20. September 2018

Tosaf’s new MT7636PE delivers matte effect on polyolefin films without additional converting process

MT7636PE is a newly developed matte additive from Tosaf to create thin (2 to 5 microns) skin layers on oriented and non-oriented polyolefin films, now including Polyethylene, combining superb haze (app. 80 %) with extremely low gloss ([more]

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20. September 2018

Ettlinger at Fakuma 2018: Melt filtration in challenging applications, smaller screen size for PET recycling

Ettlinger, a Maag Group company, will take advantage of Fakuma 2018 (Booth A6-6202) to show high performance solutions in the field of melt filtration involving different levels of contamination. The exhibit will focus particularly on Ettlinger’s ECO filter systems, which were originally developed...[more]

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18. September 2018

i-mold at Fakuma 2018:
Space-saving tunnel gate inserts, rugged servo drives for rotary motions, optimized hot runner nozzles

Erbach/Germany, September 2018 – The focus of i-mold's presentation at Fakuma 2018 (stand A2-2304) will be on a varied range of space-saving tunnel gate inserts, fast high-precision servo motor drives for turntables and indexing plates as used in multicomponent injection molding, and particularly...[more]

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18. September 2018

Design Innovations to Coperion’s ZVB Rotary Valve

In response to the high demand for gentle handling of food and pet food products, Coperion has optimized its ZVB rotary valve design. The modifications have been engineered to provide the gentlest mode of material handling, while maintaining the strict sanitary standards of the food and pet food...[more]

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11. September 2018

Coperion offers new pharma extruder design with maximum flexibility

Coperion GmbH, Stuttgart, Germany, has launched a completely flexible continuous pharma extrusion system suitable for research and development, as well as for small-scale production. This ZSK 18 MEGAlab extruder fulfills the requirements for both wet extrusion and hot melt extrusion (HME)...[more]

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10. September 2018

Buehler Webinar, September 25 and 27, 2018:
Metallographic preparation of non-ferrous materials for aerospace applications

Buehler, an ITW Company and leading global manufacturer of high-performance consumables and equipment for materials testing, is offering two English-language webinars on 25 September (UK time) and on 27 September (US time) 2018 on the metallographic preparation of nonferrous materials with a focus...[more]

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04. September 2018

Coperion and Coperion K-Tron at Fakuma 2018: Innovative feeding technology ensures maximum efficiency in compounding processes

At their booth A6-6406 in hall 6 at this year’s Fakuma exhibition (October 16-20, 2018) Coperion and Coperion K-Tron present first-class plastics processing solutions – especially solutions for the efficient feeding of bulk material into the compounding process. On display is a Coperion ZS-B side...[more]

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29. August 2018

K-Vision controller now supports two independent lines of feeders

Coperion K-Tron, Niederlenz, Switzerland, has added new features to its proven K-Vision™ software. The K-Vision controller is a graphical operator interface for controlling multiple devices such as feeders or feeder refill (vacuum receivers) in a process. With the release of K-Vision Software...[more]

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15. August 2018

Buehler and Pruefag at the 15th International Metallography Conference in Leoben, Austria
Current applications and products, Best Paper Award 2017

At the 15th International Metallographic Conference, taking place from 19 to 21 September 2018 in Leoben, Austria, Buehler ITW Test & Measurement GmbH, a leading manufacturer of equipment and accessories for material analysis, and Pruefag (Austria) GmbH, Buehler’s distributor for Austria and...[more]

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26. July 2018

HRSflow at Fakuma 2018: Tailored hot runner solutions for demanding technical parts – Industry 4.0 in the spotlight

At Fakuma 2018, HRSflow will be demonstrating the universal application of its FLEXflow technology of servo-electric driven valve gate solutions based on examples of complex, high-quality parts. Produced with the help of advanced hot runner solutions, they will range from technical parts for the...[more]

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19. July 2018

Coperion supplies laboratory extruder for food applications to Zurich University of Applied Sciences

Stuttgart, July 2018 – Coperion GmbH in Stuttgart supplied a ZSK 27 Mv PLUS twin screw extruder to the Institute for Food and Beverage Innovation at Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW) in Wädenswil last year. With a screw diameter of 27 mm, the Coperion ZSK 27 Mv PLUS extruder satisfies...[more]

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10. July 2018

Servo-electric FLEXflow hot runner systems support the large-series production of ultra-light center armrests

The production of a lightweight center armrest for the automotive interior is one of the latest examples of the use of the innovative FLEXflow technology from Italian hot runner specialist, HRSflow. The multi-step process combines the thermoforming of a composite sheet with the injection molding of...[more]

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03. July 2018

Best-practice ZSK extruder for quick ROI when compounding engineering plastics

Coperion is now offering an extremely cost-efficient high-performance twin screw extruder in best-practice design that is optimized for compounding engineering plastics: the ZSK 58 Mc18 world proven. With a screw diameter of 58 mm and three possible screw configurations, its process section covers...[more]

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26. June 2018

En route to smart compounding plants with the Coperion Production Control Center CPCC

Stuttgart, June 2018 – With its Coperion Production Control Center (CPCC), Coperion offers compounders a clever solution for the control of compounding systems. The CPCC incorporates all the essential functions of a manufacturing execution system (MES), such as company data capture, KPI...[more]

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21. June 2018

Ettlinger at the Compounding World Expo 2018
Melt filtration for fine or coarse contaminants

At its shared booth with the Maag Group (Stand 123) at the upcoming Compounding World Expo 2018 on June 27 and 28 in Essen, Ettlinger will present itself as an expert for all filtration tasks connected to thermoplastic compounding and recycling plus the entire post-extrusion process. The exhibit...[more]

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18. June 2018

Buehler Achieves Expanded ISO Accreditation for Hardness Reference Blocks – Now Also Certified for Vickers and Knoop Testing

Buehler is now fully certified to ASTM and ISO standards for the calibration of reference blocks for hardness testing to Rockwell, Brinell, Vickers and Knoop.[more]

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12. June 2018

Buss at the Compounding World Expo 2018: New COMPEO compounder series opens up new horizons for BUSS Kneader technology

Pratteln, Switzerland, June 2018. The COMPEO series, which will be presentet at the Compounding World Expo 2018, 27./28.6., Essen / Germany, booth 504, is a major step forward for Buss AG's compounding technology. Put together from standardized modules, the series permits cost-effective...[more]

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06. June 2018

Recycled PET bottles: Ettlinger’s ECO melt filters make fines almost one hundred percent recyclable

Shredded and washed flakes are created – along with fines as the second fraction – when non-returnable PET bottles are recycled. These fines occur in large quantities and are hence a significant and valuable part of the PET cycle.[more]

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29. May 2018

Coperion at Achema: FLUIDLIFT ecoblue® minimizes dust formation and increases energy efficiency of pneumatic conveyi

Coperion’s newly developed FLUIDLIFT ecoblue® is a quality and efficiency-enhancing pneumatic conveying process for plastic pellets. Compared to conventional designs, the process generates much less dust and streamers, which improves the quality of the product and reduces waste. Its lower power...[more]

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29. May 2018

FLEXflow hot runner system enables gas-assisted injection molding of Class A surface chainsaw handle

A hollow handle for a chainsaw, manufactured by gas-assisted injection molding, is one of the latest examples of the use of HRSflow's innovative FLEXflow technology. This servo-electric programmable valve gate solution for hot runner systems allows precision control and monitoring of the melt flow...[more]

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