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K 2013: Rubber is here to stay says Maplan

Monday, November 11th, 2013 | Permalink

Specialist rubber and thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) machine builder Maplan see a bright future for rubber processing and does not view TPEs as a serious threat to its future. This was evident from presentations and discussions at the recent K Show in Germany. “We feel TPEs and rubbers complement each other,” says Rudolf Eisenhuber, head of the engineering department of Maplan. “TPEs are better when you want a grippy feel but if you want a high class surface finish like in automobile weather strips, then you can’t beat EPDM rubber.” Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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K 2013: High-tech extrusion plant for highly filled compounds

Thursday, November 7th, 2013 | Permalink

Two suppliers of extrusion and material handling technology have come together to develop an extrusion line for the production of highly filled compounds with up to 85% CaCo 3  content. Partners Leistritz Extrusionstechnik and AZO have developed a system that, with slight adjustments, can run other applications such as talc, titanium dioxide and barium sulfate filler. In the field of flame retardants, meanwhile, materials such as aluminum hydroxide and magnesium hydroxide can be processed. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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K 2013: Gneuss emphasizes its capabilities as turnkey PET reclaim system provider

Wednesday, November 6th, 2013 | Permalink

Since K 2010, the Multi Rotation System (MRS) extruder from Gneuss has reportedly established itself as one of the key technologies for processing PET reclaim without pre-drying. To date, around 40 of these special extruders have been sold for sheet, fiber and repelletizing applications in Europe, Asia, North and South America according to the supplier. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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K 2013: Accurate, energy-saving mold cooling

Wednesday, November 6th, 2013 | Permalink

Launched in 1994, the latest iteration of the portable Microgel portable chiller/temperature control unit from Frigel Firenze is a prototype dubbed the 3Rc. The unit includes energy saving features and redesigned internal circuitry for even greater accuracy. It reportedly offers improved self-diagnostics and operators can interface with its tablet-based touch screen remotely via a wireless connection. Software updates can also be auto-uploaded to the tablet. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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K 3013: Fast reacting PU foams prompt mixing head innovation

Tuesday, November 5th, 2013 | Permalink

K 2013 was the venue for a series of product introductions from processing equipment supplier Cannon, specifically new and redesigned mixing heads to cope with the latest chemical formulations for rigid, flexible, reinforced polyurethanes and for fast RTM epoxy resins. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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