Last month I was able to escape a nasty winter storm by heading to the warm west coast where many mold builders, molders and technology suppliers set up shop to show off their capabilities.
Wittmann Battenfeld's MicroPower displayed in M.R. Mold's booth stands out by its extreme cost-efficiency, process reliability and speed. In this machine generation, the injection unit is of special interest. This innovative two-step injection unit, consisting of a screw and a plunger, with a shot volume ranging from 1.2 to 4 cm, injection thermally homogeneous
melt, with the result of premium-quality parts from absolutely stable production with short cycle times.
A class 101 four-cavity micro-mold in M.R. Mold's booth is self-contained with 2 bottom plates and 1 top plate which rotate of MicroPower's rotary table. A robot removes the parts to a video scanner for inspection.
A punctum plug manufactured from two-component liquid silicone rubber in a Wittman MicroPower 15/10 in M.R. Mold's booth