To take the old broadcasting line from television, “do not adjust your computer monitors, what you see is in fact correct!” Due to series improvements resulting in increased payload capacities and increased tonnage rating the Absolute Robot EA, EB and EC series have also gone through a name change. The new name for the three series is the Absolute Robot
We are officially one year away from NPE 2015. Organizations participated in the space draw last month and earlier this week the official recycler for next year’s show has been announced by SPI. The company, Commercial Plastics Recycling, will not have an easy task ahead of them. As reported from the space draw last month, it is believed that NPE
While our most recent blog highlighted the demand of PEEK rising for use within implantable medical devices there was an interesting slideshow from Plastics Today published recently that highlights medical devices that are wearable. While each of the devices featured in the presentation are unique, you will notice that plastics play a predominant role in the fabrication of these pieces.
Plastics News published an interesting article recently on the increasing demand of PEEK with use for implantable medical parts. Medical manufacturers appear to be moving away from metal implants due to the high price of titanium and plastics ability to avoid complications after implantation. Titanium, even as light a metal, still has tendencies to migrate after the procedure causing potential
Technology plays a key role in product development these days. Electronics are thinner, cars are safer, materials are stronger and lighter at the same time and now it has been reported that a German mold maker has developed the works first seven component mold. The mold is intended for use with toothbrush manufacturing, helping to reduce downtime during production cycle.
Plastics News published an interesting article yesterday on BMW’s construction of the carbon fiber sleds that were used for bobsled at the Sochi Olympics. Usually with carbon fiber and BMW their M-line of automobiles come to mind, looking to cut weight wherever possible to get the best performance. Always interesting to see when you take a material you’re used to
We have featured articles over the past few months from industry media outlets that show 2014 will be a record year for automotive manufacturers. A recently published article from Plastics News outlines a supplier initiatives that GM is putting in place, allowing for smaller firms who may have cutting-edge innovation to be apart of the supply process. Stories like this