Technology

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...

Imola-Calgary

Sacmi compression machine for Nova Chemicals caps and closures

Technology - Tuesday, 22 September 2015

Nova Chemicals Corporation has announced the purchase of a new Sacmi semi-commercial scale compression molding machine in support of the caps and closures market. This investment complements an existing Sumitomo (SHI) Demag injection molding machine. Together these machines fully replicate the...

72-cavity mould

A new technology for lightweight 1881 closures

Technology - Tuesday, 15 September 2015

Reducing the weight of a plastic component and obtaining a concrete saving on production costs. That’s the direction of the latest release from Gefit, completely dedicated to the beverage industry. Thanks to its long experience in this field, where high...   

Equipment for the blown film extrusion

Improving quality to reduce waste

Technology - Wednesday, 9 September 2015

The new developments by the Syncro Group (exhibited at Plast 2015 too) included, first of all, its most recent innovations in the field of automatic rings: Typhoon and Flyer 2.0. These are systems designed to significantly reduce production waste and reduce initial thickness variation (estimated to be 2-Sigma) by up to 80% thanks to...

New developments from the Milacron group

Hydraulic moulding and hybrid blow moulding

Technology - Wednesday, 9 September 2015

After its participation at NPE 2015 and Plast 2015, Ferromatik - the Milacron brand devoted to injection moulding - has launched Elektron Evolution, a range of newly designed hydraulic machines equipped with an innovative operating system capable of offering greater flexibility and adaptability to practically every application field...

Extrusion of profiles made of PVC and engineering polymers

In-line shaping to reproduce traditional roof tiles

Technology - Thursday, 3 September 2015

The Italian machinery manufacturer Bausano has recently provided to various processors in South America a new line for extrusion of plastic wavy profiles for roofs (PVC tile sheet). The new line extrudes directly PVC sheet with outer protective layer made of ...  

Coiler for polyethylene pipes

Large diameters are not a problem anymore

Technology - Wednesday, 2 September 2015

Expansion of FB Balzanelli range of coilers for the PE pipe market continues thanks to the latest new entry FB ML 7, a top-performance coiler for coiling and packaging HDPE pipes with diameters of up to 160 mm. This machine, capable of making coils of...

Moretto at Tec Med 2015

Integrated technologies for medical devices

Technology - Wednesday, 2 September 2015

Organised by Engel Italia and taking place on September 24 and 25 at the head offices of the company A Uno Tec, in the heart of the medical district of Mirandola (near Modena, Italy), Tec Med 2015 represents an important meeting point for experts in the medical field. The event will offer...