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  • 04-22-2014

    Injection Blow Molding of Multicomponent Preforms

    Using a new processing technique, it is now possible to produce multicomponent injection blow molded containers. This increases design opportunities considerably.   more

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  • 04-22-2014

    Hand-Held Welding Extruder for Fluoroplastics

    A hand-held welding extruder has been developed specifically for fluoroplastics after an extensive series of tests conducted in the course of a joint project. This allows PVDF and ECTFE parts to be joined quickly and reliably.   more

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  • 03-06-2014

    Bio-Adipic Acid for Manufacturing PA 66

    A research project is focusing on the conversion of plant-derived lignin into adipic acid with the aid of bacteria. If the process can be used industrially, consumption of fossil resources for production of PA 66 would be reduced considerably.   more

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  • 02-03-2014

    Polymer Coatings for Medical Applications

    Using a new process, it is now possible to create polymer layers with an application-specific pore size. This makes it easier to embed bioactive substances.   more

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  • 01-31-2014

    Vehicle Body Components as Energy Storage Units

    Under certain conditions, vehicle body components made from fiber-reinforced composites can be used to store energy. Initial prototypes are currently being tested on a test vehicle.   more

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  • 01-28-2014

    Mold Deformation During Injection Molding

    The rigidity of the mold and the clamping system affect product quality during injection molding. This conclusion was reached in the course of a research project that investigated the intensity of mold breathing in a variety of situations.   more

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  • 01-09-2014

    Injection Molding Machine for Mass Production of Microparts

    A newly developed microinjection molding machine increases production output. In addition, material usage and energy consumption are reduced.   more

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  • 01-09-2014

    Fiber-Reinforced Nonwovens as an Alternative to Thermoplastic Laminates

    A new semi-finished material consisting of reinforcing fibers and a thermoplastic nonwoven fabric was introduced at the K 2013. it is anticipated that the material will find use in the automotive and aircraft industries as an alternative to thermoplastic laminates.   more

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  • 11-28-2013

    Thin-Film Sensors in Injection Molds

    Temperature-sensitive mold coatings exhibit short response times and can be placed in poorly accessible areas of the mold. Online monitoring of the temperature accelerates optimization of injection molds and increases process consistency.   more

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  • 11-27-2013

    Faster Color Changes during Injection Molding

    Using a newly developed color metering system, extremely short color change times can be achieved during injection molding. The liquid color is injected directly into the metering zone of the plasticating unit.   more

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  • 11-26-2013

    Precise Determination of Load Limits

    Researchers have developed a test method that uniformly pressurizes the inside of a test specimen. This allows the load limits of plastic parts to be defined more exactly.   more

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  • 11-25-2013

    Generating Electricity with Ocean Waves

    A research project is investigating silicone-based electroactive polymers for their ability to convert the mechanical energy of ocean waves into electricity. It is hoped that an efficiency of 50% can be achieved.   more

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  • 11-18-2013

    Film for 3-Dimensional Displays

    Using newly developed polycarbonate film, it is now possible to manufacture displays with a three-dimensional surface. Using so-called back projection, the film is transformed into a luminous display screen.   more

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  • 11-18-2013

    Carbon Fiber-Reinforced Passenger Cell

    The passenger cell of the recently introduced i3 electric vehicle is manufactured largely from carbon fiber-reinforced plastic. During final assembly, an exterior skin of injection molded thermoplastic parts is attached.   more

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  • 10-08-2013

    Non-Invasive Measurement of Melt Temperature

    Because of the physical constraints, it is relatively difficult to determine the melt temperature in the chamber in front of the screw in an injection molding machine. Ultrasonic transducers have now been used in a research project to draw conclusions about the temperature distribution in the barrel.   more

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  • 10-08-2013

    PU Aerogel-Based Insulation

    Tiny pores in the nanometer range impart an extremely low thermal conductivity to a newly developed insulating material. As a result, the space required is 25 to 50% less than that needed for conventional insulating materials.   more

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  • 09-19-2013

    Highly Oriented Carbon Nanotubes

    By stretching polymer melts, it is possible to produce film containing highly oriented carbon nanotubes (CNT). The very uniform alignment of the CNTs is achieved via interface crystallization.   more

