16. October 2018

Tailor-made hot runner solutions for planar components

Complex, high-quality planar parts underline the synergies generated from the combination of HRSflow’s universal hot runner systems and their expertise in the CAE simulation of injection molding processes. Examples range from a sizeable, thin-walled suitcase shell and a collapsible two-material...[more]

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04. December 2018

STS Mc¹¹ extruder for economical masterbatch production

Stuttgart, December 2018 – Bruno Peter AG, based in Büren an der Aare, Switzerland, is expanding its production facility to include an STS 35 Mc11 twin screw extruder from Coperion.With its screw diameter of 35 mm, this extruder is ideally suited to the requirements of the company Bruno Peter AG,...[more]

03. December 2018

New Polishing Guide for Metallographic Sample Preparation

A new Polishing Guide published by Buehler offers a wealth of application and process information for metallurgical laboratory technicians. The brochure outlines optimum polishing procedures and explains how the selection of the right consumables can be a critical factor, determining whether you...[more]

29. November 2018

Extrusion Days: Theory and Practice of Increasing Efficiency Using Compounding

Over 200 participants from approximately 25 nations came to Stuttgart, Germany on 15 and 16 November 2018, accepting their invitations to the Coperion Extrusion Days. In keeping with the motto “Efficiency in Compounding”, lectures, factory tours, and live presentations acquainted visitors with the...[more]

12. November 2018

Compact technology for low-height hot runner stack molds

Specifically for the construction of stack molds, HRSflow has added to its product range a special low-height actuator for hot runner valve gate systems. The advantage of this 'Compact Stack Mold' technology is derived from the staggered arrangement of the cylinders to the side of the nozzle and...[more]

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15. October 2018

HRSflow at Fakuma 2018
Demonstration for the automotive industry: Family mold for inner door trim highlights the performance of the FLEXflow hot runner technology

At Fakuma 2018, HRSflow showcases a new family mold for one-shot production of three high-quality visible parts for a door module for car interiors. The use of the FLEXflow technology ensures flawless, finely grained surfaces without pressure lines or flow marks even though these parts differ...[more]

12. October 2018

ELMET at Fakuma 2018: Top LSR dosing system from ELMET now available with OPC-UA connection / SHORE-MIX for precision mixing from three dosing systems

ELMET, an internationally operating systems supplier for the entire field of injection molding of two-component liquid silicone rubbers (LSR), is the first producer in this segment to offer the option to connect its multi-component dosing system TOP 5000 P to the injection molding machine using an...[more]

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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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]