Milacron to showcase all-electric injection molding machine


Milacron will set up shop at NPE2012 with a self-contained packaging cell featuring its PowerPAK all-electric injection molding machine at booth (#2803).

Visitors can watch the 550-ton PowerPAK achieve a near 5-second cycle time as it molds, the company stated. Container lids are from RP250 35 MFR polypropylene material supplied by Braskem, and ClearTint color from Milliken.

System features include:

• StackTech 2x4, 8-cavity stack mold

• High-speed, telescoping, side-entry CBW robot

• Milacron chiller and loader

"Spotlighting the PowerPAK model, with live automation fully integrated into the machine's Mosaic control, will demonstrate the machine's incredible high-speed capabilities," stated Eric Thompson, electric platform product manager at Milacron, in the news release. "It's one of the only all-electric injection molding models that runs just as fast as a hybrid."...

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