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...

Blown Film

High-quality barrier films on 11-layer line

Technology - Wednesday, 2 September 2015

The need for barrier film is growing worldwide and so are the requirements for film properties in high quality barrier packaging applications. Parallel to this, producers are demanding high production flexibility to serve the market with different products. Reifenhäuser Blown Film’s answer to rising performance requirements is the...

Vertical presses

Borderless overmoulding

Technology - Wednesday, 29 July 2015

Turra’s RT range has risen to great popularity worldwide, although one of the largest buyers of this machines is located in Italy and uses the model RT-60 for the production of magnetic valves. High claims to productivity and consistently excellent quality are the core requirements of this customer, requirements that...

Temperature controllers

Saving energy with a frequency converter

Technology - Wednesday, 29 July 2015

Regloplas, a manufacturer of temperature controllers that are distributed in Italy by Sverital, which presented them at Plast 2015, has come up with a solution that drastically cuts energy consumption levels. Nowadays, practically all injection moulding machines are equipped with one or more...

New developments at Sica

Palletising, winding, belling

Technology - Wednesday, 22 July 2015

The newest entries in the Sica product range include a palletiser, a winder and a belling machine, which the company introduced at the Plast 2015 trade fair. The RoboJack 250 robotic palletiser makes it possible to automatically process PVC, PE and PP pipes with lengths ranging from 1 to 6 m and diameters ranging from 32 to 250 mm, with or...

Amut Dolci Bielloni

New generation cast lines for stretch film

Technology - Wednesday, 22 July 2015

At the Plast and Ipack-Ima fairs, Amut Dolci Bielloni presented a range of new generation cast lines - a result of the technical synergy created when Dolci Bielloni was recently acquired by the Amut Group. Indeed, Amut’s numerous years of experience in building extruders made it possible to innovate the concept of conventional extrusion incorporated...

Toshiba moulding cell

European debut at Plast 2015

Technology - Wednesday, 22 July 2015

For the first time in its history, Toshiba Machine, whose distributor in Italy is EPF Automation, came to a European fair with a system for the moulding, inspection and unloading of plastic components. This occasion represented the coming together of, on the one hand, the Japanese company’s need to offer its solutions for fully electric injection moulding on...