Gefran’s motion control

Compact and liquid cooled inverters

Technology - Wednesday, 14 October 2015

The ADV200-LC (Liquid Cooled) is the new series of liquid-cooled inverters designed and produced by Gefran for applications in which the most important requirements are: robustness, long life and high reliability. Liquid cooling of electrical and mechanical units drastically reduces the size of the...

Piovan Group at Fakuma

Specific solutions for different application fields

Technology - Wednesday, 14 October 2015

The Easylink new automatic coupling stations, the Modula high efficiency auto-adaptive drying systems, the PureFlo simple filterless receivers, the Quantum next generation gravimetric blenders are among the Piovan’s products on display this...

7-layer blown film

Two days of open house at Bandera

Technology - Wednesday, 14 October 2015

The House of Extrusion, Bandera’s new R&D Centre in Busto Arsizio (near Varese), hosted an open house on 6 and 7 October to demonstrate operation of the BarrierFlex 7-layer line producing high-barrier film in polypropylene with a PP/Tie/PA/EVOH/PA/Tie/PP structure. The final application of the...

Pneumatic handling

Anti-wear elbows for polypropylene-based compounds

Technology - Wednesday, 7 October 2015

A member of the Tecnopol group, Omikron manufactures polypropylene-based, loaded and non-loaded top-quality compounds, used for a range of specific purposes. The Piedmont-based company is well known for its constant pursuit of quality across the production process. With the aim of rationalising and expanding its plant, Omikron decided to develop the pneumatic handling system used for both natural and loaded plastic...

Positive feedback for Amut Group in Southeastern Asia

New assistance facilities in Indonesia and Vietnam

Technology - Wednesday, 7 October 2015

Since August 2015, Amut Group confirms the establishment of new technical service points in Vietnam and Indonesia, boosting and consolidating a complete onsite support to the existing and potential customers. This strategy has been followed because of the great results always achieved in the extrusion and thermoforming field in

BMB recent developments

Fast cycle electric machine

Technology - Wednesday, 30 September 2015

BMB is going to exhibit at Fakuma (Friedrichshafen, October 13-17) an eKW28Pi/1300 fast cycle full electric machine that represents its complete range of highly efficient and low consuming presses. The company is going to showcase a 280-t machine together with a 4-cavity mould...

Piovan event

A day dedicated to pipes and profiles

Technology - Wednesday, 30 September 2015

On the first of October Piovan is organizing its Pipe & Profile Day at its head offices in Santa Maria di Sala, near Venice, a day entirely dedicated to the technology involved in the production of pipes and profiles. The event will be divided into three sessions during which talks will be by certain partners and associated companies...

Tec Med 2015, Mirandola, Italy

New connections in production processes for the medical sector

Technology - Wednesday, 30 September 2015

The aims of Tec Med - Integrated technology for medical appliances, which took place on September 24 and 25 by Engel Italia and A Uno Tec, at the head offices of the same at Mirandola, near Modena, were to provide an insight into the production processing, share common efficiency goals for the improvement of the quality of operation...

The first Sacmi “Food & Beverage Plastic Day”

Total integration for the beverage industry

Technology - Wednesday, 23 September 2015

The first “Food & Beverage Plastic Day” took place on September 15 at the head offices of Sacmi in Imola (Bologna), organized by the manufacturer in order to introduce its plants and technological solutions aimed at assuring high productivity, versatility and energy savings for the beverage industry. Capable of integrating the entire process from...

Roto R12

The other way of moulding rubber

Technology - Wednesday, 23 September 2015

During the recent DKT (Deutsche Kautschuk-Tagung) fair in Nuremberg, Presma exhibited an injection press complete with 12-station mould carousel capable of assuring productivity in line with current market needs, with some interesting advantages over single-mould machines. Firstly, thanks to the possibility of handling 12 different moulds, assorted production...

R+W joints on Comac extruders

Respecting the torque and speed limits

Technology - Wednesday, 23 September 2015

The EBC90HT and EBC108HT co-rotating twin screw extruders recently developed by Comac for the production of thermoplastic compounds are capable of handling extremely high volumes with excellent performance levels. This is thanks to the screws having optimized profiles to assure high blending capacity and mounted on scrap-less machined axes...

PP handling, compounding and storage

American installation by Plastic Systems

Technology - Wednesday, 23 September 2015

The Italian manufacturer of ancillary equipment Plastic Systems has recently installed a handling, compounding and storage system at the premises of an American compounder that supplies polyolefin-based plastics and engineering polymers based products for the electrical home appliance, automotive and electronic industries. The system features...