You could call it the "youngest material" the world has to offer, it has only been around for 60 years. And yet it is constantly re-invented. Now another innovation has reached public attention: The anti-fog glasses, plastic that never fogs up.

 

 

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150,000 visitors attend "The Innovation Alliance" joint exhibition, which included Plast 2018 Some 1,500 exhibitors in 55,000 square metres of exhibition space were displaying their products at PLAST 2018,, with significant growth of over 20% in foreign participants ...

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Aquatech says its new range of Ecodesign 2021-ready chillers, increases finished product value while improving the production process and optimising energy use. ...

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- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Wittmann Battenfeld flexes its 4.0 muscle at NPE 2018 Its booth included six injection molding machine work cells with integrated robots, automation, material handling and auxiliary equipment, all of them emphasizing Wittmann Battenfeld's Industry 4.0 capabilities ...

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At NPE, Huntsman focused on the versatility of its polyurethane elastomers products, including Thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) resins that can be used in applications from footwear ...

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- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - ‘Made-in-America’ Robot Featured in Sepro Booth at NPE2018 One of the first Sepro robots ever built outside of France was the highlight of Sepro America’s display at NPE 2018: a 5-axis 7X-45 robot, ideal for handling technically demanding parts at high production speeds on plastics injection-molding machines ...


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PLASTICS Empowers Industry to Serve as Ambassadors, Launches "This Is Plastics" The new resource aims to educate and empower the U.S. plastics industry’s nearly one million employees to communicate about plastics and some of the most-discussed topics...

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Arburg at the Plast 2018: Machine premiere, Industry 4.0 and innovative processes Arburg celebrated the 25th anniversary of its Italian subsidiary with a special display of innovations : visitors could see the hybrid Allrounder 820 H with the innovative Gestica control system for the first time ...

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K 2019: Official registration deadline has passed; about 3,000 exhibitors confirm attendance In 2019, exhibitor’s innovations and accompanying events will focus on the interconnection between the digital world, production processes and new product developments ...

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At NPE 2018 Milacron displayed its range of products and services for the plastics processing industry Technologies on display included Milacron injection and extrusion machines, Mold-Masters hot runners and control systems, DME mold components and solutions, Uniloy blow ...

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SABIC seeking to grow position in key markets in the Americas The company aims to double its footprint in the U.S. within the next five years, growing its sales from almost 3 millions annually now to about 6 millions tons by 2022. Markets include pipe and utilities, thin-wall packaging ...

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RadiciGroup displays its range of Performance Plastics at Plast 2018 New applications in emerging fields such as ‘e-mobility’, a sector where RadiciGroup provide materials for battery covers, charging plugs and connectors, along with products for the battery cooling system ...

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Baerlocher showcases at NPE 2018 expansion strategy to meet new additive challenges The company has added a growing range of new products and significantly increased its United States production capacity for metal soaps. The range of additives debuting ...

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Kraiburg TPE exhibits at NPE 2018 The company presented solutions for automotive exterior applications, silky-smooth compounds for consumer electronics and highly-transparent FDA compounds with optimized flow. Kraiburg TPE also announced its expansions ...

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Maguire presents new 600 lb/hr vacuum dryer model at NPE2018 This capacity is suitable for the manufacture of sheet, large automotive parts, and other extrusion and molding applications. The dryer on exhibit at NPE2018 included a new controller display that monitors energy consumption...

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Stäubli Brings New Industry 4.0 Workflow for Injection Molding to NPE Show At NPE, Stäubli presented a demonstration cell to showcase its Single-Minute Exchange of Die (SMED). The company’s QMC solutions allow the exchange of injection molds to be performed within minutes ...

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Eastman touts 10th anniversary of copolyester at NPE Eastman announced three product developments marking the milestone 10th anniversary of Eastman Tritan™ copolyester. Recent innovations in smart technology uses Tritan in applications in digital agriculture ...

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PolyOne Accentuates What’s Possible with Application-Specific Materials and Design at NPE 2018 Featured new products included: Marine Panels made with continuous-fiber reinforced thermoplastic sandwich panels for boat manufacturers, a portfolio of low VOC / FOG ...

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Riverdale Presents New Dosing Technology for Injection Molding during NPE2018 Because conventional metering systems add color only during recovery, insufficient mixing can occur, which is particularly problematic when shot size approaches screw capacity or when the end product is translucent ...