Technology

Advanced welder

Biodegradable, compostable, disposable gloves

Technology - Wednesday, 6 May 2015

Cibra Nova presents its new B.Glove machine developed for the production of biodegradable gloves at Plast 2015 (stand B 35, hall 15). This welder is the result of the company's experience spanning more than forty years, a story that began with the first semiautomatic machine to make disposable plastic gloves...

Sandretto: new injection moulding machines and 3D printers

Starting over... from Serie Dieci

Technology - Wednesday, 6 May 2015

At Plast 2015 Sandretto is providing a preview of some significant innovations: the new Serie Dieci of injection moulding machines with clamping forces of between 30 and 500, which are protected by two patents and equipped with the new SEF 3000 control units and chamber temperature monitoring system; and a range of 3D printers...

Injection moulding

Efficiency for logistics

Technology - Wednesday, 6 May 2015

During Plast 2015 KraussMaffei (stand B 62, padiglione 24) underpins its leading market position for premium quality injection molding machines for logistics products. For example, a GX 650-8100 demonstrates the efficient production of transport crates, thereby emphasizing the efficiency of the GX Series for...

Recycling

Solutions driven by cost reduction and circular economy

Technology - Wednesday, 6 May 2015

Driven by cost reduction programs from plastic processors and new governmental regulatory for changing to circular economies, the recycling solution provider NGR premiers newest innovations at Plast 2015 (stand B 152, hall 15). The P:React follows the design principles of LSP (Liquid State Polycondensation) and considerably improves the IV-values of PET and effectively cleans..

Mobert brings three lines to Plast 2015

Full speed bags

Technology - Wednesday, 29 April 2015

Mobert (stand C 101/D 102, hall 15) will be exhibiting three bag production lines at Plast 2015. The 110 Roller SHP 2M Cart is able to produce, on several tracks, shopping bags and bottom-sealed bags wound onto a cardboard core. The innovation featured by this line is the presence of patented systems for controlling both the tension...

Macchi technology and strategy

Five layers in a bubble at Plast 2015

Technology - Wednesday, 29 April 2015

A great 2014 makes Macchi (stand B 81/C 82, hall 15) one of the main players at Plast 2015. Indeed, last year the company recorded a strong increase in sales, a trend driven by the success of its POD (PolyOlefin Dedicated) technology for five-layer bubble film extrusion. Almost 40% of the plants it delivered worldwide...

The 25 years of Eurochiller

Plast 2015 is still double

Technology - Wednesday, 29 April 2015

The 2015 edition of Plast in Milan will see the celebration of Eurochiller’s 25 years of activity. The company has confirmed its choice to attend the event with two stands respectively dedicated to the extrusion and to the injection processes. The decision to exhibit with two stands is renewed for the third time at Plast...

Single-station blow moulding machine

Electric drive for sustainable development

Technology - Wednesday, 29 April 2015

The PB10E/SXL model, exhibited at Plast 2015 by Plastiblow (stand A 01/B 02, hall 22) is an all-electric blow moulding machine. This consolidated technology in the blow moulding sector offers many benefits with respect to traditional hydraulic machines: reduced environmental impact of the machinery on the working floor...

Standard on the safety requirements

Tyre curing machines

Technology - Wednesday, 29 April 2015

On April 22 CEN (European Committee for Standardization) has published the standard EN 16474:2015 concerning the safety requirements for tyre curing machines, which will come into force upon publication in the European Official Journal. EN 16474:2015 is one of the 19 European harmonized standards drawn up by CEN/TC...

A new injection moulding technology

Optimised balancing of multi-cavity moulds

Technology - Wednesday, 29 April 2015

At Plast 2015, Macam (stand D 162, hall 24) will present the innovative technological module activeFlowBalance in operation on a high-precision, all-electric injection moulding machine. The German-Japanese machine manufacturer Sumitomo (SHI) Demag’s Italian representation will demonstrate an exhibit with a particularly...

Extrusion and calendering

Honeycombs for several applications

Technology - Wednesday, 22 April 2015

Alveoplast is the name of the innovative plant for extrusion and calendering developed by Comerio Ercole (stand A 61, hall 11, at Plast 2015). It is equipped with 3 special extruders and a 6-roll calender for producing structural composite honeycombs suitable for several applications...

Compounding line

Tests with open doors

Technology - Wednesday, 22 April 2015

From April 16 to 24 Union is opening the doors of its headquarters in San Vittore Olona (near Milan) for the final tests of a complete compounding line. This is equipped with a 8-component loss-in-weight dosing system (2 for powders, 1 for liquid, and 5 for trims and granules), and a ZP92X twin-screw extruder with a TW 65 twin-screw...