Components for processes and packaging

Safety hinge and modular roller tracks

Technology - Wednesday, 26 November 2014

Hinges with built-in safety switch (CFSW) and new Eleroll roller tracks are among the solutions recently developed by Elesa, a company that produces standardised plastic and metal components for industrial machinery and equipment. The CFSW hinge is a safety device which interrupts the power supply when the door...

Single valve gate

Compact dimensions

Technology - Friday, 21 November 2014

This new type of single valve gate has been developed by Thermoplay with the purpose to contain the overall dimension facilitating the installation inside the mould and to maintain at the same time an optimal balancing of the melt flow. The Thermoplay single nozzle is provided with...

Sandwich panels for construction

Complete Saip line from Spain to Georgia

Technology - Wednesday, 12 November 2014

One of the leading Georgian industrial construction companies starts producing sandwich panels with Saip Contitech technology showcased in CeDePa. JSC Panex has chosen Saip for the supply of a full line for the continuous production of wall and roof sandwich panels. The project involves a Georgian...

Cosmetic application

Gefit mould for PP curved closures

Technology - Wednesday, 12 November 2014

Gefit has recently manufactured a mould for polypropylene closures for small nail polish containers. The mould is based on the so called unscrewing technology and features specially slides to define the curved shape of the 57-mm high closures. The relevant aspect of this development consists in the extremely low cycle time that the...

Order from Spain

Bandera tested a line for 5-layer blown film

Technology - Wednesday, 12 November 2014

In April, an important Spanish processor commissioned to Bandera a high-output 5-layer blown film coextrusion line. The specifications of this line make it possible to process polyolefin materials achieving high outputs. This coextrusion line has been tested at the very end of October in the new R&D department at...

Two-day open house for Moss

Many novelties showcased to the clients, suppliers and families

Technology - Wednesday, 5 November 2014

On October 23 and 24, Moss opened its doors at its Reggio Emilia (Italy) premises to introduce its most innovative machines for printing and moulding plastic containers, of which the company is the largest manufacturer globally. In addition to Italian and foreign clients and suppliers...

Sipa cooperates with CTS

PET tanks for compressed gasses

Technology - Tuesday, 4 November 2014

Sipa received a very interesting call recently from a new company, not far from Vittorio Veneto (near Treviso, Italy, where it is headquartered), that was developing an innovative range of ultra-light high-performance compressed gas cylinders. CTS, Composite Technical Systems, based near Udine (Italy), wanted...

A devoted event by Gefran

The revamping on injection machines is increasingly important

Technology - Tuesday, 4 November 2014

The “Revamping Day” held at the Gefran headquarters in Provaglio d'Iseo (near Brescia, Italy) was dedicated to the revamping of injection moulding machines for thermoplastics. The initiative, which took place at the beginning of October, had a positive response from industry experts and system integrators from all over Italy...      

PE pipe production

Two more Tecnomatic extruders to Mexican Valtic

Technology - Wednesday, 29 October 2014

Mexican manufacturer of polyethylene pipes, Valtic, selected the technological solutions of Tecnomatic to strengthen its market leadership position. “In less than ten years the company passed from an output of 1,500 kg per year to over ten thousand tons placing itself as a processor recognized for the quality of its products...

Italian project for automotive

First electric 3D printed car

Technology - Wednesday, 29 October 2014

Her name is Strati and she came to life after 44 hours of printing and 2 days of assembly at Chicago’s International Manufacturing Technology Show, one of the world’s largest industrial trade fairs. This world first was created by American company Local Motors, a small car manufacturer...

Anticipations from Star Automation Europe

Two new ranges of robots ready to be marketed

Technology - Wednesday, 22 October 2014

At Friedrichshafen Star Automation Europe has exhibited two new robots and a packaging application in collaboration with Arburg and Hofstetter. The first robot series - the ES-800II - is ready to be marketed, while the other series - the XW-122 - will be launched in spring 2015...

New order for Union

PP sheet line in southern Italy

Technology - Wednesday, 22 October 2014

A new complete line for the co-extrusion of polypropylene sheet has been ordered from Union by a converter in the south of Italy. The line will be used to produce food wrap 950 mm wide with thickness ranging from 0.3 to 1.5 mm at a hourly production rate of over 1,000 kg. The plant comprises two single-screw extruders configured to ensure....