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Energy efficient moulding machine slashes energy usage at UK manufacturer

Energy efficient moulding machine slashes energy usage at UK manufacturer

A UK manufacturer of plastic components says a new injection moulding machine is using between “a quarter and a third” less energy than its existing machines in the same tonnage range. Worthing-based Nordell, which produces bespoke and standard products as well as tooling for an international customer base, says the installation of its new RomiRead More

New Recycling Method for Fresh Fish Boxes

EPS FISH has been developed by ACTECO and AIMPLAS, with really good results, since the recycled material obtained has been validated by means of manufacturing XPS and EPS insulating panels with adequate physical-mechanical properties. Valencia (10-03-2016).- The project EPS-FISH to recycle expanded polystyrene wastes from fresh fish packages finished in late December 2015 with goodRead More

DRYING: Desiccant Wheels Come Standard With Color Touchscreens

All units furnished with 7-in. high-resolution touchscreen PLC. Novatec Inc. Baltimore is now making available a 7-in. high-resolution color touchscreen PLC a standard feature on its NovaWheel desiccant wheel dryers. This includes sizes from 25 lb/hr through 5000 lb/hr. “We have seen such a positive response from our customers since we started using these PLC’s,Read More

KraussMaffei gears towards Industry 4.0 with intelligent Weekly Timer

KraussMaffei is introducing the Weekly Timer, a new function integrated into its MC6 control system that makes it possible to set the production start during injection molding precisely. “The MC6 ‘learns’ the boundary conditions of the machine thanks to an intelligent sequence. This tells the control system how long the preheating phase will take, whichRead More

Chinaplas 2016: Arburg to Exhibit Complete Plastic Parts Production Range

Arburg will be presenting the complete range of plastic parts production – from one-off parts through to high-volume production – at the Chinaplas 2016, to be held from 25 to 28 April 2016 in Shanghai. At Stand E1G01 in Hall E1, a Freeformer will demonstrate the efficient additive manufacture of design samples and prototypes basedRead More

Wittmann brings to Plastimagen a wealth of injection molding, automation and peripheral equipment

At Plastimagen 2016, Wittmann Battenfeld will present its comprehensive range of injection molding, automation and peripheral equipment. In the area of  injection molding machines  and equipment, the entire range of the PowerSeries machinery from Wittmann Battenfeld will be showcased. On a MicroPower 15/10, a machine which was specially designed for the production of small andRead More

McDonald’s has a craving for recycling

United Kingdom: Paper cup manufacturer James Cropper is collaborating with the McDonald’s fast food chain in the UK to trial a programme in the hope of inspiring ‘pioneer moves in sustainability and recycling ’. The scheme involves 150 of McDonald’s 1250 locations countrywide. The partnership will see McDonald’s previously non-recyclable, plastic-coated paper cups recycled at JamesRead More

Engel hails lightweight design, functionalized surfaces and precise optics for auto industry

At VDI Plastics in Automotive Engineering 2016 conference, Engel Austria will put its focus on lightweight design, functionalized surfaces and precise optics. “These three topics are the most important drivers of innovation and growth in the automotive industry,” pointed out Michael Fischer, Sales Manager Technologies at Engel. The company will highlight its clearmelt process, ofRead More

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