10/14/2011

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Maplan: Solutions for rubber, silicone and TPE processing

[image_0]Maplan shows a vertical TPE injection moulding machine MTTF80P/40C with a C-frame design, a clamp force of 40 t and a floor space optimised for this machine size. The machine is additionally equipped with hydraulic mould run out. The screw injection unit, especially for high performance TPEs and with the optimum L/D ratio of 22:1 is said to guarantee a homogenous plasticising of the melt, which is an important precondition for a consistently high quality of parts.[image_1_right] Furthermore Maplan shows a vertical LIM liquid silicone injection moulding machine MTF 200L/100 with state-of-the-art technology and a clamp force of 100 t. Especially noteworthy in this regard are the very good mixing of the LSR components by the FIFO injection unit and the excellent injection and repeat accuracy. These features are achieved through the use of a mixing screw and an exact piston injection with an interposed actively operated stop valve.   Cool Drive II with servo drive technology Both machines are equipped with the Cool Drive II drive with a servo drive technology. Next to energy savings of up to 70 %, this technology also leads to a substantial noise level reduction. With servo technology and constant pumps in connection with the user friendly control generation PC5000touch and PC50touch, a significant improvement of the machine performance though better dynamics can be achieved. The Cool Drive II drive technology is available for almost the complete machine range with clamp forces from 15 - 1,000 t and injection units with injection volumes of 30 - 26,000 cm3. Depending on the application, Maplan offers horizontal and vertical injection moulding machines with top or bottom injection. The exhibits presented in Friedrichshafen are used for various applications in different fields, such as for example medical technology, sealing technology, the electrical industry, the automotive industry, and for technological form parts.

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