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The corona treatment made in Italy at K 2022

An Italian manufacturer of corona and plasma surface treatments, Ferrarini & Benelli, will attend the K 2022 fair exhibiting a vast range of products. The three-phase digital Evo Smart generator with HMI touch-screen display and intuitive interface will be the main novelty in the field of corona treatment. Evo Smart achieves...

Sica brings Rieber belling to PVC-O pipes

A Rieber type belling process specific for PVC-O pipes (i.e. polymer pipes with oriented molecules) has been developed by Sica, an Italian manufacturer of plastic pipe processing equipment. These pipes have wall thicknesses approximately 35-40% lower than those made of PVC-U with the same operating pressure and make it possible to...

Cooperation for ultrasonic welding in rubber calendering

A leading Italian engineering and manufacturing company, Comerio Ercole has recently signed an exclusive agreement for rubber calendering process with Herrmann Ultraschaltechnik to pursue joint cooperation for a very innovative technology for the production of carcasses in the rubber calendering field where...

Direct resin infusion system to speed up wind turbine blades manufacture

A company of Cannon Group, Cannon Afros has developed an innovative direct infusion system for faster processing of epoxy and polyurethane (PU) resin systems for the manufacturing of wind turbine rotor blades. Rotor blades are typically made of fiberglass reinforced resin through vacuum infusion technology. They are the...

New cutting unit made in Friul Filiere

Developed by Friul Filiere for the processing of plastic profiles, the new TGD 300 cutting unit cuts precisely and without leaving any residue on the profile, which therefore does not require any further finishing. Clean and precise cuts are obtained thanks to a special toothless circular blade of 300 mm...

Interplastica will open the 2022 exhibition calendar of Moretto

The 2022 exhibition calendar of Moretto will start in Moscow from January 25 to 28, participating at Interplastica, which represents a reference point for the Russian market for the Padua-based company. After the preview at the Fakuma fair in Germany last October, Interplastica will be the opportunity to present also...

Excellence in winding PE pipes

The TR1000PE double-head automatic coiler from FB Balzanelli Excellence range is suitable for coiling smooth PE pipes with an external diameter from 16 to 32 mm and is available with one or two strapping units and manual or automatic adjustments. An American customer of FB Balzarelli which uses two TR1000PE coilers recently had to...

Dual-reel automatic coiler

Suitable for coiling PEX-AL-PEX and pre-insulated pipes, the DR0901M W3 automatic coiler from Premium series of FB Balzanelli consist in two reels side by side, adjustable according to the pipe dimensions and programmable according to recipes, to obtain coils without the presence of the operator...

“Smart” automatic coiler for large diameter pipes

The TR3515PE automatic coiler from the FB Balzanelli Excellence Series is perfect for coiling PE pressure pipes and gas pipes from 75 to 160 mm. The machine consists in one reel, one or two automatic strapping head for safer packaging operation and Round Pipe System on board. Smart frame designed to be assembled...

Cutting PVC pipes without chips and dust

Manufactured by Sica, the Combo 110KW and TRS W pipe cutting machines  incorporate a new technology to cut and chamfer plastic pipes without generating chips and dust, resulting in benefits such as raw material savings, lower process management costs, no need for suction systems - given the absence of...

The "green" attitude of Omso Servobottle machines increases

An automatic silkscreen-printing machine for decorating up to 10 colours in UV ink on multi-format containers, Servobottle by Omso has always been an eco-friendly solution. Since its design stage, the replacement of mercury lamps with LED lamps had made it possible to reduce heat transmission, cut the energy consumption of the...

Sica belling machines focus on productivity and energy saving

The need for innovative “green” technology in the plastic pipe production industry capable of guaranteeing high performance, process flexibility and ease of use while allowing reduced energy consumption, has become increasingly pressing and has had a marked influence on the design of various types of extrusion line machinery, including...

“Green” solutions for an affordable cut of pipes

In recent times, the R&D investments made by Sica, an Italian plastic pipe machinery manufacturer, have definitely gone “green”, contributing to a sustainable world with solutions that reduce process costs, energy and material consumption and avoid plastic dust and chips recycling for a cleaner and safer environment...

Moss relies on Octagona for technology transfer in India

The Italian manufacturer of printing and decoration machines, Moss, gets a new foothold in India thanks to the assistance of Octagona. The aim is to start operations in the subcontinent through a technology transfer agreement with a local partner that will allow the production of Moss machines directly in India, as a result...