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Other Items on Injection Moulding from the SPRA Archives

Innovations in Injection Moulding from ARBURG

The latest innovations in injection moulding from ARBURG  Dec 2010


Works Visit to Rosti UK Injection Moulding Facility

SPRA works visit to Rosti’s injection moulding facility at Larkhall Dec 2009


Multi-Material Moulding from Billion

Peter Kirkham, Billion UK, gave an overview of Multi-Material Moulding, in which two or more materials are combined in the same moulding cycle. Dec 2009


Engel UK adapt the principles of injection moulding to solve problems

An informative and entertaining presentation, entitled '6 Solutions for 6 Applications', from Graeme Herlihy, MD of Engel UK, on novel methods of applying the principles of injection moulding.   Dec 2008


Optimum Energy Usage, Machine Selection and Automation from ARBURG

Gary Blackett, Technical Support Engineer at Arburg, discusses optimum enegy usage in injection moulding.  Also covered at this meeting was machine selection and automation.

June 2008


Process Innovation for Efficiency and Profit from Billion

Peter Kirkham, MD at Billion UK, gave a presentation on Process Innovation for Efficiency and Profit which included in-mould assembly, injection-compression and autocorrection techniques Dec 2006



Overall Equipment Effectiveness from Demag Hamilton

Under the heading of Overall Equipment Effectiveness, Nigel Flowers, Demag Hamilton, talked about the role of vibration analysis, thermography and maintenance. June 2005


Thixotropic Injection Moulding of Metal

Colin Hindle reviewed the novel technique of thixotropic injection moulding of metal.

June 2003


Micromoulding from Battenfeld UK

Peter Manser, Battenfeld UK, presented developments in micromoulding, applying the principles of injection moulding to components weighing less than 1 mg. March 2002


Tie-barless Injection Moulding Machines from Billion UK

Peter Kirkham explained the approach taken by Billion UK to develop tie-barless injection moulding machines.  Dec 2001


Two-Component Moulding from ARBURG

The development by Arburg of injection moulding machines and moulds for two-component moulding was described by Colin Tirel.  Dec 2000


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