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Principles of Non-Newtonian Rheology and the Characteristics of Extreme Shear Rates | Sodick and Friends

  Principles of Non-Newtonian Rheology and the Characteristics of Extreme Shear Rates Rheology is the study of the flow of liquids as well as the deformation of solids. In the realm of Plastics Engineering, the specific study of non-Newtonian fluids is an absolute necessity in finding success. In contrast to fluids that follow classical Newtonian […]

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Webinar – ORBITAL on July 29

Determining Optimum Injection Speeds Beyond the “Viscosity” or “In Mold Rheology” Curve. Determining optimum injection speeds beyond the “viscosity” or “in mold rheology” curve. Additional Scientific Molding Techniques including cavity imbalance testing, velocity capability/injection speed linearity and the ability to transfer from the velocity control to pressure control phases (VPT response) will be discussed. Data will […]

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Manufacturing TechQUEST: Sept 12-13, 19

Latest Sodick LSR-Silicon Injection Molding Showcase September 12-13, 2019 / 10AM – 6PM Plustech Inc. – Sodick IMM Headquarters 735 E. Remington Rd. Schaumburg, IL 60173 (847) 490-8130 Join Us at our September Technology event Event Highlights Sodick – LSR Injection Molding Machine Demo Sodick – Thermoplastic Micro Molding Machine Demo Roembke – Precision LSR […]

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Expanded Capabilities Position Company for Tomorrow

From micro-base components to longer flow length electrical connectors Matrix Tool is a full-service family-owned injection molding business that prides itself on a unique combination of technical skill, high-end equipment and dedication to providing cutting edge solutions to today’s toughest challenges.  This is accomplished by utilizing a shared forward-thinking mindset within their Mold Design, Tooling […]

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Viking Plastics Team in front of their Sodick Injection Molding Machine

New Components Require New Equipment

When Viking Plastics was approached by one of their automotive customers about manufacturing a new component, they knew they needed a specialized machine to achieve this new request from their customer: the capability to overmold a small volume of resin onto a metallic component with efficiency and consistency. Viking Plastics has served the industry since […]

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Isometric's two-stage Sodick presses run "lights-out" for two out of three shifts, thanks to extremely accurate and consistent process control.

Micromolder’s Business Rests On Four Key Technologies

The “four legs” that support Isometric Micro Molding are micro molds, micro injection molding, micro automation, and CT scanning.   When a moldmaker serving injection molders of medical parts decided to get into micromolding itself, the first priority was to obtain the right equipment. For Isometric Micro Molding, Inc., New Richmond, Wis., that meant buying the right […]

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Plustech to Participate in Innovation and Emerging Plastics Technologies Conference

Schaumburg, IL – June 7, 2017 – Plustech, Inc., the North American Branch of Sodick’s IMM Division, is scheduled to attend the “Innovation and Emerging Plastics Technologies Conference” at Penn State Behrend on June 21-22, 2017.  The two day conference will highlight many of today’s industry and technology leaders. The conference will include a keynote […]

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MD&M West Featured Impressive Molding Process

Schaumburg, IL – Feb 28, 2017 – During MD&M West, Plustech, Inc., the North American Branch of Sodick’s IMM Division showcased the latest in Injection molding technology. Plustech had a live demonstration of medical micro-molding with an automated cell.  The Sodick GL30 micro-injection molding machine performed a microfluidic molding process and added micro details to […]

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