Technology

Sacmi at India Plast 2019

Complete solutions for the beverage industry

Technology - Wednesday, 23 January 2019

Sacmi will be in New Delhi from February 28 to March 4, 2019 to take part in India Plast, the country's most important plastics fair. Taking centre-stage will be the compression technology with which Sacmi has profoundly innovated the way plastic caps are made thanks to its outstanding performance, quality and control characteristics...

Bandera’s third line in South Korea

A SmartFlex to be started soon in Pyeongtaek

Technology - Wednesday, 16 January 2019

The South Korean market proved to be an important one for Bandera. In 2018, the manufacturer based in Busto Arsizio (Varese, Italy) delivered in the Asian country an extrusion line for the flat die technology, followed by a PVC pelletizing line, and is now going to install a blown film line of the SmartFlex series...

Analysis and forecasts for Rodolfo Comerio

Positive trend at the end of 2018, many novelties incoming in 2019

Technology - Wednesday, 16 January 2019

At the end of 2018, Rodolfo Comerio registered an increase in the export of its products both for the rubber and the plastics fields - contrary to the trends of the Italian machinery export for rubber and plastics machinery - marking +3% compared to the total sales volume recorded last year in the same period. This is what the manufacturer stated in a...

British processor and moulds maker

Axiom Product Development purchases two Negri Bossi injection moulding machines

Technology - Wednesday, 16 January 2019

Axiom Product Development has recently invested in the purchase of two new Negri Bossi plastic injection moulding machines which will significantly broaden the specialist engineering services that the company can offer both existing and new customers. The two Negri Bossi machines, one 180 tonnes and the other 90 tonnes, will be used to...

A new Aspi model from ST Blow Moulding

DUO is better than one

Technology - Wednesday, 9 January 2019

When the production of blow moulded industrial items is high, is it better to choose more single-cavity machines, thus multiplying the cost of investment, the floor space and energy consumption, or a multi-cavity machine, which minimizes all these costs, but makes production less flexible? In order to answer this question, ST Blow Moulding designed Aspi...

Injection moulding

A second BiPower press of Negri Bossi to the German MB

Technology - Wednesday, 9 January 2019

Established in 2003, MB Spritzgusstechnik in Marktoberdorf (Germany) is an owner-managed company. It develops and produces technically sophisticated injection moulded parts from almost all common thermoplastics and recycled materials. The "passion for plastic" of the founder Michael Bechtel, who has more than...

Parts removal from the mould

Machine downtimes reduced by 10%, with no extra costs

Technology - Wednesday, 9 January 2019

Minimization of unproductive downtimes is a top priority for injection moulding machine operators, since this is the only way to have the investment in the machine amortized in the shortest possible time. The Wittmann W8 and WX robot generations come with the patented SmartRemoval function as standard, which automatically shortens the time...

Two Geo FutureFilm lines by Bandera in the USA

Plain and textured geomembranes for the oil and environment protection sectors

Technology - Wednesday, 19 December 2018

Two Geo FutureFilm lines have been supplied by Bandera to a US processor for the production of geomembranes with useful widths of up to 8 m, mainly for applications in the oil and environment protection industries. The supply agreement also covered training of the operators involved in the...

Sipa enlarges the range of machines for ISBM

Unveiled the small 25-tons ECS SP

Technology - Tuesday, 18 December 2018

Sipa has unveiled the ECS SP 25, the latest and smallest in its family of injection stretch-blow moulding (ISBM) machines for small and medium-sized production lots. The machine, with a 25-tonne injection clamp force, joins two established family members, the ECS SP 50 and ECS SP 80. All three have four stations, one each for...

Open house of Colines

ALLrollEX 3000 mm launched for producing stretch film

Technology - Tuesday, 18 December 2018

The open house held by Colines from December 4 to 6 at its facility in Marano Ticino (Novara, Italy) was a great success, appreciated by all the attendees both under technical and marketing point of view. The event launched the brand-new version of ALLrollEX 3000 mm, our cast extrusion line for the production of stretch film, and aroused interest and...

Cobots also from Omron

Human beings and machines working in harmony

Technology - Tuesday, 18 December 2018

Omron has announced the global launch of the TM series collaborative robot family to realize an innovative manufacturing environment where humans and machines work in harmony. With the various vision functionalities and the simple, intuitive programming environment of the TM collaborative robots, Omron will further enable safe, flexible, and...

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...