Roemheld introduces EN 289—compliant magnetic clamping technology


Hilma-Roemheld GmbH (Hilchenbach, Germany), a global provider of systems for the industrial manufacturing, assembly, clamping and drive industries, has introduced magnetic clamping technology for molds and dies that complies with the EN 289 standard for plastic and rubber molding machines. It is the main focus at this year's DKT/IRC International Rubber Conference in Nuremberg, Germany, from June 29 to July 2.

Roemheld points out in its release that the Hilma magnetic clamping plates in the M-TECS series are currently the only ones that meet the new version of the European standard, which went into effect in January 2014. They comply with safety requirements related to mold monitoring, power supply, magnetization and emergency stopping at performance levels D and E.

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