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Beyond Black Boxes - Manufacturing Defects and Material Deviations
Eliminating Defects: Minimize Scrap to Maximize Yield
Global Material Trends 2024

Beyond Black Boxes: Overcoming In-Mold Material Deviations

In this article, we explore the consequences of ‘black box’ processes and analyze the challenges they pose for production efficiency and quality control. Further along, we present a solution to demystify material behavior within the manufacturing ‘black box’ and help manufacturers gain full control of their processes.

Eliminating Defects: Minimize Scrap to Maximize Yield

This article explores the challenge of scrap production, investigates the role of cutting-edge technologies in preventing material waste, and empowers plastics processors with the tools to minimize scrap and maximize yield.

Global Plastics Material Trends in 2024

In this article, we investigate the key trends defining the current plastics material landscape. Specifically, we address the interrelationship between plastics market growth, shifting customer demands and preferences, sustainable plastics production, and advanced materials and new technologies.

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Event | July 16th, 2024

Recording digital launch event: EXPAND your sense of the possible

Breaking the mold – This is your invitation to discover plastic manufacturing opportunities that were once considered impossible. Introducing a technology that has the potential to cost-effectively and efficiently increase your production efficiency by 30%!

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Event | July 16th, 2024

2nd European Sustainable Plastics Summit

Join us in Frankfurt/Main, Germany at the Sustainable Plastics Summit and discuss the actions that must be taken to jointly improve the adverse impact of plastics on the environment and health.

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Blog | July 8th, 2024

The Historical Evolution and Industrial Transformation of DEA by NETZSCH and sensXPERT  

In today’s fast-paced industrial environment, particularly within the plastics and composites manufacturing sectors, ensuring product quality and optimizing manufacturing processes are essential. Manufacturers in these fields face unique challenges, such as precisely controlling material properties and promptly responding to process variations. Advanced measurement techniques are crucial to maintaining competitive advantage and operational efficiency in such […]

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Blog | May 29th, 2024

The Impact of Electric Vehicles on Automotive Plastics

Electric vehicles (EVs) have rapidly evolved from niche products to mainstream transportation options. The first modern, mass-produced electric cars emerged in the early 2000s, and since then, advancements in battery technology, infrastructure, and consumer acceptance have significantly accelerated their adoption. Governments worldwide are promoting EVs to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and dependence on fossil fuels, […]

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Event | May 22nd, 2024

International Composites Summit

Join us at the International Composites Summit in Milton Keynes and listen to our conference speech on September 5, 2024.

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Event | May 22nd, 2024

CAMX 2024

Join us at CAMX 2024 in September! The Composites and Advanced Materials Expo is the largest, most comprehensive composites and advanced materials event in North America.

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Event | May 16th, 2024

Fakuma 2024

Join us at Fakuma 2024, the premier international trade fair for plastics processing and manufacturing. See our new customer success stories and the advanced capabilities of our Digital Mold solution.

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Blog | May 14th, 2024

Data-Driven Optimization in Aerospace Composites Manufacturing 

In its continuous pursuit of efficiency and performance, the aerospace industry has increasingly turned to plastic and composite materials. Plastics and composites offer significant advantages over traditional materials like metal. Advanced lightweight plastics and composites translate to improved fuel efficiency, while their design flexibility allows for innovative and aerodynamic shapes with reduced part count.   However, […]

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Event | May 14th, 2024

25th AUTOMATION Congress by VDI

The VDI Congress AUTOMATION is the leading automation congress in Germany. Join us from July 2 – 3, 2024 in Baden-Baden and be part of networking, discussions and the exchange of experience and ideas.

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Event | May 14th, 2024

Automotive Hungary

Visit us at booth 205C in hall G from May 7 – 10, 2024 at Automotive Hungary in Budapest. Learn how sensXPERT reshapes the landscape of monitoring and optimizing automotive part production with intelligent process control technology.

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Event | May 14th, 2024

VDI Annual Conference “Injection Molding 2024”

Germany’s largest injection molding conference in Wiesbaden on April 23-24, 2024, focuses on technology updates and networking. The VDI annual conference, “Injection Molding 2024,” serves as a key platform for insights into plastics processing trends and developments.

