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Silicone injection molding

You can find basic knowledge about the market and process in our white paper

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Cyber security in the plastics industry

The advancing digitalization and networking of machines also requires a high level of security measures against cyber attacks.

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Powder coating of plastics

Learn more about the benefits and challenges of powder coating plastics in our whitepaper.

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Thermoplastic elastomers

In this white paper, you will learn about the unexpected and versatile applications of this soft plastic material.

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Foam analysis in the lab or process

Real-time measurement system for continuous quality control of density, thickness and width of foamed plastics commercially available for…

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Crosslinked polymers – Overview and possibilities

The molecular structure of plastics greatly influences their structure and thus also their physical, chemical and mechanical properties.

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Alternative materials and material alternatives

Learn how recyclates and bioplastics lead to more supply security and cost savings as well as reduce the carbon footprint.

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Accelerated aging with high pressure autoclave tests

Learn how you can make reliable statements about the quality of your components with the help of accelerated test methods.

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Digitalization in manufacturing

Learn how to plan and optimally use the networking of plastics processing machines.

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Use of accelerated test methods

Learn in this white paper how to predict and ensure the useful life of components through appropriate methods.

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Thermal plastic-metal direct joining as an alternative to adhesive bonding

Adhesives or classic welding processes were yesterday's news. Learn about a new, modern process in this whitepaper.

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Dynamic-mechanical plastics testing

The viscoelastic property profile of plastics is relevant for a large number of technical applications.

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3 steps for successful bonding processes

Surveys show that a large proportion of bonding errors are due to user errors. Learn how you can avoid errors.

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Thermography for quality assurance in welding processes

Fluctuations in weld quality despite unchanged parameters? Find out what helps and what to look out for.

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The surface is what matters

The correct pretreatment of plastic surfaces has positive effects when bonding or painting. This is what you should pay attention to ...

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Permeation measurement on films

The permeability of gas and water is crucial for numerous plastic products such as beverage packaging.

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Determine curing with unilateral NMR

The curing of plastics, adhesives, etc. is crucial for many applications. Unilateral NMR can help with this.

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3D Basics: The SLS Process

The strengths of laser sintering lie in small series production. But there are other advantages as well!

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3D Basics: Stereolithography

Stereolithography is considered the forefather of additive manufacturing. But what is it anyway?

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3D Basics: Differences between FDM, FLM and FFF

Fused Layer Modeling (FLM) is probably the most widely used 3D printing process. And yet there are differences.

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Understand injection molding process

Learn more about the injection molding process and how to avoid errors in production.

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Avoid injection molding defects

Learn about the four most common errors in injection molding and how to eliminate them sustainably with this whitepaper.

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Understand compounding

Learn about the compounding process and the impact of plastic formulations and machine concepts with this white paper.

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7 types of waste

Learn how they can identify and eliminate waste.

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The 5A method

In order to work efficiently in the long term, a number of factors must be taken into account and many processes optimized.

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Please enter your email address and receive free useful tips and tricks from the SKZ plastics professionals on the subject of "Silicone injection molding".
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Please enter your email address and receive free useful tips and tricks from the SKZ plastics professionals on the subject of "Powder coating of plastics".
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Please enter your email address and receive free useful tips and tricks from the SKZ plastics professionals on the subject of "Thermoplastic elastomers".
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Please enter your email address and receive free useful tips and tricks from the SKZ plastics professionals on the subject of "Foam analysis in the lab or process".
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Please enter your email address and receive free useful tips and tricks from the SKZ plastics professionals on the subject of "Crosslinked polymers – Overview and possibilities".
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Please enter your email address and receive free useful tips and tricks from the SKZ plastics professionals on the subject of "Accelerated aging with high pressure autoclave tests".
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Please enter your email address and receive free useful tips and tricks from the SKZ plastics professionals on the subject of "Thermal plastic-metal direct joining as an alternative to adhesive bonding".
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Please enter your email address and receive free useful tips and tricks from the SKZ plastics professionals on the subject of "Thermography for quality assurance in welding processes".
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Please enter your email address and receive free useful tips and tricks from the SKZ plastics professionals on the subject of "The surface is what matters".
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Please enter your email address and receive free useful tips and tricks from the SKZ plastics professionals on the subject of "Permeation measurement on films".
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Please enter your email address and receive free useful tips and tricks from the SKZ plastics professionals on the subject of "Determine curing with unilateral NMR".
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Please enter your email address and receive free useful tips and tricks from the SKZ plastics professionals on the subject of "3D Basics: The SLS Process".
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Please enter your email address and receive free useful tips and tricks from the SKZ plastics professionals on the subject of "3D Basics: Stereolithography".
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Please enter your email address and receive free useful tips and tricks from the SKZ plastics professionals on the subject of "3D Basics: Differences between FDM, FLM and FFF".
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Please enter your email address and receive free useful tips and tricks from the SKZ plastics professionals on the subject of "Understand injection molding process".
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