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New shuttle stacker from WM Thermoforming Machines

In WM Thermoforming Machines there is a new stacker, freshly patented and previewed at the K 2022 show in a livestream connection with Stabio headquarter. The new MSvS is an evolution of the previous model, the MSv Stacker. The extra “-S” stands for Shuttle and Speed...

Optimized hot runner systems for PCR compounds

Oerlikon HRSflow has developed special hot runner solutions for PCR compounds. Their application possibilities are demonstrated by two examples realized in practice - a fruit crate and a garbage can for composting organic household waste. With these environmentally friendly projects, which...

CMG at the blow molding conference with dedicated granulators

CMG Granulators will take part at the 6th edition of the international Blow Moulding Conference, from 29 November to 1 December 2022 in Brussels. On the occasion of this event, CMG will propose the new series of recycling system solutions for application with blow molding machines, featuring a high degree of...

New two-way servo cartridge valves with superior flow performance

Moog’s new X700 series servo cartridge valves serve as robust throttle valves in electrohydraulic flow control systems, especially those requiring quick dynamic responses and high flows. Typical applications include, among the others, injection moulding presses. The X700 series servo cartridge valves provide...

Water control in washing plants

At the Ecomondo fair, running in Rimini from 8 to 11 November, Sorema is showcasing its technologies for plastic waste recycling along with the water treatment plants by Teknodepurazioni Aquae, a company of the Previero group based in Rivarolo Canavese (near Turin), specifically developed for this use. Teknodepurazioni Aquae specializes in...

Covering drainage pipes with PP geotextile

For almost 70 years, Baruffaldi Plastic Technology has been designing and manufacturing customized machines for processing plastic profiles and has always stood out for its dynamism, flexibility and avant-garde nature. Together with the Primac brand, it has been designing downstream equipment for plastic pipes for over 30 years. In particular...

Extrusion-blow molding and climate protection

Climate protection is a megatrend and a goal of the plastics industry. Plastics producers and plastics processing machinery makers are striving to contribute and propose new solutions. The new AX 880 machine introduced at the K 2022 by ST BlowMoulding is the ultimate step of the company in such direction...

Measuring simultaneously position, acceleration, speed and temperature

The new Twiist multivariable position transducer from Gefran has a particularly compact steel case that, in a diameter of 16 mm, encloses the technological heart of the sensor, a patented system for measuring position based on the 3-dimensional Hall Effect. Twiist is capable of simultaneously measuring...

More space for the mould on the same footprint

At the K show 2022, the dual platen large machines from the Engel duo product family are exhibiting even more flexibility and efficiency. The new duo tech can accommodate larger moulds on the same footprint and achieves greater productivity thanks to a shorter dry cycle time and improved power...

Complex parts with the new large freeformer

At K 2022 the German manufacturer Arburg exhibited the new large freeformer 750-3X with a larger build chamber for industrial additive manufacturing. The machine can work three components using Arburg Plastic Freeforming (APF) process to produce complex functional parts in resilient hard/soft materials with resistant structure support...

Grinders for special productions

Among the latest developments for rubber and plastics grinding applications, Previero presented at K 2022 the new MU 500 M range of grinders for special productions. For seventy years, the grinders of the M series have represented one of the best products of the company in terms of sturdiness, reliability, cutting efficiency and easy maintenance...

Biesse at K 2022 with product innovation and new visual identity

At the K 2022 show, Biesse put on display the most innovative technologies designed for all the machining phases of plastic and composite materials, showing the evolution of the production process which is now more efficient and intelligent thanks to innovative machines, software and advanced tools...

Technology and precision at the service of injection moulding

The new QE2008-W system from Gefran is an evolution of the complete set of QE1008-W wireless sensors for the even more accurate measurement of the column deformation and of the mould clamping force in injection moulding and die casting applications. It has been enhanced with new features, including Bluetooth 5.0 communication...

Additive manufacturing also for KraussMaffei

Additive manufacturing for industrial use is one of the key innovations displayed by KraussMaffei at the K show. powerPrint and precisionPrint open up new applications for additive manufacturing with plastic granulate and resin-based 3D printing materials respectively, along the plastic components value chain. For modern plastics processors...

Colines and Gneuss collaborate to extrude recycled stretch film

Colines and Gneuss have worked together to offer manufacturers of stretch film the possibility of using recycled polymer. Colines offers a special, proven cast and blown film extrusion process for handling recycled material, with the help of the Gneuss RSFgenius Melt Filtration System from Gneuss. Colines has already...

Multi central units for supplying gas in foam moulding

At the K show 2002, Engel is improving the cost-effectiveness of structural foam moulding with new e-foam XL multi central gas supply units. Sophisticated sample parts produced during the show do not require any additional overhead, but leave the injection moulding machine ready to fit with a structured class A surface...

FC 1000 IM2: when size meets speed

During the upcoming K-show, WM Thermoforming Machines will be presenting the newly designed FC 1000 IM2, a high-performance thermoforming machine that combines maximum size with speed covering a wide range of products of the global thermoforming market...

Stirrer unit for high-capacity recycling

Installed in hot washing modules, the STR stirrer units improve the chemical washing performance thanks to their mechanical action and guarantee an optimal separation of contaminants such as glue and organic materials while minimising the consumption of energy, chemicals and water...

Robots and automation for every need

Many applications of Star Automation Europe product range will be on display at the company booth at the K 2022 show, starting from an XW-1000VIP cartesian robot displayed on a Shibaura EC180SX3-8A injection moulding machine. It is a preview of the new XW-VIP cartesian robot series, which soon will replace...