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High Speed Trimming System

High Speed Trimming Improves Productivity by 23% MTM Systems the plastic trimming equipment division of Lectro Engineering Company has come up big for a major player in the plastics packaging...

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Aseptic Container Trimming

MTM Systems the worldwide leader in plastic trimming equipment is always looking for the next challenge from a customer. In this case the project was to trim a neck to neck log container for an...

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PLASMA TREATING VS. LECTROTREAT

PLASMA TREATING VS. LECTROTREAT

In the realm of surface treatment for three-dimensional parts, two methods stand out: Plasma Treating and LectroTreat. While both approaches share similarities, LectroTreat shines as the superior...

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FLAME TREATING VS. LECTROTREAT

FLAME TREATING VS. LECTROTREAT

In the realm of plastic surface treatment, two contenders vie for supremacy: Flame Treating and LectroTreat. While both methods aim to enhance the adhesion properties of plastic parts, they diverge...

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HIGH SPEED PET BOTTLE TRIMMING

HIGH SPEED PET BOTTLE TRIMMING

The title of this case study sounds like an impossible task. For that reason and others, plastic container manufacturers have not moved into pre form PET preform containers. Producing different...

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TRIMMING SQUARE CONTAINERS

TRIMMING SQUARE CONTAINERS

OVERCOMING CHALLENGES TO DELIVER A UNIQUE TRIMMER Glass and cardboard containers are becoming ancient history. Traditionally plastic containers have a round shape that is easy to trim. This is no...

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NEW IDEAS FOR DEFLASHING

NEW IDEAS FOR DEFLASHING

Horizontal indexing impact deflash trimmers are nothing new; they’ve been used in the blow molding industry since the early 1960s. It started with the Ziegler design that eventually ended up in most...

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CUSTOM CONTAINER TRIMMER CASE STUDY

CUSTOM CONTAINER TRIMMER CASE STUDY

Plastic container manufacturers continue to push the envelope on their product as they sell against their competition for market share. Shapes and sizes evolve and present challenges in...

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CASE STUDY – BETTER LABEL ADHESION

CASE STUDY – BETTER LABEL ADHESION

LectroTreat Solves Difficult Label Adhesion Issue For decades the Lectro Engineering Company, the worldwide leader in three-dimensional plastic surface treating equipment, has been treating a...

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LECTRO ENGINEERING EXPANDS PRODUCTION

LECTRO ENGINEERING EXPANDS PRODUCTION

Lectro Engineering, parent company to MTM Systems and LectroTreat, is pleased to announce the expansion of their production in St. Louis, Missouri. This growth is fueled by the increased demand for...

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CASE STUDY – IMPROVED QUALITY

CASE STUDY – IMPROVED QUALITY

LECTROTREAT ELIMINATES SHRINKAGE AND WARPING IN AUTOMOTIVE PARTS When heat is introduced to plastic, it causes warping and shrinkage. The scrap rate using this method is costly and avoidable. Using...

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LECTRO ENGINEERING EXHIBITING AT K2022

LECTRO ENGINEERING EXHIBITING AT K2022

K2022 - Hall 11, Booth F18 Day 1 of K2022 for plastics and rubber and we are excited and ready to demonstrate our LectroTreat LT2012 plastic surface treating machines. Stop by Hall 11, Booth F18 and...

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