Liquidmetal on electric machine

Injection moulding of metal alloys

Technology - Wednesday, 24 June 2015

With Liquidmetal, Engel opens the door to completely new classes of material and product characteristics; metal alloys can now be efficiently injection moulded. As the exclusive machine manufacturing partner of Liquidmetal Technologies (Rancho Santa Margarita, California), Engel is the only provider worldwide to offer...

Automatic coupling stations from Piovan

Easylink means absence of cross-material contamination and high performance

Technology - Wednesday, 17 June 2015

Easylink, the new range of automatic coupling stations introduced by Piovan at Plast 2015, is bringing technologically advanced solutions guaranteeing a total absence of cross-material contamination and high production performance. Manual coupling stations are still widely used in the plastics processing industry. They are suitable for...

Two offers from Rivi at Plast 2015

Solutions for plastics and rubber

Technology - Wednesday, 17 June 2015

At Plast 2015, Rivi Magnetics presented solutions both for plastic materials and for rubber, thus providing further confirmation of the dynamic nature of its activity in recent years. The company presented various new developments, starting with its range of MC control units, able to reach the highest performance levels currently requested and...

Union supplies a South American processor

A coextrusion line for PP hollow sheets

Technology - Wednesday, 17 June 2015

A complete line for the coextrusion of polypropylene hollow sheets has been supplied by Union to a South American processor. The line is able to produce sheets with a useful width of 2500 mm and thicknesses ranging from 2 to 4 mm at an hourly rate of around 600 kg. The calibrating unit is equipped with...

Filoalfa cooperates with the University of Pavia

Rubber to be printed in 3D

Technology - Wednesday, 17 June 2015

An Italian producer of filament for 3D printers, Filoalfa is offering its customers a new innovative material for FDM 3D printing: rubber! "We created several new rubber mixtures. Currently on sale is the FiloFlex 43D, available in anthracite black. To the touch similar to natural rubber, it has the ability...

The Engel HL Awards 2015

Award for innovative applications on tie-bar-less machines

Technology - Wednesday, 17 June 2015

Engel's tie-bar-less technology promotes design freedom, efficient processing methods, compact production cells and creative process ideas. The Austrian company periodically honours outstanding applications with the Engel HL Award. Three companies were honoured at the design centre in Linz on the evening of June 16 during the...

Extrusion lines for the Far East

More pipes in Myanmar

Technology - Wednesday, 3 June 2015

Tecnomatic, delivering by three new extrusion lines to a leading pipe manufacturer in Myanmar, is increasing its presence in the Asia-Pacific market. The lines, which feature the company’s latest technological solutions - like the Zephyr extruders (with an L:D ratio of 40:1) and the Venus heads - will be used to produce pipes in HDPE with diameters of up to 1200 mm...

New thermoforming machines

Steel rule cutting and energy saving

Technology - Wednesday, 3 June 2015

The Swiss manufacturer of thermoforming machines, WM Wrapping Machinery participated at Plast 2015 presenting the last version of the Speedmaster Plus pressure forming machine: the FC 780 E IM2 model with steel rule cutting station, fully automated counting system, and stacking robot. The Speedmaster Plus is...

A new design for Baruffaldi

Attractive, safe and ergonomic machines

Technology - Thursday, 28 May 2015

At Plast 2015 Baruffaldi Plastic Technology officially unveiled the new design characterising its tube and profile processing machines. The company’s intention, in carrying out this “restyling”, was to develop an image that emphasises the high quality and functionality of its products. The result is a compact and solid design that underlines...

IMG unveils new hydraulic presses for rubber

Impeccable movements and energy saving

Technology - Wednesday, 27 May 2015

New-concept injection moulding machines of the GUM and GUM Fifo range featuring the HST (Hybrid Servo Technology) and ECO (Energy Saving Process) systems and hydraulic presses with electric servodrive technology: these are the innovations for the rubber sector unveiled by IMG at Plast 2015. The new systems make it possible to...

Powerful gearmotors

A tailor for “large sizes”

Technology - Wednesday, 27 May 2015

Ever since 1957 Motomeccanica has been designing, industrialising and producing powerful gearmotors, 80% of which are destined for installation on plastics and rubber processing machines manufactured by Italian companies. Along with the mere size of the transmission units exhibited by Motomeccanica at Plast 2015...

Expansion in Bandera

A new centre for the technological research and the applicative development

Technology - Wednesday, 20 May 2015

Great success for the opening of the new Bandera R&D centre, on May 8, during Plast 2015. The ribbon cutting ceremony was attended by Giorgio Colombo, the president of Assocomaplast (the Italian plastics and rubber processing machinery and moulds manufacturers’ Association of which Bandera is a member...