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What you don't know about solids flow can hurt your feeding efficiency. May 1, 2010 1249
New molds, materials & machines at fall Rotomolders' show. Jan 1, 2009 1048
Productivity improvements star at SPE Blow Molding Conference. Conference news Dec 1, 2008 1014
Automotive plastics: adding more value in tough times. Cover story Dec 1, 2008 2874
New machines & materials unveiled at SPE Thermoforming Conference. Conference news Nov 1, 2008 1016
Wind power blades energize composites manufacturing: the world's growing appetite for wind energy is transforming wind blades into one of the hottest composite applications around. The huge build-up of wind-power generating capacity--particularly in the U.S. China, and Spain--has raised a bumper crop of new plants for manufacturing these composite parts. Oct 1, 2008 3860
Plastic pallets gain ground in an eco-conscious world. Cover story Sep 1, 2008 3618
Plug-assist coating improves surface quality & formability. Aug 1, 2008 575
Blow molders & thermoformers try plastic rapid tooling. Jul 1, 2008 995
TPEs move up the performance scale: this first of two articles on directions in TPE development focuses on styrenic, copolyester, polyamide, and TP urethane elastomers. The following article covers olefinics--TPOs, TPVs, and POEs. Cover story Jun 1, 2008 4096
IML is for large parts, too. May 1, 2008 575
New welding technologies grabbed spotlight at K show. Apr 1, 2008 1081
Coatings give aluminum molds cost/performance edge over steel. Mar 1, 2008 990
Advances in materials, IML & tooling highlight rotomolders meeting. Conference news Feb 1, 2008 1178
Niche player finds growth in SMC. Feb 1, 2008 502
Material & process developments highlight SPE automotive awards. Jan 1, 2008 965
Electric machines take hold. Jan 1, 2008 2694
Packaging lines grow bigger & faster. Jan 1, 2008 1395
Hot-fill packaging: OPP & 'panel-less' PET bottles grab the spotlight. Improved clarity and cost competitiveness, added to its inherent heat resistance, are reviving OPP's prospects in hot-fill barrier containers. But hot-fill PET containers are raising the bar with higher productivity and 'panel-less' bottle designs. Dec 1, 2007 2456
Machine & material innovations highlight SPE Thermoforming Conference. Conference news Nov 1, 2007 1256
Teeny-tiny PET vial is injection-blow molded. Nov 1, 2007 442
Smaller, thinner connectors drive LCP growth. Oct 1, 2007 1544
Blow molders save big on compressed air. Oct 1, 2007 526
Is clear handleware ready for prime time? Sep 1, 2007 659
What's new at the show in blow molding. Sep 1, 2007 1792
What's new at the show in thermoforming. Sep 1, 2007 1061
New barrier options debut at SPE ANTEC. Jul 1, 2007 985
Nanocomposite foams unveiled at SPI processors' conference. Jul 1, 2007 1278
Molding things too small to see. Jul 1, 2007 424
Extreme plastics: new contenders push limits of heat & chemical resistance. Cover story Jun 1, 2007 2975
CNC routing raises productivity for PVC door maker. May 1, 2007 832
Composites and VOCs: plain and fancy ways to meet emissions rules: one year after EPA's MACT rules took effect, most FRP fabricators have complied via process modifications or low-styrene resins. But some big players have invested in much more elaborate technology. May 1, 2007 1655
Thermoforming ready for in-mold labelling? After several fits and starts over the last decade, thermoforming IML appears ready for prime time, thanks to improvements in output and labeling technology. For now, the action is mostly in European packaging. Cover story Apr 1, 2007 2290
Biopolymers strive to meet price/performance challenge. Mar 1, 2007 1450
Ultrasonic imaging finds voids, cracks and bonding defects. Feb 1, 2007 679
Low-scrap thermoforming competes in medical orthotics manufacturing. Feb 1, 2007 625
