Engel presents new eco-flomo temperature manifold at Fakuma 2023

Mold temperature control has a significant impact on product quality and the energy efficiency of the injection molding process. To take even greater advantage of the resulting potential for process optimization, ENGEL is making it easy to get started with electronic temperature difference monitoring, beginning with the new eco-flomo temperature control water manifold system at the Fakuma 2023 trade show.

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Controls help tire cord manufacturer improve performance of wire draw system

Global distributor Wesco and Siemens have teamed up with a
local integrator to enable a major Tennessee tire manufacturer to
achieve consistent tension and save money. As Chad Garner, a
Nashville based application engineer with distributor Wesco,
related: “We were presented with a significant challenge by one
of our great customers: a tire manufacturer in the area. They
needed to upgrade their multiple wire drawing machines for tire
cord production in the plant.”

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High power density motors create new possibilities for rubber manufacturers

From mixing to extrusion, calendering, cutting and more, electric motors are critical at almost every step of rubber manufacturing. As motor technology has advanced rapidly over the past decade, latest generation high power density electric motors overcome many of the limitations of older models. They offer advantages in terms of size, precision and other critical areas;

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Dust collection for carbon black: System design, filter selection and dust collector safety

Carbon black is widely used throughout the rubber industry. Understanding the properties of carbon black dust and the specific
challenges these properties create for dust control is crucial for designing and implementing an effective dust collection system. A well designed dust collection system will ensure compliance with OSHA regulations and NFPA standards for carbon black dust safety.

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Cryogenic deflashing for molded rubber parts

Flash is excess rubber that protrudes from the surface of a molded part. This defect is common to injection, transfer and compression molding, and can be caused by worn tooling, improper venting, low clamping pressure, low viscosity or uneven flow. Even a small amount of mold flash reduces part quality; but excessive flashing can interfere with part performance or product assembly. Rubber molders have a choice of deflashing methods, but cryogenic deflashing provides cost saving advantages and improves quality and consistency across elastomers and applications.

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Yokohama Rubber introduces “E+”, a proprietary mark for EV tires

The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd., announced that from the second half of 2023 it will be applying a new proprietary “E+” mark to its tires for passenger cars, trucks, and buses that have special qualities needed by electrified vehicles. The new “E+” mark is the latest facet of Yokohama Rubber’s response to the rising demand in recent years for tires most suitable for use on electrified vehicles

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Global production of electric vehicle (EV) tires market to reach $100 billion by 2033

In the current year 2023, the net worth of the global EV tires market size is estimated to be around US$ 9.44 Billion. As per the market analysis report projections, EV tire sales are to grow at a CAGR of 26.6% during the next 10 years. This report also predicts that the total valuation of the market would be around US$ 100 billion by 2033 according to Future Market Insights.

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KraussMaffei now offers a digital service smartOperation

The operation of injection molding machines is often complex and requires great technical expertise during the various process sequences. In smartOperation, KraussMaffei now offers a digital service product that enables defect-free machine operation, increases process stability and thus boosts efficiency in production. In particular, machine operators without in-depth prior knowledge of injection molding technology benefit from the advantages of smartOperation.

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