Technology

Polyvalent units by Frigosystem

Cold and heat together

Technology - Wednesday, 27 June 2018

The request to reduce investments and operating costs of industrial refrigeration plants, using renewable energies and responding to stringent requirements and incentives for global sensitivity, is increasingly common. Frigosystem has recently introduced 4-pipe systems as a solution suitable for all those industrial plants with the need to heat and cool...

Tenth anniversary for Wittmann Battenfeld

More than 1,400 guests in Kottingbrunn

Technology - Wednesday, 27 June 2018

On June 13 and 14 of this year, Wittmann Battenfeld celebrated its tenth anniversary at its Kottingbrunn facility. More than 1,400 guests accepted the company’s invitation to take part in this event and celebrated with the company. Ten years ago, Battenfeld Kunststofftechnik was integrated into the Wittmann Group. In...

Anniversary of Wittmann-Battenfeld

Ten years together dedicated to the expansion and the technological innovation

Technology - Wednesday, 20 June 2018

On June 13 and 14 more than 1,000 operators, especially from Germany and Poland, and journalists representing the most important technical magazines worldwide, grouped together to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the partnership between Wittmann and Battenfeld at the Kottingbrunn (Austria) headquarters, recently expanded of...

Pioneering spirit “live”

An enthusiastic crowd celebrated 180 years of technology at the KraussMaffei Competence Forum

Technology - Wednesday, 20 June 2018

Injection moulding, reaction process machinery, extrusion: the KraussMaffei Group has been shaping technological development in all three areas for decades. More than 1,800 visitors at the Competence Forum in Munich experienced a veritable celebration of innovative machines and technologies on June 6 and 7. The occasion was the 180th...

Electric machine

Sustainable blow moulding of bottles

Technology - Wednesday, 13 June 2018

At Plast 2018, Plastiblow displayed a double-head, single-carriage electric blow moulding machine configured to produce five-litre bottles with handles using a two-cavity mould. The model PB15ES-700 offers accessibility of all the components and fast and easy article changes. Visitors also had the opportunity to see a PB30ES-750, an electric blow moulding...

Engel at the DKT 2018 conference

Tailor-made for processing elastomers

Technology - Wednesday, 13 June 2018

At the German Rubber Conference DKT 2018 in Nuremberg, Germany, from July 2 to 5, Engel will present three applications to demonstrate its high expertise in systems solutions for elastomer processing. On show: horizontal, vertical, hydraulic and all-electric injection moulding machines that underline how quality and efficiency potentials can be tapped...

A Stratasys J750 3D printer to Audi

To reduce by up to 50% the prototyping times of tail light covers

Technology - Wednesday, 13 June 2018

The Audi Pre-Series Center with its Plastics 3D Printing Center in Ingolstadt, Germany, will leverage the world’s only full-colour, multi-material 3D printer - the Stratasys J750 - to innovate its design process and accelerate design verification. For the production of tail light covers, Audi expects to reduce prototyping lead times by up to 50%...

Study of a standard

Safe magnetic clamping systems

Technology - Wednesday, 13 June 2018

Within ISO/270 Technical Committee, the study of a standard on the safety requirements for magnetic clamping systems used in plastics and rubber processing machines has been started. The first meeting of Working Group 3 took place at the end of May at UNI premises - standards body holding...

Hot runner solutions

Fast assembling and disassembling for a wide application range

Technology - Wednesday, 6 June 2018

A number of additions and enhancements have been rolled out by Mold-Masters (hall 22, stand C141/D142 at Plast 2018) to Fusion-Series G2, the drop-in system favoured by the automotive industry for high-quality large part production. Maximized for uptime, the Fusion-Series G2 hot runner system is delivered completely...

PE pipes coating with PP

One cross head for two extrusion lines

Technology - Wednesday, 6 June 2018

The company Conextru managed a project and designed a cross head which can be moved in between two extrusion line for PE pipes coating with PP. The special request for that cross head was to cover the big diameter range from 63 to 500 mm on two different extrusion lines. Line one covers the range from 63 to 250 mm and line two from 250 to 500 mm. This was managed by add on system for the die sets. One die set is...

25-year presence

Pelletizers at 360°

Technology - Wednesday, 6 June 2018

At Plast 2018 Filtec celebrated 25 years of activity. Since its birth in 1993 the company has improved its machine technology and developed its presence in foreign markets. To be more and more present around the world giving an efficient support, it also cooperates with regional agencies. Another peculiarity of its...

Carlassara at Plast 2018

Custom-made extrusion lines for flexible hoses and profiles

Technology - Wednesday, 6 June 2018

Founded in 1977, Officina Meccanica Carlassara, which until the nineties has provided a mostly local market with a production for third parties, has had a very important change with the entry into the company of the actual owner Luigi Carlassara, who has introduced and approached to the existing business the production of extrusion lines for...