Technology

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...

Flexoprinting and bagmaking

Dedicated lines for special applications

Technology - Wednesday, 6 June 2018

Operating in the plastics machinery market since 1975, today BFM is one of the main Italian players in the production of take-offs & winders for blown film lines (as partner of Luigi Bandera), flexographic printing units with central drum (up to 10 colours) and stack-type (2-4-6-8  colours) and automatic bagmaking machines. The company attended Plast 2018 with...

Complete equipment derived from woodworking

Machining of thermoformed plastics

Technology - Wednesday, 6 June 2018

A complete range of technological solutions for every process used in machining of thermoformed plastics was presented by Biesse at Plast 2018. Visitors have been able to experience the advanced technological innovation that has characterised the company in the woodworking industry for almost 50 years, now applied to the new business of...

Injection moulding system solution from a single supplier

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag to choose the Piovan Group as an advanced partner

Technology - Wednesday, 30 May 2018

In future, Sumitomo (SHI) Demag (hall 24, stand D162 at Plast 2018) will be working closer with the Piovan Group (hall 24, stand B71/C72) and its brands. The German-Japanese moulding machinery manufacturer has chosen the Italian specialist for downstream technology. Together they aim to develop and sale joint system solutions. As part of this decision, Sumitomo (SHI) Demag will offer a variety of Piovan...

Robots at Plast 2018

Six Sepro models displayed at the Sverital stand

Technology - Wednesday, 30 May 2018

Six robots are exhibited by Sepro at Plast 2018 on the stand of its Italian distributor, Sverital (C61/D62, hall 22). A Sepro-Yaskawa 6X-70L 6-axis robot with Visual 3 control performs several important functions in an automation cell intended to demonstrate the integration of innovative technologies and products from...

New “open hearted” range

Granulators to recovery waste from thermoforming

Technology - Wednesday, 30 May 2018

At Plast 2018, Rapid Granulator is introducing a new range of granulators designed specifically for in-line processing of skeletal waste from sheet and film thermoforming lines. The new patent-pending ThermoPRO Series - based on an already patented Rapid design - is available in various standard and low-built formats for handling scrap widths from 600 to...

Doss strengthens its structures

New R&D centre and, soon, offices in North America and Asia

Technology - Tuesday, 29 May 2018

An Italian company with more than twenty years of experience in visual inspection machines, Doss Visual Solution (DVS) is based in Erbusco, near Brescia, where a new R&D department of 600 square metres has been added to the existing 1,200 square metres of offices and workshops, giving rise to a site employing about 60 people. At stand...

Ettlinger at Plast 2018 with ERF ed ECO

Continuous filter even more powerful

Technology - Monday, 28 May 2018

The ERF 350 continuous melt filter, which enables around 30% higher throughput than the predecessor ERF 250, is being displayed by Ettlinger at Plast 2018 (hall 15, C32). The filters in Ettlinger’s ERF series are used by recyclers and compounders to filter heavily contaminated polyolefins and polystyrenes. All ERF filters are equipped with a conical..

Frigosystem between present and future

Ready for the changing industrial refrigeration

Technology - Monday, 28 May 2018

Strengthened by the research and experience of 50 years of activity, Frigosystem (hall 15, stand B82 at Plast 2018) fi nds itself well positioned by the request to increase energy effi ciency, imposed by the new European regulation Ecodesign 2018 in the fi eld of industrial refrigeration. The legislation, which came into force on January 1, requires compliance...

Systems integration

Recycling becomes upcycling

Technology - Wednesday, 23 May 2018

Twin-screw extruders from Coperion in Stuttgart play a key role in the global manufacture of high-quality compounds. In addition to their global lead position they have acquired an excellent reputation in recent years in markets where such compounds are made from recycled plastics. Here the combination of Corema technology from Erema and twin-screw...