Meccanoplastica unveils JET 85

Injection blow moulding for perfect necks

Technology - Wednesday, 4 April 2018

The latest development from Meccanoplastica is JET 85, a fully electric injection blow moulding machine designed for the production of small containers with closures that must be manufactured to very tight tolerances, and thus demand extremely precise neck finishing. JET 85 is a three-station injection blow moulding machine with a trigger bar...

Primac upgrades and relaunches DrenoCovering

Continuous covering of corrugated drainage pipes

Technology - Wednesday, 4 April 2018

By upgrading the DrenoCovering machine for covering corrugated drainage pipes with PP geotextile, the Primac brand of the Dosi group relaunches one of its patented technologies. The unit is equipped with two synchronised haul-offs which pull the pipe at the same speed as the extrusion line, while the welding is performed continuously by a...

For Fimic an important celebration at Plast 2018

Human capital and quality products: strengths for 55 years

Technology - Wednesday, 4 April 2018

At Plast 2018, Fimic, together with its entire staff and the numerous visitors expected to visit its stand, will be celebrating the company’s 55 years in the plastic materials industry. The fair will see the company presenting its most recent innovations, as well as its new ideas currently under development. The protagonists of the celebration of this important...

Maag towards Plast 2018

Ensuring quality in challenging applications

Technology - Wednesday, 4 April 2018

Worldwide leading manufacturer of gear pumps, pelletizing and filtration systems, and pulverizers for demanding applications in the plastics, chemical, pharmaceutical and food industries, Maag, will be exhibiting at the upcoming Plast 2018, to be held in Milan from May 29 to June 1, 2018, showcasing a variety of its market-leading products and...

At NPE 2018

Negri Bossi launches Nova eT range

Technology - Wednesday, 28 March 2018

NPE 2018 will be the platform to launch the Negri Bossi Nova eT all-electric machine range to the North American market. A Nova eT 180-630 machine will be used to demonstrate the ability to combine energy efficiency with fast cycle times. Key markets have been identified as medical and packaging. A four-cavity food container lid, with in-mould labelling (IML), will be...

The Plast 2018 of Engel

Solutions for consistent quality and process

Technology - Wednesday, 28 March 2018

Consistent quality, permanent availability, maximum output - it takes more than reliable machines to securely achieve these criteria of success. The perfect interplay between injection moulding machine and process technology, automation and periphery, digitalisation and networking is what allows plastics processors to fully utilise efficiency...

Gneuss ready for Plast 2018

In Milan with technologies for extruding, filtering and measuring

Technology - Wednesday, 28 March 2018

The Gneuss Processing Unit (GPU) has been available for several years now and has proven itself for the reprocessing of bulky PET waste such as post-consumer bottle flake and industrial waste from fiber and film manufacture without pre-drying. A Gneuss Processing Unit consists of a Gneuss MRS extruder with its unmatched devolatilization...

Erema at Plast 2018

Recyclate of controlled quality

Technology - Wednesday, 28 March 2018

Visitors to the Plast 2018 show will be able to see the recycling quality of the Intarema 1108 T from May 29 to June 1. Reject rolls from PE packaging film production will be processed live at the Erema trade fair stand to make quality recyclates. The new Erema business unit Powerfil will provide information on the latest filtration solutions from the...

Friul Filiere prepares for Plast 2018

Futura40: technological innovation and corporate history in a name

Technology - Wednesday, 21 March 2018

Friul Filiere has always set great store by its participation at the Plast fair, but this year’s event will be a particularly special one for the company: having recently turned 40, it could not have wished for a better stage on which to celebrate this significant milestone. The Friuli-based manufacturer is therefore anticipating, with great enthusiasm, the international...

In Lossburg with 2018 Technology Days

Great enthusiasm in Arburg

Technology - Wednesday, 21 March 2018

On March 13 Arburg opened the doors of the headquarter, in Lossburg, to the international press bringing forward Technology Days 2018, scheduled on March 14-17. Michael Hehl, Managing Director, Jürgen Boll, Managing Director Finance, Controlling, IT, Gerhard Böhm, Managing Director Sales, and Heinz Gaub, Managing Director Technology...

Nordson Medical turns to Piovan

Moulding with lights out in the smart factory

Technology - Wednesday, 14 March 2018

Injection moulding machines running 24/7, remote monitoring of all processes, human intervention reduced to a minimum and no night-time supervision. This sums up the mode of operation of the automatic factory started three years ago in Loveland, Colorado, by Nordson Medical for the production of medical items, a concrete example of Industry 4.0...

PVC pelletizing

New knife rotor minimizes dust content

Technology - Wednesday, 14 March 2018

As the central component of Coperion's eccentric pelletizing systems (EGR), a new type of knife rotor makes it possible to produce extremely low-dust PVC pellets for cable manufacture. Rotating directly on the die plate of the EGR, and fitted with pelletizer knives that have also been optimized, the rotor (patent pending) permits particularly smooth and...