Plastics Technology

AUG 2018

Plastics Technology - Dedicated to improving Plastics Processing.

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Injection VOLUME 6 4 • NUMBER 08 QUALITY Part Design Material Molding Process Molding Machine Mold Design and Moldmaking Improving Molding Process Capability: The Five Essential Pillars—Part 2 Each contributes to molded-part quality, and each must be optimized before production begins. By Suhas Kulkarni, Fimmtech Cover Story NPE Wrap-Up: News in Primary Machinery Rounding up details from the Big Show not previously reported in all our other coverage, here's more news in injection and blow molding, extrusion and compounding. Next month, we'll conclude with recycling/scrap reclaim, tooling, robots, auxiliary equipment, materials & additives. (Cover photo by Matt Naitove of Milacron's new 2250-ton press at NPE.) By Matt Naitove, Executive Editor & Jim Callari, Editorial Director 34 4 FROM THE EDITOR 6 STARTING UP CLOSE-UP ON TECHNOLOGY 10 Film Packaging 14 Packaging KNOW HOW 18 Materials 22 Injection Molding 26 Tooling KEEPING UP WITH TECHNOLOGY 50 Injection Molding 50 Extrusion 51 Materials 52 Blow Molding 52 Additive Manufacturing 52 Materials Handling YOUR BUSINESS 54 Resin-Pricing Analysis 56 Gardner Business Index: Plastics Processing 58 Market Watch 59 Marketplace 64 Processor's Edge 46 Tips and Techniques 1 Plastics Technology

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