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
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.