Though often criticized, MFR is a very good gauge of the relative average molecular weight of the polymer. Since molecular weight (MW) is the driving force behind performance in polymers, it turns out to be a very useful number. 350 more words
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Though not a recent phenomenon, wood-plastic composites is posing to be a much sought after and compelling realm within the plastics industry. Also, there is a continually maturing interest in the new design potentialities that this amalgamation of components used, has to offer. 235 more words
Injection molding is unanimously the core process in plastic equipment manufacturing industry. As in any industry sector, the present techniques and technologies used in manufacturing process deserve promotion in terms of every aspect including energy efficiency, output quality, processing time, reliability of usage and ease of operation. 297 more words
Long fiber reinforced thermoplastics or long fiber thermoplastics (LFT) are bulk molding materials that can feature continuous fiber filaments running the full length of the pellet allowing materials to exhibit simultaneous improvements in stiffness, strength, and impact resistance over different temperatures. 454 more words
“Injection molding is a manufacturing process for producing parts by injecting material into a mould. Injection moulding can be performed with a host of materials, including metals, glasses, elastomers, confections, and most commonly thermoplastic and thermosetting polymers. 218 more words
A new 3D printing technique capable of making finger-sized parts in less than one second could signal a profound shift in additive manufacturing’s potential.
Named FACTUM (latin: “to make”), the new machine uses a high-speed sintering (HSS) production method that was developed through the combined effort of academia and industry. 116 more words