New 'ultra' thermoplastics contend for top of performance pyramid. Jan 1, 2007 1078
High shipping costs give U.S. blow molders an edge. Jan 1, 2007 1082
Thin-gauge thermoformers face tough competition. Jan 1, 2007 884
Now plasma-treat the resin, not to the molded part. Dec 1, 2006 516
High-tech thermoformer Takes aim at injection molding. Dec 1, 2006 554
Micro-thermoforming makes its debut. Nov 1, 2006 1009
Laser scanning saves time & money for digitizing parts & molds. Aug 1, 2006 616
Blow molding. Aug 1, 2006 1374
Thermoforming. Aug 1, 2006 1496
3D part inspection is a snapshot away. Jul 1, 2006 575
Blow molding. Jun 1, 2006 2838
Thermoforming. Jun 1, 2006 1622
Thermosets & composites. Jun 1, 2006 535
Welding, bonding & assembly. Jun 1, 2006 1394
Blow molding: higher speeds, more cavities, faster changeovers. Cover story May 1, 2006 2381
Small fuel tanks: new emissions rules spur hunt for barrier solutions: Coex blow molding has the inside track, but makers of small gas tanks and jerry cans are also looking at fluorination and other monolayer systems. Rotomolders, too, are considering multilayer alternatives. Apr 1, 2006 1521
Blade system puts ribs into structural blow molded parts. Mar 1, 2006 480
Polyurethane was a new attraction at composites 2005 show: the newest option in plastic lumber is polyurethane. Century Products' PUR-based Lifetime Lumber is filled with 65% fly ash. Feb 1, 2006 1536
SPE blow molding conference shows ways to boost productivity. Jan 1, 2006 1272
High-precision thermoforming: it's putting the 'pressure' on injection molding. Jan 1, 2006 946
Bigger, faster machines at thermoforming conference. Dec 1, 2005 1283
Thermoformer's 'black art' legacy remains today. Company Profile Nov 1, 2005 651
Roller-coaster history for early blow molder. Company Profile Nov 1, 2005 645
A simple, repeatable, realistic test of thermoformability. Oct 1, 2005 855
Barrier bottle technologies square off: with single-serve containers raising shelf-life demands, packagers are seeking the barrier with the best cost-performance for PET bottles. Multilayer seems to have the upper hand, but monolayer, coating, and oxygen-scavenger technologies have all won niches. Cover Story Aug 1, 2005 3227
TPU's get softer, slicker, lighter: strength and transparency are maintained in BASF's Elastollan LoTac, which eliminates the tackiness of soft TPU's--without additives. Jul 1, 2005 738
MIDs make a comeback: 3d molded interconnect devices were supposed to be the 1980s' breakthrough for plastics in electronics--but they flopped. New processes that make market entry faster, simpler, and less costly have recharged MIDs' prospects. Jun 1, 2005 2943
New high-performance nylons for automotive, electronics, packaging. May 1, 2005 914
Higher-performing biopolymers seek new market opportunities. Apr 1, 2005 844
Exotic bottle shapes push the limit. Apr 1, 2005 517
New processes give automotive molders an edge in cost & productivity. Mar 1, 2005 1367
New contender seeks a niche in specialty engineering compounding. Feb 1, 2005 514
Outputs keep rising for PET, OPP, HDPE. Cover Story Jan 1, 2005 1959
Twin sheets & high-speed packaging share center stage. Cover Story Jan 1, 2005 1040
Computer simulation gives blow molder an edge. Jan 1, 2005 660
Thermoforming innovations displayed at SPE Annual Conference. Nov 1, 2004 1138
Plastics welding: laser & infrared systems expand capabilities: servo drives, improved controls, and more rigid construction characterize a number of new welding systems. There are also new capabilities in the up-and-coming technologies of laser and IR transmission welding. Oct 1, 2004 1578
Blow molding. Sep 1, 2004 1194
Thermoforming. Sep 1, 2004 744
Materials. Sep 1, 2004 2373

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