Sodick Plustech Co. Ltd. of Yokohama, Japan, is selling the SilPro series of machines to mold liquid silicone and rubber.
The press features a V-Line injection system, which uses a screw to feed a separate plunger. That setup assures exact dosing, without short shots or overpacking that can lead to flash, according to the firm's U.S. unit, Plustech Inc. in Schaumburg, Ill.
A patented back-flow prevention systems shuts off material-feeding pressure.
Sil-Pro machines are available in clamping forces of 5.5-385 tons for horizontal models and 22-165 tons for vertical presses.
Tel. 847-490-8130, fax 847-490-3192, e-mail [email protected]