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    • For Husky, It All Starts With the Part at NPE 2009

      For release 2009-06-22

      Bolton, Ontario - Husky Injection Molding Systems today announced that at NPE 2009, it is demonstrating a range of products and services to help customers be more competitive by increasing productivity and improving sustainability. Located in South Hall at S36009, Husky’s booth (16,000 sq ft) is showcasing its innovative new technologies to the industry.

      “Innovation has always been a driving force for Husky. Our desire to help customers find the best possible solutions for their unique needs has allowed us to offer high performance systems that are optimized for each application,” said Carmen Lowe, Vice President, Service and Sales, North America. “At NPE, we are showcasing a number of new products and services to help customers bring products to market faster, while achieving the highest levels of quality at the lowest part cost.”

      HyCAP 300 – high output system for beverage closure manufacturing

      Optimized for speed, reliability and part consistency, the 72-cavity HyCAP™ 300 system is running a lightweight 26 millimeter water closure weighing 0.98 grams at less than 2.5 second cycles. This is a significant improvement from the industry standard for this part, which is 3.5 to 4.0 seconds on a 1.6 gram closure.

      Machine: Husky HyCAP 300 RS65/60

      Mold: Corvaglia 72-cavity mold

      Part: 0.98 gram CSN-26 lightweight water closure

      Resin: DOW™ XDMDC 1210 High Density Polyethylene Resin

      Cycle time: Less than 2.5 seconds

      Auxiliaries: IMD vista AllinOne with part cooling, orientation, vision inspection and boxing equipment; Plastic Systems DSH1000 mold dehumidification system; Piovan resin loading system

      HyPET 300 – PET preform packaging system optimized for beverage applications

      The HyPET® 300 72-cavity system with High Performance Package is the result of refinements to the entire system. The system is running Husky’s new EcoBase preform for a water application at cycle times of 5.5 seconds or faster. The EcoBase design yields up to 2.5% in resin savings.

      Machine: Husky HyPET 300 P85/95 E85 HPP

      Mold: Husky 72-cavity mold HPP

      Part: 9.5 gram EcoBase preform

      Resin: INVISTA Polyclear® Splash™ PET 3301

      Cycle time: 5.5 seconds or faster

      Auxiliaries: Piovan dehumidification system; Piovan resin loading system

      HyPAC 300 – packaging system running an in-mold labeled application

      Husky will also be running a HyPAC™ 300 system on the CBW booth, located at South Hall at S32031. The HyPAC system is running an in-mold labeled salsa application at less than four second cycles.

      Machine: Husky HyPAC HL300 RS80/65

      Mold: StackTeck 4-cavity

      Part weight: 11 grams

      Resin: 70 MFR PP from Basell

      Cycle time: Less than 4.0 seconds

      At NPE 2009, visitors to Husky’s booth will also see:

      • Recent expansions to the Husky hot runner and controller portfolio, including the PRONTO® line of fully configurable hot runners and Altanium® Neo2™ temperature controller.
      • New Services offerings designed to help customers maintain overall operational efficiency. These include the Pro-Act™ flexible maintenance program, as well as the Shotscope® NX process and production monitoring system.

      About Husky — Husky Injection Molding Systems (www.husky.ca) is a leading global supplier of injection molding equipment and services to the plastics industry. The company has more than 40 service and sales offices, supporting customers in over 100 countries. Husky's manufacturing facilities are located in Canada, the United States, Luxembourg and China. 

      For more information, please contact:
      Media Relations
      Husky Injection Molding Systems
      E-mail: media@husky.ca

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