of Arnitel® Eco from DSM for Almteq's Inspire 3-D printing systems. Almteq aims to use only bio-based materials for its printers and was looking for a flexible material to add to its portfolio. Arnitel Eco fit the need for a flexible or elastic bio-based material able to offer the right technical performance. API Institute develops and produces bio-based monofilament solutions for 3D printing in new innovative materials.

Quadrant launches new range of metal detectable plastics for food processing industry

Photo caption 1: Acetron® MD RodQuadrant extends its portfolio of food compliant materials by a PE, POM and PA6 based metal detectable plastics for food processing equipment enabling manufacturers to more efficiently address the issue of breakage and wear in equipment parts.

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