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Thermoformers Well-Suited for a Broad Range of Applications

Thermoformers use a plastic processing technique that molds a heated sheet of plastic to manufacture products for a wide range of applications.

End markets include:

  • Food packaging
  • Automotive
  • Healthcare and medical
  • Construction
  • Consumer goods and appliances
  • Electrical and electronics
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Injection Molding Machinery 101

Injection molding machinery forms the foundation of an industry with a global value of $258.2 billion, approximately $7.2 billion of that attributed to the U.S. injection molding market. Injection molding is the most common method of mass-manufacturing plastics products. An amazingly wide range of products are made using injection molding machinery...
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Rotational Machinery to Meet a Wide Range of Needs

All rotational machinery operates on the same principle: powdered resin is tumbled within a heated mold using continual rotation to create a hollow product with a uniform wall thickness.

While adhering to the basic principle, each type of rotational molding machine operates on a slightly different basis:

Carousel – one of the most popular rotational machines, features up to four independent or fixed arms and six stations. While fixed arms work well when identical cycle times are needed on each arm, independent arms allow for different cycle times and wall thicknesses.

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Plastic Extrusion Machinery Stretches the Imagination

Plastic extruder machines are used to manufacture a wide range of consumer, industrial and agricultural products. But, no matter what the end use, the basics of the different plastic extrusion machinery remain the same.

The Extrusion Process

All plastic extrusion equipment is made up of a hopper, a barrel and a die. To break the process down, plastic resin is first fed into the hopper. Depending on the application, the resin may have previously been mixed with additives like UV inhibitors or colorants.

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