PLASTICS develops standards to ensure that machinery, such as this Bruckner cast film line, meets the highest levels of safety.

PLASTICS seeks input on safety standards for cast film machinery

The Machinery Safety Standards Committee seeks experts to weigh in to improve technical content and clarity of draft document for new ANSI standards.
Injection Molding

Negri Bossi expands its injection series

Sept. 1, 2018
Negri Bossi's Canbio ST twin-servo-pump, hydraulically powered molding machines are available in clamping forces of 200, 280, 370, 450 and 560 tons.

PX all-electrics boast more options

Aug. 15, 2018
Due to their split machine beds, Krauss-Maffei's all-electric PX injection molding machines can be configured with a wide variety of clamping and injection unit combinations...

Latest SmartPower is largest in series

Aug. 1, 2018
Wittmann Battenfeld's SmartPower line of servo-hydraulic injection molding machines features a small footprint and injection units that can be pivoted for easy access to the nozzle...

Sensor detects baghouse leaks

July 23, 2018
The DD-3000 compact sensor from BinMaster can be used to detect particulates in commercial recycling operations that generate dust when plastics are ground, shredded or granulated...

New software allows the Mistral+ to sort black plastics

July 23, 2018
Originally launched in 2016, Pellenc's Mistral+ optical multimaterial sorter comes equipped with a near-infrared spectrometer; it also can be outfitted with a vision system.