Molding

2004

Emerging Technologies in Plastics Injection Molding
February 16-18, 2004
New Orleans, Louisianna

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CONFERENCE SESSIONS

Session 1: Advances in Gas-Assist Injection Molding
Moderator: Jack Avery, GE Plastics

Session 2: Multi-Component and Co-Injection Molding
Moderator: Tom Betts, Battenfeld of America

Session 3: Advances in Machine Hardware & Control
Moderator: Hermann Plank, The Tech Group

Session 4: Advances in Super-Precision and Micro- Molding
Moderator: Tim Erwin, Pitney Bowes

Session 5: Emerging Molding Technologies
Moderator: Amos Golovoy, AG Research

CONFERENCE AGENDA

Session 1: Advances in Gas-Assist Injection Molding
Moderator: Jack Avery, GE Plastics
"Gas-Assist Injection Molding Growth, Where is It?" Jack Avery, GE Plastics
"Moldflow's Gas-Assisted Injection Molding Solutions" Christine Roedlich, Moldflow, Corp.
"Gas Evacuation Technique: From Lab to Reality" Len Nunnery, BMC Inc.
"External Gas Molding Opens New Design Options for Product Designers" Steve Ham, Cinpres Gas Injection
"Water-Assist Injection Molding is Up and Running" John Heasman, CGI
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Session 2: Multi-Component and Co-Injection Molding
Moderator: Tom Betts, Battenfeld of America
"New Developments in Multi-Material/Multi-Color Molding of Large Parts" Greg Balint, CEO, and Peter Elford, Vice President Sales & Marketing, Hallmark Technologies
"IMCMORE A System for Two-Shot Fabric Overmolding" Juergen Ehritt and Roland Sauer, Battenfeld of America
"Co-Injection Applications Utilizing Standard Injection Molding Machines" Joseph McRoskey, Spirex
"Spin Stack Technologies in In-Mold Painting" Jes Gram, Gram Technology (Denmark)
"In-Mold Decorating Developments and Applications" Larry Doyle, Demag Plastics Group
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Session 3: Advances in Machine Hardware & Control
Moderator: Hermann Plank, The Tech Group
"2-Shot Molding Machine Selection" Bill Gerard, Tech Group Americas
"The Next Revolution in PC Based Controls" Ron Sparer, Manager, Control and Automation Development, Milacron Inc.
"Latest Developments in the Automation of All-Electric Injection Molding Machines" Stephan Czajkowski, Siemens AG Automation & Drives
"Maintaining a Competitive Edge Through Real-Time Information: Doing More With Less Resources" David Monroe, Vice President Sales and Marketing, Mattec Corporation
"New Injection Molding Machine Controller Concepts - CC200: The Entire Injection Molding Machine at Your Fingertips" Joachim Kragl, Manager Processing Technology, ENGEL Canada Inc.
"Optimization and Control of the Injection Molding Process" Christine Roedlich, Ph.D., Moldflow Corporation
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Session 4: Advances in Super-Precision and Micro- Molding
Moderator: Tim Erwin, Pitney Bowes
"The Evolution of Micro Molding" Stu Kaplan, MAKUTA Technics
"Production of Plastic Micro Systems - Micro-Molding and More" Dr. Lutz Weber, thinXXS GmbH
"Advances in Injection Molding Machines for Super-Precision Molding" Thomas St. Louis, Sodick PlusTech
"Equipment for Micro Injection Molding" Uwe Haupt, ARBURG USA
"Ceramic Micro-Molding" Jim Corbett Jr. and Chris Schiller, Net Shape Components Inc.
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Session 5: Emerging Molding Technologies
Moderator: Amos Golovoy, AG Research
"Advancing Mold Performance by Using Hot Runners" Udo Schwarzkopf, Husky
"X-Melt - Ultra High Injection Speeds, Extraordinary Repeatability" Joachim Kragl, Engel Canada
Improving Shear Induced Imbalance in Hot Runner Systems" John Blundy, Incoe.
"Including In Mold Labeling in Your Manufacturing Strategy" Rick Shaffer, Netstal Machinery Inc.
"Metal Injection Molding: The Rheological Study and Injection Molding of Feedstocks Based on Copper Powder and a Thermoplastic Binder" L. Moballegh, J. Morshedian and M. Esfandeh, Iran Polymer and Petrochemical Institute, Tehran, Iran
Moldfusion™ - Improving Molding Productivity" Chuck Azzopardi, D-M-E Company
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