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  • 09-17-2013

    Recycling Carbon Fibers

    Using a solvolytic process, it is possible to reclaim carbon fibers from production waste in the form of a fabric. Compared to other recycling methods, the fiber length is not reduced.   more

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  • 08-20-2013

    Sulfur-Containing Films for Rechargeable Batteries

    Microstructured films with a high sulfur content increase the specific capacity of batteries. Researchers have now succeeded in incorporating elemental sulfur into a processable copolymer.   more

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  • 08-20-2013

    Space-Saving Joining Technique

    Newly developed transition structures improve the ability to join hybrid parts made from aluminum and carbon fiber reinforced plastics. In addition, they improve the corrosion characteristics of the parts.   more

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  • 07-01-2013

    High-Strength Elastic Nanofibers

    High-strength fibers made from polyacrylonitrile with a diameter of about 100 nm exhibit surprisingly high elastic properties. It is suspected that amorphous regions within the fibers are probably responsible for this.   more

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  • 07-01-2013

    Weight Reduction in Foamed Injection Molded Parts

    Incorporation of particle foam into injection molded parts reduces part weight even more than other foaming methods. To prevent the foam from collapsing, a thermoplastic shell that is subsequently foamed in the mold is produced first.   more

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  • 07-01-2013

    Nonvolatile Storage Medium Made from PVDF

    Under special processing conditions, PVDF can be converted into a so-called delta phase. Because of its ferroelectric properties and high thermal stability, the material is ideal for permanent storage of data.   more

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  • 04-23-2013

    Non-Stressing Metal Inserts

    In multi-material parts, stress cracking can occur in the region around metal inserts and ultimately cause part failure. To prevent this, a newly patented method proposes encasing the metal insert in an elastic material.   more

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  • 04-09-2013

    Solid-Borne Sound Sensor Detects Mold Wear

    By comparing frequency images, mold wear in injection molds can be detected during production. This permits mold maintenance based on the actual condition.   more

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  • 04-09-2013

    Printing Directly on the Mold’s Surface

    Using a newly developed in-mold printing technique, the image is printed directly on the surface of the injection mold and then incorporated into the plastic melt via overmolding from behind (backmolding). A printed part can then be removed from the injection mold.   more

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  • 03-26-2013

    Recycled PET for Direct Food Contact

    A new multi-stage process permits reliable decontamination of recycled PET. Through application of so-called challenge tests, it was possible to verify that the recycled material is suitable for direct contact in food packaging.   more

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  • 01-29-2013

    Embossing Pipe on the Inside

    Identification printed on the inside of pipe laid underground can become illegible over time as the result of exposure to dirt or other chemicals. If, however, the identification is embossed into the surface, it remains legible for a much longer period of time.   more

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  • 01-25-2013

    Protection against Wear for SLM Mold Cores

    Mold cores produced by means of selective laser melting (SLM) can be protected against wear by special coatings. The effectiveness of various coatings was investigated in a joint project.   more

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  • 01-25-2013

    Higher Light Density through Use of CNT

    Carbon nanotubes allow the light density of electroluminescent polymers to be increased as much as fivefold. The light generated in this way resembles natural sunlight and could be used to illuminate living areas and offices.   more

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  • 01-25-2013

    Steel Cord Reinforcement for Injection Molded Parts

    A newly developed process makes it possible to reinforce injection molded arts with continuous steel cord. Since these parts do not break even when severely deformed, they can continue to transmit forces after being damaged in a crash, for instance.   more

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  • 01-03-2013

    Optical Lenses on the Model of Nature

    Polymer-based gradient-index lenses focus light without complicated optics in a very confined space. This could simplify miniaturization of optical systems in the future or improve the performance of eye implants.   more

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  • 01-03-2013

    Transparent Film with Conductive Coating

    A new production process makes it possible to coat PET film with high-resolution conductive structures. The coated film is economical, transparent and flexible.   more

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  • 01-02-2013

    Aid to Inhibiting Bruxism During Sleep

    In oral medicine, so-called occlusal splints are used to reduce tooth attrition from unintentional gnashing of teeth. A recently patented splint contains an elastic tube that triggers vibrations as soon as gnashing occurs.   more

