Zero material and solvent losses from pre-shot and flushing shot

The ELASTOLINE low-pressure metering machines for elastomer casting have been an established, state-of-the-art product range for decades. However, low-pressure casting has one distinctive disadvantage: the loss of material and solvents due to technical reasons. Hennecke’s new ELASTOLINE HP high-pressure elastomer casting machines make these material losses a thing of the past. The high-pressure mixhead of Read more about Zero material and solvent losses from pre-shot and flushing shot[…]

Solvent based cleaning at high pressure

Increasing demands on cleanliness, in terms of freedom from both particulate and film-type contaminants, call for the use of adapted cleaning solutions. These now include a new spray cleaning system for solvent-based cleaning machines by Ecoclean. With this process option, spray processes and injection flood washing can be performed at adjustable pressures between 10 and Read more about Solvent based cleaning at high pressure[…]

Electromobility research project successfully completed

A pleasing finish to a valuable research project: The results of the MENDEL project were announced in a series of presentations and a live demonstration at an event to mark the project’s completion held on 4 July 2019 in Braunschweig.  The MENDEL project – which takes its name from a German acronym that roughly translates Read more about Electromobility research project successfully completed[…]

FSK announces its International Specialist Conference Polyurethane 2019

This year’s International FSK Specialist Conference Polyurethane 2019 will take place from 13 to 14 November. The Specialist Association Foamed Plastics and Polyurethanes (FSK) is inviting participants to Reutlingen, near Stuttgart in Southern Germany. Last year’s International Specialist Conference focused on foam plastics, at this year’s event polyurethanes will be at the centre of attention.  Read more about FSK announces its International Specialist Conference Polyurethane 2019[…]

Reducing pollutant emissions at sea

Starting in January 2020, ship exhaust gases will only be permitted to have a sulphur content of 0.5 percent. Consequently, the maritime industry is working on innovative solutions to further reduce the environmental impact of large engines. Modern measurement technology for scrubbers (for cleaning exhaust gases) or solutions for exhaust gas after-treatment are just a Read more about Reducing pollutant emissions at sea[…]

Looking at the bigger picture

In a context of global urbanisation, ageing populations and environmental and societal challenges, the EMCE 2019 conference brought together like-minded people from companies and organisations around the world, all working towards the same goals. Their mission: find the best ways in their industries and ecosystem to create new business models that contribute to the sustainable Read more about Looking at the bigger picture[…]

Efficiency and Quality in Plastic Recycling Thanks to the Innovative Process from HERBOLD Meckesheim

The machine and plant manufacturer from Meckesheim, Germany will be presenting tried and tested process solutions for the treatment of plastic waste in Düsseldorf in addition to its wide range of machines. The solutions from HERBOLD are based on 40 years of experience and continuous innovation in post-industrial and post-consumer applications. “Size reducing, washing, separating Read more about Efficiency and Quality in Plastic Recycling Thanks to the Innovative Process from HERBOLD Meckesheim[…]

Foundry-Planet Interview: Patrick André Shares Latest News From GIFA

We welcome Patrick André, CEO of Vesuvius. It is a pleasure to meet you here in Düsseldorf for the GIFA. 1) What sets GIFA (GMTN) apart from the other major industry events in the world? GMTN is considered the most important trade show for the businesses Vesuvius operates in, with a wide range of international Read more about Foundry-Planet Interview: Patrick André Shares Latest News From GIFA[…]

Topping out ceremony at Baumüller Dravinja

Baumüller Dravinja d.o.o., the Slovenian subsidiary of the German manufacturer of drive and automation systems, Baumüller, hosted a topping out ceremony for the construction of a new production hall in Slovenske Konjice in May 2019. The Baumüller Group has placed the largest individual investment in this location to expand the Slovenian site, which is located Read more about Topping out ceremony at Baumüller Dravinja[…]

Nordson Corporation Acquires Optical Control GMBH & Co. KG

Nordson Corporation (Nasdaq: NDSN) has acquired Optical Control GMBH & Co.KG, a designer and developer of high speed, fully automatic counting systems utilizing x-ray technology.  This offering will expand Nordson’s test and inspection capabilities for electronics customers. The transaction is not material to Nordson financial results and terms of the deal were not disclosed. Based Read more about Nordson Corporation Acquires Optical Control GMBH & Co. KG[…]