Smart Molding International 4-2021

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Fakuma 2021: inspiring plastics live! 6
A successful Fakuma 2021: Largest stand and innovative exhibits 7
NETSTAL at Fakuma: Innovative packaging application and comprehensive services 8
ENGEL: Fakuma 2021 inspires injection moulding industry 9
Husky showcased breakthrough injection molding technology 10
HASCO innovations at Fakuma 10
Meusburger highlights at Fakuma 11
Stratasys to acquire outstanding stake in Xaar 3D 12
KraussMaffei Group France S.A.S under new management 13
KEBA honoured with "Austria's Best Managed Companies" Award 13
WITTMANN BATTENFELD machine Health Factor 14
New Wilmington HE Series low pressure injection molding machines 14
Sumitomo (SHI) Demag presents a fully optimised LSR production cell 15
The eco-design solutions of the partnership between Texen and Roctool 16
Bockatech and Trexel partner to increase benefits of foamed packaging applications 16
From petroleum to rapeseed oil 17
75 percent plastic reduction 17
machinery 18
Thin-wall injection compression moulding for stack mould technology 18
WITTMANN BATTENFELD presented new SmartPlus 20
High-speed rotor achieves greater packaging sustainability 22
Successful BOY-presence at Fakuma 2021 23
FCS pursues the target of carbon neutrality in the injection molding machine market 24
"Two machines do the work of three" 26
moldmaking 28
World-class plates for press moulds 28
Tests confirm suitability for rapid mold making 30
HASCO Streamrunner® with needle valve – the first additively manufactured needle valve system 31
molding technologies 32
Mold-Masters extends shelf life of dairy products 32
With a system change to new competitiveness 34
Lightweight load compartment well for luxury sedans 38
software 40
Why a dedicated system for plastics mold development is indispensable 40
Simulate compression molding for the first time 42
StackTeck optimizes TRIM™ pail design to pass UN test standards 43
BCN3D releases brand new Cloud for real-time 3D printing fleet management 44
Nexa3D unveils virtual booth to enable industry-wide access to latest 3D printing technology 45
materials 46
Cup prototypes made of Bornewables™ – premium polyolefins designed for circularity 46
Evonik presents new photopolymers for industrial 3D printing 48
sensors 49
Kistler at Fakuma 2021: Sensors and systems for smart injection molds 49