• 21 November 2014

    Compact dimensions

    This new type of single valve gate has been developed by Thermoplay with the purpose to contain the overall dimension facilitating the installation inside the mould and to maintain at the same time an optimal balancing of the melt flow. The Thermoplay single nozzle is provided with...
  • 12 November 2014

    Bandera tested a line for 5-layer blown film

    In April, an important Spanish processor commissioned to Bandera a high-output 5-layer blown film coextrusion line. The specifications of this line make it possible to process polyolefin materials achieving high outputs. This coextrusion line has been tested at the very end of October in the new R&D department at...
  • 12 November 2014

    Gefit mould for PP curved closures

    Gefit has recently manufactured a mould for polypropylene closures for small nail polish containers. The mould is based on the so called unscrewing technology and features specially slides to define the curved shape of the 57-mm high closures.
  • 12 November 2014

    Complete Saip line from Spain to Georgia

    One of the leading Georgian industrial construction companies starts producing sandwich panels with Saip Contitech technology showcased in CeDePa. JSC Panex has chosen Saip for the supply of a full line for the continuous production of wall and roof sandwich panels. The project involves a Georgian...
  • 05 November 2014

    Many novelties showcased to the clients, suppliers and families

    On October 23 and 24, Moss opened its doors at its Reggio Emilia (Italy) premises to introduce its most innovative machines for printing and moulding plastic containers, of which the company is the largest manufacturer globally. In addition to Italian and foreign clients and suppliers...
  • 04 November 2014

    The revamping on injection machines is increasingly important

    The “Revamping Day” held at the Gefran headquarters in Provaglio d'Iseo (near Brescia, Italy) was dedicated to the revamping of injection moulding machines for thermoplastics. The initiative, which took place at the beginning of October, had a positive response from industry experts and system integrators from all over Italy...
  • 04 November 2014

    PET tanks for compressed gasses

    Sipa received a very interesting call recently from a new company, not far from Vittorio Veneto (near Treviso, Italy, where it is headquartered), that was developing an innovative range of ultra-light high-performance compressed gas cylinders. CTS, Composite Technical Systems, based near Udine (Italy), wanted...
  • 29 October 2014

    Two more Tecnomatic extruders to Mexican Valtic

    Mexican manufacturer of polyethylene pipes, Valtic, selected the technological solutions of Tecnomatic to strengthen its market leadership position. “In less than ten years the company passed from an output of 1,500 kg per year to over ten thousand tons placing itself as a processor recognized for the quality of its products...
  • 29 October 2014

    First electric 3D printed car

    Her name is Strati and she came to life after 44 hours of printing and 2 days of assembly at Chicago’s International Manufacturing Technology Show, one of the world’s largest industrial trade fairs. This world first was created by American company Local Motors, a small car manufacturer...
  • 22 October 2014

    From Exact an extruder for hot recovery

    In 2014, Exact is celebrating forty years of activity and, for this occasion, it has launched the new E-15 extruder, which extends its range of product introducing a system for hot recovery. The new extruder is suitable for both closed loop in-line recycling (trimmings of thermoplastic films such as LDPE, LLDPE, mLLDPE, HDPE and EVA as well as
  • 22 October 2014

    PP sheet line in southern Italy

    A new complete line for the co-extrusion of polypropylene sheet has been ordered from Union by a converter in the south of Italy. The line will be used to produce food wrap 950 mm wide with thickness ranging from 0.3 to 1.5 mm at a hourly production rate of over 1,000 kg. The plant comprises two single-screw extruders configured to ensure....
  • 22 October 2014

    Two new ranges of robots ready to be marketed

    At Friedrichshafen Star Automation Europe has exhibited two new robots and a packaging application in collaboration with Arburg and Hofstetter. The first robot series - the ES-800II - is ready to be marketed, while the other series - the XW-122 - will be launched in spring 2015...
  • 15 October 2014

    At the service of the injection moulding

    Under the global banner of “Your Free Choice in Robots”, Sepro Robotique exhibits at Fakuma 2014 a total of fourteen robots. Nine are demonstrated on the Sepro stand and five in the booths of injection-molding machine manufacturers. Together, they represent one of the industry’s most complete ranges of...
  • 15 October 2014

    Husky further expands its hot runners and controllers business

    Husky Injection Molding Systems continues to make significant investments to support the strong growth of its hot runners and controllers customers. The company established its hot runners and controllers business as a strategic priority early in 2013 and is focused on developing innovative products and services that solve customers’ key...
  • 15 October 2014

    Tecnomatic heads on Inoex Advantage lines

    The German firm Inoex turned to the Italian manufacturer Tecnomatic for the supply of extruders and extruder heads to equip their Advantage lines for pipe diameters of up to 1000 mm. The two companies have already presented a line equipped with a Vega extruder and a Venus 630 head for pipes with diameters from 280 to 500 mm to major European…
  • 15 October 2014

    Bielloni improves drying of colours on Telia range

    The whole range of the Telia Gearless flexographic printing machines developed by Bielloni Converting can be now equipped on request with a new enhanced drying tunnel featuring an innovative hot air recirculation and recovery system. This solution allows energy savings up to 30% in addition to ensuring excellent results...
  • 15 October 2014

    HDPE dimpled membrane for the construction industry

    An extrusion line for HDPE dimpled membrane with net width of 4 meters has been recently manufactured ​​by Amut for a major Russian producer of building materials. HDPE dimpled membranes are widely used for the protection and drainage of underground walls, as well as for the protection and ventilation of waterproofing...
  • 01 October 2014

    Advanced rotational moulding reduces production costs

    Excluding raw materials, the most significant costs in rotational moulding are labour (approx 55% of total costs), energy (22%) and technical obsolescence (19%). In response to this assessment, Polivinil Rotomachinery continues to invest in research & development, because the most advanced markets, those...
  • 01 October 2014

    Two days exceeding all expectations

    The "Smart Plastic" event, organised by Campetella Robotic Center at its headquarters in Montecassiano (near Macerata, Italy) on September 19 and 20, were even more successful than expected: it consisted of two days dedicated to the most advanced handling technologies for injection moulding...
  • 24 September 2014

    CEN/TC 145 plenary meeting

    The plenary meeting of the European Technical Committee CEN/TC 145 (whose secretariat as well as chairmanship are managed by Assocomaplast) took place in Milan on September 16 and 17. Delegates from French, German, Italian, Swiss and the UK standardization bodies attended the meeting...