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.

Start monitoring melt force to improve your hot-plate welding process

Start monitoring melt force to improve your hot-plate welding process

If you do any hot-plate welding, you should start monitoring melt force to improve your weld consistency and quality. Extol’s Rapid Conductor hot-plate welder is equipped standard with three servo-driven platens: the upper and lower press platens,.

Hot-Plate Welding: Why am I getting part inconsistencies with the same parameters?

Hot-Plate Welding: Why am I getting part inconsistencies with the same parameters?

When welding parts in production, you want to have reliable and consistent assemblies. You may have been churning out ‘good’ parts for years, but suddenly you are finding part inconsistencies and failures when none of your parameters have changed!.

Vibration vs. Hot-Plate Welding

Vibration vs. Hot-Plate Welding

We all love options – colors, cars, hobbies, music, and of course our favorite, plastic welding! Let’s talk about a few of the differences between vibration and hot-plate welding that may help in discerning when to choose one over the other. Ah, but.

When to use hot-plate welding

When to use hot-plate welding

When considering the common plastics joining methods for assembling a new product, in the mix of options should be hot-plate welding. This low-force method of heating and bonding plastic parts has been around a long time. Contemporary machinery and.

March Madness and welding

March Madness and welding

Ultrasonic welding vs. Hot-plate welding That was just an eye catching subject line…did you really think we’d talk bball on a plastics blog? The analogy to your bracket selections does work with respect to welding and two key characteristics:.

4 common mistakes people make when hot-plate welding

4 common mistakes people make when hot-plate welding

In our last blog post, we discussed that you only need 2 things to weld plastic, heat and pressure. It really is that simple. However, there are 4 common mistakes that people often make when setting up a hot-plate weld that can prevent adequate heat.

You only need these 2 things to weld plastic

You only need these 2 things to weld plastic

Believe it or not, you only need two things to weld plastic parts together. Heat and pressure. Just look at hot-plate welding as an example. For those of you who may be unfamiliar with the hot-plate welding process, it goes like this: Two parts are.

FORD Recognizes Extol in SPE 2014 Automotive Innovation Award

FORD Recognizes Extol in SPE 2014 Automotive Innovation Award

"Ford Motor Co. has been named the winner of the Society of Plastics Engineers' 2014 Automotive Innovation Award for its injection molded knee airbag/glove box system. The system, which appears in the 2015 Mustang, is an industry first, the company.