Technology

Maag towards Plast 2018

Ensuring quality in challenging applications

Technology - Wednesday, 4 April 2018

Worldwide leading manufacturer of gear pumps, pelletizing and filtration systems, and pulverizers for demanding applications in the plastics, chemical, pharmaceutical and food industries, Maag, will be exhibiting at the upcoming Plast 2018, to be held in Milan from May 29 to June 1, 2018, showcasing a variety of its market-leading products and...

At NPE 2018

Negri Bossi launches Nova eT range

Technology - Wednesday, 28 March 2018

NPE 2018 will be the platform to launch the Negri Bossi Nova eT all-electric machine range to the North American market. A Nova eT 180-630 machine will be used to demonstrate the ability to combine energy efficiency with fast cycle times. Key markets have been identified as medical and packaging. A four-cavity food container lid, with in-mould labelling (IML), will be...

The Plast 2018 of Engel

Solutions for consistent quality and process

Technology - Wednesday, 28 March 2018

Consistent quality, permanent availability, maximum output - it takes more than reliable machines to securely achieve these criteria of success. The perfect interplay between injection moulding machine and process technology, automation and periphery, digitalisation and networking is what allows plastics processors to fully utilise efficiency...

Gneuss ready for Plast 2018

In Milan with technologies for extruding, filtering and measuring

Technology - Wednesday, 28 March 2018

The Gneuss Processing Unit (GPU) has been available for several years now and has proven itself for the reprocessing of bulky PET waste such as post-consumer bottle flake and industrial waste from fiber and film manufacture without pre-drying. A Gneuss Processing Unit consists of a Gneuss MRS extruder with its unmatched devolatilization...

Erema at Plast 2018

Recyclate of controlled quality

Technology - Wednesday, 28 March 2018

Visitors to the Plast 2018 show will be able to see the recycling quality of the Intarema 1108 T from May 29 to June 1. Reject rolls from PE packaging film production will be processed live at the Erema trade fair stand to make quality recyclates. The new Erema business unit Powerfil will provide information on the latest filtration solutions from the...

Friul Filiere prepares for Plast 2018

Futura40: technological innovation and corporate history in a name

Technology - Wednesday, 21 March 2018

Friul Filiere has always set great store by its participation at the Plast fair, but this year’s event will be a particularly special one for the company: having recently turned 40, it could not have wished for a better stage on which to celebrate this significant milestone. The Friuli-based manufacturer is therefore anticipating, with great enthusiasm, the international...

In Lossburg with 2018 Technology Days

Great enthusiasm in Arburg

Technology - Wednesday, 21 March 2018

On March 13 Arburg opened the doors of the headquarter, in Lossburg, to the international press bringing forward Technology Days 2018, scheduled on March 14-17. Michael Hehl, Managing Director, Jürgen Boll, Managing Director Finance, Controlling, IT, Gerhard Böhm, Managing Director Sales, and Heinz Gaub, Managing Director Technology...

Nordson Medical turns to Piovan

Moulding with lights out in the smart factory

Technology - Wednesday, 14 March 2018

Injection moulding machines running 24/7, remote monitoring of all processes, human intervention reduced to a minimum and no night-time supervision. This sums up the mode of operation of the automatic factory started three years ago in Loveland, Colorado, by Nordson Medical for the production of medical items, a concrete example of Industry 4.0...

PVC pelletizing

New knife rotor minimizes dust content

Technology - Wednesday, 14 March 2018

As the central component of Coperion's eccentric pelletizing systems (EGR), a new type of knife rotor makes it possible to produce extremely low-dust PVC pellets for cable manufacture. Rotating directly on the die plate of the EGR, and fitted with pelletizer knives that have also been optimized, the rotor (patent pending) permits particularly smooth and...

Pipe extrusion

Four Amut lines for the Cambodian Chip Mong Industries

Technology - Wednesday, 7 March 2018

To start up the production of pipes that will allow it to extend its product range, Chip Mong Industries has chosen Amut to supply the extrusion lines needed for this project. This processing company is a member of the Chip Mong Group that, founded in 1982, is now one of Cambodia’s largest concerns, with activities in areas ranging from the real estate...

Arburg at Plast 2018

Machines, Industry 4.0, innovative processes and an important anniversary

Technology - Wednesday, 7 March 2018

"This year's Plast in Milan is a very special trade fair for us. We have now been represented by our own subsidiary in the Italian market for 25 years. The trade fair launch of the hybrid Allrounder 820 H in a new design and with the visionary Gestica control system shows that we continue to set trends in the market and that we will be a reliable...

Netstal at NPE 2018

American premiere of the Elios series

Technology - Wednesday, 7 March 2018

The Elios 7500-6000 - an example of the new Netstal high-speed machine series - will be in the limelight at a North American trade fair for the first time. With an 8+8 cavity stack mould, 473 ml delicatessen containers will be produced in a cycle time of 3.1 seconds. The series currently comprises four main versions with clamping forces of...