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Study of a standard

Safe magnetic clamping systems

Technology - Wednesday, 13 June 2018

Within ISO/270 Technical Committee, the study of a standard on the safety requirements for magnetic clamping systems used in plastics and rubber processing machines has been started. The first meeting of Working Group 3 took place at the end of May at UNI premises - standards body holding...

K 2019

Sold out in Messe Düsseldorf

Marketing - Wednesday, 13 June 2018

K 2019 is firmly set to repeat the vastly successful performance of K 2016. Now that the official registration deadline of the most important international trade show for the plastics and rubber industries has passed, it is obvious that the exhibition venue at Düsseldorf, Germany, will be booked out from 16 until 23 October 2019, and K 2019, like its...

Decrease of production costs and environmental impact

Purging compounds for waste reduction

Materials - Wednesday, 6 June 2018

All polymers are generated from hydrocarbons or their derivatives, either originating from crude oil or biological sources such as cellulose, fatty acids or other sources. The chemical bonds on which a polymer is based, are very strong and stable during time. Polymers have a long-lasting life, are weather resistant and extremely strong: they can be found almost...

Hot runner solutions

Fast assembling and disassembling for a wide application range

Technology - Wednesday, 6 June 2018

A number of additions and enhancements have been rolled out by Mold-Masters (hall 22, stand C141/D142 at Plast 2018) to Fusion-Series G2, the drop-in system favoured by the automotive industry for high-quality large part production. Maximized for uptime, the Fusion-Series G2 hot runner system is delivered completely...

PE pipes coating with PP

One cross head for two extrusion lines

Technology - Wednesday, 6 June 2018

The company Conextru managed a project and designed a cross head which can be moved in between two extrusion line for PE pipes coating with PP. The special request for that cross head was to cover the big diameter range from 63 to 500 mm on two different extrusion lines. Line one covers the range from 63 to 250 mm and line two from 250 to 500 mm. This was managed by add on system for the die sets. One die set is...

25-year presence

Pelletizers at 360°

Technology - Wednesday, 6 June 2018

At Plast 2018 Filtec celebrated 25 years of activity. Since its birth in 1993 the company has improved its machine technology and developed its presence in foreign markets. To be more and more present around the world giving an efficient support, it also cooperates with regional agencies. Another peculiarity of its...

Grafe Group at Plast 2018

Micro and fine granules for rotational moulding

Materials - Wednesday, 6 June 2018

The company HD Kunststoffe, from Remscheid (Germany), has undergone many changes since becoming a member of the Grafe Group, in January 2015. At Plast 2018, the specialists in the manufacture of raw materials for rotational moulding presented its expanded service and product portfolio at the...  

Carlassara at Plast 2018

Custom-made extrusion lines for flexible hoses and profiles

Technology - Wednesday, 6 June 2018

Founded in 1977, Officina Meccanica Carlassara, which until the nineties has provided a mostly local market with a production for third parties, has had a very important change with the entry into the company of the actual owner Luigi Carlassara, who has introduced and approached to the existing business the production of extrusion lines for...

Flexoprinting and bagmaking

Dedicated lines for special applications

Technology - Wednesday, 6 June 2018

Operating in the plastics machinery market since 1975, today BFM is one of the main Italian players in the production of take-offs & winders for blown film lines (as partner of Luigi Bandera), flexographic printing units with central drum (up to 10 colours) and stack-type (2-4-6-8  colours) and automatic bagmaking machines. The company attended Plast 2018 with...

Complete equipment derived from woodworking

Machining of thermoformed plastics

Technology - Wednesday, 6 June 2018

A complete range of technological solutions for every process used in machining of thermoformed plastics was presented by Biesse at Plast 2018. Visitors have been able to experience the advanced technological innovation that has characterised the company in the woodworking industry for almost 50 years, now applied to the new business of...

Injection moulding system solution from a single supplier

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag to choose the Piovan Group as an advanced partner

Technology - Wednesday, 30 May 2018

In future, Sumitomo (SHI) Demag (hall 24, stand D162 at Plast 2018) will be working closer with the Piovan Group (hall 24, stand B71/C72) and its brands. The German-Japanese moulding machinery manufacturer has chosen the Italian specialist for downstream technology. Together they aim to develop and sale joint system solutions. As part of this decision, Sumitomo (SHI) Demag will offer a variety of Piovan...

European market strategic for RadicGroup

For the Performance Plastics Business Area a semester full of fairs culminating with Plast 2018

Materials - Wednesday, 30 May 2018

During the first half of this year, the RadiciGroup Performance Plastics Business Area has already taken part in several important trade shows around the world: Chinaplas in China, PlastIndia in India, and NPE in Florida. Now the plastics compounder has a stopover in Italy, the home country of its headquarters, at Plast 2018 (hall 9, stand C121/D122). The...