Technical Reports

From a 5-axis micro injection molding machine to a six-axis-controlled high-tech production cell

2017-07-07: Gabriele Hopf, Wittmann Battenfeld GmbH

mikrotechnik HIRT (abbreviated MTH), based in Schramberg, Germany, is establishing itself increasingly as a specialist in small components, micro parts and hybrid parts. In close partnership with its customers, MTH develops highly complex products and components which it produces with advanced technology...
more

Precision in seven layers

2017-07-05: Rüdiger Kissinger, motan-colortronic gmbh

Worldwide, up to 2.5 billion cups of coffee are drunk every day. Much of this is prepared from coffee powder capsule portions in coffee machines. Due to the necessary oxygen barrier to prevent ageing of the coffee due to oxidation, these capsule portions consist of either aluminium or a plastic composite...
more

SIGMA Engineering: Virtual Tool Alloy Selection

2017-06-29: Vanessa Schwittay, SIGMA Engineering GmbH

In order to utilize expensive tool alloys with higher thermal performance it is important to have a clear understanding of their cost-to-benefit ratio. For the mold of a packaging application, a "Sigmasoft" Virtual Molding analysis demonstrated that a higher conductivity material allowed for a cycle...
more

Energy-efficient technology improves productivity

2017-03-13: Rüdiger Kissinger, motan-colortronic gmbh

As part of expanding its production facilities, Bergmann Spritzguß und Formenbau GmbH & Co. KG, which is based in Telgte-Westbevern, decided on a radical approach and equipped its entire production facility with a brand new material supply system comprising a central drying system, dosing systems and...
more

Unnoticeably Good - Ehrlich Werkzeug- & Gerätebau GmbH relies on the Koch-Technik technology for drying and conveying plastic materials

2017-03-10: Ulrich Mangelsdorf, Werner Koch Maschinentechnik GmbH

Ehrlich Werkzeug- & Gerätebau GmbH delivers almost 95% thermoplastic mouldings produced in Koenigstein to automotive industry suppliers. In addition to these products, strongly hygroscopic plastics with up to 60% ratio of glass fibres are especially used. For drying the material and its consequent transport...
more

First injection molding application using polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) in mass production

2017-02-09: Reinhard Bauer - Technokomm,

Polyvinyl alcohol (PVAL) is a plastic material little known so far. It offers the outstanding attribute of solubility in water with simultaneous high resistance to most contact chemicals. PVAL has been little known until recently, primarily because it could only be processed into film, but manufacturing...
more

An Energy-conscious Company

2016-12-06: Ulrich Mangelsdorf, Werner Koch Maschinentechnik GmbH

Hehnke GmbH & Co KG consistently focuses on the manufacture of automotive parts. Nearly 80% of production goes to suppliers or directly to car manufacturers such as Daimler and BMW. With the trend to replace conventional materials with plastic, plastic processing has once again had the opportunity to...
more

Bespoke Compressed Air Dryers for Clean Room Production

2016-08-11: Rüdiger Kissinger, motan-colortronic gmbh

The Dortmund-based German company Boehringer Ingelheim microParts GmbH has set up a new clean room manufacturing area for the production of small and extremely small PEEK moulded parts as part of a recent product expansion project. Because of the parts' low throughputs, installing a central compressed...
more

Drying and central material supply of the special kind

2016-01-25: Rüdiger Kissinger, motan-colortronic gmbh

With the integration of external energy sources for the drying and the setting up of the central material supply motan-colortronic has realized unique solutions at the automotive supplier FKT.
more

Dryerless PET extrusion with viscosity control

2015-06-30: Monika Gneuss, Gneuß Kunststofftechnik GmbH

In PET extrusion, the material’s intrinsic viscosity (IV) and its preservation is a key quality characteristic of the end product, e.g. when manufacturing sheet, strapping or fiber. The ability to not just monitor, but to also control the melt viscosity in real time and therefore produce end products...
more


  show former articles (40 overall)


Please find more information in German.

Premium-Partner
Trade representatives & agencies
If you seek trade representatives or agencies at home and abroad, or would like yourself to offer trade representation, then you will find the optimum area for it here.

6 offers from companies
1 offers from trade representatives

Insert own entries free of charge

Latest Top-News
Current material prices
Average prices of offers
in the material exchange
PP Bales [€/kg]
Latest entries in the buyers guide

Dr. Weber & Partner GmbH
60528 Frankfurt, Germany

HMG Extrusions GmbH
1070 Wien, Austria

MIRNIK - Vm d.o.o.
5290 Sempeter, Slovenia

Premix Oy
FI-00520 Rajamäki, Finland

Friedel Kunststoffrecycling GmbH
89558 Böhmenkirch-Treffelhausen, Germany

Enter the buyers guide