The tie-bar-less family, that is. This year Engel is celebrating 25 years of tie-bar-less technology, a design principle that has proven to be enduringly successful. The company unveiled the newest addition to the family at Fakuma 2014, here in Friedrichshafen: the e-motion 50TL.
Like its smaller sibling the e-motion 30 TL, which was introduced at K 2013, the new 50TL features a one-piece machine frame that makes it lighter and more compact that comparable all-electric machines of other makes.
The new e-motion, said Engel CTO Stefan Engleder, offers outstanding platen parallelism. Thanks to the preloading of the patented force divider, the platen parallelism remains constant, even when the mold is mounted. The force divider also ensures that the clamping force is distributed evenly throughout the platens.