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Multi-purpose coextruders: now also for sheet production

From now on, the successful, standardized and powerful uniEX single screw extruder series from battenfeld-cincinnati is also available for sheet and board extrusion. Highlights of this extruder series are compact design, a wide processing window and high throughputs with gentle melt treatment. This makes...

Single-calender extrusion process for the production of waterproofing membranes

In the extrusion domain dedicated to thermoplastic PVC and TPO single or multilayer waterproofing membranes, Amut is able to design different tailor-made turn-key plants with either double or single calender. Such diversified systems may reach an overall production up to 15 million sq. m. and 8 million sqm of high quality membrane per year, respectively...

State-of-art heads and increased output: Bausano renews its extrusion lines for pipes

The global demand for plastic pipes has grown exponentially and, over the next few years, is set to increase for a large variety of applications: from water and gas supply networks, rainwater drainage and the transport of various fluids to energy supply systems and sprinkler systems. In this context, Bausano announces that it has...

Reifenhäuser Group acquires air cooling ring specialist Kdesign

As of April 2021, the machine and plant manufacturer Reifenhäuser has acquired a majority stake in Kdesign, a global leader in the manufacture of air cooling rings and measuring systems for blown film extrusion lines. With this purchase Reifenhäuser Group, a specialist in extrusion technologies, expands its in-house expertise in cooling...

Macchi chooses Gefran to enhance the production efficiency of its extruders

To enhance the production efficiency of its extruders, Macchi relies on Gefran as a trusted partner thanks to a complete package of solutions, among which the Melt pressure sensors with IO-Link digital output stand out. Melt pressure transmitters with IO-Link digital output optimize the entire extrusion process...

Colines strengthens its Turkish-bond by supplying a new line to Koksan

Thanks to the further supply of a brand new ALLrollEX 3000mm line (6-up) to Koksan, Colines has strengthened its Turkish-bond. Koksan is a prestigious company located in Gaziantep, Turkey, and the line supplied is the latest version of our flagship cast line for stretch film production ALLrollEX, equipped with all of the...

Not just predictive maintenance: Bausano presents Orquestra

What are the opportunities of Industry 4.0 applied to the world of extrusion? The thoughts of Bausano are turned into inspiration to make extruders increasingly smart. In that sense, Bausano presents the innovative software Orquestra, a centralised control system that was developed ad hoc and which integrates all components of the...

Amut line for TPO membranes to Polyglass

Italian company of the Mapei Group, Polyglass, specialized in the production of waterproofing membranes and insulation systems, and headquartered in Ponte di Piave (Treviso, Italy), has chosen Amut as a strategic partner to increase its production capacity for TPO membranes...

Bausano twin-screw extruders powered by Multidrive technology in the US and Canada

The Italian international leader in the design and manufacture of customized extrusion lines for processing of plastic materials, Bausano announced the introduction of its next generation lines of twin-screw plastic extruders in the US and Canadian markets. With world-renowned “made in Italy” quality and unrivaled technological innovation, Bausano...

New contract for Union: turnkey line for the production of XPS insulating boards

Experience, technological development and innovation in the foam field have rewarded Union once again with another important “turnkey" contract for the supply of the extrusion line of over 250,000 cubic meters per year of extruded foam polystyrene boards (XPS) for the building industry...

Pandemic and remote commissioning: turning a challenge into an opportunity

In recent times, a way to limit the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic has consisted of the adoption of behaviours such as social distancing. However, the compliance with these rules, as well as with others indicated by the competent authorities in order to overcome the current health crisis, has not prevented many companies from...

Operating lease of Bausano: maximising production capacity with a minimal investment

In the current market scenario, marked by a high degree of uncertainty and unpredictability, manufacturing industries need to be able to adapt quickly in order to meet an ever-evolving demand. Today, more than ever before, the complexity of our economy requires a flexible approach to production that involves seizing new opportunities right...

New Release Candidates for OPC UA for extrusion

The working group for OPC UA for extrusion has developed a new part for calenders. It is published as Release Candidate OPC 40084-12. In this context, also part 1 (General Type Definitions) is published as new Release Candidate, because here types for the description of rolls and gaps are added, which can be used in...

Friul Filiere develops special extrusion equipment for HDPE pipes

The special equipment developed by Friul Filiere for the extrusion of three-layer HDPE pipes is characterized by the patented Tubeasy system implemented on the head as well as by the possibility of using recycled material. Tubeasy ensures the perfect alignment of the material flow by only adjusting two screws...

Bausano presents the renewed line of E-GO single-screw extruders for PO pipes

Worldwide, demand for polyolefin pipes (PO) is growing steadily thanks to their excellent physical and mechanical properties, able to outclass the performances of other materials. In this connection, they are emerging as the preferred choice for the construction of sewerage and drainage infrastructure, as well as networks for the Oil & Gas industry...

A sheet coextrusion line from Amut in Egypt

An Amut extrusion line for PS and PP sheets to be thermoformed has been installed at an Egyptian converter. The plant reaches over 700 kg/h of total output, and produces sheets with a 1,000 mm usable width and an ABC layers configuration with a thickness range of 0.2 to 2 mm....

New project acquisition for Amut Group recycling technology in the Far East

AMUT has been awarded a new tender project by a joint venture between two world leader groups, specializing in raw materials production and rigid packaging solutions, engaged in the circular economy, in the Far East and worldwide. The Italian group will contribute as a turnkey supplier to the most important project for sorting and recycling...

Italian technological excellence for the launch of the Vega space vector

On September 3, 2020, at 3.51 am Italian time, the Vega space vector, designed and manufactured in Italy by the Italian company Avio, based in Colleferro (Rome), has been successfully launched from the European base of Kourou (French Guyana). It is 30 metres high by 3 meters diameter and over 100 tons of pure Italian technology...

Baruffaldi-Primac launches two new logos and continues its technological development

Pandemic did not stopped Baruffaldi-Primac. On the contrary, the company launched its new logos to evolve and renew its image, updating it as its latest generation machines that stand out for their high-tech level. Baruffaldi is an Italian company which has designed and manufactured machines for...