Monthly Archives: July 2016

Open House at Reifenhäuser Blown Film in Troisdorf during the Drupa trade fair

Worms / Troisdorf, July 2016 | Reifenhäuser Blown Film hosted an Open House in Troisdorf during the DRUPA trade show held in Düsseldorf. A multitude of customers from around the world attended the event to learn about new opportunities in the application of film extrusion technologies. What made the Reifenhäuser Open House event so appealingRead More

IBM develops method to recycle polycarbonates into nontoxic plastic

IBM has developed a process to recycle polycarbonates into a new form of plastic that does not leach Bisphenol A into the environment. The new discovery, in part developed through the leveraging of the firm’s cognitive computing technology, provides a way to both recycle a key plastic used in CDs and smartphones, as well asRead More

BPF Outlines Strategy To Keep UK As Key Plastics Industry Player

The British Plastics Federation (BPF) has launched a document outlining the strategy to keep UK as a key player in the global plastics industry . “The UK plastics industry: A strategic vision for growth” involved close consultation with 40 leading companies from across the plastics industry supply chain through a series of workshops facilitated by theRead More

Cube mold technology well represented at K 2016

Foboha molds deployed at three different exhibitor stands Foboha, Europe’s premier company for the development, engineering and production of high quality injection molds for the plastics industry , has garnered international recognition for its proprietary and patented multi-component mold systems – systems that are currently marketed to more than 30 countries around the world. The companyRead More

Kerala man makes petrol from plastic waste

A man developed a petrol making plant which can create 9.5 litres of fuel from 10Kg of waste. THRISSUR: The Perinjanam panchayat here has developed the prototype of a pyrolysis plant in which plastic waste could be burnt and distilled to make petrol and other byproducts. This is part of its endeavour to find aRead More

New-Concept Vacuum Loading System Is Dramatically Shorter Than Standard Systems

Self-Controlling Receivers in Maguire® LoPro™ System Are Extremely Compact at 80% Less Height and Easy to Configure for Automated ‘Mini-Central’ Conveying to Multiple Blenders ASTON, PENNSYLVANIA, U.S.A., July 27, 2016: A new vacuum loading system for conveying pellets and regrind from storage to single or multiple blenders is simpler to operate than standard systems andRead More

Plastic aviation pioneer Solar Impulse 2 lands in Abu Dhabi

Pioneering example of plastics’ potential in aviation the Solar Impulse 2 has landed in Abu Dhabi more than a year after it first took off. The Solar Impulse 2 is a flight project managed by Swiss SI2 pilots Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg to showcase the ultimate harnessing of renewable energy, as the SI2′s onlyRead More

Technology optimizes automated, high-speed leak detection of critical medical parts

Non-destructive method simultaneously tests 32 molded parts in fractions of a second Developer of injection molding automation systems DB-Automation (Broughton Astley, UK) recently was tasked with building a 32-cavity injection mold tool for a medical device manufacturer. A key requirement from the OEM was that the tooling contain no holes or faults that would undermineRead More