Plastics processors can quickly add artificial intelligence (AI) software to existing infrastructure, providing tremendous flexibility for production line changes, workforce constraints, new inspection rates, and varying quality requirements.
Part of Shannon Global Energy Solutions’ Insultech product line, the reusable thermal blanket fits all styles of extruders, barrels, and heads as well as injection- and blow-molding equipment.
EcoShield VpCI-226, a nitrite-free film, protects injection molds and related components from corrosion.
Since Fakuma 2020 has been cancelled because of the pandemic, Wittmann Battenfeld is showcasing product introductions and new technologies that it was going to exhibit at the event via videos on its Virtual Fakuma portal.
Designed to handle coils in diameters up to 24 in., the system from Conair prevents tube damage or unraveling and makes the coils easier to grasp, handle, and move. The roll-fed PP and PET strapping is FDA-compliant for medical tubing applications.
The Flake Scan analysis system from Sesotec GmbH captures data that can be quickly leveraged to determine the purity of plastic flakes and regrind.
Round, square, flat, or beveled flexible screws measuring 10 to 40 feet are offered to convey virtually any free- and non-free-flowing bulk material.