It is amazing to see the shapes and assemblies that can be made from various types of plastics. An important technology for manufacturing many of these components is an ultrasonic plastic welder. But how do they work?
In this quick 1-minute Design World video from several years ago, Emerson’s Mike Mediana explains how ultrasonic food portioning offers manufacturers a better option than traditional (mechanical) alternatives.
Here is a look at some of the technologies that improve lithium-ion battery production. These batteries are widely used in electric vehicles, solar and wind power energy storage, and a wide range of mobile devices.
In a Sustainable Packaging News article, The ultimate Bio-Based ultrasonics, Emerson’s David Devine shares how Branson Ultrasonic Plastic Welding technology supports the move from single-use plastics packaging to bio-based plastics (BBP) and biodegradable & compostable plastics (BDCP).
In a Plastic News article, Automation suppliers help meet demand for COVID-19 testing kits, Emerson’s Vernon Murray highlights the importance of welding technology in driving production efficiency.
A MD+DI (Medical Device and Diagnostic Industry) article, Emerson Responds to Face Mask Needs and More Supplier News, shares a story of how Emerson ultrasonic welding technology helped Australia’s MedCon:
…produce 58 million Level 3 surgical masks in just eight months…
In a Fastener Engineering article, How ultrasonic welding can meet packaging sustainability goals, Emerson’s Bill Reed describes the challenges and how this technology helps to address them.
In a Medical Design & Outsourcing article, How ultrasonics power infection control in nonwovens, Emerson’s Tom Hoover describes the role of ultrasonic technology in replacing sewing in non-woven materials.
Ultrasonic welding is: …an industrial technique whereby high-frequency ultrasonic acoustic vibrations are locally applied to workpieces being held together under pressure to create a solid-state weld. It is commonly used for plastics, and especially for joining...
From sleek, curvy headlights on fancy automobiles to built-for-purpose designs such as earbuds, medical devices and consumer packaging, plastics are part of our daily lives. Adhesives have typically been used in assembling these plastic parts into their finished form....
Today on the final day of PACK EXPO 2017, Emerson's Mike Mediana presented on the topic, Migrating from Traditional Package Sealing Technologies to Ultrasonics in Flexible Packaging Applications. Mike's presentation focused on how consumer preference is driving the...
Having spent my career to date on the process manufacturing side of automation, it's great to be at PACK EXPO, a conference for people involved in packaging products. A stroll down a supermarket aisle, electronics retailer or other consumer business shows how varied...
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