Negri Bossi featuring two-platen technology

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Italian injection press maker Negri Bossi SpA and its parent company, Sacmi Group, will exhibit in two separate stands at K 2013.

Negri Bossi will show eight integrated production centers, featuring presses with two-platen and toggle-clamp injection technology, all equipped with energy-saving smart-energy devices.

The new Bi-Power VH 1000 is the smallest of the company’s two-platen range. A 650-metric ton version of the Vector series, with an integrated robot, will mold polycarbonate headlight reflector dishes. Another automotive part — head shield caps in glass-filled polyamide, will run with an integrated Sytrama robot.

The new Smart Flex clamping unit will be on all the machines, in the 160-500-tonne range, giving them an optimized structural rigidity. V-rails guide the mobbing platen, creating an oil-free molding zone.

A fully electric Vesta 300 will feature a new actuator with an ultra-rapid ball bearing screw for the short-cycle demands of packaging and medical molding. Another all-electric, an Eleos 65, a compact two-platen press, will mold a polypropylene syringe.

Negri Bossi also will showcase the Sytrama Cartesian S series manipulators.

The Sacmi stand will demonstrate high-speed presses molding caps, preforms and containers.

The companies will exhibit at Hall 15B, stand 22).

The company’s U.S. unit, Negri Bossi USA Inc., is in New Castle, Del.

Tel. 302-669-9328, fax 302-328-8036, email