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Event | May 13th, 2024

NPE 2024: The Plastics Show

Visit us at booth S38182 from May 6 – 10 at NPE 2024 in Orlando, Florida. Discover how sensXPERT transforms the realm of monitoring and enhancing plastics part manufacturing processes for each component manufactured.

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White Paper | May 6th, 2024

From Uncertainty to Unprecedented Efficiency

The challenges facing the plastics processing industry are undeniable. Read our white paper on how plastics manufacturing can be transformed from unstable and unpredictable to efficient and cost-effective. Learn how to combat material deviations, part defects, process inefficiencies, and supply chain disruptions.

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Video | April 24th, 2024

Dynamic Process Control Technology for Plastics Manufacturing

How can plastics part manufacturers ensure optimized cycles, zero scrap, and products of the highest quality? In this video, sensXPERT’s application engineers present the sensXPERT Digital Mold solution – dynamic process control technology that helps plastics processors adapt their cycles based on real-time, in-mold material characterization data. Comprised of four components – an Edge Device, […]

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Blog | April 18th, 2024

The Electric Vehicle Revolution and the Future of Automotive Plastics 

The automotive industry is in the midst of a transformative shift. One of the most significant markers of this shift is the swift rise of electric vehicles (EVs). The transition away from traditional internal combustion engines (ICE) is driven by several factors, among them being:  This shift necessitates a complete rethinking of car manufacturing. New […]

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Blog | April 4th, 2024

3 Strategies for Cost-Effective Plastics Manufacturing 

Recent years have seen many factors adding significant pressure on the economic viability of plastics manufacturing. Rising costs across the entire value chain threaten to compromise profit margins and hinder the industry’s ability to deliver cost-effective solutions to customers.  This article investigates the core economic factors driving cost pressures within plastics manufacturing.   One the […]

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Webinar | March 25th, 2024

Beyond kinetic models: Innovative pathways to boost production efficiency

Join part 2 of our free master classes. On May 16, 2024. our experts explain innovative pathways to boost production efficiency.

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Blog | March 21st, 2024

Inefficient Processes & Supply Chain Disruptions: 2024 Solutions

In 2023, Siemens released a report that presents ‘The True Cost of Downtime 2022’. According to the report, Fortune Global 500 companies are now losing a staggering 11% of their yearly turnover, or nearly $1.5 trillion, due to unplanned downtime. This figure paints a concerning picture for the plastics industry, where efficient production is paramount.  […]

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Video | March 18th, 2024

Composites Manufacturing 4.0: Unlocking Efficiency and Sustainability Through Automation & Digitalization 

This JEC World 2024 panel session investigates the latest advancements in digital design tools, simulation, process optimization, and smart manufacturing for composites manufacturing. Watch sensXPERT managing director, Cornelia Beyer, take part in a panel discussion on the reshaping of the composites manufacturing landscape and learn how cutting-edge technologies are enabling faster production cycles, reducing material […]

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Video | March 18th, 2024

Two Birds, One Stone: Cost-Efficient and High-Quality Products

How can composite manufacturers deal with rising cost pressures and stringent quality regulations? The answer is with intelligent process technologies that combine smart hardware and machine learning to reduce scrap, decrease cycle times, and generate significant energy savings. With aerospace and automotive manufacturing case studies, watch Dr. Alexander Chaloupka in this JEC 2024 conference talk […]

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Video | March 12th, 2024

Introduction to sensXPERT Through the Lens of Application Engineers

Watch sensXPERT Application Engineers, Dr. Nicholas Ecke and Johannes Roth, as they introduce themselves, their roles at sensXPERT, and give you some insight into sensXPERT’s Digital Mold Solution. Interested in learning more? Read our white paper on the ‘sensXPERT Deep Dive‘.

