Bottles for tropical climates

Reinforced base thanks to a new bottom of the moulds

Technology - Wednesday, 1 February 2017

The new Sidel StarLite Tropical base is enlarging the family of StarLite bottle solutions originally developed by the packaging experts of the company. This latest addition to the range is designed to offer a flexible solution for carbonated soft drink (CSD), in all packaging sizes from 0.25 to 3 litres...

Qbrobotics adopts Fortus 250 printer from Stratasys

Prototyping more rapid and economic thanks to 3D printing

Technology - Tuesday, 31 January 2017

The 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions company, Startasys has announced that Italian company, qbrobotics, is producing customized sample robotics much more quickly and cost-effectively than via traditional methods, using its Fortus 250 3D printer. Using Stratasys’ high-endurance ABSplus 3D printing material, the company, a...

Three-component Streamline metering machine

Hennecke invests in the future of fibre composite components

Technology - Tuesday, 31 January 2017

With a fully equipped 3-component metering machine of the type Streamline, polyurethane specialist Hennecke expands its performance capability in the field of research and development. The machine system features all the necessary requirements for the production of fibre composite components by means of a wide variety of...

The Sacmi response to the Indian market

Compression and total quality control

Technology - Wednesday, 25 January 2017

A key player in the country with Sacmi Engineering - a one-stop production, business and assistance centre for the entire Indian market - the Sacmi Group was at Plastivision in Mumbai (January 19-23) to display advanced solutions for plastic cap production and quality control. Playing a starring role was the innovative CCM48SC, equipped with...

Moretto launches X-Comb

Mini dryer for the medical industry

Technology - Wednesday, 25 January 2017

Moretto has announced the latest addition to their family of high performance mini-dryers for treating small batches and engineering resins. The X-Comb mini dryer has been specifically engineered for use by the medical industry where stringent requirements on performance and design are compulsory. The X-Comb...

A new purging compound from Chem-Trend

Injection moulding of engineering plastics: colour and material change becomes easier

Technology - Wednesday, 25 January 2017

Chem-Trend, a global company operating in the development and production of high-performance purging compounds, release agents and other ancillary moulding products, has announced the addition of Lusin Clean 1100 to its broad line-up of high performance purging compounds. Lusin Clean 1100 is a universal purge compound developed...

Open house of Colines Air Bubble

A week devoted to air bubble films production

Technology - Wednesday, 25 January 2017

An open house of the Coex Bubble (10) line, with corotating twin screw extruder with a net production up to 1000 kg/h, is taking place at the Bastia Umbra (Perugia, Italy) factory of Colines Air Bubble from January 19 to 26 2017. Especially suitable for technical packaging and envelops, the Coex Bubble (10) series is...

Negri Bossi at Interplastica 2017

A Canbio ST to mark the manufacturer’s 70 years in business

Technology - Wednesday, 18 January 2017

By choosing to participate in the industry’s first 2017 fair, Interplastica, being held in Moscow from January 24 to 27, Negri Bossi confirms its interest in the Russian market. The company will be exhibiting a 180-ton injection press from the Canbio ST line, featuring a Euromap 850 injection unit together with the new control system, Tactus. During the...

Open house at Amut

New line for the extrusion of three-layer thermoforming sheets

Technology - Wednesday, 18 January 2017

On January 19, 23 and 24, Amut will be opening the doors of its Novara headquarters to unveil a new line for the extrusion of three-layer PET, PS and PP sheets for use in thermoforming. The plant has an hourly output of 1500 kg and is equipped with a corotating twin-screw...

At the WM headquarter in Stabio

Two weeks of open house devoted to in-line thermoforming machines

Technology - Wednesday, 18 January 2017

The 2017 has started with an unique possibility for all WM Thermoforming Machines customers: in January, during week two and three, at the company headquarter in Stabio (Switzerland) complete in-line plants and the vacuum and pressure thermoforming machines are exhibited in running mode...

Screen changer

Power backflush technology keeps flow and pressure constant

Technology - Wednesday, 18 January 2017

Nordson Corporation has enhanced the design of its patented “power backflush” V-Type screen changer, creating a more compact and efficient system whose continuous operation eliminates downtime in extrusion, pelletizing, and recycling. Nordson’s BKG HiCon V-Type 3G screen changer uses a hydraulically powered backflush system to...

The SA-U range by Elba

Thanks to welding modules the machine becomes universal

Technology - Wednesday, 11 January 2017

SA-U is the name Elba has given to its new range of universal welding systems, which, thanks to the possibility of adding the desired number of welding stations, can be configured to meet the processors’ specific production needs. These machines, able to produce different types of bag...