With the new AX 450 and AX 550 KraussMaffei has expanded its all-electric machinery range specifically to increase clamping force
KraussMaffei has revealed it is expanding its range of injection moulding machinery with additions its says makes its portfolio “more powerful, more energy-efficient and more versatile.”
The company is launching two new sizes in its all-electric AX series, with clamping forces of 4,500 and 5,500 kN. In addition, it is adding three new machine models for its GX series of hydro-mechanical twin-platen injection moulding machines. Both will be unveiled at the upcoming Fakuma trade show in Friedrichshafen, Germany.
"Our customers are increasingly asking for high-performance, energy-efficient and simultaneously space-saving solutions,” explained Dr. Hans Ulrich Golz, President of the Injection Moulding Machinery segment of the KraussMaffei Group. “With this in mind, we are working continuously on the expansion and continued development of our broad portfolio of all-electric, hydraulic and hybrid injection molding machines.”
The two new AX series product group additions, the AX 450 and the AX 550, have been developed as a result of increased demand for all-electric injection moulding machines with large locking forces, said Jochen Mitzler, Head of Strategic Product Management for KraussMaffei.
Within the GX series the new GXH, GXL and GXV variants are said to offer the perfect platform for multi-component injection moulding. The feature a new, integrated turntable and a servo-electric drive unit to ensure especially fast rotations, parallel movement and precise positioning.