Fraunhofer LBF and BAM develop faster procedure for flame-retardant plastics

Many modern plastic materials do not come without added flame protection. When developing new plastic compositions of this kind, the aim is to achieve an optimum combination of flame retardancy, processability and mechanical properties. Scientists from the Fraunhofer Institute for Structural Durability and System Reliability LBF and the Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und –prüfung (BAM) have Read more about Fraunhofer LBF and BAM develop faster procedure for flame-retardant plastics[…]

“Place & Start” with camera-aided laser projection

At JEC World LAP is showing how laser-based composite manufacture in the aviation, automotive and other industries can be faster, safer and more flexible with the modular DTEC-PRO camera system. Booth visitors can experience and test the camera function together with the LAP laser projection system in person. Calibrate in seconds? You certainly can with Read more about “Place & Start” with camera-aided laser projection[…]

Compact sensor for reliable turbidity measurement

The compact NIR backscattering sensor EXspect 271 has an innovative optical measurement system and offers economical and reliable turbidity measurement. In its EXspect 271 backscattering sensor, the company EXNER is launching a compact measuring device for reliable and economical turbidity measurement. One major benefit of the new sensor is in the spherical design of its Read more about Compact sensor for reliable turbidity measurement[…]

Equipment in Case of an Emergency

Gas detectors for detecting explosive and combustible gases are an indispensable part of the protective equipment of the fire brigade, disaster relief and other civil rescue teams. These devices enable helpers to establish whether an explosive atmosphere is present at the emergency location, which represents an otherwise undetectable hazardous situation. The most accurate knowledge possible Read more about Equipment in Case of an Emergency[…]

Smart Sorting Systems Made By Sesotec

At the IFAT 2018 trade fair that will be held in Munich from 14 to 18 May, Sesotec GmbH in hall B5, stand 415/514, will present the FLAKE PURIFIER+ multi-sensor sorting system that now as standard is equipped with a 3.2mm nozzle and valve grid, allows a higher throughput capacity, and is easy to operate Read more about Smart Sorting Systems Made By Sesotec[…]

Now cooling on clothes is only activated when needed

The Swiss textile innovator HeiQ launches an upgraded version of its popular dynamic cooling technology HeiQ Smart Temp. Based on an instant cooling hydro functional polymer, this patent pending technology provides activated cooling to the wearer for enhanced performance and thermal comfort. Inhouse thermoregulation performance measurements of a treated fabric revealed a 1.5°C to 2.5°C Read more about Now cooling on clothes is only activated when needed[…]

We shall be at the Hanover Fair in 2018

For many years, the Hanover Fair has been the world’s most important industrial and capital goods fair. With around 225,000 trade visitors in 2017, of whom 30% came from abroad, the fair gave rise to 5.6 million business contacts. The 6500 exhibitors presented technology for the production processes and energy of the future. 60% of Read more about We shall be at the Hanover Fair in 2018[…]

LumaSense Demos Monitoring Solutions for Utilities at Upcoming Exhibitions

– LumaSense Technologies, Inc. is showcasing solutions for utilities at several upcoming tradeshows. Industry professionals can get a first-hand look at sensors that connect to software platforms to gather, visualize, and analyze data to monitor and extend the life of their assets. LumaSense’s portfolio features a wide range of technologies suited for Transmission and Distribution Read more about LumaSense Demos Monitoring Solutions for Utilities at Upcoming Exhibitions[…]

Camera reduces calibration time: LAP upgrades the CAD-PRO laser projection system with the new DTEC-PRO camera system

With DTEC-PRO, LAP introduces a camera system which makes manual calibration during the running production process redundant. This accelerates lay-up processes in the manufacturing of composites. Especially flexible manufacturing such as in the aerospace industry can benefit from this time saving. The modular system design of the LAP DTEC-PRO allows it to be added to Read more about Camera reduces calibration time: LAP upgrades the CAD-PRO laser projection system with the new DTEC-PRO camera system[…]

Rosendahl’s Customized Line Configurations for Silicone Extrusion

Then you have one big – and mostly essential – benefit. It is a supplier that understands the product, which is very demanding in its material performance, material properties and its application. By knowing the product and its ingredients, and as Rosendahl is expert in extrusion technology, Rosendahl is very familiar with the process. Over Read more about Rosendahl’s Customized Line Configurations for Silicone Extrusion[…]