Technology

Test room at Exact

Understanding and using innovation

Technology - Wednesday, 22 November 2017

Invention, development, innovation and quality are four concepts that have proved the focus of the solutions adopted by Exact Attrezzature Meccaniche over the past forty years, at the service of the plastics industry. The company, based in Ciserano-Zingonia (Bergamo, Italy), has an authentic Italian family history behind it, and the company know-how...

US supply for Promioxon

A giant mixing plant for floorings

Technology - Wednesday, 15 November 2017

In recent years, the flooring market has shown a strong increase in LVT (Luxury Vinyl Tile) demand worldwide, thanks to its advantages in relation to durability and minimal maintenance requirements. Promixon, an Italian company specialising in the manufacture of mixing plants for plastics and powder coatings, has heavily invested in product ...

AgriFuture by Bandera in Asia

Multilayer films for greenhouse and agricultural packaging

Technology - Wednesday, 15 November 2017

Following the trials at Bandera’s research and development centre The House of Extrusion in August, a new AgriFuture extrusion line was recently delivered to a well-renowned Asian plastic processor, among the leading producers of agriculture packaging film in Asia. The project is the prompt answer to the urgent Asian market demand for increasingly...

Complete foaming system

Electrolux chooses Saip for producing professional refrigerating cabinets

Technology - Wednesday, 8 November 2017

A complete foaming system for the insulation of professional refrigerating cabinets, which allows the production of 32 different cabinet models, has been supplied by Saip to Vallenoncello (Pordenone, Italy) production plant of Electrolux Professional. The system consists of a cabinet foaming plant, face-up technology, composed of...

Software

Assembling machines under control from all over the world

Technology - Wednesday, 8 November 2017

Always keep machines performances under control, wherever you are. Today this is possible thanks to Gefdata, the software designed and realized by Gefit engineers, that allows all managers and operators to monitor their assembly machines performances at any time...

Blades granulators

Productivity and reliability for quality and cost efficiency

Technology - Wednesday, 8 November 2017

In the plastic recycling market, Adler points out a growing request for large capacities and highly reliable machines. Following this trend, the manufacturer has recently supplied some northern European customers with blades granulators specially designed for inline grinding and recycling of EPS sheet with a thickness that reaches...

“Haitian by Sepro”

Agreement for integrated injection moulding press/robot packages

Technology - Wednesday, 25 October 2017

Haitian International Germany and Sepro Group will begin making 3-and 5-axis robots available with Haitian plastic injection-moulding machines throughout Europe with Sepro’s control integrated into the IMM operator interface. The agreement, finalized in August and made known at Fakuma 2017, allows Haitian to meet increasing demand for...

Improving business performances

GKN Driveline Florence replaces traditional production processes with 3D printing

Technology - Wednesday, 25 October 2017

The global leader in applied additive technology solutions, Stratasys announced on October 25 that GKN Driveline Florence, a plant of leading global engineering company, GKN, is expanding the deployment of Stratasys 3D printing across the manufacturing floor to replace several traditional production processes, resulting in...

BMB at Fakuma 2017

A “real hybrid” machine for high-speed moulding

Technology - Wednesday, 18 October 2017

At Fakuma 2017 the Brescia-based manufacturer showcases an eKW 35Pi/2200 Hybrid injection moulding machine, a model that combines all BMB experience gained in two areas of speciality, the one dedicated to fast cycling machines and the other dedicated to full electric technology thus condensing all the advantages into one series: the...

From Arburg in Friedrichshafen

Where smart becomes smarter and smarter

Technology - Wednesday, 18 October 2017

Arburg presents "smart" machines, processes and turnkey solutions for efficient plastics processing at Fakuma 2017 from October 17 to 21. "As a cofounder of Fakuma, we are proud to have been part of the event from the outset, and to be the largest exhibitor at the 25th edition of this successful trade fair in 2017," says Michael Hehl...

Ettlinger on Lake Constance

Yet more melt filtration performance and quality

Technology - Wednesday, 18 October 2017

Ettlinger Kunststoffmaschinen, manufacturer of high performance melt filters and injection moulding machines for high shot weights, shows a brand new generation of melt filters at Fakuma 2017. Ettlinger filter systems have already set important efficiency benchmarks on several occasions in the past. The new generation...

Baruffaldi enlarges its product portfolio

High-speed and accurate cutting for the medical sector

Technology - Wednesday, 11 October 2017

The range of machines built by Baruffaldi Plastic Technology-Primac has been enriched with the new TC.TVP/40 planetary cutter with built-in traction haul-off, for cutting and evacuating medical pipes directly from straight-line extrusion systems. The new cutter is intended for the processing of PP, PE and LDPE pipes in a production area defined as...