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New contactless magnetostrictive position transducer

Technology - Wednesday, 16 October 2019

The new magnetostrictive position transducer Hyperwave is presented by Gefran at K trade fair as ideal solution for applications where maximum precision and repeatability of the measurement is required. Mauro Parzani, Gefran Sensors Product Manager states...

Euromap press conference at K 2019

European machinery manufacturers see growing potential in circular economies in spite of economic downturn

Marketing - Wednesday, 16 October 2019

According to estimates, worldwide production of plastics and rubber machinery rose by 1.3 per cent to 36.8 billion euros in 2018. European plastics and rubber machinery manufacturing accounted for the lion's share of 42.3%. For European plastics and rubber machinery manufacturers the year 2018 was also a...

Delia at K with an automated work cell

Improving quality and productivity for rubber parts

Technology - Wednesday, 16 October 2019

At the K 2019 fair, the Italian engineering company Delia presents an innovative robotic cell designed to ensure high quality and productivity levels in the manufacturing of moulded rubber parts. Thanks to the company’s work cells, which can be combined with anthropomorphic and...

The first time at K for Barnes Molding Solutions

All for moulds and hot runners

Technology - Wednesday, 16 October 2019

At the 2019 K, US-based Barnes Group is exhibiting in Europe and for the first time showcasing its Molding Solutions strategic business unit at a joint booth. Barnes Molding Solutions - including brands Foboha, Gammaflux, männer, Priamus, Synventive and Thermoplay - covers the entire spectrum of mould making and hot runner technology...

Rapid unveils OneCUT PRO

At K 2019 at low speed

Technology - Wednesday, 16 October 2019

Less dust, less noise, less energy consumption. These are the main operational benefits of the OneCUT PRO low speed granulator, unveiled by Rapid at K 2019, where four models are exhibited in operation. OneCUT PRO allows injection moulded plastic processors to adjust the rpm range when granulating at a slow speed from the...

Versalis launches Revive

New life to recycled plastic

Materials - Wednesday, 16 October 2019

As part of Eni’s strategy for energy transition and sustainable development, Versalis has launched a new line of products made of recycled plastic, called Versalis Revive. The first range of these products, which have been developed at Versalis’ research laboratories and are based on different polymers, including polystyrene and polyethylene...

Amut-Comi at the K show with its ACF820

In-line forming, cutting and stacking

Technology - Wednesday, 9 October 2019

At the K 2019 fair Amut-Comi will be exhibiting live an ACF820 thermoforming machine equipped with a 820x650 mm mould and forming, cutting and stacking stations. The thermoforming machines mod. ACF incorporate the Easy software, a smart HMI developed in-house by Amut-Comi...

Moretto at the Düsseldorf trade fair

At K to win the challenge

Technology - Wednesday, 9 October 2019

As if on a large stage, Moretto exhibits the most innovative systems and products for injection moulding, blow moulding and extrusion. There are two exhibition areas in hall 11, one specifically dedicated to the extrusion sector, with Contrex brand products, the group brand specialized in the supply of automation and control systems for blown film extrusion...

Tria at the K fair with new grinders and applications

A step ahead in the recovery of edge trims

Technology - Wednesday, 9 October 2019

Increasingly faster extrusion lines, thinner materials and PS, PP, PLA, PET with slippery and sticky additives: these are some of the factors that make grinding process of trims more difficult. Based on careful studies, perfect design and tests at customer companies, Tria from Cologno Monzese (near Milan), has brought to life the new generation of...

Attending the K after taking over Tecom

Union steps into the blown film market

Technology - Wednesday, 9 October 2019

The K 2019 exhibition seems set to become an important milestone for Union. At the German fair, the company, in addition to displaying its latest technological innovations in the field of flat-head extrusion (its traditional field of activity), will announce its entry into the market of blown film extrusion plants for biodegradable and compostable films...

Performance live in Düsseldorf

Amaplast and Lady Be once again together at K

Plastic and environment - Wednesday, 9 October 2019

After having exhibited some of her works at the Amaplast stand at K 2016, pop artist Lady Be will once again be hosted by the association at K 2019 in Düsseldorf with a live performance from October 16 to 19, hall 16, stand A56, where she will create a special work dedicated to the event. The objective is to increase visitor awareness to the...

Between innovation and sustainability

Songwon at K with new flame-retardants

Materials - Wednesday, 9 October 2019

One of the largest manufacturer of polymer stabilizers in the world and a key global specialty chemicals player, Songwon will be highlighting the success of its corporate strategy and its innovation strength when it launches an entire new family of flame-retardant synergists at K 2019...