Molding

2002

Emerging Technologies In Plastics Injection Molding
March 4-6, 2002
New Orleans, LA

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CONFERENCE SESSIONS

Session 1: Advances in Gas-Assist Injection Molding
Moderator: Jack Avery, GE Plastics

Session 2: New Developments in Co-Injection Molding
Moderator: Tom Betts, Battenfeld of America

Session 3: Advances in Specialty Molding Materials
Moderator: Tom Betts, Battenfeld of America

Session 4: Emerging Molding Technologies
Moderator: Amos Golovoy, AG Research

Session 5: Advances in Molds and Tools
Moderator: Carl Kirkland, Injection Molding Magazine

Session 6: Advances in Super-Precision and Micro-Molding
Moderator: Tim Erwin, Pitney Bowes

CONFERENCE AGENDA

Session 1: Advances in Gas-Assist Injection Molding
Moderator: Jack Avery, GE Plastics
"Overview of Gas-Assist Injection Molding: Will The Technology Become Fluid-Assisted Injection Molding?" Jack Avery, Manager Operational Assets, GE Plastics
"KoolGasTM: An Alternative to Standard Gas-Assist Injection Molding" R. Magalhaes* and G.F. Smith, University of Warwick, United Kingdom
"Plastic Expulsion Process (PEP)" T. Pearson; Chairman, Cinpres Gas Injection, United Kingdom
"Medical Airway Case Study" W. Durden, Vice President, Durden Enterprises
"Water Injection Molding - WIM" Achim Bernhardt, Factor GMBH
"Water Injection Molding - WIT" Hermann Plank, Managing director, Ferromatik Milacron
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Session 2: New Developments in Co-Injection Molding
Moderator: Tom Betts, Battenfeld of America
"Horizontal Turntable and Stack Mold Technologies - Innovative Technologies in Multi-Component Injection Molding" Hermann Plank, Managing Director, Ferromatik Milacron
"Multishot Engineering" John J. Hahn, VP of Engineering, MGS MFG. GROUP
"Use of Two Shot Molding and Other Technologies in the Molbile Wireless Arena" Kyle Halkola, Kyocera Wireless Corporation
"Twinshot: A New Co-Injection Molding Technique" Joe McRoskey, President, JMJ Management
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Session 3: Advances in Specialty Molding Materials
Moderator: Tom Betts, Battenfeld of America
"Injection-Moldable Polymer-Metal Composite Technology for Lead Replacement" Jack Turner, Business Development Manager, PolyOne Corp
"Multi-Cavity Injection Molding of EPDM Rubber for Wire Hose-Nipple Automotive Articles" JPark Sang-bong (speaker) and To Ba Van , Dongeui Institute of Technology, Korea
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Session 4: Emerging Molding Technologies
Moderator: Amos Golovoy, AG Research
"Recent Developments in Injection Molding Technology" Michael Urquhart, Vice President, Husky Injection Molding Systems
"Spectrum of Innovations and Solutions in Injection Molding" Kai Jacobsen, Engel
"Advances in Shut-Off Nozzles for New Molding Demands" Kurt Schüpbach, Herzog
"Model Predictive Motion and Force Control of Injection Molding Machines" Thomas Bulgrin, Van Dorn Demag
"Moldflow's Manufacturing Solutions - A Methodology to Success on the Shop Floor" Christine Roedlich, Moldflow
"New Developments in Mucell Technology and Commercial Applications" Daniel Szczurko, Vice President,Trexel
"Powder Injection Molding of Large Components and Systems" Boney A. Mathew, Mathson Industries
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Session 5: Advances in Molds and Tools
Moderator: Carl Kirkland, Injection Molding Magazine
"Use of Copper Alloys in Injection Molds to Improve Quality and Performance" Robert W. Dealey, Dealey's Mold Engineering
"Ionic Impregnation of Mold Components with Refractory Metal Based Ceramics" John Petersen, Chief Technology Officer, Ionic Fusion Corporation
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Session 6: Advances in Super-Precision and Micro-Molding
Moderator: Tim Erwin, Pitney Bowes
"Micromolding with LIGA Molds" Hubert Lorenz, Mimotec
"Micro Injection Molding by Milacron" Hermann Plank, Managing director, Ferromatik Milacron
"Micro and Precision Molding Metrics" Neal Elli, Empire Precision Plastics
"One-Step Single-Cavity Lens Fabrication" Professor Thomas Evans (speaker), Prof. Thomas Bifano, and Prof. Donald Wroblewski, Boston University
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