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Blog | March 7th, 2024

How Our Solution Works: Control Plastics Production Processes

To achieve consistent part quality – regardless of geographical location and seasonal conditions – processors everywhere are seeking out tools that increase stability to more reliably control plastics processes.   Given the number of materials and manufacturing processes currently used in this industry, many of the available tools designed to provide molders with more consistent […]

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Press | February 29th, 2024

How the sensXPERT Solution is Making Aviation Safer

sensXPERT is revolutionizing safety in aviation with groundbreaking DEA analysis and unique sensor technology combined with machine learning. Munich, February 26, 2024 – sensXPERT, a corporate venture of the Netzsch Group, possesses pioneering technology that elevates safety in the aviation industry to new heights. With a method called Dielectric Analysis (DEA) and sensor technology developed […]

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Blog | February 22nd, 2024

Beyond Black Boxes: Overcoming In-Mold Material Deviations 

Plastics manufacturing holds immense potential for innovation and advancement across countless industries.   But what happens when the very heart of the production process, the in-mold material behavior, remains hidden behind a ‘black box’? Inconsistent quality, increased scrap rates, and higher energy consumption become costly obstacles, hindering efficiency and profitability.   While the desired outcome is a […]

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White Paper | February 22nd, 2024

Conquering Material Deviations in Plastics Manufacturing: A Technical Guide 

What are material deviations, why are plastics processors challenged by them, and how can they be overcome in a manufacturing environment? Read our white paper for an in-depth guide into material deviations and a process control solution that combats them.

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Webinar | February 21st, 2024

From Lab to Production Line: Unraveling the Truth Behind Kinetic Models

Free Master Class, Part 1 of the series “Kinetic Models” In polymer manufacturing, advanced techniques with high automation and intelligence are essential to meet increasing energy, environmental and quality requirements. Semi-empirical techniques such as kinetic modelling play a crucial role in setting up and optimizing production processes without compromising product quality or increasing costs. Kinetic […]

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Press | February 14th, 2024

Free Material Characterization by sensXPERT

sensXPERT, a Corporate Venture of Netzsch-Group, offers an exciting trade fair program from March 5th to 7th with interesting activities for plastics processing companies as part of the JEC World in Paris, the international leading trade fair for composites.

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Blog | February 8th, 2024

Eliminating Defects: Minimize Scrap to Maximize Yield 

Plastics manufacturing thrives on efficiency; each step, from raw material production to final product processing, requires precise control. However, unwanted material loss, commonly referred to as scrap, is a significant challenge that burdens many manufacturers. Defects, inconsistencies, and unforeseen variations can create out-of-spec parts and disrupt production lines, impacting profitability and sustainability.   Beyond the immediate […]

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Blog | January 25th, 2024

Global Plastics Material Trends in 2024

The plastics industry stands as a formidable economic force, with the global market value reaching 712 billion USD in 2023.   This industry’s extensive applications in critical sectors such as automotive, aerospace, construction, packaging, and healthcare underscore its integral role in global economic growth and innovation. Among these achievements, the plastics industry is experiencing rapid […]

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Blog | January 18th, 2024

What Are Thermoplastics: Material Types and Processes

Thermoplastics are integral in various industries due to their versatility, recyclability, and adaptability. From the intricate components within automobiles to life-saving medical devices, thermoplastics are multifaceted polymers. Thermoplastics possess distinctive characteristics, notably the ability to melt and be molded when exposed to heat and revert to a solid state upon cooling.  This article outlines what […]

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Event | January 17th, 2024

JEC World 2024

Visit us at booth T52 in hall 6 from March 5 – 7, 2024 in Paris. Learn how sensXPERT reshapes the landscape of monitoring and optimizing composites manufacturing procsses for every part produced.

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Blog | January 11th, 2024

Material Characterization in Plastics Manufacturing

Material characterization is an invaluable factor in plastics manufacturing, encompassing the consistent analysis and evaluation of the properties of polymer materials. Material characterization plays a large role in optimizing production processes, ensuring product quality, and meeting industry standards.  This article explores the significance of material characterization in the plastics manufacturing landscape, discusses the various techniques […]

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Blog | January 4th, 2024

Green Compliance in Plastics Manufacturing: CSRD in 2024

As of 1 January 2024, plastics manufacturers face requirements of transparency, accountability, and sustainable practices as mandated by the CSRD.   This article will guide you through the Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive and its implications for the plastics manufacturing industry. We will present the regulations and key provisions of the CSRD and explore how these changes […]

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Blog | December 21st, 2023

How to Improve Quality Control in Elastomer Manufacturing

Elastomers are a class of polymers that have unique elastic properties. The term for this polymer stems from its ability to recover to its original form after extensive stretching; specifically stemming from ‘elastic polymer’. Elastomers are ideal for applications in which flexibility and resilience are necessary.   The key characteristics of elastomers include flexibility – […]

