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  • Special Prices instead of Special Machine Making
    Kunststoffe international 2018/10, PAGE 3

    Special Prices instead of Special Machine Making

    Editorial

    Do you happen to have 120,000 euros? As of now, this bargain price will get you an extruder in the 200,000 euro price bracket from...   more

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  • Contents
    Kunststoffe international 2018/10, PAGE 4

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  • Making a Racket for Plastics
    Kunststoffe international 2018/10, PAGE 6 - 18

    Making a Racket for Plastics

    New Ways to Attain Special Part Properties Are Advancing the Art of Injection Molding

    Making a racket is part of the trade. In the past, tradesmen would do this at markets by swinging wooden rattles to attract attention....   more

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  • In between Industry 4.0  and Market Intelligence
    Kunststoffe international 2018/10, PAGE 19 - 23

    In between Industry 4.0 and Market Intelligence

    Compare, Compile, Conduct – Further Strategic Development in the Tool and Die Industry

    The producing industry is increasingly involved in changes due to progressing globalization and derivatization, shorter product lifetimes,...   more

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  • Additive Adolescence
    Kunststoffe international 2018/10, PAGE 24 - 30

    Additive Adolescence

    Materials Manufacturers and Process Developers Face Growing Demands in 3D Printing

    Much as when injection molding materials were being developed 30 years ago, the current trend in additive production is toward higher...   more

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  • Digitalization instead of Disruption
    Kunststoffe international 2018/10, PAGE 31 - 35

    Digitalization instead of Disruption

    Systematic Improvement of Already Tried-and-Tested Material Handling Products

    Conveying, mixing, metering, drying, processing – this briefly circumscribes the tasks of material handling. Today, connectivity and energy...   more

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  • Polyurethanes Moving with the Times
    Kunststoffe international 2018/10, PAGE 36 - 40

    Polyurethanes Moving with the Times

    Specialization, Resource Efficiency, and Digitalization are Driving Developments

    This versatile material is continually opening up new areas of application. A processing technology that achieves high component quality...   more

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  • Lightweight Cost Benefits
    Kunststoffe international 2018/10, PAGE 41 - 45

    Lightweight Cost Benefits

    Fiber-Reinforced Thermoplastics for Large Series

    Plastics reinforced with continuous fibers were long considered a cost driver because the processing technologies did not support large...   more

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  • Into the Process at the Speed of Light
    Kunststoffe international 2018/10, PAGE 46 - 51

    Into the Process at the Speed of Light

    Faster Process and Product Control thanks to Inline Optical Spectroscopy

    Spectroscopic instrumentation has a wide application field in plastics processing. However, users have held back from purchasing process...   more

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  • Three at One Blow
    Kunststoffe international 2018/10, PAGE 52 - 55

    Three at One Blow

    KraussMaffei and Leonhard Kurz Optimize the Combined IMD and IML Film Processes

    In one of the cavities, a control display is created in so-called dead-front design with a touch sensor. In the adjacent cavity, a...   more

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    We offer you this article for download free of charge with the kind assistance of KraussMaffei Technologies GmbH

  • So that the Heart of the Machine  Beats Longer
    Kunststoffe international 2018/10, PAGE 56 - 59

    So that the Heart of the Machine Beats Longer

    Avoid Standstills by Permanently Monitoring Hydraulic Pumps and Hydraulic Oil

    Unplanned production downtime can have far-reaching consequences in an injection molding company until delays in delivery. In the form of...   more

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  • Directed Air Flow
    Kunststoffe international 2018/10, PAGE 60 - 63

    Directed Air Flow

    Forming Air Impact Technology for Formed Parts with Higher Quality

    The material distribution is often the main quality criterion in thermoforming. A precisely directed air flow can influence the local...   more

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  • In the Right Place at the Right Time
    Kunststoffe international 2018/10, PAGE 64 - 66

    In the Right Place at the Right Time

    Efficient Film Thermoforming Using Halogen Infrared Emitters and Algorithms

    During thermoforming, films need to be heated as quickly as possible, both in defined areas and across the entire surface. Frimo has...   more

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  • Pressure-Stable Joining of  Microfluidic Systems
    Kunststoffe international 2018/10, PAGE 67 - 68

    Pressure-Stable Joining of Microfluidic Systems

    Laser Welding Gives Stability to the Core Component of a Medical Device

    In the production of a micro water jet device for medical wound cleaning, two POM-H components are assembled, which later must withstand...   more

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  • High-Tech Inspires Real Time Measurement
    Kunststoffe international 2018/10, PAGE 69 - 71

    High-Tech Inspires Real Time Measurement

    Technical Progress Enables New Applications for Quality Control

    During production, real time available data about the dimensional accuracy of products are invaluable. They do not only save material but...   more

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  • Polymer Powder in Additive Manufacturing
    Kunststoffe international 2018/10, PAGE 72 - 77

    Polymer Powder in Additive Manufacturing

    Part 2: Development of a Qualifying Testing Concept

    Polymer powders for laser sintering must exhibit special intrinsic and extrinsic properties. A new concept for the characterization and...   more

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  • Making the Switch with E-Mobility
    Kunststoffe international 2018/10, PAGE 78 - 81

    Making the Switch with E-Mobility

    Semicrystalline Thermoplastics for Electrical and Electronic Components

    For years, the temperature resistance of engineering thermoplastics increased, but now new forms of mobility require a whole range of other...   more

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  • A Virtual Seating Trial
    Kunststoffe international 2018/10, PAGE 82 - 84

    A Virtual Seating Trial

    Performing Simulation in Parallel with Design Reduces the Development Time of the Metrik Chair

    An integrated approach to simulation and design has a long tradition at BASF. The cooperation with the office furniture manufacturer...   more

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    We offer you this article for download free of charge with the kind assistance of BASF SE

  • Fine Lines in Light and Dark
    Kunststoffe international 2018/10, PAGE 85 - 88

    Fine Lines in Light and Dark

    Special Compounds for Light Reflection, Light Scattering, and Black Panel Effect

    Touch operation of devices was introduced on the smartphone, transferred to the automobile, and has also established itself for household...   more

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  • Effects without Drawbacks
    Kunststoffe international 2018/10, PAGE 89 - 93

    Effects without Drawbacks

    Special Encapsulation Makes Metallic Effects Inert and Weather-Resistant

    Pearlescent pigments produce striking effects in thermoplastics. However, the natural photoactivity of TiO₂ influences the stability of the...   more

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    We offer you this article for download free of charge with the kind assistance of Merck KGaA

  • Contact with the Manufacturer
    Kunststoffe international 2018/10, PAGE 97

    Contact with the Manufacturer

    Tips and Hints on the Campus Material Database

    The Campus material database has been a source of comparative material data for industry decision-makers for 30 years. The ...   more

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  • Preview
    Kunststoffe international 2018/10, PAGE 98

    Preview

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