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...

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...


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...