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2015.05.14

RUMASS Static Mixing Technology in Injection Molding Processes

RUMASS Static mixing nozzle is an ideal solution which can be simply applied and gives a stable process...

RUMASS Static Mixing Technology in Injection Molding Processes
  • Lowering Cycle Times
  • Improvement of Surface Quality & Value
  • Resolving Color Variation

2015.02.17

Resolving Color Inconsistency by Blending System

The blending system always has the risk of the problem of color inconsistency. We will address the issue...

Resolving Color Inconsistency by Blending System
  • Getting Rid of Wasted Energy
  • Getting Rid of Material Waste
  • Improvement of Surface Quality & Value
  • Resolving Color Variation

2014.12.01

“Digi-Peca” Saves Time When Changing Materials

When feeding materials to multiple injection machines, waste and lost time can occur when switching to n...

“Digi-Peca” Saves Time When Changing Materials
  • Shortening Set Up Times

2014.10.09

Shortening Set-Up Times during Material Changes

Shortening set up times can increase output, and reduce costs. Shorter setups save “time”, “energy...

Shortening Set-Up Times during Material Changes
  • Getting Rid of Wasted Energy
  • Getting Rid of Material Waste
  • Shortening Set Up Times

2014.08.16

Lower Cycle Times!

We have selected and organized articles useful for reducing molding cycle times.

Lower Cycle Times!
  • Lowering Cycle Times

2014.06.19

What is “ZiRKON”? A Sprue Bushing with Insulator.

“ZiRKON” can stabilize the nozzle tip temperature of an injection machine, which helps prevent congestion...

What is “ZiRKON”?  A Sprue Bushing with Insulator.
  • Getting Rid of Wasted Energy
  • Lowering Cycle Times

2014.06.19

Doubling Wealth & Halving Resource Use” (9) --- What is 'Free Cooling'?

Chillers, which are used to cool plant process water, can cause a lot of energy waste. Free cooling is one ...

Doubling Wealth & Halving Resource Use” (9)  --- What is 'Free Cooling'?
  • Getting Rid of Wasted Energy
  • Getting Rid of Material Waste
  • Lowering Cycle Times
  • Lightening Part Weights
  • Higher Dimensional Precision

2014.05.20

Doubling Wealth & Halving Resource Use” (8) --- Getting Rid of Wasted Energy (2)

How to prevent the dryer from wasting a lot of energy;

Doubling Wealth & Halving Resource Use”  (8) --- Getting Rid of Wasted Energy (2)
  • Getting Rid of Wasted Energy

2014.05.20

Achieving Green Molding (9)

Contamination' is but a single word, yet there are a variety of...

Achieving Green Molding (9)
  • Eliminating Contamination

2014.04.16

“Doubling Wealth & Halving Resource Use”  (7) --- Getting Rid of Wasted Energy (1)
  • Getting Rid of Wasted Energy
  • Getting Rid of Material Waste
  • Lowering Cycle Times
  • Lightening Part Weights
  • Higher Dimensional Precision

2014.04.16

Achieve Green Molding (8)

Maintenance work of gas-adhered metal molds is very troublesome. This time...

Achieve Green Molding (8)
  • Shortening Set Up Times
  • Cancelling Problems with Gas

2014.03.13

Combined Trexel Technologies and 3M Revolutionize Lightweighting of Plastics; 20% Density Reduction Proven with Molded Auto Parts

The Trexel MuCell® microcellular foam injection molding process combined with 3M technologies provides uniq...

Combined Trexel Technologies and 3M Revolutionize Lightweighting of Plastics; 20% Density Reduction Proven with Molded Auto Parts
  • Getting Rid of Material Waste
  • Lowering Cycle Times
  • Lightening Part Weights
  • Higher Dimensional Precision

2014.03.13

Achieve Green Molding (7)

Solutions for Cancelling Problems with Gas (1)About solutions for eliminating mold problems and defects cau...

Achieve Green Molding (7)
  • Cancelling Problems with Gas

2014.03.13

Doubling Wealth & Halving Resource Use” in molding factories (6) --- Rapid Heat & Cool Molding (2)

We offer an alternate method of temperature control from current systems. In an effort to reduce costs ris...

Doubling Wealth & Halving Resource Use” in molding factories (6) --- Rapid Heat & Cool Molding (2)
  • Lowering Cycle Times

2014.02.17

Heat & Cool molding technologies at K2013

In this document, I will report about Heat & Cool technology at K2013.

Heat & Cool molding technologies at K2013
  • Improvement of Surface Quality & Value

2014.02.17

“Doubling Wealth & Halving Resource Use” in molding factories (5) --- Rapid Heat & Cool Molding

By rapidly heating then cooling the mold in coordination with the injection cycle significant product improv…

 “Doubling Wealth & Halving Resource Use” in molding factories  (5) --- Rapid Heat & Cool Molding
  • Lowering Cycle Times
  • Improvement of Surface Quality & Value
  • Lightening Part Weights
  • Higher Dimensional Precision

2014.02.17

Achieve Green Molding (6)

Solutions for Solving Water Quality Issues (2)

Achieve Green Molding (6)
  • Solving Water Quality Issues

2014.01.21

“Doubling Wealth & Halving Resource Use” in molding factories (4) --- Conformal Cooling

Conformal Cooling places water channels within the mold that follow the shape of the cavity or core surface…

“Doubling Wealth & Halving Resource Use” in molding factories (4)  --- Conformal Cooling
  • Lowering Cycle Times
  • Improvement of Surface Quality & Value
  • Higher Dimensional Precision

2014.01.21

Additive Manufacturing at K2013

In this document, I will report about Additive Manufacturing technology at K2013.

