For Zambello Riduttori

Major investments in facilities and products

Technology - Tuesday, 10 November 2015

A leading manufacturer of gearboxes for extruder drive, Zambello Riduttori has just made substantial investments in two production sites (Magnago, near Milan, and Lendinara, near Rovigo, Italy) in order to achieve very important objectives so as to consolidate its leadership worldwide. Both production sites have been expanded, with an increase of around...

Nine-manifold extrusion die for cast film

Reduced variation in individual layer thickness

Technology - Wednesday, 4 November 2015

A Nordson EDI nine-manifold flat die, the first of its kind, has been successfully commissioned, producing nine-layer film from various resins. While the degree of improvement will vary with the application, in general Nordson EDI’s nine-manifold die technology promises to reduce variation in individual layer thickness from...

Hardbends made in Moretto

Antiwear bends win 100,000-nil.

Technology - Wednesday, 4 November 2015

A quality record for Moretto production: in eight years since the first produced anti-wear bend, 100,000 items have been sold resulting in no service, spare parts or replacement request. A great success of these components, which were totally developed and... 

Stratasys Partners with Adobe

Colour 3D printing for creative professionals

Technology - Tuesday, 3 November 2015

On October 8, Stratasys announced that they are partnering with Adobe to bring high quality, colour 3D printing to creatives around the world. The announcement was made in Los Angeles at Adobe MAX 2015. The two companies are joining forces to eliminate the workflow and product barriers that prevent creative professionals from easily transforming their designs into...

Off-line drilling machine

Three heads for drainage pipes

Technology - Tuesday, 3 November 2015

The latest technology presented by Baruffaldi Plastic Technology to the plastic market is the off-line drilling machine for drainage pipes, with three drilling heads to carry out three holes at angles around the circumference of the pipes. The machine has an overall solid structure, especially in the...

PVC profile extrusion line

Efficiency trebled for ceiling panels

Technology - Wednesday, 28 October 2015

A line for the contemporary extrusion of three PVC profiles for ceiling panels was recently created by Bausano. This line is the fruit of 30 years’ experience of the company in the development of production systems for profiles used in the construction industry and the continuous research that distinguishes its activity. This solution is...

Grid-based inspection

Finding invisible defects in PET preforms

Technology - Wednesday, 28 October 2015

An innovative inspection device has been developed by Sacmi which uses a “grid” for the entire range of vision systems for PET preforms, both in-line (PVS 003 and PVS 024) and as a sampling solution (PVS 2). It is a patented formula and technology that translates into a simple algorithm to identify defects that are invisible to the human eye...

Life in Plastic

Innovative steel for high-performance moulds

Technology - Wednesday, 28 October 2015

The Museo Nazionale dell’Automobile in Turin. This was the prestigious venue chosen by Böhler to celebrate, on October 20, its 125 years of business in Italy, and it did so with an event entitled  “Life in Plastic - Böhler’s innovative technology in high-performance moulds for plastic materials”. The development of steels to be used in...

Precise strain measurement

New X20 modules for strain gauges

Technology - Wednesday, 28 October 2015

The X20 I/O series by B&R has been enhanced with two new analog input modules that can be used to digitalise signals from strain gauges: the X20AIA744 with 2 full-bridge strain gauge inputs and the X20AIB744 with 4 full-bridge strain gauge inputs. Up to 4 strain gauge channels can now be housed in a module just as thin as...

All-electric unit for LSR

Exact shot weight consistency and secure processing

Technology - Wednesday, 28 October 2015

"New areas of application are bringing double-digit growth to silicone processing around the world. It's only logical that we offer our customers efficient solutions for the processing of this material," explains Hans Ulrich Golz, managing director of KraussMaffei and president of the Injection Moulding Machinery segment of the KraussMaffei Group...

Engel press conference at Fakuma

“More than a machine”

Technology - Wednesday, 21 October 2015

This motto, chosen by Engel to present their system solutions at Fakuma 2015, encompasses numerous topics. Automation, engineering, process optimization and services are all considered to be an integral part of the Austrian multi-national's construction philosophy. Through five innovative applications for the automobile, technical moulding, teletronics...

Attention to consumption and the environment

Cogeneration for plastic

Technology - Wednesday, 21 October 2015

Cogeneration is confirmed as a technology that is attentive to consumption and the environment, and ideal in a segment such as processing of plastics for haute parfumerie and luxury cosmetics. Matic Plast Milano has chosen to adopt an environmental policy when it comes to energy efficiency, and has entrusted AB in the context of rationalising use of...