Technology

Polycast line by Colines in Vietnam

Technology to exploit the growth of the CPP and CPE film market

Technology - Wednesday, 10 October 2018

One of the more recent success for Colines is the start of the full production of a new Polycast line for the customer KY Phat in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. The line can produce 2800-mm wide 5-layer CPP and CPE film for lamination and metallization, with special formulations developed by KY Phat and Colines R&D department for this purpose...

Amut-Erema plant on display in Novara

By the end of 2018 three open doors for the “bottle-to-packaging”

Technology - Wednesday, 10 October 2018

After the dates in July and in September, the open doors at the Amut headquarters in Novara go on to show in function the plant developed together with Erema for recycling flakes coming from 100% post consumer PET bottles and for producing food-approved single-layer sheets. Three are the scheduled appointments by the end of the year...

HRSFlow at Fakuma 2018

Tailored hot runner systems for demanding technical parts

Technology - Wednesday, 3 October 2018

At Fakuma 2018, HRSflow will be demonstrating the universal application of its Flexflow technology of servo-electric driven valve gate solutions based on examples of complex, high-quality parts. Produced with the help of advanced hot runner solutions, they will range from technical parts for the automotive industry to an extremely thin-walled laptop housing...

Technological and applicative developments

By 2019 six Bandera plants for HDB

Technology - Wednesday, 3 October 2018

Over the last few years, the heavy duty bags (HDB) industry has been working to reduce film thickness and increase output. Since the beginning, Bandera has faced this new challenge by investigating, with its partners, specific solutions to meet customer need. The triple-flow cooling ring represents one of Bandera’s cutting-edge products for such a...

Moretto at Fakuma

Efficiency 4.0

Technology - Wednesday, 26 September 2018

At Fakuma 2018 Moretto will be focusing on the concept of “Efficiency 4.0”, essential for the factory of the future and based on machines connected and integrated with each other by a supervision system that guarantees total control of the process. The machines can be remotely managed, they are able to supply and exchange information, to self-program and...

Piovan in Friedrichshafen

On lake Constance with three brands

Technology - Wednesday, 19 September 2018

At Fakuma 2018, the Piovan Group will feature its Piovan, Aquatech and Fdm brands. While Piovan and Fdm are specialized in material handling systems and advanced solutions for plastics processing - with Fdm more focused on the extrusion process - Aquatech specialises in industrial cooling and temperature control technology...

The recycle according to Gamma Meccanica

The development of Tandem regeneration lines keeps on

Technology - Wednesday, 19 September 2018

The first half of 2018 was very positive for Gamma Meccanica, Italian company specialized in the production of lines for the regeneration of plastic materials. The recent events NPE and Plast in which the company took place proposing, in particular, the new GM Tandem range of regeneration lines brought many interesting prospects and confirmed the...

Sise at Fakuma 2018

Everything under control

Technology - Wednesday, 19 September 2018

The Fakuma show will be the opportunity for Sise to present its new range of GC units dedicated to sequential valve gate control, where three new units will be presented. First, the entry-level GC'Timer, will be able to control up to 16 pneumatic or hydraulic valve gates, then the GC'Access, up to 18, and finally the GC'Tech, up to 32 gates...

New solution for ECS SP systems

Mould changeover easier and safer

Technology - Wednesday, 12 September 2018

A new quick mould change system just developed by Sipa for its ECS SP single-stage injection-stretch-blow moulding machines means changeover times can be slashed by around a quarter. New features also add extra safety and user-friendliness for operators, especially for some critical operations...

Supply of Amut Dolci Extrusion

In Malaysia Italian technology for 7-layer stretch films

Technology - Wednesday, 12 September 2018

A cast line for the production of stretch film has been recently supplied by Amut Dolci Extrusion to EB Packaging for the factory located in Batu Pahat, Johor, Malaysia. Since 1995 EB Packaging is a Malaysian company involved in the manufacturing and trading of packaging materials, such as stretch film, plastic bags, PE foam, air bubble films and...

RFID device

Contactless recognition

Technology - Wednesday, 12 September 2018

A new device recently developed by Gimatic in line with the Industry 4.0 principles is the RFID (Radio Frequency IDentification) module for robot grippers. In addition to identifying precisely and without error the tool required, this device is even able to transfer data to the operator or directly to the robot...

Fanuc at Fakuma 2018

The 450-ton all-electric IMM comes to Europe

Technology - Wednesday, 12 September 2018

Several all-electric Roboshot injection moulding machines will be exhibit by Fanuc during Fakuma 2018. One of the main highlights is the new α-S450iA. Latest machine developments led to the 4500-kN clamping force IMM the market has been expecting for years. Furthermore, a production cell, incorporating a 100-ton Roboshot, will...