Davis-Standard, Pawcatuck, Conn., and Gneuss, Matthews, N.C., have joined forces to supply a PET sheet line that requires no material predrying and offers throughput rates of up to 2000 lb/hr.
WEB EXCLUSIVE: Harmo Co. of Japan (represented here by Maruka U.S.A.
WEB EXCLUSIVE: At last month’s Drinktec exhibition in Munich, Germany, Sidel of France introduced new technologies and services to produce more PET bottles faster with less energy consumption.
Customers requested enhanced process control, faster tool changes and setup, and increased speed and efficiency of the welding process.
WEB EXCLUSIVE Spartech Corp., St.
Processors making PLA film and sheet, especially oriented PLA, have kept mum about how they reprocess their scrap.
Ability to be reconfigured for changing needs is one major design concept behind the new T500 Series central granulators from ACS Group, Schaumburg, Ill., parent of the AEC/Nelmor, Cumberland, Sterling, and Colortronic brands, all of which will offe...
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.
Recycling of polypropylene is made more difficult by the presence of various colorants and nucleators in mixed batches of reclaim, which can affect shrinkage and warpage.