ARBURG at Plastpol 2018

Cost-effective optical application and LSR processing

At the Plastpol trade fair, to be held in Kielce from 22 to 25 May 2018, ARBURG will present an automated ALLROUNDER from the electric GOLDEN ELECTRIC machine series in hall E, stand E30. In addition, a hydraulic two-component ALLROUNDER in the LSR version will produce ice scrapers in a hard/soft combination.

High quality in Poland
"For more than 25 years, we have been providing plastics processors in Poland with high-performance machine technology and excellent service, and have established ourselves as a reliable and competent partner in the market," said Dr Sławomir Sniady, Managing Director of ARBURG Polska Sp. z o o. "As our customers are increasingly interested in efficient electric machines and automation, this year we will present an ALLROUNDER GOLDEN ELECTRIC equipped with a linear MULTILIFT robotic system as highlight. A hydraulic two-component ALLROUNDER that processes liquid silicone and thermoplastic will demonstrate the versatility and flexibility of our modular injection moulding machines."

At the Plastpol 2018, an ALLROUNDER 570 E GOLDEN ELECTRIC with a clamping force of 2,000 kN will produce a magnifying glass weighing 22 grams from PC in a cycle time of around 45 seconds. Dynamic mould temperature control ensures the high quality of the optical component. The cavity is first heated during injection and cooled after filling. A linear MULTILIFT SELECT robotic system gently removes the moulded parts from the mould and sets them down on a conveyor belt.

Sophisticated: two-component application
As a trade fair application, a hydraulic two-component ALLROUNDER 570 S with a clamping force of 2,200 kN will produce ice scrapers in a hard/soft combination. The pre-moulded part is first manufactured from PA using a horizontally arranged size 400 injection unit. A servo-electric index unit turns the 1 + 1-cavity mould from Polarform by 180 degrees. In this position, the liquid silicone (LSR) sealing lip is injection-moulded by the size 170 vertical injection unit via the needle-type shut-off nozzle. This dispenses with the need for automation. An LSR dosing system from 2KM is used. The cycle time is around 60 seconds and the moulded part weight is 62 grams.