Maximal productivity of an injection moulding machine without downtime

X-PACK is a Tunisian company which has developed more than 100 references of plastic packaging for the last 10 years. One major business is the processing of high-density polyethylene (HDPE) to produce reliable closures for the packaging industry. With a big investment in two new injection moulding machines for 150 tons and a material consumption Read more about Maximal productivity of an injection moulding machine without downtime[…]

Additive manufacturing with liquid materials

The use of additive manufacturing processes is increasing within industrial applications, as they bring some significant customer benefits compared to conventional processes. Additive manufacturing is based upon the layered structure of a component. The production time therefore depends on the volume to be applied to the component. The geometric shape of the individual layers has Read more about Additive manufacturing with liquid materials[…]

More flexibility, precision and ease of maintenance for filling processes

The ever-increasing variety of beverages, liquid foodstuffs and pharmaceuticals presents major challenges for plant operators and plant designers. Manufacturers are placing more and more emphasis on customized solutions when it comes to container shapes, in order to stand out from the competition. This also applies to plant design. Maximum flexibility is often incompatible with low Read more about More flexibility, precision and ease of maintenance for filling processes[…]

Successfully master the winding process

Materials in winding applications place varied demands on drives: Sometimes the issue is high speeds, sometimes precision and in other applications, the challenge of a large mass. The wide spectrum of materials covers raw paper with a width of up to ten meters over a thin film, to carbon fibre threads with low elasticity and Read more about Successfully master the winding process[…]

ZSF – Fully clamped

The hydromechanical spring-loaded cylinders of the ZSF series from JAKOB Antriebstechnik offer robust and reliable clamping elements. These spring-loaded systems can be used wherever displaceable or movable machine parts must be temporarily clamped or locked. Other applications can be found in jig construction and for workpiece or tool clamping. The spring-loaded systems interact mechanically-hydraulically. The Read more about ZSF – Fully clamped[…]

ROTEC ENGINEERING – Engineering services from VISPIRON ROTEC

In addition to its measuring technology in the field of torsional vibration analysis, VISPIRON ROTEC has launched ROTEC ENGINEERING and now offers engineering services for complex measuring tasks worldwide. Due to the high demand on the part of VISPIRON ROTEC for services for demanding measurements and analyzes in the automotive sector, the company is expanding Read more about ROTEC ENGINEERING – Engineering services from VISPIRON ROTEC[…]

Nanjing Iron and Steel upgrades electric arc furnace with injector technology from SMS group

Nanjing Iron and Steel Co., Ltd., China, has placed an order with SMS group (www.sms-group.com) to supply new SMS group ConSo R6 injectors for the electric arc furnace No. 3 in Luhe, Nanjing. Erection and commissioning of the equipment are scheduled for 2019. The main goal of the upgrade is to cope with the future Read more about Nanjing Iron and Steel upgrades electric arc furnace with injector technology from SMS group[…]

Tried and tested engineering for ATEX areas

The GEMÜ 1205 electrical position indicator in a flameproof enclosure is based on tried and tested engineering for use in demanding ambient conditions. With the GEMÜ 1205 electrical position indicator for linear actuators developed specifically for use in ATEX areas, GEMÜ has relied on application-focussed design with the use of tried and tested engineering. The Read more about Tried and tested engineering for ATEX areas[…]

25 years of GEMÜ multi-port valve blocks

Originally, a pipeline construction consisted of welding simple investment cast or 2/2-way valve bodies together with pipe fittings. And these are to some extent still used today, but they have a substantial disadvantage due to the large deadlegs. It was for this reason that the first simple multi-port valve body was made in 1993 – Read more about 25 years of GEMÜ multi-port valve blocks[…]

Grand opening ceremony of the world’s largest, pull-down die forging press supplied by SMS group at Weber Metals in California

On October 23, 2018, OTTO FUCHS Group celebrated the grand opening of its new 60k die forging press at the location of its U.S. subsidiary Weber Metals in Paramount, California. It is the largest single investment in the company’s over 100-year history. Numerous guests from industry, economy and politics attended the opening ceremony. Completely set Read more about Grand opening ceremony of the world’s largest, pull-down die forging press supplied by SMS group at Weber Metals in California[…]