Hot runner system from HRSflow

Class A vehicle windows made of polycarbonate

Technology - Wednesday, 10 January 2018

For the two-component injection molding of the rear-quarter windows of polycarbonate for the Buick GL8 and GL8 Avenir MPVs (multi-purpose vehicles), Chinese Tier 1 supplier Shentong uses two hot runner systems from HRSflow. One is for producing the transparent first component and the other for the partial, seamless overmolding with a...

Arburg at Interplastica 2018

High performance for the packaging industry

Technology - Wednesday, 20 December 2017

At the Interplastica 2018, to be held in Moscow from January 23 to 26, 2018, Arburg will present a high-speed thin-wall application for the packaging industry: a "Packaging" version of a hybrid Allrounder 570 H will produce four IML tubs in a cycle time of around 1.9 seconds...

Ancillary equipment for rotomoulding

Gravimetric dosing and thrust transport

Technology - Wednesday, 13 December 2017

Thanks to the Rotodosing system - that ensures an ideal weight for each mould - combined with the Powderspeed system - used for the long distance transport of powder and non-powder materials - Dega offers a solution which can solve the problems concerning the costs due to the wastage of material during the production phase. The production cycle with the different weights...

Moog enlarges its product range

EPU of 80 cc for high force actuation

Technology - Wednesday, 13 December 2017

Designer and manufacturer of high performance motion control products, solutions, and services, Moog enlarged its product range of Electrohydrostatic Pump Units (EPU) with the EPU size 80 cc in order to help customers address a wider range of applications. The product line now includes the sizes 19, 32 and 80 cc. The EPU size 80 cc is ideal for...

Corrugators by Itib

From small to large diameters

Technology - Tuesday, 12 December 2017

More and more often water, gas and cables are distributed, transported, channelled and protected in our cities and homes by plastic piping; as indeed are fluids, vapours and wires in our cars and domestic appliances; plastic pipes are also frequently used in the medical sector. In these and numerous other applications corrugated piping...

Bandera to start 2018 with a 4-months open house

Five PET rigid film extrusion lines live at the House of Extrusion

Technology - Wednesday, 6 December 2017

A live demonstration of five PET rigid film extrusion lines will open Bandera’s 2018. From January to April, those lines dedicated to the thermoforming and form-fill-seal (FFS) sectors will be shown at the House of Extrusion, before being delivered to five converters based in Poland, Germany, Turkey, Saudi Arabia and Indonesia...

Continuous polymerization

POM production with reactor extruders

Technology - Wednesday, 6 December 2017

At the end of the 80’s Maris received a very important and challenging request: to test our corotating twin-screw extruder as a “reactor” extruder, for the continuous polymerization of POM. This idea was born by a group of chemists from a North Eastern European Research Institute. The process they wanted to obtain by our “reactor” extruder was to...

Inoutic invests in battenfeld-cincinnati technology

From monoextrusion to coextrusion to widen applications and market

Technology - Wednesday, 6 December 2017

Inoutic ranks among the leading European manufacturers of energy-efficient profile systems for windows, doors and roller blinds. Its product portfolio also includes terrace systems as well as facade and roof claddings made of wood-plastic composite and PVC. Since sustainable management of existing resources is a top priority for the company, the...

ST Blow Moulding machines

Simpler, quicker and safer mould change with magnetic platens

Technology - Wednesday, 6 December 2017

Four ST Blow Moulding machines from the Isit series have been delivered to the French toys manufacturer Smoby Toys, member of the German group Simba Dickie, which will be supplied with two other machines. The blow moulding machines for France range from the Isit 400 (400 kN clamping force and 5 litres accumulator head) up to the Isit 1300 (2000 kN...

Bandera open house

Five-layer polyolefin extrusion technology in action for four days

Technology - Wednesday, 29 November 2017

From 28 November to 1 December at The House of Extrusion, Bandera will be presenting Technoflex PO5, its new five-layer polyolefin extrusion technology. A complete system for coextrusion of polyethylene bubble film will be on show. Its main characteristics include: a 26-component batch dosing system; a 100 mm diameter extruder for the core layer, two 85 mm diameter extruders for...

Not a “simple inverter”

KruiseKontrol has been recognized as unique

Technology - Wednesday, 29 November 2017

Recently, the European Patent Office (EPO) has definitively established that Moretto’s KruiseKontrol is a unique system in the granules feeding and conveying systems of the plastics industry. As the Veneto-based manufacturer states in a press release, for years competitors have...

Software for the 3D printing

Advanced structures by the microscopic voxels control

Technology - Wednesday, 29 November 2017

Global leader in applied additive technology solutions, Stratasys has recently introduced GrabCAD Voxel Print, a new software solution for its J750 3D printing solution, which provides true voxel level control during the design and 3D printing process. Manipulating microscopic voxels, which are the building blocks of 3D printing, enables users to achieve...