Technology

Selection by colour and polymer

Better than the human eye

Technology - Wednesday, 23 November 2016

The operations of Cimbria-SEA are focused on the development of optical selectors according to colour and polymer type for the separation of flakes, ground materials and granules. The latest novelties developed by the company include the RGB SEA Chrome full-colour selector, which is truly revolutionary in terms of colour selection and the recovery of post-consumer plastic and...

Advanced regeneration

Removing moisture from high-contaminated materials

Technology - Wednesday, 16 November 2016

Always at the forefront in recycling equipment for all polymeric materials, Tecnova can manufacture extrusion lines suitable for all the needs of the industry, from laboratory systems up to lines with a 2-ton/h capacity that can process many different types of plastics, from the traditional ones to biopolymers. The company is active all...

Itib Machinery at K 2016

Vacuum forming system in modern corrugators

Technology - Wednesday, 16 November 2016

The range of corrugators manufactured by Itib Machinery allows the production of corrugated pipes. These range from small pipes with internal diameters starting from 4.5 mm to big pipes with outer diameters of up to 1200 mm. At the K 2016 show, where it will be located at stand D37, in hall 15, Itib is drawing the attention of visitors to its corrugators for...

Novelty from KraussMaffei

PX all-electric machines: made-to-measure

Technology - Wednesday, 16 November 2016

The new PX all-electric made-to-measure injection moulding machines introduced by KraussMaffei at K 2016 feature an unprecedented combination of the advantages of an all-electric solution with maximum modularity. Electric injection moulding machines are known for precision and efficiency - and for...

PET recycling

Dripping-free pre-wash

Technology - Wednesday, 9 November 2016

Recently Sorema - division of Previero - delivered and put in operation a new designed RPET wash line with 4 tons/h output capacity at an East-European recycling company. The system allows to process the most contaminated bales of PET bottles, converting them in high quality RPET flakes. This new process combines...

Plastiblow electric machines

Technology for a sustainable blow moulding

Technology - Wednesday, 9 November 2016

Once again Plastiblow, Italian manufacturer of extrusion blow moulding machines for over 50 years, took part at the K show in Düsseldorf, where it exhibited a full electric blow moulding machine producing cosmetic style bottles. The PB14-800ED displayed at its booth, a double station, servo-driven class A machine with 800-mm mould...

Sustainable processes

High efficiency and low power consumption

Technology - Wednesday, 9 November 2016

With a company tradition respectful of environment, Caccia Engineering suggest all their machines with the Eco Friendly trademark, which identifies the continuous commitment of the Italian manufacturer in terms of environment sustainability with the development of high-efficiency and low energy consumption machines...

The Erema Careformance

Recycling 4.0 for the plastics industry

Technology - Wednesday, 9 November 2016

Erema presented the first smart factory package in the plastics recycling industry at the K show: Careformance. This technical breakthrough enables the digital integration of recycling processes in the ongoing production process, the global interconnection of entire plant locations and, last but not least, documented quality of the...

Illig at K 2016

For the first time IML-T technology under production conditions

Technology - Wednesday, 9 November 2016

At K 2016 in Düsseldorf Illig showcased for the first time in its latest stage of development the IML-T production line IC-RDM 70K together with the compact IML unit RDML 70b for flexible decoration of almost every cup geometry. An IC-RDM 70K automatic roll-fed machine, forming area 680 mm x 300 mm, with RDML 70b IML unit, illustrated the...

Innovations in ancillary equipment

Dosing, drying and cooling

Technology - Wednesday, 2 November 2016

At the K 2016 Show, the Italian manufacturer Plastic Systems introduced new product development for each application of material processing technology, as well as for temperature conditioning moulding and refrigeration machines. Attention has been given in particular to dosing technology, with the DGB series (high precision...

Ripress and Dongshin together

Italian experience, Korean reliability: a new electric injection solution

Technology - Wednesday, 2 November 2016

The electric machine presented at the K 2016 by Ripress and Dongshin is the result of several months of joined development of the Italian and Korean companies, and is based upon a common electronics management platform developed by Ripress for the European market, as well as on a new mechanical structure tested by Dongshin...

Aceo Imagine Series K

The first industrial 3D printer for silicones

Technology - Wednesday, 2 November 2016

The Munich-based chemical company, Wacker, has showcased a world first at K 2016: the first industrial 3D printer for silicones. The high-tech device is called Aceo Imagine Series K, and represents the first printer generation for industrial purposes. The Aceo Imagine Series K prints considerably faster and is more compact in design. “The printer is based on...