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November, 2011

Hunters get holiday to hunt

November 14th, 2011

mark from monroe moldDeep within the pages of the latest contract between the UAW and the Detroit Three automakers — in addition to the multi-tier wage strategies, bonus pays and hiring plans — is the list of official holidays.

And that list of holidays includes one that stands as a continuing symbol of an American cultural tradition — “Veterans Day (Observed).”
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Slideshow: Things Your Extruder Screw Designer Never Told You About Screws

November 10th, 2011

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Basic Screw Geometry: Things Your Extruder Screw Designer Never Told You About Screws

November 10th, 2011

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Screw Recommendations for Specific Resins and Processes

November 2nd, 2011

Tim Womer, Chief Process Consultant at R&B Plastics Machinery LLC, has over 35-years experience in the plastics industry. His specialty is feed screw design and process analysis to determine the best screw geometry and process parameters needed to obtain excellent melt temperatures, optimum screw speeds, and head pressures for diverse plastics applications. This also includes recommendations for trouble-shooting existing process problems.
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New Reciprocating Screw Introduced by R&B Plastics Machinery

November 1st, 2011

Max-Recip Impact Screw Improves Blow Molding Runs

Saline, MI – Finding a high-performance screw for certain blow molding applications is often a challenge. R&B Plastics Machinery is pleased to introduce the Max-Recip Impact Screw, a new line of feed screws specifically designed for high throughputs, low melt temperatures and improved mixing capabilities on reciprocating blow molders, most often used to make dairy bottles and other packaging applications, said Matthew Gifford, Technical Product Manager.
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