BMB-Spa will unveil its "true” hybrid electric injection molding machine to the U.S. market at NPE2012 (booth #323).
BMB will be running a 550-ton high-speed manufacturing cell, producing an ultra thin food container on a (2x8) 16-cavity stack mold, a 16-oz container mold from StackTeck Systems, and a Zubler take out and stacking automation system, the company stated.
BMB's "true” hybrid is an all-electric machine with a hydraulic accumulated injection assist. All other movements are fully electric, and savings in power consumption can range as high as 50% or more in some applications.
The machine utilizes a patented toggle system that offers platen parallelism, no deflection, and increased strokes and shut heights....