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  • 01-02-2013

    Absorbent for Fighting Maritime Oil Pollution

    The newly developed polyolefin-based adsorbent converts large amounts of crude oil into a gel-like solid. This could greatly simplify the fight against oil pollution in the oceans and along coastlines.   more

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  • 12-18-2012

    Blowmolding with Cylindrical Dies

    Compared to the dies with conical discharge used to date, cylindrical dies offer processing advantages during extrusion blow molding. Most notably, radial wall thickness control can be achieved in an amazingly simple manner.   more

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  • 10-20-2012

    In-situ Polymerization of Polyamide

    Finished parts and semi-finished goods made from PA can be manufactured by polymerizing monomeric lactams. The relatively low viscosity of the monomer melt improves wetting of reinforcing fibers, among other things.   more

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  • 10-19-2012

    Thermoforming of Hybrid Parts

    The stability of thermoformed plastic-metal hybrid parts depends on the geometry and process conditions. By selecting suitable parameters, it is possible, for instance, to manufacture small quantities of housings for electronic assemblies economically.   more

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  • 10-18-2012

    Efficient Metallizing of Complex Injection Molded Parts

    Metallizing of three-dimensional molded plastic parts on an industrial scale frequently requires complex handling. A newly developed process permits exact positioning of the parts on a flexible carrier. This permits rapid and economical application of the metal layers.   more

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  • 10-17-2012

    Cell Growth Behavior on Plastic Surfaces

    The growth behavior of cells is an important criterion in the medical assessment of implant materials. Investigations have shown that tissue cells grow better on plastic surfaces in the presence of a titanium oxide coating and certain surface structures.   more

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  • 08-21-2012

    Injection Molding without Pre-drying

    Many thermoplastics absorb moisture from the surrounding air –this leads to defects in the injection molded part. The gas counterpressure process can be used to prevent vaporization of water in the mold. This means that pre-drying the material is no longer necessary.   more

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  • 08-01-2012

    Thermoplastic Fiber-Reinforced Composites with a Three-Dimensional Geometry

    A newly developed process makes it possible to manufacture three-dimensional fiber-reinforced thermoplastic parts in large quantities. When combined with injection molding, additional functions can be incorporated into the molded part.   more

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  • 07-24-2012

    TPU with a Memory

    A new TPU with a memory is characterized by its relatively low transition temperature. This could open up many new applications for the material in the future.   more

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  • 07-23-2012

    Flexible Lightweight Organic Solar Cells

    Researchers from Austria and Japan have developed organic solar cells with a thickness of only two micrometers. Because of their low weight per unit area, they are especially well-suited for aircraft and aerospace applications as well as for mobile electricity generating equipment.   more

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  • 05-31-2012

    Diamond Films Reduce Tool Wear

    Using a newly developed process, it is now possible to produce flexible diamond film that can be applied at relatively low temperatures. This makes diamond coating available as a means of protecting injection molds against wear.   more

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  • 05-30-2012

    PU Sandwich Elements for Commercial Vehicles

    Production of commercial vehicles often involves large parts that require high strength and have a complex geometry. Through use of a fiber spraying technique, it is now possible to produce PU sandwich components for such applications cost-effectively.   more

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  • 05-30-2012

    Polyurethane from Orange Oil

    Orange oil can serve as the starting material for bio-based polyurethanes - this is the conclusion reached by a research group in Freiburg. Since large volumes of orange peels accumulate as a waste product, there is no competition with food production.   more

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  • 04-16-2012

    Better Bonding in Hard/Soft Combinations

    The strength of the bond between hard and soft components depends on, among other things, the temperature at the interface during injection molding. With the aid of a mathematical model, the process can be modified to achieve better bonding.   more

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  • 04-16-2012

    Two-Component Injection Molding of Dental Prostheses

    Dental prostheses molded from PA12 and PMMA are durable and economical to manufacture. With appropriate hot-runner molds, several million artificial teeth per year can be molded at cycle times under 30 seconds.   more

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  • 03-09-2012

    Two-Dimensional Polymer Molecules

    The ETH Zürich calls the results published in February 2012 a "small sensation in synthetic chemistry". According to these reports, researchers have for the first time succeeded in synthesizing two-dimensional polymers that exhibit a regular pattern in a kind of "molecular carpet" on the nanometer scale.   more

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