Technology

Negri Bossi at PlastEurasia

The launch of the Nova series on the Turkish market

Technology - Wednesday, 12 December 2018

At PlastEurasia 2018 (Istanbul, December 5-8), Negri Bossi launched the Nova series of injection moulding machines on the Turkish market. At the event, the s700T model was shown, featuring an innovative toggle system, the FMC (Foam Microcellular Moulding Process) technology, and Sytrama automation. The machine produced...

Developments of Friul Filiere

Technologies for the extrusion of recyclable products

Technology - Wednesday, 12 December 2018

It is undeniable that plastics have become an essential material in the world economy today, but the production of better quality plastic, which is easier to recycle, is essential. In fact, there are two keywords launched by the European Union to reduce pollution: recycle and reuse. Therefore, Friul Filiere puts its know-how at the service of customers to...

Sacmi develops an advanced optical application

New perspectives for compression moulding from joint research

Technology - Wednesday, 12 December 2018

Demand for plastic components used in optics is growing steadily, as is demand for the development of new high-efficiency manufacturing processes applicable to mass production. Sacmi currently leads the world in moulding and compression technology, a new application of which aims to help develop optical parts such as lighting lenses...

Coperion Extrusion Days 2018

Theory and practice of increasing efficiency using compounding

Technology - Wednesday, 5 December 2018

Over 200 participants from approximately 25 nations came to Stuttgart, Germany on November 15 and 16, accepting their invitations to the Coperion Extrusion Days. In keeping with the motto “Efficiency in Compounding”, lectures, factory tours, and live presentations acquainted visitors with the enormous potential that modern extrusion...

Moog enlarges its range

Dynamics, repeatability and a long service life from the new D680 proportional valve

Technology - Wednesday, 5 December 2018

The designer and manufacturer of high performance motion control products, solutions, and services, Moog, has launched a new version of the D680 proportional valve series. Moog’s D680 proportional valves are throttle valves for 2-, 3-, 4- and 5-way applications, suitable for electrohydraulic position, velocity, flow and force control in hydraulic systems...

Erema presented Vacunite at PETnology

Efficient, compact and cheap bottle-to-bottle

Technology - Wednesday, 28 November 2018

With the presentation of its newly developed Vacunite technology on November 26 at the PETnology conference in Paris, Erema once again demonstrates its role as innovation leader. The Austrian producer of plastics recycling machines brings together its Vacurema bottle-to-bottle process with newly patented, vacuum-supported solid state...

Strategic cooperation between Amut and Gepp

Complete package in Mexico: from plants to technical training

Technology - Wednesday, 21 November 2018

“For two years Gepp has been considering to start its own internal production of shrink and stretch film in order to optimize packaging costs for all its dedicated plants around Mexico. The aim of the project is to produce more than 14,000 tons/year of shrink film and more than 4,500 tons/year of stretch film. We needed to find a partner with a strong knowledge...

Bausano and Resysta together

A strategic partnership for top-quality extruded parts

Technology - Wednesday, 21 November 2018

Loyal to its mission, which for over 70 years has been leading it to work alongside plastics converting companies helping them manufacture increasingly high quality products, Bausano recently formalised a strategic partnership with Resysta International, a German company which patented Resysta, a material that, produced starting from rice husk...

SMC enlarges its range

Smart position sensors

Technology - Wednesday, 21 November 2018

The SMC range of smart position sensors just got bigger thanks to the addition of the D-MP model, which ensures consistent and continuous accuracy and control. It is the first sensor in the SMC product portfolio capable of determining, at all times, the stroke position of air cylinders and providing continuous feedback...

Inside 2018 of Biesse

Technologies and services 4.0 protagonists for eleven days

Technology - Wednesday, 7 November 2018

Enormous enthusiasm for this edition of Inside which took place from October 17 to 27 at the Biesse campus in Pesaro (Italy) and offered visitors a wide range of services and technologies of incomparable value. An edition of Inside that took place over the course of ten days and welcomed clients from... 

From Reifenhäuser

New generation of PET thermoforming sheet lines

Technology - Wednesday, 7 November 2018

Following the success of the 2013-release high-performance extrusion lines for PET thermoforming sheets with the patented mechatronic polishing stacks of the Mirex-MT-V design series, the next generation of this line type was presented this year. As in the past, the heart of these lines is the tried-and-tested synchronous “REItruder”...

Kistler at Fakuma 2018

Breaking new ground with monitoring system for injection moulding

Technology - Wednesday, 7 November 2018

At Fakuma 2018, the Kistler Group showcased its latest monitoring and control packages for ComoNeo, its high-quality process monitoring system that is designed to deliver efficiency and transparency for injection moulding. Unlike ever before, system users can choose their own packages from the vast range of functions available in the system...