Technology

Two Geo FutureFilm lines by Bandera in the USA

Plain and textured geomembranes for the oil and environment protection sectors

Technology - Wednesday, 19 December 2018

Two Geo FutureFilm lines have been supplied by Bandera to a US processor for the production of geomembranes with useful widths of up to 8 m, mainly for applications in the oil and environment protection industries. The supply agreement also covered training of the operators involved in the...

Sipa enlarges the range of machines for ISBM

Unveiled the small 25-tons ECS SP

Technology - Tuesday, 18 December 2018

Sipa has unveiled the ECS SP 25, the latest and smallest in its family of injection stretch-blow moulding (ISBM) machines for small and medium-sized production lots. The machine, with a 25-tonne injection clamp force, joins two established family members, the ECS SP 50 and ECS SP 80. All three have four stations, one each for...

Open house of Colines

ALLrollEX 3000 mm launched for producing stretch film

Technology - Tuesday, 18 December 2018

The open house held by Colines from December 4 to 6 at its facility in Marano Ticino (Novara, Italy) was a great success, appreciated by all the attendees both under technical and marketing point of view. The event launched the brand-new version of ALLrollEX 3000 mm, our cast extrusion line for the production of stretch film, and aroused interest and...

Cobots also from Omron

Human beings and machines working in harmony

Technology - Tuesday, 18 December 2018

Omron has announced the global launch of the TM series collaborative robot family to realize an innovative manufacturing environment where humans and machines work in harmony. With the various vision functionalities and the simple, intuitive programming environment of the TM collaborative robots, Omron will further enable safe, flexible, and...

Negri Bossi at PlastEurasia

The launch of the Nova series on the Turkish market

Technology - Wednesday, 12 December 2018

At PlastEurasia 2018 (Istanbul, December 5-8), Negri Bossi launched the Nova series of injection moulding machines on the Turkish market. At the event, the s700T model was shown, featuring an innovative toggle system, the FMC (Foam Microcellular Moulding Process) technology, and Sytrama automation. The machine produced...

Developments of Friul Filiere

Technologies for the extrusion of recyclable products

Technology - Wednesday, 12 December 2018

It is undeniable that plastics have become an essential material in the world economy today, but the production of better quality plastic, which is easier to recycle, is essential. In fact, there are two keywords launched by the European Union to reduce pollution: recycle and reuse. Therefore, Friul Filiere puts its know-how at the service of customers to...

Sacmi develops an advanced optical application

New perspectives for compression moulding from joint research

Technology - Wednesday, 12 December 2018

Demand for plastic components used in optics is growing steadily, as is demand for the development of new high-efficiency manufacturing processes applicable to mass production. Sacmi currently leads the world in moulding and compression technology, a new application of which aims to help develop optical parts such as lighting lenses...

Coperion Extrusion Days 2018

Theory and practice of increasing efficiency using compounding

Technology - Wednesday, 5 December 2018

Over 200 participants from approximately 25 nations came to Stuttgart, Germany on November 15 and 16, accepting their invitations to the Coperion Extrusion Days. In keeping with the motto “Efficiency in Compounding”, lectures, factory tours, and live presentations acquainted visitors with the enormous potential that modern extrusion...

Moog enlarges its range

Dynamics, repeatability and a long service life from the new D680 proportional valve

Technology - Wednesday, 5 December 2018

The designer and manufacturer of high performance motion control products, solutions, and services, Moog, has launched a new version of the D680 proportional valve series. Moog’s D680 proportional valves are throttle valves for 2-, 3-, 4- and 5-way applications, suitable for electrohydraulic position, velocity, flow and force control in hydraulic systems...

Erema presented Vacunite at PETnology

Efficient, compact and cheap bottle-to-bottle

Technology - Wednesday, 28 November 2018

With the presentation of its newly developed Vacunite technology on November 26 at the PETnology conference in Paris, Erema once again demonstrates its role as innovation leader. The Austrian producer of plastics recycling machines brings together its Vacurema bottle-to-bottle process with newly patented, vacuum-supported solid state...

Strategic cooperation between Amut and Gepp

Complete package in Mexico: from plants to technical training

Technology - Wednesday, 21 November 2018

“For two years Gepp has been considering to start its own internal production of shrink and stretch film in order to optimize packaging costs for all its dedicated plants around Mexico. The aim of the project is to produce more than 14,000 tons/year of shrink film and more than 4,500 tons/year of stretch film. We needed to find a partner with a strong knowledge...

Bausano and Resysta together

A strategic partnership for top-quality extruded parts

Technology - Wednesday, 21 November 2018

Loyal to its mission, which for over 70 years has been leading it to work alongside plastics converting companies helping them manufacture increasingly high quality products, Bausano recently formalised a strategic partnership with Resysta International, a German company which patented Resysta, a material that, produced starting from rice husk...