Technology

Sacmi supply for Khoshform

An IPS 400 for the Iranian preforms

Technology - Wednesday, 23 November 2016

The Sacmi Group’s expansion on the international PET market is gaining speed fast. The latest firm to invest in the IPS 400 (injection preform moulding) - Sacmi’s innovative high-performance solution for the manufacture of PET preforms using injection technology - is Iranian firm Khoshform, easily the country’s biggest preform producer and...

Thickness measuring system

The “divine” blow

Technology - Wednesday, 23 November 2016

The solutions offered by Electronic Systems for measuring and quality control systems, designed in particular with extrusion and calender lines in mind, are always developed on the basis of solid scientific foundations. At the same time, they are easy to use even for operators without a high level of training and specialisation...

Adler granulator mill

Grinding chamber: goodbye to welding and screws

Technology - Wednesday, 23 November 2016

The new AD-12 WET granulator mill showcased by Adler at the K 2016 features a grinding chamber that has been specifically conceived for the treatment of post-consumer PET bottles. For this specific purpose, it has been designed without any welds, that are replaced by pins and bolts capable of assuring the necessary resistance to the strain to which it is continually...

Amut open house

PVC and ABS profiles for furniture

Technology - Wednesday, 23 November 2016

From November 24 to 28, Amut will be opening the doors of its Novara factory in order to show its extrusion line for PVC and ABS profiles, with a width of up to 350 mm and thickness of between 0.3 and 1.9 mm, destined for the furnishing industry. The system is equipped with a BA92/28D co-rotating twin screw extruder...

Selection by colour and polymer

Better than the human eye

Technology - Wednesday, 23 November 2016

The operations of Cimbria-SEA are focused on the development of optical selectors according to colour and polymer type for the separation of flakes, ground materials and granules. The latest novelties developed by the company include the RGB SEA Chrome full-colour selector, which is truly revolutionary in terms of colour selection and the recovery of post-consumer plastic and...

Advanced regeneration

Removing moisture from high-contaminated materials

Technology - Wednesday, 16 November 2016

Always at the forefront in recycling equipment for all polymeric materials, Tecnova can manufacture extrusion lines suitable for all the needs of the industry, from laboratory systems up to lines with a 2-ton/h capacity that can process many different types of plastics, from the traditional ones to biopolymers. The company is active all...

Itib Machinery at K 2016

Vacuum forming system in modern corrugators

Technology - Wednesday, 16 November 2016

The range of corrugators manufactured by Itib Machinery allows the production of corrugated pipes. These range from small pipes with internal diameters starting from 4.5 mm to big pipes with outer diameters of up to 1200 mm. At the K 2016 show, where it will be located at stand D37, in hall 15, Itib is drawing the attention of visitors to its corrugators for...

Novelty from KraussMaffei

PX all-electric machines: made-to-measure

Technology - Wednesday, 16 November 2016

The new PX all-electric made-to-measure injection moulding machines introduced by KraussMaffei at K 2016 feature an unprecedented combination of the advantages of an all-electric solution with maximum modularity. Electric injection moulding machines are known for precision and efficiency - and for...

PET recycling

Dripping-free pre-wash

Technology - Wednesday, 9 November 2016

Recently Sorema - division of Previero - delivered and put in operation a new designed RPET wash line with 4 tons/h output capacity at an East-European recycling company. The system allows to process the most contaminated bales of PET bottles, converting them in high quality RPET flakes. This new process combines...

Plastiblow electric machines

Technology for a sustainable blow moulding

Technology - Wednesday, 9 November 2016

Once again Plastiblow, Italian manufacturer of extrusion blow moulding machines for over 50 years, took part at the K show in Düsseldorf, where it exhibited a full electric blow moulding machine producing cosmetic style bottles. The PB14-800ED displayed at its booth, a double station, servo-driven class A machine with 800-mm mould...

Sustainable processes

High efficiency and low power consumption

Technology - Wednesday, 9 November 2016

With a company tradition respectful of environment, Caccia Engineering suggest all their machines with the Eco Friendly trademark, which identifies the continuous commitment of the Italian manufacturer in terms of environment sustainability with the development of high-efficiency and low energy consumption machines...

The Erema Careformance

Recycling 4.0 for the plastics industry

Technology - Wednesday, 9 November 2016

Erema presented the first smart factory package in the plastics recycling industry at the K show: Careformance. This technical breakthrough enables the digital integration of recycling processes in the ongoing production process, the global interconnection of entire plant locations and, last but not least, documented quality of the...