Additive Manufacturing at K2013
  • Green Molding in General

2014.01.21

Achieve Green Molding (5)

Today, I will talk about the importance of Water Quality. As you know water is an important resource in mol.…

Achieve Green Molding (5)
  • Solving Water Quality Issues

2013.12.17

MuCell® Microcellular Foaming Technology for the Injection Molding Industry: The most significant plastics processing innovation in the last 20 years

The MuCell® microcellular foam injection molding process for thermoplastics materials provides unique desig...

MuCell® Microcellular Foaming Technology for the Injection Molding Industry: The most significant plastics processing innovation in the last 20 years
  • Getting Rid of Material Waste
  • Lowering Cycle Times
  • Lightening Part Weights
  • Higher Dimensional Precision

2013.12.17

Achieve Green Molding (4)

Using the illustration I suggested improvements through simple changes. For example; reviewing equipment...

Achieve Green Molding (4)
  • Getting Rid of Wasted Energy

2013.12.17

“Doubling Wealth, Halving Resource Use” in molding factories (3) --- What is the Association of Green Molding Solutions?

Achieving an improvement of resource efficiency is challenging. Improving resource efficiency by a factor o...

“Doubling Wealth, Halving Resource Use” in molding factories (3) --- What is the Association of Green Molding Solutions?
  • Green Molding in General

2013.12.17

Microcellular Injection Molding at K2013

In this document, I will report about microcellular injection molding technology at K2013...

Microcellular Injection Molding at K2013
  • Getting Rid of Material Waste
  • Lightening Part Weights

2013.11.18

“Dramatic Advancement of Milling-Combined Metal Laser Sintering Technology and its Operational Enhancement” (3)

Our company’s core business, producing more than 60% of our sales, is `die mold design and production base...

“Dramatic Advancement of Milling-Combined Metal Laser Sintering Technology and its Operational Enhancement” (3)
  • Lowering Cycle Times
  • Cancelling Problems with Gas
  • Lightening Part Weights
  • Higher Dimensional Precision

2013.11.18

Achieve Green Molding (3)

Solutions for eliminating Energy Waste We will now focus on ‘Energy waste’, within this issue. What kinds...

Achieve Green Molding (3)
  • Getting Rid of Wasted Energy

2013.11.18

Process Control & Cooling and How it Affects Us All: (2)

Read how organizations today are maximizing their investments in cutting edge technology to improve product...

Process Control & Cooling and How it Affects Us All: (2)
  • Getting Rid of Wasted Energy
  • Lowering Cycle Times
  • Solving Water Quality Issues

2013.10.15

“Dramatic Advancement of Milling-Combined Metal Laser Sintering Technology and its Operational Enhancement” (2)

In order to produce high precision molds and parts, as is mentioned above, it is necessary to...

“Dramatic Advancement of Milling-Combined Metal Laser Sintering Technology and its Operational Enhancement” (2)
  • Lowering Cycle Times
  • Cancelling Problems with Gas
  • Lightening Part Weights
  • Higher Dimensional Precision

2013.10.15

Achieve Green Molding (2) --- The Solution of the eliminating Material Waste

As every final product requires various material and color with each molding, different combination of...

Achieve Green Molding (2) --- The Solution of the eliminating Material Waste
  • Getting Rid of Material Waste

2013.10.15

Toward “Doubling Wealth, Halving Resource Use” in molding factories (2) --- Is the waste of resource in molding factories is so huge?

if factor4 is feasible, that means the current resource efficiency of most molding factories is below 25%...

Toward “Doubling Wealth, Halving Resource Use” in molding factories (2) --- Is the waste of resource in molding factories is so huge?
  • Getting Rid of Wasted Energy
  • Getting Rid of Material Waste
  • Green Molding in General

2013.09.27

“Dramatic Advancement of Milling-Combined Metal Laser Sintering Technology and its Operational Enhancement”(1)

OPM Laboratory Co., Ltd, officially licensed by Panasonic Corporation, has been constantly developing

“Dramatic Advancement of Milling-Combined Metal Laser Sintering Technology and its Operational Enhancement”(1)
  • Lowering Cycle Times
  • Higher Dimensional Precision

2013.09.27

Process Control & Cooling and How it Affects Us All(1)

What is Process Control & Cooling? Honestly, as people how often do you consider the need for process …

Process Control & Cooling and How it Affects Us All(1)
  • Getting Rid of Wasted Energy
  • Solving Water Quality Issues

2013.09.27

Achieve Green Molding (1) --- Self Control Feature; iplas

We, Matsui, propose “factor4” as a primary target in molding factories. As a partner for…

Achieve Green Molding (1) --- Self Control Feature; iplas
  • Getting Rid of Wasted Energy
  • Getting Rid of Material Waste
  • Green Molding in General

2013.09.27

Green Molding --- Toward “Doubling Wealth, Halving Resource Use” in molding factories(1)

Our association promotes “Green Molding”, which enables manufacturers in the global plastics industry…

Green Molding --- Toward “Doubling Wealth, Halving Resource Use” in molding factories(1)
  • Green Molding in General

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