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Blog | December 14th, 2023

The Interplay of Economic Efficiency and Energy Savings in Plastics Manufacturing 

The two pursuits of economic efficiency and energy conservation are anchors in the plastics industry’s path towards a more sustainable, cost-effective future. Especially amongst a growing demand for streamlined processes and environmentally conscious production practices, plastics manufacturers find themselves divided by a desire to innovate and to carry out responsible production.   This article investigates […]

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Blog | December 7th, 2023

What is Polyurethane? A Materials Case

Polyurethane is an adaptable class of polymers that is used to combat difficulties or challenges in a myriad of industrial and consumer products. The material’s versatility allows it to insulate sensitive components, provide consumer comfort, and resist harsh environmental conditions. Polyurethane can also be molded into numerous sizes and shapes.   In this week’s article, […]

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Blog | November 30th, 2023

Next-Level Composites Manufacturing: A CosiMo Case 

Next-Level Composites Manufacturing: A CosiMo Case  With an ever-increasing demand to implement sustainable practices in one’s daily life, such as opting for electric versus gas vehicles, there is also a growing demand for composites manufacturing. In the case of electric vehicles, for example, the car’s total weight influences its driving range. Therefore, engineers are compelled […]

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Blog | November 23rd, 2023

AI and Thermosets: Sustainability in the Plastics Industry

At present, the plastics manufacturing industry faces numerous challenges. One such challenge relates to the changing conditions of production environments and along plastics manufacturing supply chains. Changing conditions, as of late, have been highly attributed to the increasing focus on sustainability and recently introduced legal regulations, such as the Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD) which […]

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Blog | November 16th, 2023

Feedback Loops, Model Validation, and Retraining: sensXPERT’s Accuracy 

sensXPERT Digital Mold is a process control solution that empowers manufacturers to optimize and digitize their plastics manufacturing processes. Predictive machine learning models are central to this technology, as they determine the exact point at which processed materials will have reached a certain degree of cure or crystallization. Therefore, Digital Mold relies heavily on the […]

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Webinar | November 10th, 2023

The Future of Dynamic and Interactive Material Data Sheets for Raw Material Suppliers and Plastic Processors

In-mold material data in real-time allows for a new generation of material data sheets based on varying and industrial production environments.

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White Paper | November 8th, 2023

A Guide to Electronics Encapsulation: Optimizing Closed Mold Encapsulation Processes 

What is electronics encapsulation? How do closed mold encapsulation processes work? What challenges do manufacturers face when safeguarding electronic components? Read our white paper to find out.

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Webinar | November 6th, 2023

Enabling Automated Quality Control in Composites for Less Scrap, Higher Yield

As industries advance new bio-based, faster reacting and increased recycled content materials and faster processes, how can manufacturers quickly establish and maintain quality control?

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Blog | November 2nd, 2023

Navigating the Challenges of Electronics Encapsulation

Electronics encapsulation is a pivotal process in the safeguarding of electronic components to ensure their longevity, functionality and their protection from the environment. However, manufacturing encapsulated electronics components can come with a number of challenges, including material variability and electronic vulnerability. Furthermore, striking a balance between quality and cost, while simultaneously addressing location-to-location process inconsistencies, […]

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Event | October 27th, 2023

smart production solutions 2023

Meet us at smart production solutions 2023 in Nuremberg, Germany. From November 14 – 16, you can experience our dynamic process control solution for the plastics industry live.

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Event | October 27th, 2023

Plastimagen 2023

sensXPERT is headed to Mexico. Join us at Plastimagen 2023 and visit our booth 1431 to explore our process control technology

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Press | October 24th, 2023

sensXPERT Nominated in Prestigious Awards for Composites Excellence (ACE) Competition

We are proud to announce that it has been selected as a finalist in the prestigious Awards for Composites Excellence (ACE) competition.

