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Belt screen changer

The evolution of recycling

Technology - Friday, 2 December 2016

At K 2016 the Italian company CM Evolution Plast presented Principe Evo, the automatic continuous-flow belt screen changer for plastic materials having a high percentage of contamination. This fully automatic belt screen changer does not need routine maintenance, and its constant flow means that it has to be seen to be believed...

Kraiburg TPE at K 2016

Thermoplastic elastomers, the perfect solution

Materials - Friday, 2 December 2016

When the international plastics and rubber industry met in Düsseldorf for K 2016 (October 19-26), the thermoplastic elastomers specialist Kraiburg TPE used such opportunity to present its new and expanded products, as well as new applications in the automotive, industry, consumer and medical sectors. More in detail, one of the highlights is the introduction of...

Mould maintenance

Anti-corrosion protectant for moulding applications

Materials - Friday, 2 December 2016

On the occasion of K 2016, Chem-Trend announced the addition of Lusin Protect G 31 F to its broad line-up of high performance mould maintenance products for the thermoplastics processing industry. Lusin Protect G 31 F is an anti-corrosion protectant developed specifically for use in the packaging industry and is applicable for food grade...

PEEK selected for mobile drink dispenser inner water tank

A smarter catering service above the clouds

Materials - Friday, 2 December 2016

Would you like an orange juice, a chilled cola or a hot cup of coffee? For most passengers, drinks at altitudes of 10,000 metres are part of the ‘flying experience’. However, the customary service is a cost and an environmental factor for airlines and caterers. SkyTender (a mobile drinks dispenser produced by SkyTender Solutions) can save time and can replace...


Moulds for thermoplastics: high-speed and high-precision assembly machines

Marketing - Wednesday, 30 November 2016

On the eve of its fiftieth birthday, Gefit confirms its presence on the international markets. With a wide and prestigious worldwide customers portfolio, the company from Alessandria (Italy) is known for the high quality of its products and it’s always attentive to the possible cooperation with many of the major players in the plastic machinery industry...

Moretto’s focus on K 2016

Three exhibition spaces, record number of visitors and many new products

Marketing - Wednesday, 30 November 2016

Record number of visitors for Moretto at K 2016: this is the news reported by the company based in Massanzago, near Padua (Italy), taking part in the German show not only with its own booth, but also at the Contrex booth as well as on the Moretto in Motion trailer outside hall 12. Together, this afforded the Veneto-based company over...

News from Exact

Drum microperforator for frequent and rapid changes in perforation

Technology - Wednesday, 30 November 2016

The new drum microperforator unveiled by Exact at the K 2016 show has been developed and designed for those applications requiring frequent and rapid changes in perforation, and is characterised for being simple to operate, robust, and easy to install. The machine is equipped with multi needle rollers, which rotate as necessary, each of...    

Total-Corbion joint venture

Together for biopolypers production

Marketing - Wednesday, 30 November 2016

Total and Corbion are joining forces to develop bioplastics by creating a 50/50 joint venture to produce and market polylactic (PLA) polymers. The two partners plan to build a world-class PLA polymerization plant with a capacity of 75,000 tons per year at Corbion’s site in Thailand that already has a lactide (PLA monomer) production unit that...



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