Thermoplastic elastomers of KRAIBURG TPE comply with new VDI guideline 2017

KRAIBURG TPE announces that its THERMOLAST® M compounds meet the requirements of the guideline 2017 for medical grade plastics (MGPs) passed by the Association of German Engineers (VDI) in July 2019. Intended as a guideline for manufacturers and users of plastics for medical products, the VDI guideline 2017 regulates the requirements qualified MGPs have to […]

Brückner Maschinenbau Technical innovations for the K 2019

New line concept for single-origin packaging solutions Numerous new developments, also for speciality films Innovations for the demands of a circular economy Brückner Maschinenbau is working on a means to make films with the highest possible recycling capabilities producible on film stretching lines. The focus is on mono-material film with superior mechanical and optical properties, […]

Faster, quicker, and less expensive: Flat dies reworked with cutting-edge technology

Troisdorf, July 1, 2019 | Modernizing and optimizing an existing cast film line can work without extensive capital investments. And a new business unit set up by the Reifenhäuser Group is proving exactly this: Reifenhäuser Extrusion Systems (RES) specializes in components for demanding applications and covers the following product areas: screws and barrels, extruders, flat […]

Brownfield digitalization: IoT gateway from Reifenhäuser sets new standards

Troisdorf, July 1, 2019 | Anyone wishing to be well-positioned for the future will not be able to avoid upgrading or retrofitting their production lines. In this context, it’s worth remembering that data generates knowledge and knowledge results in a head start. Reifenhäuser focuses on connectivity in the production process. In addition to its expertise […]

World debut: Measure and optimize film flatness with Reifenhäuser EVO Ultra Flat

Troisdorf, July 1, 2019 | The flatness properties of blown film play a crucial part in its processing performance. Things become particularly difficult if a film – made from polyethylene, for example – is meant to be fused with another substrate. In conventional manufacturing processes, typical sagging and flatness defects can be expected as a […]