Advantages of Servo-Driven Hot Plate Welders

Advantages of Servo-Driven Hot Plate Welders

Servo-controlled hot plate welders completely revolutionize the hot-plate welding process. Take it from Extol, we started the servo movement with the Rapid Conductor hot plate welder. Our welders use servo-motors to control the platens and weld.

How to Clean Up Your Dirty Welding Process

How to Clean Up Your Dirty Welding Process

"I need clean plastic parts!" We hear this from our customers all the time. We can help. Extol now offers a cleaner way to weld plastic parts together.

Extol receives patent for revolutionary nanoSTAKE® plastic staking technology

Extol receives patent for revolutionary nanoSTAKE® plastic staking technology

Extol is pleased to announce that we have received a patent for our revolutionary nanoSTAKE plastic staking technology. This is Extol’s second patent for a staking technology that will change the manufacturing industry. NanoSTAKE was developed to.

Laser Welding Reflections

Laser Welding Reflections

Humans have been fascinated by reflections for millennia. Narcissus was bewitched by his reflection in a pool of water and mirrors have magic powers in fairy tales. Speaking of mirrors, they are simply smooth surfaces with shiny, dark backgrounds.

Get powder-based 3D printed PP parts from Extol

Get powder-based 3D printed PP parts from Extol

Powder-based 3D printed polypropylene (PP) parts are now available at Extol. The addition of PP expands Extol’s 3D printed powder-based materials, which already include PA12 and TPU.

Laser plastic welding is the clean, precise process your application needs

Laser plastic welding is the clean, precise process your application needs

Laser plastic welding is a proven, powerful, and effective way to join plastics. It’s been used in industry for over 20 years and its ability to weld a wide variety of part sizes, with precision weld joints, minimal flash, and no particulate is.

3D-printed TPU comes to Extol

3D-printed TPU comes to Extol

Extol now has the capability of 3D printing components out of TPU material using HP’s Multi Jet Fusion process. The ability to print strong, homogeneous structures in TPU is a game-changer over other printing technologies. Extol’s Digital.

Extol partners with HP to launch Digital Development Center™ for 3D printing

Extol partners with HP to launch Digital Development Center™ for 3D printing

Extol has launched a new Digital Development Center™ (DDC) to provide parts and engineering support to help customers develop high-value applications for additive manufacturing using HP Multi Jet Fusion technology.

How to determine the strength of a plastic staking joint

How to determine the strength of a plastic staking joint

UPDATED June 3, 2019. Originally published September 22, 2016. Design engineers often ask us, "How strong will my staked joint be?" Usually, they're designing a plastic assembly that needs to be staked, and they need to know how to design the part.

Getting nanoSTAKE on your next project

Getting nanoSTAKE on your next project

So, you've seen the new revolutionary nanoSTAKE technology and you are wondering how you can get it on your next plastic staking application. There are two great ways to do that. You can purchase a turnkey nanoSTAKE machine directly from Extol, or.