SUSSEX IM Adds New Large Format, High Performace Injection Molding Press

Fast, versatile and modular, this state-of-the-art Krauss MX 850-8100 delivers maximum speed AND precision, for shorter cycles – on even the most demanding assignments…

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Sussex IM’s new state-of-the-art, large format, Krauss MX 850-8100 injection molding press represents the fast-growing firm’s latest investment in delivering quality solutions for its diverse roster of demanding customers. Fast, versatile and flexible, this injection molding machine delivers maximum speed AND precision, for shorter cycles – on even the most demanding assignments. Shown here are two-color food storage containers with a living hinge feature produced using a retrofit co-injection process.

Sussex IM’s announced acquisition of a state-of-the-art, large format, Krauss MX 850-8100 injection molding press represents the fast-growing firm’s latest investment in delivering quality solutions for its diverse roster of demanding customers.

The MX series is considered an industry reference in the world of big injection molding machines. The fastest machines of their size on the market, MX machines are engineered to deliver sustained performance under demanding conditions. Versatile and modular, the MX series are high-performance machines engineered for fast cycles, minimal mold wear, best melt quality, maximum platen parallelism and very low production costs.

“This is the type of cutting-edge equipment that delivers the robust process capabilities our growing roster of customers expects and deserves,” said Phil Salzman, SussexIM’s Vice President of Operations.  “In combination with our unparalleled team of professionals, we are poised to deliver superior productivity – domestically – on the most challenging and complex jobs.  Even on assignments with components that have a significant level of detail over large surface geometries, our customers will benefit from the rock-solid performance of our new KM MX.”

Added  Paul Caprio, President of Krauss Maffei North America, “Our MX injection molding machine can handle a mix of large parts, family molds and their growing mix of high cavitation tooling systems.  This is an ultra high precision system with unbeatable versatility.  SussexIM customers can expect shorter cycle times and increased productivity on even the longest production runs.”

According to SussexIM’s Salzman, the MX’s rugged production system is engineered for sustained productivity.  “Additional customer benefits include outstanding melt quality and absolute platen parallelism, fast cycles and high yield of good parts, high production flexibility, and fast turnarounds.

“With this equipment, we can handle large molds making large components and also run a high cavity mold (such as 32, 64, or 96) making many smaller components,” Salzman added.  “We are ready for the most challenging assignment a customer can throw at us, made competitively, right here in the United States.”