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Chinaplas 2013: Auto gas tank molder opts for centralized material storage, localized recycling

Thursday, May 30th, 2013 | Permalink

Plastic molders and extruders that serve automotive and packaging markets in China are finding that central material storage and conveying systems, and central chilling systems are good investments in today’s manufacturing environment, according to auxiliary equipment and systems specialist Conair (Cranberry Twp., PA) Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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In-mold internal welding targets medical counterfeiters

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013 | Permalink

The rapid emergence of electronic identification systems to prevent medical counterfeiting will get a boost from a new internal welding process supplied by Wittmann Battenfeld (Kottingbrunn, Austria). Called IMIW for In-Mold Internal Welding, it is now possible to insert mold parts with a gas- and waterproof protective barrier for sensitive electronic components. Molded parts are joined together by injection molding the connection between the contact surfaces with the same plastic material from the inside. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Issue Date:  PT – March 2013 Keywords:  medical plastics Wittmann Battenfeld RFID In-Mold Internal Welding read more

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Fighting food waste with frozen food packaging

Monday, March 18th, 2013 | Permalink

Plasticstoday The world suffers from a food waste problem. In a world of seven billion people, set to grow to nine billion by 2050, about one-third of all food produced, worth around $1 trillion, gets lost or wasted in food production and consumption systems, according to data released by the Food and Agriculture Organization ( FAO ) of the United Nations. read more

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BASF showcases composite solutions at JEC show

Friday, March 1st, 2013 | Permalink

With the aid of its multimaterial Lightweight Composite Team, BASF (Ludwigshafen, Germany) is intensively investigating composite concepts for the body and chassis of motor vehicles. At the upcoming JEC Composites Show in Paris being held from 12 to 14 March 2013, the company will showcase several resin systems to achieve this objective. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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PCT challenges polyamides in LED lighting

Thursday, February 7th, 2013 | Permalink

A new option is available to designers of LED lighting systems for vehicles with the introduction of a series of polycyclohexylene-dimethylene terephthalates (PCT) compounds that reportedly deliver outstanding initial reflectance and reflectance stability, which are attributes required in light-emitting diode (LED) packages found in display backlight and general lighting. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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