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Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Four colours
on 1,800 tons

A 1800 kW, four colour injection moulding machine manufactured by BMB has been installed in the moulding department of the Automotive Lighting facility in Tolmezzo, near Udine, Italy. With 1,800 ton clamping force and 4 position rotary table, this is the first machine by the Italian manufacturer installed in the processing...

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Super-light and resistant thanks to carbon fibres

It is no longer necessary to choose between lightweight and durability. Both characteristics are now possible with the new Borealis plastomer-based compound Queo developed by Xenia Materials. The aim is to broaden the application field of this plastomer, currently used in a large number of areas due to its...

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Improving the surface finish of the rotational mould

The new Flow Promoter by Chem-Trend improves the surface finish of articles made by rotational moulding, resulting in a more uniform, flawless finish. It enables the material to penetrate the challenging areas of the mould more easily and to adhere more solidly. In rotational moulding, particularly in the production of irregular...

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Partnership for brushes and brooms

The recent merger of two of the world’s largest producers of machinery for the production of brushes and brooms - the Italian company Borghi, headquartered in Castelfranco Emilia and the Belgian company Boucherie, based in Izegem - has produced the Boucherie-Borghi Group. Both partners are well positioned on...

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Wednesday, July 16, 2014

An encouraging first quarter for Italian machinery exports

Will this third consecutive month of rising exports be enough to give Italian equipment manufacturers a much-needed injection of confidence? To be sure, statistically speaking at least, we can now catch a glimpse of the long-awaited recovery in production (or at least a reversal of the downward trend), propelled precisely by...
Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Balance for the first year of activity

Promixon was founded on 26 June 2013: the completion of its first year of business offered its founder and general manager, Marco Marinello, the opportunity to produce an initial balance sheet and make plans for the upcoming months. Marinello’s more than twenty years of experience in designing, constructing, testing and...
Wednesday, July 09, 2014

New team takes the helm at the BPF

Philip Law, BPF’s new director-general took the helm of the BPF (the British Plastics Federation) on the retirement of Peter Davis on 1st July. Darren Muir replaces finance and administration director, Alan Davey, who also has retired. Stephen Hunt became membership services director and Sarah Plant, public..
Wednesday, July 09, 2014

Huntsman invests
38 million euros in Tuscany

On July 1 Huntsman celebrates the completion of its new 38 million euro iron sulfate plant at its titanium dioxide pigment manufacturing facility in Scarlino (near Grosseto, Tuscany, Italy). The new plant means Huntsman can now use a wider range of feedstock to produce its Tioxide and Altiris pigments, reduce the generation of...
Wednesday, July 09, 2014

Plastic Technologies Award 2015 at the start

The “design competition” by Plast 2015 and Poli.design brings together industry and academia for a contest that combines technology and creativity to break down the impact of waste and promote the recycling of plastic products. Innovative and original concepts for rapid consumption, temporary, single-use disposable...
Wednesday, July 09, 2014

High speed lamination without solvents

The Julia III Maxi is Bielloni Converting’s new “solventless” laminator for polypropylene and rigid polyester. Able to laminate paper and aluminium too, it can reach an throughput of 400 m/minute using up to 1500 mm diameter reels. The unwinders and rewinders are shaftless, have adjustable width and are fitted with a...
Wednesday, July 09, 2014

Calibration tank with dual vacuum chamber

Developed by Baruffaldi Plastic Technology and marketed under the Primac label, the new CV-2C/630-9/3P calibration tank has been developed especially for countries with hotter climates. It differs from more traditional solutions due to its dual vacuum chamber and two additional hot water evacuation pumps, which improve...
Wednesday, July 09, 2014

“UL recognised” polyurethane system

The independent organisation Underwriters Laboratories has recently confirmed that Sonderhoff’s new Fermapor K31-A-45C4-2-UL-FR bi-component polyurethane system satisfies the Usa’s UL 94 HF-1 fire protection standards and is therefore officially classified as “UL recognised”. This flameproof system can now be...
Wednesday, July 02, 2014

Gaskets in India

Doss is holding a series of conferences in India at three different industrial districts that are currently experiencing impressive expansion: Pune, Bangalore and New Delhi. The conferences will be technical in content, target rubber gasket manufacturers, and focus on the concept of artificial vision, comparing manual control...
Wednesday, July 02, 2014

Results and new technologies at the German two days of Haitian

At a press conference held on June 26 at the headquarters of Zhafir Plastics Machinery in Ebermannsdorf (Germany), which was part of a two-day European open-house event, Haitian International presented the results it recorded in the 2013 financial year, which ended on the day of the press conference (26 June 2014)...
Wednesday, July 02, 2014

Five days for ten layers

Torninova will hold an open house from 30 June through 4 July focusing on its Coex Bubble 2.600 line for high speed, high productivity in-line co-extrusion of bubble wrap. The flat-head Coex Bubble machines are distinguished by three extruders for LDPE, adhesive and PA6, used to make co-extruded multilayer film with...
Wednesday, July 02, 2014

Remote controlled refrigerators

Starting in September 2014, all Frigosystem high energy saving lines that use the refrigerant R410 - Raca Plus Energy, Kite and Heating & Cooling (HC) - will be equipped with a new microprocessor smart control system that will allow them to be connected to a network and remotely controlled both by the manufacturer...

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