Next Generation Fire Seal
Trelleborg Sealing Solutions launches the Ultra High Temp Seal. Its revolutionary makeup and design means aircraft manufacturers can develop engines that run more efficiently and, by achieving lower fuel consumption, more sustainably.
Chevrolet Corvette Stingray
Thomas Technik & Innovation (TTI), the leading pultrusion specialist, has collaborated with Shape Corp, the US based Tier 1 supplier of metallic body structure components, plastic parts and bumper systems, on the development of a curved carbon fibre rear bumper beam for the latest Chevrolet Corvette Stingray sportscar. TTI’s Radius Pultrusion technology is the only composites solution that can produce the curved profiles and satisfy a demanding set of safety, performance, production rate and costs requirements.
COVID-19 Can't Stop Lindner Recyclingtech
A new shredder to transform waste into alternative fuels had been ordered and delivered, the facility’s retrofitting was in full swing – and then came the coronavirus lockdown. That was the problem facing the German waste management company Hündgen in Swisttal-Ollheim. But thanks to state-of-the-art communication software and remote service tools, the new Lindner Micromat 2500 is running smoothly and as scheduled.
High-quality PET recyclate
Sesotec sorting systems help recycling company MultiPet GmbH ensure the highest quality in PET flake production
The world has a plastics problem. Every day, approximately 8 million pieces of plastic make their way into the world’s oceans and plastic pollution can now be found on every beach in the world, from busy tourist beaches to uninhabited tropical islands.
Focus on sustainability
Packaging has become pervasive in our everyday lives. Without it, it would be impossible to transport food and beverages safely. Accordingly, it helps to protect not only products but also resources. At the same time, the topic of food packaging is subject to some very emotional discussions in public with demands for bans or punitive tariffs being voiced at regular intervals.
Tailor-made thermoplastic composites
ENGEL AUSTRIA is one of the winners of the JEC Innovation Awards 2020. Together with its partner FILL, the machine manufacturer and system solutions provider has received the award in the category Process for the development of a production line for the manufacture of tailor-made composite blanks. With its high degree of integration and automation, the innovative solution combines highest quality with great cost effectiveness and paves the way for the high-volume production of thermoplastic composite parts.
Loop recycling of epoxy parts technology
COBRA International, one of the world’s largest OEM manufacturers of composite products for Water Sports, Automotive, Marine and Civil Engineering, and Aditya Birla Chemicals, a leading manufacturer of epoxy resins and advanced materials are proud to announce that their latest sustainability project has won a 2020 JEC Innovation Award.
Arburg manufactures high-tech masks
After Arburg started producing protective glasses on Allrounder injection moulding machines at its headquarters in Lossburg (Germany) in mid-April, the mechanical engineering company has now launched an additional project to combat the spread of the coronavirus: Since 11 May, face masks are injection moulded from LSR (liquid silicone rubber) and PP (polypropylene). About 3,500 of these multifunctional high-tech masks are expected to be produced daily under series production conditions. The product will initially be used to protect the company's own employees worldwide and will then be distributed as quickly as possible via the district of Freudenstadt to hospitals and care facilities.
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