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Blog | October 19th, 2023

The Essentials of Electronics Encapsulation

In our technology-driven world, there is an ever-increasing reliance on electronics; take smartphones and electric vehicles as examples. However, electronic components can be highly sensitive to various environmental factors, including but not limited to moisture, dust, corrosive chemicals, and physical stress.  Fortunately, a technique called encapsulation is applied to sensitive electronic components to shield them […]

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Blog | October 12th, 2023

Reach for the Sky: How to Optimize Aerospace Composite Manufacturing

In 2022, the estimated market size of the global aerospace plastics industry was $7.14 billion. On top of that, heightening demand for various aerospace structures manufactured out of composite materials is predicted to propel the continued growth of the industry. The increasing demand for the production of aerospace structures can be attributed to growing consumer […]

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Blog | October 5th, 2023

The Impact of Composites in the Aviation Industry 

The aviation industry is ripe-full of advancements and transformation. Materials and processes have evolved ever since the development of the first powered flight by the Wright Brothers in 1915, which was built out of wires, canvas, wood, and steel. The 1920s and 1930s saw a material transition to metals such as aluminum. This was seen […]

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White Paper | October 4th, 2023

A Path to Recovery: Ramping Up the Aviation Industry

What was the impact of COVID-19 on aviation manufacturing? How is the industry preparing for a production ramp up? How can automation technologies help optmize existing processes? Read this white paper to find out.

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White Paper | September 29th, 2023

Investigating Automotive Plastics Manufacturing

What challenges has the automotive manufacturing industry faced? What trends are emerging? How can automotive manufacturers best optimize their processes? How did a company, like ZF Friedrichshafen AG, develop a new efficient process? Find out about all that and more in this white paper.

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Blog | September 28th, 2023

Overcoming Automotive Plastics Production Challenges

This article will navigate the various production-specific and industry-wide challenges faced by the automotive plastics manufacturing industry.

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Webinar | September 21st, 2023

Digitizing Automotive Composite Manufacturing Using Real-Time Material Characterization 

Put material knowledge at the heart of process enhancement: How to digitze automotive composite manufacturing

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Blog | September 21st, 2023

EU taxonomy: How SMEs in the plastics industry are affected

How does the EU taxonomy impact SMEs in the plastics industry? Read about the financial effects and new technologies for sustainable production.

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Event | September 20th, 2023

CAMX 2023

We are an exhibitor at CAMX 2023 in Atlanta, Georgia. Meet us at booth T63 and experience sensXPERT Digital Mold.

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Blog | September 14th, 2023

Automotive Plastics Manufacturing Trends in 2024

How beneficial is plastic in automotive manufacturing? Read on to learn about the latest automotive plastics manufacturing trends.

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Webinar | September 11th, 2023

Paving the Way Towards Sustainable Part Production: Approach and Case History

Exploiting energy savings and waste reduction potentials supports customers in reaching ESG goals and achieving more sustainable composite part production processes

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Blog | September 7th, 2023

Is Plastics Manufacturing Sustainable?

The European Union has outlined its goals for a carbon-neutral society within the next 10 years, yet a major hurdle remains. The production of non-biodegradable materials is growing, and its industries are looking for more ways to tackle the ever-important objective: ‘net-zero’.    Plastics: A Growing Industry The first fully synthesized plastic polymer to pioneer global […]

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White Paper | September 7th, 2023

sensXPERT Deep Dive White Paper

Discover the Building Blocks of a Dynamic Process Control Solution

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Event | September 4th, 2023

Fakuma 2023

Join us in Hall B5 Booth 5412 at Fakuma 2023, the premier international trade fair for plastics processing and manufacturing.

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White Paper | August 31st, 2023

Enabling Sustainability in the Plastics Industry

What does the European Green Deal mean for plastics processors? Learn how you can achieve a sustainable, yet cost-effective production while meeting the requirements prescribed by the new taxonomy legislation.

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Blog | August 24th, 2023

Contactless Measurement of Plastics and Fiber Composites Crosslinking

For about 20 years, the plastics industry has witnessed the coming together of measurement technology and processing. Technical process control challenges, along with a resulting desire for transparency in process technology, brought about initial investments in sensor technology and software tools. This generated certain added value, but desired outcomes often failed to materialize for participating […]

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Event | August 17th, 2023

Interplas 2023

Unveil plastics innovation at Interplas 2023. Join us in Birmingham, Booth C92, for demos, insights, networking, and an exclusive speech.

