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ARBURG at the Taipei Plas 2018

High-end products made from LSR and metal

At the Taipei International Plastics & Rubber Industry Show from 15 to 19 August 2018 ARBURG is demonstrating the processing of LSR and PIM. On stand I0808 in hall 1F, the two high-end exhibits will produce articles for smartphones. In addition, the ARBURG host computer system ALS is to be presented as a central building block for Industry 4.0.

iPhone covers produced on a hydraulic ALLROUNDER GOLDEN EDITION
A hydraulic ALLROUNDER 420 C GOLDEN EDITION with a clamping force of 1,000 kN produces flexible LSR cases for the iPhone 8. The mould was provided by Prover, while the LSR dosing unit comes from 2KM. A MULTILIFT SELECT linear robotic system performs the handling tasks. The machine from the entry-level GOLDEN EDITION series has been specially adapted to process LSR.

Metal smartphone frames
At the Taipei Plas, the metal smartphone frames with a polishable surface will be produced on an electric ALLROUNDER 470 E GOLDEN ELECTRIC. This machine from the electric entry level series is equipped for Metal Injection Moulding (MIM). Due to the thin-walled and stress-free design of the smartphone frame, production is extremely demanding.

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This project has received funding from the European Union Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013) under grant agreement n° [605658].

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