Technology

A new purging compound from Chem-Trend

Injection moulding of engineering plastics: colour and material change becomes easier

Technology - Wednesday, 25 January 2017

Chem-Trend, a global company operating in the development and production of high-performance purging compounds, release agents and other ancillary moulding products, has announced the addition of Lusin Clean 1100 to its broad line-up of high performance purging compounds. Lusin Clean 1100 is a universal purge compound developed...

Open house of Colines Air Bubble

A week devoted to air bubble films production

Technology - Wednesday, 25 January 2017

An open house of the Coex Bubble (10) line, with corotating twin screw extruder with a net production up to 1000 kg/h, is taking place at the Bastia Umbra (Perugia, Italy) factory of Colines Air Bubble from January 19 to 26 2017. Especially suitable for technical packaging and envelops, the Coex Bubble (10) series is...

Negri Bossi at Interplastica 2017

A Canbio ST to mark the manufacturer’s 70 years in business

Technology - Wednesday, 18 January 2017

By choosing to participate in the industry’s first 2017 fair, Interplastica, being held in Moscow from January 24 to 27, Negri Bossi confirms its interest in the Russian market. The company will be exhibiting a 180-ton injection press from the Canbio ST line, featuring a Euromap 850 injection unit together with the new control system, Tactus. During the...

Open house at Amut

New line for the extrusion of three-layer thermoforming sheets

Technology - Wednesday, 18 January 2017

On January 19, 23 and 24, Amut will be opening the doors of its Novara headquarters to unveil a new line for the extrusion of three-layer PET, PS and PP sheets for use in thermoforming. The plant has an hourly output of 1500 kg and is equipped with a corotating twin-screw...

At the WM headquarter in Stabio

Two weeks of open house devoted to in-line thermoforming machines

Technology - Wednesday, 18 January 2017

The 2017 has started with an unique possibility for all WM Thermoforming Machines customers: in January, during week two and three, at the company headquarter in Stabio (Switzerland) complete in-line plants and the vacuum and pressure thermoforming machines are exhibited in running mode...

Screen changer

Power backflush technology keeps flow and pressure constant

Technology - Wednesday, 18 January 2017

Nordson Corporation has enhanced the design of its patented “power backflush” V-Type screen changer, creating a more compact and efficient system whose continuous operation eliminates downtime in extrusion, pelletizing, and recycling. Nordson’s BKG HiCon V-Type 3G screen changer uses a hydraulically powered backflush system to...

The SA-U range by Elba

Thanks to welding modules the machine becomes universal

Technology - Wednesday, 11 January 2017

SA-U is the name Elba has given to its new range of universal welding systems, which, thanks to the possibility of adding the desired number of welding stations, can be configured to meet the processors’ specific production needs. These machines, able to produce different types of bag...

Freeformer User Day and International service meeting

Experts share experiences in Lossburg

Technology - Wednesday, 11 January 2017

“There is clearly a great deal of mutual interest in the further development of the Freeformer and Arburg Plastic Freeforming (APF). Let us achieve new advances from all the experience gathered”, were the motivating opening remarks from Eberhard Lutz, new director Freeformer Sales at Arburg, as he welcomed the around 40 participants to the third...

Industry 4.0 in Bandera

The extrusion lines take shape thanks to the augmented reality

Technology - Wednesday, 11 January 2017

The Industry 4.0 project, based on the use of the innovative digital tool Oculus Rift, was developed at Bandera, in cooperation with the University Carlo Cattaneo of Castellanza (Varese, Italy), and shown in absolute preview during the K 2016. The Oculus Rift is a 3D virtual reality gives customers the opportunity to explore a...

ST Soffiaggio Tecnica at Arabplast

Blow moulding machines in Dubai

Technology - Tuesday, 20 December 2016

On January 8 the Arabplast 2017 exhibition will start in Dubai (UAE), at the World Trade Centre. It is the most important event for the plastics and rubber industry in the Middle East, organized by Al Fajer Information & Services, in collaboration with Messe Düsseldorf. Thanks to its strategic position in the oil market, the Middle East and the Gulf states play...

Rotary presses for rubber and foams

Effective moulding with multi-station solutions

Technology - Tuesday, 6 December 2016

The “rotary” presses by Presma are multi-station solutions destined to the injection moulding of thermoplastic foam and thermosetting rubber. At the last edition of the K trade fair, in Düsseldorf, the Italian company exhibited the two models Roto T4/48 XL and Roto R 12. The first one is an example of the range of special rotary machines for the processing of...

Plastic material feeding

Flexible, fast production of coupling stations

Technology - Tuesday, 6 December 2016

The company hs-umformtechnik produces coupling stations at its location in Grünsfeld-Paimar with qualified staff and state-of-the-art machine facilities. These stations are used to supply the injection moulding machines with plastic granules in centralised pneumatic pipe conveyor systems...