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Video | August 17th, 2023

Putting Plastics at the Heart of Future Sustainability

Cornelia Beyer explains how our technology helps plastic processing companies meet their challenges and benefit from new sustainability legislation

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Blog | August 17th, 2023

The sensXPERT Digital Cloud Service 

In the last two weeks, we introduced three components of our Equipment-as-a-Service sensXPERT Digital Mold solution. Specifically, we covered the sensXPERT material characterization sensors, Edge Device, and WebApp. To round out this series, we will take a closer look at the final element of Digital Mold – the sensXPERT Digital Cloud Service.    Developed in collaboration […]

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Blog | August 10th, 2023

The sensXPERT Edge Device and WebApp

If you have read up on our sensXPERT Digital Mold solution or tried out our illuminating AR Experience, then you might be aware of the vital role played by the sensXPERT Edge Device in collecting and transferring process data. You might have also learned about on the WebApp, an interface to the Edge Device which […]

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Blog | August 3rd, 2023

sensXPERT Material Characterization Sensors 

Material characterization is invaluable in plastics manufacturing. Through the implementation of material characterization tests, manufacturers can ensure the quality, performance, and safety of their final products. There are numerous material characterization techniques and tests that can be conducted at different stages of production. This article will examine in-mold material characterization in specific. Additionally, we will […]

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Press | August 1st, 2023

Experience data-driven process optimization in plastics production

At Interplas 2023, sensXPERT will present an AR experience to show how any plastics production can be sensor-based, data-driven, and dynamically controlled. sensXPERT Digital Mold now ensures optimized process and quality control in numerous plastics production facilities worldwide. At Interplas 2023, visitors can see how the innovative sensor technology operates – and how they can […]

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Blog | July 27th, 2023

5 Ways to Optimize your Thermoset Production for Industry 4.0

With more industries advancing with the rapid trend of digitization, thermosetting has become a key manufacturing focus for its ever-growing demand. The question stands: how can thermoset production be optimized to maintain supply and demand from some of the globe’s largest sectors? Thermoset Production in 2023 The world of manufacturing has changed dramatically over the […]

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Blog | July 20th, 2023

Exploring the Plastic Industry’s Materials Landscape 

To be well-informed in plastics manufacturing environments, considerable understanding of the materials involved is paramount. Found in daily consumer products and components used in significant industries such as automotive, aviation, and electronics, plastic use is widespread. So, what makes plastic so versatile and functional? The answer can be found in the careful selection and application […]

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Blog | July 13th, 2023

Accelerating Quality Control in Plastics Manufacturing 

In the efficiency-driven world of plastic part manufacturing, yielding products of the highest quality is integral to customer satisfaction, product reliability, and securing a competitive edge. Implementing quality control (QC) measures is one way for manufacturers to guarantee final part quality. However, there are several factors that might impede the ability to successfully conduct quality […]

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Blog | June 22nd, 2023

The Problem with Plastic: #3 Quality Assurance

Quality assurance is paramount in the plastics manufacturing industry. If a manufacturer’s plastic part production proved unreliable and substandard, customers would be left unsatisfied, manufacturers would not meet industry standards, and they would be unable to compete effectively in such a demanding industry.    To wrap up our series on ‘The Problem with Plastic,’ our final […]

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Blog | June 15th, 2023

The Problem with Plastic: #2 Process Stability

Process stability is essential in plastic part manufacturing. By maintaining a stable process, challenges such as manufacturing defects are less likely to occur. However, it is not always easy to foresee deviations or issues that would otherwise require immediate process adaptation.   Last week we looked at various types of manufacturing defects and how to deal […]

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Blog | June 7th, 2023

The Problem with Plastic: #1 Manufacturing Defects

Manufacturing defects, fluctuations in part quality, and the manufacturing ‘black box’ are a few pain points that plastic part producers face in their day to day. Not only do these challenges limit productivity, but they can also be costly and energy inefficient.   To help plastic manufacturers combat these difficulties, our new blog series ‘The Problem […]

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Event | May 26th, 2023

automatica 2023

Visit us in Hall B6 Booth 509 and discover how our groundbreaking technology boosts efficiency by 30%.

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Blog | May 25th, 2023

Presenting: The sensXPERT Way of AI 

Now, in our final article on the sensXPERT way of AI, we would like to bring you along as we take a closer look at our technology and use of AI to address challenges in the plastics manufacturing industry.

