Join Plustech at MD&M West in Booth 4071

Schaumburg, IL – January 10, 2017 – Plustech, Inc., the North American Branch of Sodick’s IMM Division, has announced their participation in MD&M West.  The event, which is held February 7th – 9th, 2017 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, CA is expected to draw the largest Medtech audience in the world.

Plustech will have a live demonstration, using their cutting-edge technology, of medical micromolding with an automated cell in booth 4071.

They will feature the Sodick GL30 micro-injection molding machine performing a microfluidic

Previous Plustech Booth MD&M, GL30

molding process, with micro details in the part.  The mold will be supplied by Plustech’s customer, Plas-Tech Engineering, based out of Lake Geneva, WI.  The molded material will be Topas COC material 8007×10.  The automation will be supplied by Star Automation.  This will include a side-entry robot that will remove the part from the mold.

The Sodick GL30 is a high-performance model that offers excellent repeatability and accurate plasticization.  The machine provides advanced injection for micro features with extremely tight tolerances.  It includes Sodick’s V-Line two-stage plunger system, which separates the plasticization and injection processes for consistent measurement and injection of the melt stream.  The 30 ton machine incorporates a true hybrid clamping mechanism utilizing an upgraded servo motor controlled hydraulic pumping system.

About Plustech, Inc.:

Plustech, Inc., the North American Branch of Sodick, Inc., is located in Schaumburg, IL.  Sodick injection molding machines are exclusively sold and serviced by Plustech in North America.   Sodick is a global leader in the manufacturing of precision injection molding machines and has had a presence in North America since the 1990s.  Sodick is known for their patented V-Line, two-stage plunger injection system, horizontal 10- to 650-ton, and vertical 3- to 150-ton injection molding machinery.  The company offers its customers the support they need to compete and succeed with new technologies and unmatched reliability.

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