At Bel Air Finishing Supply’s mass finishing workshop, attendees will find out how they can save time, cut costs and improve product quality on post processing 3D parts. Steve Alviti, president of Bel Air Finishing Supply (Bel Air), announced the company's biannual, all-day mass finishing seminar and workshop, which
At NPE2018 next week, Toshiba Machine Corp., Elk Grove Village, Ill., is introducing a new generation of all-electric presses, the ECSXIII series (successor to the ECSXXII line), which was displayed in four models from 110 to 390 tons. They offer a streamlined frame design, re-engineered toggle-clamping system, “significantly faster”
Process capability is related to the variation in part dimensions from shot to shot. High values of process capability require the shrinkage of the material to be identical on each shot, which can be confirmed from the pressure-volume-temperature (PVT) graph. Here, part length is within specifications for all 30 parts, while part width is
PSI Molded Plastics’ mechanized copper-paint line can handle large parts. Spray-on shielding reduces the number of parts used on instruments, eliminating the cost of a box within a box and associated attachment parts. A significant expansion of its in-house electromagnetic interference (EMI) and radio-frequency interference (RFI) shielding
Agilyx is in an innovative area of recycling: extracting value from waste plastic streams. The company has expanded to develop the first full-circle chemical recycling of PS. Because of the dip in the oil market a few years back, Agilyx pivoted to PS recycling, producing styrene monomer for reuse by resin makers. Agilyx retrofitted parts of
Global medical molder Nypro provides first-hand guidance on what you need to get into the medical molding business. A typical ISO 8 molding cleanroom at Nypro. Highly skilled workers are an essential part of a successful medical-molding business. Here, a Nypro employee operates a complex assembly machine. Sometimes assembly of medical components
The program supplies a range of semi-standardized custom tool models, which helps to reduce quoting, tool design and approval processes. News Post: 3/26/2018
Edited by Julia Hider Assistant Editor, Modern Machine Shop Seco has launched a Semi-Standard Helical Cutter customer program that streamlines the process of obtaining custom
Sharing in development of leading-edge technology for monitoring and control of flow and temperature in each individual mold circuit has given P&G’s German operations lower investment costs, decreased energy consumption, and increased product quality.
In the era of “smart machines” and “smart processes,” a number
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