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Articles from Plastics Technology (October 1, 2003)

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Title Author Type Words
1/Primary equipment. 6802
2/Auxiliary equipment and supplies. 59052
3/Materials. 21205
4/Chemicals and additives. 6238
5/Specialized services. 9193
A little lab extruder grows up. 144
All-plastic paint cans challenge steel. Leaversuch, Robert 1185
Alphabetical company listing. (E-M). 29075
Alphabetical company listing. (N-Z). 32696
Alphabetical company listings. (A-D). 24902
Antioxidants. 1827
Battenfeld explores wood-filled molding. 154
Beefier PET crystallizer eliminates arm breakage. 213
Blow molding machines. 4550
Blow molds. 1457
Blowing agents. 2141
Buyers' guide to thermoplastics. 225716
Buyers' guide to thermosets. 12595
Coffee cans go plastic. 151
Colorants. 6744
Compounder gets new FR-ABS technology. 217
Compounding and mixing systems. 8003
Compression/transfer presses. 1895
Conductive TPE shields against EMI/RFI. 123
Crompton's next moves in Plastics Additives. 247
Decorating, printing, finishing systems. 8169
Demographic trends & offshore competition moderate growth of hygiene films. Thedinger, Bart 568
Dow idles more PE capacity. 108
Dry wood flour with a batch mixer. 126
Engineering plastics come in sheets and rollstock for thermoforming. 385
Entry-level monitoring watches up to 48 presses. 84
Extrusion systems. 7490
Fillers. 5462
Flame retardants. 3541
FR nylon 6 is halogen-free. 86
Gearless nip is more efficient. 101
Get faster laser marking without special pigments. 138
Get more cavities in long-stroke tooling. 144
Granulators, pulverizers and shredders. 5676
Heaters and heating elements. 4107
High-impact ABS arrives for FDM rapid prototypes. 118
High-pressure gun sprays automotive interior skins. 184
High-tech plastic finds a place on kitchen table. 118
Hot-runner components and systems. 3638
Hourly rates continue to drop. Naitove, Matthew H. 942
HPM opens new Division in Tennessee. 176
Impact modifiers. 1916
Injection molding machines. 10979
Injection molds. 8475
Key to abbreviations. 702
Laser-marking additive for polyolefin closures. 87
Liquid temperature-control equipment. 5899
Lubricants and processing aids. 4671
Materials conveying, loading and storage. 11251
Metering, feeding and blending. 7494
Metric conversion chart. 936
Mold-release agents. 2820
Multi-mold carrier system raises press capacity. 163
New injection simulator mimics entire process. 131
New metallocene TP elastomers tackle films, fibers, TPOs. Sherman, Lilli Manolis 1031
New mineral concentrates speed PE, PP processing. 191
New PP runs clear on standard blown film lines. 172
New source of D-LFT technology. 149
New vertical & horizontal small machines. 178
One jump ahead of China. Naitove, Matt 341
Other parts-handling equipment. 2750
Pelletizers and dicers. 2140
PET preform coinjection system for low volumes. 117
Plasticizers. 2334
Polyester curatives. 602
PolyOne offers customers Electronic Color Communication. 215
Pressure control comes from a new source. 97
Pressure sensors, monitors, controls. 1888
PVC heat stabilizers. 1447
Recycling systems. 1556
Reinforced plastics equipment. 4473
Resin dryers. 5142
Resin dryers: at least 16 companies introduced new dryers at the big show in Chicago. The new models span a range of drying technologies, but most sport features that save space and cost and make the dryers simpler and more reliable. Naitove, Matthew H. 2946
Resin makers try to raise prices. Block, Debbie Galante 1809
Rim machinery systems. 1828
Robots. 5226
Robots: from micro to maxi, from simple sprue pickers to sophisticated six-axis models, NPE had it all. A raft of new robots, faster and smarter than ever, will help make automation an irresistible choice for U.S. molders. Knights, Mikell 4096
Shrink labels reshape car-care bottles. 135
Small presses come from a new source. 155
Soft-touch TPE has silky feel. 84
Solving the puzzle of Chinese bags: how do the Chinese get such high quality at such low cost? They have been accused of dumping, but Chinese bag makers are mostly small mom-and-pop businesses that survive on razor-thin profit margins. Their plants and the way they run them are like nothing you've ever seen. Schut, Jan H. 2562
Specialty TPE expands automotive roles. 168
Spray-on mold lube takes high-temperatures. 86
Structural foam machines. 719
Tail removal simplified for shuttle machines. 150
Temperature sensors, monitors, controls. 6267
Themoformer tosses gauntlet to injection molders. Leaversuch, Robert 629
Thermoforming machines. 2349
Underwater pelletizers allow quick changes. 105
Updated swing chutes automate parts takeout. 120
Upgraded pellet deduster cleans big volumes faster. 98
Urethane curatives. 1383
Urethane processing systems. 3448
UV stabilizers. 1971
Water-based release for rigid high-density foam. 100
Weigh blenders control more extrusion functions. 92
Welding and assembly systems. 3657
Xaloy buys New Castle. 123

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