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Arburg at the Hannover Messe 2018

Digital transformation at the plastics processing

For ARBURG, the focus will be on "Connectivity" on stand J10 in hall 6 at this year's Hannover Messe, to be held from 23 to 27 April 2018. The company will demonstrate the injection moulding of elastic tension straps "on demand", the Freeformer for additive manufacturing and Industry 4.0 components for the "smart factory".

Networked and flexibly automated production
Visitors to the Hannover Messe 2018 will find that ARBURG effectively covers all aspects of the digital transformation. These include integrated and flexibly automated production in the "smart factory", ARBURG Remote Service (ARS) and the individualisation of high-volume parts as single-unit batches through the combination of injection moulding and additive manufacturing.

Practical example of Industry 4.0 - tension straps "on demand"
As a practical example of Industry 4.0, a turnkey system with a vertical ALLROUNDER 375 V will demonstrate how customer requirements can be integrated into the running injection moulding process online. Visitors can choose between 40, 60 and 80 cm long elastic tension straps in three colours and with three different end piece combinations and enter the variant of their choice directly at the terminal. The order is then transferred to the central SELOGICA control system via the OPC UA communication protocol. The turnkey system produces the tensioning strap flexibly "on demand" from shot-to-shot.

Industrial additive manufacturing
A freeformer and a variety of functional components will be shown at the Hannover Messe 2018 to demonstrate that ARBURG Plastic Freeforming (APF) is not only suitable for prototyping, but also for the industrial additive manufacturing of functional components in particular. At an interactive station, visitors will be able to inspect the parts "hands on" and convince themselves of their functionality and quality.

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