Highlights
  • Livrea Yacht: the first 3D printed boat sailing the Atlantic
    1 October 2018

    Livrea Yacht: the first 3D printed boat sailing the Atlantic

    3D printing comes to the use in the marine industry through OCore, an enterprising Italian society under the leadership of Daniel Cevola, Francesco Belvisi and Mariga Perlongo, three young men already engaged in…

  • Film trimming: the importance of details
    22 June 2017

    Film trimming: the importance of details

    Operations that might appear simple, such as cutting and trimming plastic film, actually require accurate planning and the same level of attention that is reserved to other areas of a production plant if…

  • TPC-ET with enhanced crystallization rate
    22 June 2017

    TPC-ET with enhanced crystallization rate

    Thermoplastic copolyester elastomers (TPC-ET) offer excellent mechanical properties and due to their partial polyester backbone chemical resistance superior to most other thermoplastic elastomers. A weakness of these high performances elastomers is their relatively…

  • Consistent and cost-effective PVC technology
    21 June 2017

    Consistent and cost-effective PVC technology

    Even modern grades of rigid PVC are less heat stable and have a smaller “processing window” than many thermoplastic materials. For this reason, most grades of rigid PVC require a special machine application…

  • Stop to repetitive operations
    20 June 2017

    Stop to repetitive operations

    The significant labour costs and geographic isolation of the New Zealand manufacturing industry has meant that in order to compete with international players, local manufacturers must look to innovate with new technologies and…

  • First PIM smartphone housing worldwide
    20 June 2017

    First PIM smartphone housing worldwide

    «The booming international smartphone market offers huge potential for powder injection moulding», says Hartmut Walcher, PIM expert at Arburg. «Because this process enables the use of materials such as stainless steel, titanium and…

The green soul of Bobina by Parasacchi Home
28 September 2018

The green soul of Bobina by Parasacchi Home

A creative intuition reinterprets the spool using WPCs by plasticWOOD According to a famous definition, a “readymade” is an ordinary object elevated to the dignity of a work of art by the mere…

Temi 4.0 by ICE Flex: a MES for SMEs
1 October 2018

Temi 4.0 by ICE Flex: a MES for SMEs

Temi Plast 4.0 is a tool conceived to facilitate production digitalization in companies that operate in the injection moulding sector. It has been developed by ICE Flex (Saronno, near Varese) and is the…

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