Electrohydraulic systems

Lifting and handling moulds

Technology - Wednesday, 8 July 2015

At Plast 2015, Gruniverpal exhibited its “pièce de résistance”: the machines in highest demand on the market, particularly recommended for handling moulds. The Minidrel 20S and 60S are ideal solutions for absolute precision positioning during lifting operations in the injection press. These machines are the current state of the art in...

Rivi satisfied with "its" Plast

Not just products, but solutions

Technology - Wednesday, 1 July 2015

In terms of visits and interest shown in its products and innovations at its booth, Rivi Magnetics expressed great satisfaction for the results it achieved at Plast 2015. The company, in fact, had two booths dedicated to thermoplastic processing solutions and solutions for thermosets...

Temperature controllers

Open and sealed tank

Technology - Wednesday, 1 July 2015

Specialists for over thirty years in the production of systems to control and adjust the temperature on industrial processes, Sella has always worked with leading Italian manufacturers of machinery and lines, including equipment for processing plastic and rubber. The best temperature control is achieved by...

Mould changeover

Simply rapid, with the electropermanent magnetic clamping

Technology - Wednesday, 1 July 2015

Available for machines of all tonnages, new or reconditioned, the Sympli electropermanent magnetic clamping system from SPD (an exhibitor at Plast 2015, hall 22) is designed to speed up mould change operations on injection presses. Flexibility, consistency and safety are the main advantages offered by this system in...

Leister solutions for plastics

Manual extruder and table laser

Technology - Wednesday, 1 July 2015

Among the proposals for plastic welding that Leister Technologies has brought to Plast 2015, the Weldplast S1 manual extruder is particularly interesting, ideal for welding sheets between 4 and 12 mm in thickness. Ergonomic, manageable and light (it weighs just 4.7 kg), it processes the most common plastic materials...

Suite of CAD/CAM modules from Tebis

New look for a simplified approach

Technology - Wednesday, 1 July 2015

The German-based company Tebis, which has a branch in Rivoli, near Turin (Italy), chose Plast 2015 as the platform for unveiling its new Tebis V 4.0 CAD/CAM suite of modules for manufacturing models, moulds and mechanical components. The interface has been renewed without detriment to its tried-and-tested and much appreciated features...

From KraussMaffei

European road show in Italy

Technology - Wednesday, 24 June 2015

From June 25 to July 2 KraussMaffei presents in Italy the Europe-wide CX Roadshow 2015. At 3 different locations the company will show a live demonstration with one of its successfully reworked CX machine series with clamping forces from 35 to 650 tons, the KM CX 35-180. The CX 35-180 will produce a technical part, which...

Rotational moulding and mixing

Innovative and intuitive technology

Technology - Wednesday, 24 June 2015

At Plast 2015, Caccia Engineering unveiled the new RT3000H rotational moulding machine fitted with the Smart Cooling System, a concrete example of the high degree of reliability and intuitive technology reached by its rotational moulding and mixing technology. With 3 or 4 independent carriages and 6 zones...

Thirty years of automation for Gimatic

Ultra-light gripper system, thanks to carbon

Technology - Wednesday, 24 June 2015

In 2015 Gimatic is celebrating its thirtieth anniversary in the sector of industrial automation. Founded in 1985, the company pays particular attention to topics associated with energy saving, and participated at Plast exhibiting the Ultralight EOAT gripper system, an innovative carbon fibre based product...

Industrial 3D printing

A fast growing technology

Technology - Wednesday, 24 June 2015

Exploiting the experience it acquired as contractor in the extrusion sector, today SA2P applies the same logic for feasibility studies and production technologies in the field of 3D printing. The application scopes of industrial 3D printing are truly vast, just as the spectrum of users for this relatively young technology are increasingly broad...

Medical know-how

Insulin pen piston

Technology - Wednesday, 24 June 2015

At the Plast 2015, Netstal demonstrated its expertise within the industry of medical technology through the production of insulin pen piston guides on an Elion 1750-510. The polyoxymethylene (POM) parts were manufactured on a 16 cavity mould from Kebo in a cycle time of approx 8.5 seconds, which is very fast for this application...

Automatic contacting extensometer

Improving the efficiency of labs

Technology - Wednesday, 24 June 2015

A provider of testing equipment designed to evaluate the mechanical and rheological properties of materials, Instron - an ITW Test and Measurement division - exhibited at Plast 2015 its latest developments for tests on plastics. Its presence at the fair was focused in particular on the ways to address the identified main...