Innovative tooling and coating technologies

Sumitomo Electric Hartmetall

Innovative tooling and coating technologies

Germany – Sumitomo is presenting its latest tooling developments and tool coating technologies. read...

Injection moulding sector strong

Plastics

Injection moulding sector strong

Germany – Within Europe the largest injection moulding market is Germany, thanks to the size and scale of its manufacturing industries. Germany saw an increase of 2% for polymers used in injection moulding in 2015 and its automotive production was up 3%, despite the industry's emissions scandal. read...

Configurable dust collector

Nederman

Configurable dust collector

Accessories – Nederman has released its new L-series dust collectors, which are said to be flexible and configurable to match a wide range of the collection and recycling of dust, smoke and fumes. read...

It's all about the coating — Trends in tool coating technology

Hauzer

It's all about the coating — Trends in tool coating technology

Netherlands – The main reason for coating professional cutting and forming tools is the improvement of tool life. Netherlands-based IHI Hauzer Techno Coating gives some insights into the current trends influencing the development of tool coating technologies. read...

Foundries clean up their act with combination blasting

Asco

Foundries clean up their act with combination blasting

Germany – Efficient cleaning of moulds in foundries has long been problematic due to stubborn base coatings. But now a chemical manufacturer and a blasting technology firm are combining their expertise in coatings and combination dry ice blasting to find a solution. read...

Diprofil named European distributor of mould wrap material

Mould Materials

Diprofil named European distributor of mould wrap material

Sweden – Sweden-based company Diprofil / Diamantprodukter has been appointed as exclusive European distributor for the Metal Rust Guard's mould wrap material. read...

Choosing the optimum steel grade at the design stage

Uddeholm

Choosing the optimum steel grade at the design stage

Sweden – The mould designer can significantly contribute to optimum tooling economy by thinking standard, that is, using readily available standard steel grades, standard steel sizes and standard machined plates. read...

IKV demonstrates current research activities

International Colloquium Plastics Technology

IKV demonstrates current research activities

Germany - On the occasion of a recently held press conference, the Aachen-based IKV opened its doors to give selected journalists an insight into the institute's research activities. Speakers will also tackle these and other current topics in research at IKV's upcoming Colloquium in February 2016. read...

The right choice of basic materials

Formnext 2015

The right choice of basic materials

Germany - The importance of choosing the right basic materials for a component will be demonstrated at Formnext 2015 in a special show called “From Basic Material to Component.” read...

Taking the black art our of texturing moulds

GF Machining Solutions

Taking the black art our of texturing moulds

Switzerland – OEMs in many industries are demanding higher quality and variety in terms of the surfaces their suppliers provide. read...