Old Faithful Robot Gets Its Due at K Show

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The purpose of a trade show like K 2016 in Dusseldorf last month is to show off new products to entice buyers. But Star Automation Inc. took the contrary approach, highlighting a 34-year-old model at the center of its booth, which was still running just fine. This MHY-L900 II unit was purchased from the Italian customer, Rigamenti Srl, which had been More...

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By Plastics News Articles On Saturday, November 12th, 2016
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Wittmann Battenfeld talks ‘smart’ technology

Under the motto “be smart”, Wittmann Battenfeld showcased its first all-electric high-speed injection moulding EcoPower machine and a multi-component model from its SmartPower Combimould series at K 2016 in More...

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By Plastics News Articles On Friday, November 11th, 2016
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Illig shows the fascination of IML-T technology at K 2016

At K 2016, Illig demonstrated the production of polypropylene (PP) cups with In-mold Labeling Thermoforming (IML-T) on an Illig IC-RDML 70 automatic forming machine with 18-up mold. Currently, Illig is the only More...

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By Plastics News Articles On Thursday, November 10th, 2016
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Clean living: Commercialising technology to sterilise medical devices

According to EnXray its sterilisation product for the medical sector will improve efficiency as well as cutting costs allowing manufacturers to sterilise devices at the point of production. EnXray, a UK medical More...

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By Plastics News Articles On Saturday, November 5th, 2016
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Refrac developing gas fan quench cooled vacuum hot press

Refrac Systems (Chandler, AZ), a specialist in vacuum metallurgy and diffusion bonding, is currently developing what is believed to be the world’s first gas fan quench cooled vacuum hot press (GFQVHP) at its Die-Bond More...

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By Plastics News Articles On Wednesday, October 26th, 2016
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OSCiAl releases nanotube technology

DUESSELDORF, Germany—OCSiAl L.L.C. is featuring its first-ever nanotube introduction technology that the company said is able to transcend the limits of nanotube concentration in dispersions. The concentrate, More...

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By Plastics News Articles On Tuesday, October 25th, 2016
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PolyOne’s surface enhancement technology gets top reception

PolyOne’s new surface enhancement technologies have received “huge interest” following their tradeshow debut at K 2016. The company’s new IM3D Surface Enhancement Technology, which creates the appearance More...

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By Plastics News Articles On Monday, October 24th, 2016
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Sepro on track for €100m turnover

Sepro is assured another record year, making 2016 the third year in a row the robot manufacturer has smashed its own benchmarks, adding further shine to its stellar K 2016 presence. According to CEO Jean-Michel More...

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By Plastics News Articles On Friday, October 21st, 2016
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Sterne introduces niche 3D technology for silicones

DUESSELDORF, Germany—Sterne Elastomers, a niche company that has grown from a startup to a global firm with 7.5 million-plus euros in sales, has another niche technology to add to its portfolio. The Cavillon, More...