Engel’s duo pico twin-platen line adds 400- and 440-ton models


Engel North America (York, PA), the U.S. division of the Austrian parent, has extended its duo pico series of compact, twin-platen, injection molding machines, adding 400- and 440-ton models. At their global premier during NPE2009, Engel's duo pico line ranged from 500 to 770 tons. In a release, Engel said the duo pico machines have been engineered and built from the ground up to satisfy specific customer requests, including high-speed operation, smaller tonnages, smaller footprints, and lighter weights.

In addition, just as in the larger models, the new duo pico's offer variable platen distances that allow the machine to accommodate a variety of special manufacturing applications, including inmold labeling and the use of stack molds....
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