Fiber-Reinforced Plastics in Wind Turbines Rose from 25 to 114 Million Pounds in a Decade
February 8, 2017
Demand for fiber-reinforced plastic composites in the manufacture of wind turbine components is forecast to expand 5.9 percent per year through 2020 to 152 million pounds.
KraussMaffei at JEC World Paris: More speed in pultrusion
February 6, 2017
By adopting a new approach KraussMaffei Reaction Process Machinery strives for a whole new level of performance in pultrusion, the continuous molding process for the manufacture of high-filled fiber-reinforced plastic components.
Roche Diabetes Care chooses DuPont™ Delrin® to develop its renowned Accu-Chek® LinkAssist Plus application
February 1, 2017
Roche Diabetes Care selected low-friction DuPont™ Delrin® acetal homopolymer from DuPont Performance Materials (DPM) for its renowned insulin placement assistant named the Accu-Chek® LinkAssist Plus.
Koplas 2017: Arburg presents cost-effective injection moulding
January 31, 2017
This year, Arburg is represented with its own exhibition stand for the first time at the Koplas, South Korea's most important trade fair for the country's plastics industry.
3M’s Newest Innovation Drives Lightweighting Potential
January 24, 2017
The universal capabilities of 3M™ Scotch-Weld™ Multi-Material Composite Urethane Adhesives make them a new standard for composite assembly
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In this issue:
Medical Plastics: Up Close & Personal
3-D Printing's Flexibility an Advantage in Medical Field
Material Selection Considerations for Wearables
Polymer Sterilization Techniques - An Update
Super-Tough, Bio-Based PLA Materials
Advanced Composites for Bicycles
Digital Edition Sponsored by Brabender CWB
November 15, 2016
At least two commercial technologies combine extrusion with injection molding to fill molds with much lower pressure than conventional injection molding. One was recently introduced by Extrude to Fill LLC, Loveland, CO (www.extrudetofill.com), which melts plastic electrically without turning the screw. The other was introduced nearly 10 years ago by IB Steiner, a plastics engineering firm in Spielberg, Austria (www.exjection.com), called Exjection, which uses a sliding mold cavity.
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