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Webinar | May 24th, 2023

How to Boost Efficiency and Digitalize The Production of Composite Parts

Learn how an aerospace company validated the benefits of digitizing a well-established manufacturing process with sensor-based and data-driven technology

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Video | May 24th, 2023

Real-Time Sensor Data + AI = Sustainable and Optimized Composite Production

Rewatch our Composites Exchange presentation at JEC World 2023

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Press | May 23rd, 2023

sensXPERT awarded as Solution Provider of the Year

Managing Director Dr. Alexander Chaloupka received the Innovative Car Manufacturing Award at the ICM Summit 2023 At the ICM Summit 2023, sensXPERT not only appeared as a Gold Sponsor and speaker, but was also awarded the Innovative Car Manufacturing Award 2023 as Solution Provider of the Year. This year’s Innovative Car Manufacturing Summit in Frankfurt […]

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Blog | May 16th, 2023

Data Science: The sensXPERT Way of AI

In a world of ever-growing technological advancements, data science, artificial intelligence (AI), and machine learning (ML) have become commonplace yet intermingled terms. In part two of our series on the sensXPERT way of AI, we will explore data science as a significant collaborator of AI and ML.   In part one of our series, we looked […]

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Blog | May 11th, 2023

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning: The sensXPERT Way of AI

The plastics industry is one of the many industries currently being transformed by artificial intelligence (AI). Inspired by human cognitive behavior, this revolutionary technology enables machines to perform tasks such as recognizing speech, images, and patterns. The potential applications of modern AI and machine learning (ML) are expansive. Still, in the plastics industry, their use […]

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Blog | May 8th, 2023

Trenchless sewer rehabilitation with UV

Material, technology, and latest innovations for reliable quality control and safety improvement ProKASRO Mechatronik and NETZSCH Process Intelligence jointly release game-changing information on the latest technology, enabling the UV liner’s curing mechanism to increase performance. The NO-DIG movement is widely spread, and trenchless sewer rehabilitation is a means to an end. The promising novel method […]

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Blog | May 5th, 2023

Demystifying sensXPERT

We have a lot to unpack. We have told you a lot so far, but now we want to share how sensXPERT technology really works. Hence, we are now on a mission: Demystifying sensXPERT. We’d like to get straight to the point by clearing up a misunderstanding. sensXPERT is our brand. Our company name is […]

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Press | April 18th, 2023

Dynamic process optimization turns sustainability challenges into success stories

sensXPERT Digital Mold enables the plastics industry to reach governmental and environmental sustainability goals. How can the plastics industry meet the challenges around the European Green Deal, E.U. Taxonomy, and other international sustainability regulations? This is no longer a rhetorical question but must become a lived reality. sensXPERT, with its intelligent sensor technology, is making […]

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Press | April 18th, 2023

Dynamic process optimization turns sustainability challenges into success stories

sensXPERT Digital Mold enables the plastics industry to reach governmental and environmental sustainability goals. How can the plastics industry meet the challenges around the European Green Deal, E.U. Taxonomy, and other international sustainability regulations? This is no longer a rhetorical question but must become a lived reality. sensXPERT, with its intelligent sensor technology, is making […]

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Webinar | April 17th, 2023

Real-Time Process Optimization With In-Mold Sensors and Machine Learning

Learn how to make plastics manufacturing more predictable with new technology

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Webinar | April 17th, 2023

Process Optimization of Electronics Encapsulation with Reactive Thermosets

Learn how a global automotive supplier achieved up to 8% cycle time reduction in a short cycle process

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Press | March 29th, 2023

Optimize your production process live on site

sensXPERT invites visitors at Automatica 2023 to an AR Experience with its intelligent sensor technology Digital Mold for real time process optimization. sensXPERT stands for dynamic process control and material characterization in real time. It was, therefore, clear to the corporate venture of the NETZSCH Group: they will present this industry changing innovation individually to […]

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Event | February 17th, 2023

Gottfried Ehrenstein Polymer Colloquium 2023

Catch our keynote at the conference hosted by the Polymer Engineering Center in Madison on March 31, 2023

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Event | February 14th, 2023

JEC World 2023

Visit us in Hall 6 – R32 and catch our composites exchange on Wednesday, April 26, 2023 in Agora 6

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Press | February 14th, 2023

Experience artificial intelligence and process optimization live

sensXPERT presents continuous process optimization through sensor-based machine, tool, and material data in real-time at JEC World 2023 – by means of an AR Experience. sensXPERT Digital Mold now ensures optimized process and quality control in numerous plastics production facilities worldwide. At JEC World 2023 in Paris, visitors can see how the innovative sensor technology […]

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Video | January 4th, 2023

Uplifting Your Economic Efficiency and Sustainable Production

How can sensXPERT impact your business economically and sustainably?

