Blowmolding: New model added to all-electric machine range

08/12/2010

As we reported recently, and judging from the announcements being made in advance of the event, the upcoming K 2010 tradeshow will be the launch pad for more than a dozen new blowmolding machinery developments. Among those will be a new double-station shuttle machine powered by electrical drives, not hydraulics.

The manufacturer, Uniloy Milacron Germany GmbH/B&W continues the advance it started in 2007 at the last K show when it introduced a hybrid version of its established single-station machine UMS 16H.S, and then followed that with its first all-electric single-station machine, the UMS 4E.S with 4 tons' clamp force, which it ran during NPE 2009 in Chicago. For processors attending the K show, the company plans to introduce the double station UMS 12E.D at its stand there, 14/B68....
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