Starlinger & Co.
Erema in Austria has a new system that combines recycling and compounding in a single step.
Reportedly can filter plastics with contamination levels up to 16%, vs. 0.5% to 1% for conventional filters.
Tailor-made for blown film lines, the SFXmagnus from Gneuss, Matthews, N.C. is said to offer a large filtration area, which allows blown film processors to incorporate more reclaim in their product.
Bielomatik, Inc., New Hudson, Mich., has launched a machine that offers three different welding methods.
Customers requested enhanced process control, faster tool changes and setup, and increased speed and efficiency of the welding process.
Processors making PLA film and sheet, especially oriented PLA, have kept mum about how they reprocess their scrap.
WEB EXCLUSIVE Last month, we reported that Sonics & Materials Inc., Newtown, Conn., would introduce at NPE its new e-Press ultrasonic welder, designed to provide precise, repeatable welds to the exact final dimensions of a part.
WEB EXCLUSIVE Rennco LLC, Homer, Mich., will show at NPE a vertical packaging machine with a new Low Energy Seal System--a special sealing bar that operates at a lower temperature than standard systems, saving energy.
Microprocessor controls on two new hand-held ultrasonic welders from Sonics & Materials Inc., Newtown, Conn., allow the devices to be set to weld with digital time and/or energy control.