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Webinar | December 23rd, 2022

Ever-Changing Plastics Industry: Trends, Materials and the Need for Adopting Smart Manufacturing Solutions

Get introduced to market and process dynamics of the plastics industry that requires the adoption of smart manufacturing solutions as well as a collaborative mindset

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Webinar | December 15th, 2022

Breaking the Mold

Rewatch our global launch event, and discover manufacturing opportunities that were once considered impossible, but can now be implemented cost-effectively and efficiently

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Press | December 5th, 2022

Revolutionary sensor technology wins major industry award

AVK honours the data-driven production solution for the plastics industry: sensXPERT Digital Mold Augsburg, Deutschland, 29. November 2022 – Only two months after its international launch event, sensXPERT received the Innovation Award of the Federation of Reinforced Plastics (AVK) for its Digital Mold product. The AVK is one of the largest associations in the field […]

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Video | December 5th, 2022

Customer Insight Interview: ZF Friedrichshafen – Electrified Powertrain Technology

Learn from Rico Zeiler, Process Engineering Molding, how ZF Friedrichshafen uses sensXPERT technology to gather in-mold material data for efficiency improvements

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Webinar | December 5th, 2022

Tackling Plastics Manufacturing Challenges in Real-Time with sensXPERT Digital Mold

Transforming molds to become direct production communicators in various industries to solve plastics manufacturing challenges

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Webinar | December 1st, 2022

Demystifying AI in Plastics Manufacturing

Transforming domain knowledge into business value through real-time process optimization

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Blog | November 8th, 2022

Process optimization thermosets: How to solve the challenges of the future

Political demands for more sustainable manufacturing processes are a major challenge. In addition to the associated risks, there are great opportunities for companies that are open to these changes.In the world of thermosets, process optimization is key to meeting these challenges. In this article, you will learn how you as a thermoset processor, but also […]

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Webinar | October 18th, 2022

Revolutionizing in-situ polymerization with AI and smart machines

Usage of AI and smart machines for in-situ polymerization of lightweight fiber-reinforced polyamide 6 parts

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White Paper | October 17th, 2022

Developing real-time, in-mold process monitoring

Learn about the next step toward the full digitization of plastics processing

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Press | September 22nd, 2022

sensXPERT Enables Plastics Manufacturers to Increase their Production Efficiency by up to 30%

Continuous process optimization driven by real-time sensor-based machine, mold and material data Selb, Germany, September 22, 2022 – NETZSCH Process Intelligence, a corporate venture of NETZSCH Group (Germany), has announced the launch of sensXPERT, a technology business designed to deliver significant productivity and quality benefits to processors in the plastics industry through data-driven manufacturing solutions. […]

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Blog | July 27th, 2022

Mold Better Parts Faster at Lower Cost: It’s Possible with Real-Time In-Mold Access to Material Characterization Data

In order to produce quality thermoset parts quickly and consistently, processors need real-time access to four pieces of data at any given point in each molding cycle: These four important sets of material characterization data are available in real time from sensXPERT’s in-mold dielectric monitoring system. Gel Point Knowing how close you are to the […]

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Blog | February 24th, 2022

5 Key Takeaways: Solving Challenges in Processing Thermosets in Real-Time

The plastics industry has seen significant changes in the last years – both at the macro and micro level. We have closely looked at current industry trends in two webinars and shed light on the challenges of processing thermosetting materials. Utilizing the multi-faceted opportunities that digitization and collaboration have to offer allows the transformation of […]

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Blog | February 25th, 2021

Innovative sensors creating intelligent molds

Excerpt Polymer processing with thermosets is the key to high-performance parts regarding mechanical strength and durability. However, the material causes many challenges in production. In a customer-centric approach, the new sensXPERT solution provides a state-of-the-art solution to tackle lacking transparency and high scrap rates. sensXPERT delivers a unique solution for processors in the polymer and […]

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