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Injection molding (October 01, 2010)

Wittmann Battenfeld returns to large machine market


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October 1, 2010 by Canadian Plastics



The new MacroPower two-platen machine range from Wittmann Battenfeld marks the company’s return to large machine manufacturing.

An 800-ton unit was launched in April, a 1,000-ton machine will be available in October, and a 1,600-ton unit will be available in 2011.

The MacroPower line is designed to blend a small footprint, speed, modularity, precision and cleanliness.

The linear guide system of the moving platen ensures a clean mold space and maximum precision in mold protection.

The units reach high speed by means of fast movements, minimal locking and high-pressure build-up times.

Additionally, the units offer easy mold insertion from the rear of the machine. An extended safety gate stroke at the rear, combined with tie-bars kept at below-average length, allows insertion of bulky molds in most cases without a tie-bar-pulling device.

Battenfeld (Wittmann Canada Inc.) (Richmond Hill, Ont.); www.wittmann-canada.com;1-888-466-8266


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