1998

March 23-24, 1998
Cleveland, Ohio

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CONFERENCE SESSIONS

Session 1: New Developments in Gas Assist Injection Molding
Moderator: Jack A. Avery, GE Plastics

Session 2: New Technologies for Productivity and Quality Enhancement
Moderator: W. Meyer, Battenfeld of America

Session 3: Advances in Computer Simulation and CAE for Injection Molding
Moderator: A. Garcia-Rejon, NRCC-IMI

Session 4: Rapid Tooling Technologies for Molds and Tools
Moderator: S Wise, CEMCOM Research

Session 5: Emerging Technologies in Injection Molding
Moderator: A Golovoy, Ford Motor Company

CONFERENCE AGENDA

Session 1: New Developments in Gas Assist Injection Molding
Moderator: Jack A. Avery, GE Plastics
Technological Advances in Gas Assist
G. Crawford, EPCON Gas Systems
Significant Advances in C-Mold Molding Simulation
P. Roberts, C-Mold
Latest Developments in Gas Assisted Molding Emphasizing Gas Channel Design
T. Pearson, Gas Injection LTD (UK)
Shower Cabinet Rail Case Study
G. Blackett, Cinpres LTD (UK)
Recent Developments In Gas Assist Injection Molding
Tom Betts, Battenfeld of America
Case Studies: Cycle and Resin Savings Using HELGA
J. Hettinga, Hettinga Equipment Inc.
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Session 2: New Technologies for Productivity and Quality Enhancement
Moderator: W. Meyer, Battenfeld of America
Maximizing Output With Innovative Technology
M. Urguhart, Husky Injection Molding Systems
The Electric Machine Decision: Hybrids
R.W. Tymcio and K.D. Vaughan(speaker), Van Dorn Demag
Implementation of Automated Systems to Enhance Productivity and Profit
C. Carls, Battenfeld of America
Thin Wall Molding with Hot-Runner Systems
W. Johnson, Kona-Dynisco
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Session 3: Advances in Computer Simulation and CAE for Injection Molding
Moderator: A. Garcia-Rejon, NRCC-IMI
Three-Dimensional Simulation of Plastic Injection Molding
K. Talwar, V. Rajupalem, F. Costa, L. Antanovski, C. Friedl, and P. Kennedy, Moldflow (Australia)
Fast Mold Cooling Analysis - A New Approach
R.Y. Chang, National Tsing-hua University, and D.C.H. Hsu, CoreTech System Co. (Taiwan)
An Integrated Model for the Development of Thermal Stresses in Injection Moulding
Y. Farhoudi and MR. Kamal (speaker), McGill University (Canada)
3D Finite Element Method for the Non-Isothermal Simulation of the Filling Stage in Injection Moulding
A. Garcia-Rejon (speaker), J.F. Hetu, and L. Pecora,I-NRCC (Canada)
On the Warpage Calculation of Gas-Assisted Injection Moldings
R.Y. Chang, National Tsing-Hsu University, and D.C.H. Hsu, CoreTech System Co. R.Y.
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Session 4: Rapid Tooling Technologies for Molds and Tools
Moderator: S Wise, CEMCOM Research
High Performance Machining to Produce Prototype Dies and Molds
J. Shanahan, Makino
Rapid Tooling Technology - CIRP
T. Gaunt, Freeform Engineering
Direct AIM and Keltool Rapid Tools
D. Groh and P. Engling, 3D Systems and U Mass -Lowell
Net Shape Nickel Ceramic Composite Tooling from RP Models
S. Wise, CEMCOM Corp.
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Session 5: Emerging Technologies in Injection Molding
Moderator: A. Golovoy, Ford Motor Company
Industrial Applications of Directed Ion Beams for Implantation and Coating
J.H. Arps and G. Dearnaley, Southwest Research Institute
New Developments in In-Mold Lamination for Automotive Applications
R. Esling, Delta Tooling
Scorim Solves Traditional Molding Problems
E.M. Grossman, CinpresScorim
Ceramic/Powdered Metal Injection Molding
S. Kolste (speaker) and L. Albrecht, Bemis
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