1999

March 1-3, 1999
New Orleans, Louisiana

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CONFERENCE SESSIONS

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

Session 2: New Developments in Co-Injection Molding
Moderator: Steve Kolste, Bemis Manufacturing

Session 3: Advances in Super-Precision Molding
Moderator: Steve L. Spanoudis, Motorola

Session 4: Advances in Machine Design, Automation, and Controls
Moderator: Wolfgang Meyer, President, Battenfeld of America

Session 5: Emerging Molding Technologies
Moderator: Amos Golovoy, Technical Specialist, Ford Motor Company

CONFERENCE AGENDA

Session 1: Advances in Gas-Assist Injection Molding
Moderator: Jack A. Avery, GE Plastics
"Gas-Assist Injection Molding: Industry Update on Technology, Suppliers, and Applications" J. Avery, GE Plastics
"Process Selection: When Is Gas-Assist Injection Molding the Process of Choice?" M. Paloian, Integrated Design Systems, Inc.
"The Application of Cinpres Technology to an Automobile Part" A. Knight, Cinpres Ltd.
"Challenges and Benefits of Gas-Assist Molding in Thin Walled Parts" R. Beesley, Delphi Packard Electric Systems
"Scan Head Holder - Conversion From Structural Foam Molding to Gas-Assist Injection Molding" R. Goralski, Bauer Compressors Plastic Technology Group
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Session 2: New Developments in Co-Injection Molding
Moderators: Steve Kolste, Bemis Manufacturing
"Recent Developments in Overmolding, Two-Shot Molding, Two-Color Molding, and Related Topics"
L. Albrecht, Bemis Mfg.
"In-Mold Co-Injection Technologies and Applications"
J. Blundy, Incoe Corp.
"Co-Injection vs. Gas Assist: Differences and Opportunities"
J. Davis (speaker) Kelch Corp, and S. Kolste, Bemis Mfg.
"Co-Injection on a Single Barrel Machine" S. Kilim, President, Addmix, Inc.
"Machine Design and Control for Co-Injection"
Cincinnati-Milacron
"In-Line Quick Color Change Technology"
Rubbermaid Corp.
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Session 3: Advances in Super-Precision Molding
Moderator: Steve L. Spanoudis, Motorola
"Microsystem - The Innovative Solution For Microprecision Parts" M. Ganz, Genral manager, Battenfeld Austria
"Automation for Precision Molding Chip Cards" W. Truckenbrod, SEMPAC SA (Switzerland)
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Session 4: Advances in Machine Design, Automation, and Controls
Moderator: Wolfgang Meyer, President, Battenfeld of America
"A Breakthrough in Large Injection Unit Design For All-Electric Injection Molding Machines" M. Barr Klaus, Technical Director, Cincinnati Milacron
"Two-Color Injection Molding" C. Carls, Project Manager, Battenfeld of America
"Overview of a Molding Cell Application in Support of Lean, Synchronous Manufacturing" C.D. Mansfield, Supervisor Mfg. Eng., Delphi Automotive Systems
"What is a Second Worth?" M. Urquhart, Vice President, Husky
"The Use of Dynamic Feed to Provide Independent, Real-time Control to Each Gate" W.J. Hume, Manager, Kona Dynisco
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Session 5: Emerging Molding Technologies
Moderator: Amos Golovoy, Technical Specialist, Ford Motor Company
"Injection Molding of Thixotropic Magnesium Alloys" T. Creasy, Product Manager, Husky.
"Advances in Ultrasonic Monitoring of Injection Molding" S.-S.L. Wen, C.-K. Jen (speaker), K.T. Nguyen and Derdouri, IMI/NRCC
"Process and Product Advantages with Mucell Microcellular Foam Molding Technology" D. Pierick, Trexel, Inc.
"The Melt Flipper - Solving Flow Imbalances in Multicavity Molds" J. P. Beaumont (speaker) and J. Ralston, Penn State Erie
"Advances in Control System for Valve Gated Molds" D. Reitan, Director Product Development, Incoe Corp.
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