19. November 2013

New production concept for UV-curing liquid silicone rubber supports use of cost-efficient material combinations in 2K injection molding

A new production approach first presented by ELMET (www.elmet.com) at K 2013 is directed at the processing of liquid silicone rubber (LSR) which cures under UV-light from a LED source. This method eliminates the high curing temperatures required for conventional heat-curing LSR grades. Hence, also...[more]

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18. October 2013

Tosaf presents a new range of FR masterbatches for corrugated pipes

Afula/Israel, October 2013 - Tosaf (www.tosaf.com) has launched a new line of ‘green’ masterbatch products optimized for the production of corrugated pipes to be used as conductors for electrical cables in construction. Such conductors have to meet the European Flame Retardant (FR) Standard IEC...[more]

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15. October 2013

BrĂŒggemannChemical at K 2013
BRUGGOLEN¼ C235 – new sustainable liquid activator for cast polyamides

BrĂŒggemannChemical has developed BRUGGOLENÂź C235, a new liquid activator for producing cast polyamides which takes account of the regulatory requirements of REACH and CLP (CLP: regulation on Classification, Labelling and Packaging of Substances and Mixtures) in the EU. [more]

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15. October 2013

BrĂŒggemannChemical at K 2013
New BRUGGOLENÂź copper-based stabilizers enhance the use of polyamides in electrical and electronics applications

BrĂŒggemannChemical has developed two new color-stable copper stabilizers, BRUGGOLENÂź H3376 and BRUGGOLENÂź H3386, for polyamides (PA 6, PA 6.6) which are specifically tailored to meet requirements of electrical and electronics (EE) applications. One vital criterion in such applications is the...[more]

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15. October 2013

BrĂŒggemannChemical at K 2013
Sulfur vulcanization using the new Activator RS substantially reduces environmental impact and simultaneously results in better product properties

BrĂŒggemannChemical's Activator RS is a new zinc-based vulcanization activator for producing rubber products which offers both environmental benefits and product advantages. Zinc, which is required for the sulfur vulcanization of rubbers, makes up only 60 % of the new activator, whereas it makes up...[more]

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24. September 2013

New large granulator also swallows “big chunks”
Gentle on recycling material, despite high performance

Hellweg Maschinenbau GmbH & Co. KG has extended its successful 600 series granulator at the upper end. The new M 1500/600 version is able to offer enormous torque due to the high stability of the entire machine housing and the heavy duty rotor, which is produced entirely from only one single block...[more]

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19. September 2013

New Test Center for up to 100 customer trials per year

Stuttgart, September 2013 – Following an intensive planning and construction phase, Coperion GmbH, Stuttgart/Germany, recently opened the world’s largest compounding test center. It replaces the existing test center and serves to provide customers both the optimum system design for required...[more]

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19. September 2013

K 2013: new strand pelletizers from Coperion

Stuttgart, September 2013 – New strand pelletizers of the HD Series (Heavy Duty) from Coperion Pelletizing Technology GmbH, Offenbach/Germany, will be making their dĂ©but at K 2013. As the name of the series implies, these extremely high-throughput strand pelletizers are sturdily built and rated for...[more]

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13. September 2013

Trade fair debut in PVC compounding
BUSS: quantec G3 – higher performance at lower cost

Pratteln (Switzerland), September 2013 – Starring at the K 2013 trade fair this year (October 16 to 23 in DĂŒsseldorf) will be the new BUSS quantec G3 compounder for processing polyvinyl chloride (PVC) into high grade pellets. This third-generation version of the high-performance BUSS quantec...[more]

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10. September 2013

K-Tron to Operate under the Coperion K-Tron Brand

Stuttgart, September 2013 – Effective October 1, 2013, K-Tron, a global leader in feeding, dosing, and pneumatic conveying equipment and systems, will operate under the brand name Coperion K-Tron. Coperion was acquired by US-based Hillenbrand, Inc. in December 2012. K-Tron has been a part of...[more]

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04. September 2013

MTI Mischtechnik at K 2013: Maximum Efficiency in Mixing and Dehumidification

With its Uni tecÂź and MTI EcoÂź plus-line series featured at K 2013, MTI Mischtechnik (www.mti-mixer.de) once again presents a portfolio of energy saving, highly efficient systems for demanding mixing tasks in the plastics processing industry. The machines are complemented by a fully redesigned...[more]

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27. August 2013

Coperion to announce Thomas Kehl as new President

Stuttgart, August 2013 – Coperion GmbH, Stuttgart/Germany, a subsidiary of US-based Hillenbrand, Inc., has announced that Thomas Kehl will take over as president and chairman of the executive board effective immediately. Kehl will lead the company as they continue to expand their presence in single...[more]

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29. July 2013

ELMET at K 2013: Enhanced cost-efficiency and precision in molding liquid silicone rubber

Oftering/Austria, July 2013. At K 2013, ELMET (www.elmet.com) will emphasize its role as an internationally active full-system supplier for the entire field of injection molding two-component liquid silicone rubber (LSR). One highlight will be the company's new generation TOP 3000 two-component...[more]

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15. July 2013

Polymer films: Tosaf expands application technology labs in Israel

In the framework of further expanding its commitment in the polymer films industry, Tosaf (www.tosaf.com), a leading international manufacturer of high-quality compounds, additives and masterbatches, has now completed a substantial expansion of its production simulation labs in Israel. New and...[more]

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03. July 2013

Coperion delivers complete compounding lines to BASF site in Shanghai

Stuttgart, July 2013 – Coperion GmbH, Stuttgart/Germany, is growing business at an accelerated rate at its production site in Shanghai/China, through its successful interdisciplinary collaboration between its various global sites, and they are doing this by building complete turnkey compounding...[more]

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25. June 2013

Coperion’s DURODENSE¼ automatically operating pot feeding technology

Coperion GmbH, Weingarten/Germany, successfully supplied and commissioned their automatically operating DURODENSEÂź pot feeding technology at pot line 1 in the smelter of Dubai Aluminium (DUBAL), United Arab Emirates. The system supplies primary and secondary alumina to 64 cells of the DUBAL D18 and...[more]

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15. May 2013

Coperion builds compounding line in Shanghai for Hexpol (Kopie 1)

Coperion GmbH, Stuttgart, Germany, has equipped a special assembly facility for its modular compounding systems at its production site in Shanghai/China. This new 2,000 mÂČ facility will help to cope with the increasing demand for modular compounding systems in the rapidly developing markets of the...[more]

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02. May 2013

Tosaf opens new sales office in Spain

In the framework of further expanding its commitment in the European market, Tosaf (www.tosaf.com), a leading international manufacturer of high quality compounds, additives and masterbatches for the plastics industry, has opened Tosaf Iberica, S.L. in Barcelona. This new company is the seventh in...[more]

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11. March 2013

FKuR achieves certification according to GKV Code of Conduct

Willich, March 2013 - In December 2012, FKuR Kunststoff GmbH was certified as one of the first bioplastic producers according to the GKV Code of Conduct.[more]

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15. January 2013

New Aquafil polyamides with red phosphorus flame retardant

Two new Aquamid polyamide 66 grades containing halogen-free red phosphorus flame retardant have been added to the engineering plastics portfolio of Ultrapolymers Deutschland (www.ultrapolymers.de). They are produced by the Italian company Aquafil Engineering Plastics based in Arco...[more]

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