Tech Central

You asked for it!
The new touchscreen compatible, user-friendly v10 eDART was designed based on customer requests to make it more intuitive, easier to set-up, and require less training to operate! Feedback we've received on the new software is:

"Navigation is easier with the improved screen layout."

"The new Mold Sensor ID feature makes cavity pressure sensor set-up easier. It's a one person job."

"Being able to visually see and test Inputs and outputs at configuration will prevent problems down the road."

"It's easy for our operators to quickly see how the process is running via the Overview Screen."

Also, due to customer requests the v10 eDART:

  • Gives you easy access to the process details you need. If you want to know the cooling rate, just touch the cooling portion of the curve.
  • Is fully compatible with V9 mold and machine configurations
  • Allows you with one click to see where your actual process is, in comparison to your template (for mold, machine, and material).
  • Has fully functional Valve Gate software (in October)

    For upgrade information contact our customer support department.

eDART Software v9.2 Released

Balance Viewer Now Standard
The "Balance Viewer" tool is now included on all v9 eDARTs. This tool displays cavity sensor data for multi-cavity jobs in histogram format. It makes it easy to see a "rogue" cavity that is filling early or late. It also displays balance values for other important summary data such as cycle integrals, cooling rates etc. One customer found a blocked cooling line on a 16 cavity tool when he noticed a low cooling rate on one cavity.

The Balance Viewer tool is found under "Applications" in the Architect on the eDART. You will find documentation on how to use it on the eDART Upgrade CD. This is in the form of video, .pdf and powerpoint files.

New Optional Software Tool: "2-Shot Enhancement"
We now supply an optional (purchased) tool that adds 2-Shot capabilities to the eDART. You will need sequence signals from both the first and second shot barrels. Once installed you attach the "enhancement" tool to a 2-shot machine. Then you enter the intensification ratio (for hydraulic machines) and screw area. Finally you tell the software which cavity pressure sensor is fed by which barrel.

After this setup procedure the eDART now does the following:

  • Displays "normalized" curves for the second barrel: plastic injection pressure and volume.
  • Computes a complete set of machine variables for the second barrel (e.g. hold pressure etc.).
  • Provides "delayed" set of machine summary values for the first barrel for part sorting, if needed.
  • Delays cavity pressure alarms from the first shot and combines with the second so that rejects from either shot will be discarded.
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Innovation Days at
Roembke Mfg. & Design

September 25-27, 2012 in Ossian, IN

Roembke Mfg. & Design, a leader in flashless rubber molds, is celebrating their 35 years of business success by hosting an Innovation Days this September 25-27. The Innovation Days will include multiple segments showing different molding technologies. There will be several examples of automation techniques as well as technical presentations. The evening of the 25th will also include a dinner and open bar for guests and sponsors.

On the final day, RJG’s Shane Vandekerkhof, will be presenting an abbreviated version of RJG’s Systematic Molding for LSR class. To view a detailed schedule or to register, please click here.

MAPP Members have saved over
$63,000 on RJG Training!

MAPP members get one free annual admission to an RJG eLearning course, which brings comprehensive versions of Scientific Molding training courses directly to you via the internet. Next course is September 4-7. Members also get a 10% discount on all of RJG's courses. In addition to the free and discounted training, RJG will pay $3,000 towards the cost of a company assessment through Harbour Results. For more information about RJG’s training programs visit the training section of our website. For further details on MAPP benefits contact RJG's training department.

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Training Spotlight

RJG Technology Day in France September 11
Location: ITECH de Lyon (Presentation in French)

  • Introducing Scientific Molding
  • Correlate with simulation by SIGMASOFT
  • Working with cavity pressure
  • Benefits of using this technology during process development and duplication
  • Real case study, How a material batch change impacts the viscosity in my process
More information and registration

RJG Technology Day in China September 21
Location: Dongguan city, Guangdong, China

  • Learn about a technology that will increase your PRODUCTIVITY & PROFITABILITY & MARKET APPEAL TO GLOBAL PARTS BUYERS
  • Increased understanding of Cavity Pressure Technology
  • Learn strategies for Automated Part Containment
  • SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCING LABOR COSTS associated with manual part sorting
  • You will understand the Concepts of Scientific Molding
This course is specifically intended for managers responsible for the development of processes and manufacturing of plastic parts, and those managers responsible for the quality of the product delivered to the customer.

Registration Form - English
Registration Form - Chinese


Use less material, reduce scrap, and save on energy! RJG technology and training not only helps molders...they help the environment.

Go Green!

Upcoming Events
September 11 RJG Technology Day ITECH de Lyon  
September 12-14 Expo Plasticos Guadalajara, Mexico Booth #1021
September 18-20 RJG Technology Day Dongguan City, Guangdong, China Registration Form - English
Registration Form - Chinese
September 25-27 Roembke Innovation Days Ossian, IN  
October 11-12 MAPP Benchmarking Conference Indianapolis, IN  
October 16-18 IQMS User Group Las Vegas, NV  
October 16-20 Fakuma Friedrichshafen,
Booth #B5-5110
Training Calendar
Date Course Location  
Sept 4-7 Injection Molding Essentials Online  
Sept 10-21 Master MolderSM I Traverse City, MI Class Full - Email us to be put on the waiting list or click here to see classes being added in 2013.
Sept 10-14 Advanced eDART Training Traverse City, MI  
Sept 18-20 Systematic Molding Dongguan City, Guangdong, China Registration Form - English
Registration Form - Chinese
Sept 24-Oct 5 Master Molder II Traverse City, MI Class Full - Email us to be put on the waiting list or click here to see classes being added in 2013.
Oct 2-4 Systematic Molding Traverse City, MI Class Full - Email us to be put on the waiting list or click here to see classes being added in 2013.
Oct 2-3 Injection Molding Essentials Auburn, AL  
Oct 9-10 Injection Molding Essentials (Spanish) Chihuahua, Mexico  
Oct 9-11 Advanced eDART Training Traverse City, MI  
Oct 15-26 Master Molder I Traverse City, MI Class Full - Email us to be put on the waiting list or click here to see classes being added in 2013.
Oct 16-18 Systematic Molding (Spanish) Apodaca, NL, Mexico  
Oct 19 Sensor Installation Webinar Online  
Oct 23-25 Successful Strategies for New Tool Launches Norcross, GA  
Oct 23-25 Systematic Molding South Elgin, IL  
2013 classes are now being added for the first half of the year! Click here to view.
Click here to register and to view the full 2012 schedule.

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