Shaft Height Record for High-Torque Motors

Baumüller is breaking its own shaft height record with the current expansion of its motor portfolio. With a shaft height of 560 mm, the new DST2-560 high-torque motors are now the largest motors that the manufacturer and pioneer of direct drive technology offers in series production. High torque for industrial use With a maximum torque Read more about Shaft Height Record for High-Torque Motors[…]

Gerresheimer at LuxePack 2018: Gerresheimer’s new Decoration Center

Gerresheimer’s factories in Tettau (Germany) and Momignies (Belgium) specialize in the industrial production of cosmetic glass and have been supplying no-table customers in the cosmetics industry for decades. At both sites, newly created, high-performance Decoration Centers use modern techniques to customize sophisticated branded products for the cosmetics market. Customization is a key market trend in Read more about Gerresheimer at LuxePack 2018: Gerresheimer’s new Decoration Center[…]

Small scale as well as large scale

ROWA Masterbatch further optimizes efficiency, quality stability and service with its investment in the new laboratory machine ZSK 26. The twin-screw extruder can produce the same product as its big brother ZSK 45 – but to a lesser extent. Thanks to the reliable scale-up that is available, ROWA Masterbatch is now able to efficiently transfer Read more about Small scale as well as large scale[…]

SG-8018 Programmable Oscillators

Epson Europe Electronics GmbH ("Epson") presents the SG-8018.  The programmable oscillators (P-SPXOs) with a supply voltage of 1.8 V, 2.5 V or 3.3 V are offered in four package sizes (7.0 x 5.0 mm2, 5.0 x 3.2 mm2, 3.2 x 2.5 mm2 or 2.5 x 2.0 mm2). Epson’s SG-8018 offers an extended temperature range from -40 °C Read more about SG-8018 Programmable Oscillators[…]

Protecting originals made easy

They look totally inconspicuous: barcodes printed by TTR (thermal transfer printing) in the usual black, on machine, automotive and replacement parts, on chemicals and building materials, on printed circuit boards and pharmaceutical packaging. But these barcodes might have secret inner workings. Because now they can be equipped with hidden, machine-readable authenticity features. By scanning these Read more about Protecting originals made easy[…]

Prometal Aciérie contracts SMS group to supply hot rolling mill to widen its production

Prometal Aciérie, Cameroon, Africa, has awarded SMS group (www.sms-group.com) the order to supply a new hot rolling mill for rebars, sections and wire rod. The new rolling mill will be designed for the production of straight rebars, angles, channels, flats, squares, beams and wire rod coils, enabling Prometal to expand its product portfolio, covering as Read more about Prometal Aciérie contracts SMS group to supply hot rolling mill to widen its production[…]

Hygienic design for plant engineers in Europe and North America

When it comes to hygiene, the food and beverage industry sets high demands. This is reflected in the corresponding standards for firms that build plants for food processing, although these standards vary greatly between continents. The directives of the European Hygienic Engineering and Design Group (EHEDG) that are accepted in Europe are virtually unknown in Read more about Hygienic design for plant engineers in Europe and North America[…]

Automated integration of touch sensors by Functional Foil Bonding

Leonhard Kurz will be presenting for the first time ever at this year’s Fakuma its patent pending FFB (Functional Foil Bonding) sensor integration process. This new process from Kurz provides a fully mechanical method of integrating touch sensors into plastic components. The integration of touch sensors into door trims will be demonstrated live on a Read more about Automated integration of touch sensors by Functional Foil Bonding[…]

Intelligent Machine and System Communication in the Plastics Industry

At the Fakuma 2018 trade fair in Friedrichshafen from 16 to 20 October, Sesotec GmbH in hall B1, stand 1302, especially for the target groups of injection moulding companies and system integrators focuses on metal separators that can be networked in the production environment. The OPC UA (Open Platform Communications Unified Architecture) machine communication standard Read more about Intelligent Machine and System Communication in the Plastics Industry[…]

Aperam orders annealing and pickling line for stainless steel cold strip from SMS group

Aperam Stainless Belgium has contracted SMS group (www.sms-group.com) to supply an annealing and pickling line for stainless steel cold strip to its Genk plant in Belgium. Production start is scheduled for 2020. With this investment in state-of-the-art and future-oriented plant technology, Aperam will enlarge its product range by material grades for the most demanding applications Read more about Aperam orders annealing and pickling line for stainless steel cold strip from SMS group[…]