ENGEL Austria (Schwertberg) will now be partnering with PMEfluidtech GmbH (Ettenheim, Germany) in client-specific solutions for water injection technology (WIT). Water injection technology is used in the production of hollow parts and long media lines in the injection molding process.
WIT employs the injection of water into a cavity partially filled with plastic melt to ensure even wall thickness and smooth internal surfaces, even in parts with complex geometries. ENGEL's own WIT technology is known by the "watermelt" label. The process is also said to allow economical use of raw materials and short cycle times....