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Sepro to show 23 robots at K 2013


July 17, 2013 3:13 pm ET

French robot maker Sepro Robotique’s K 2013 stand will be jam-packed with 23 robots, with another six on booths of partner companies.The display will be the largest every for Sepro. Sepro’s K show motto is "Your Free Choice in Robots," which refers top Sepro’s global reach and combination of Cartesian beam robots and articulating-...

Moretto rolling out new products for K show


July 17, 2013 3:11 pm ET

Moretto rolling out new products for K showOfficials of Italian auxiliary manufacturer Moretto SpA say the company will be a "container of Italian ingenuity" at K 2013, rolling out a new range of products.New products from Moretto, of Massanzago, include:One Wire 6 (OW6), a self-adaptive control and management for centralized conveying systems....

Gillard to introduce extrusion cutting equipment at K 2013


July 17, 2013 3:10 pm ET

Peter Gillard & Co. Ltd. will debut a new extrusion rotary cutter and servo coiler at K 2013.The Servo-Torq Plus combines a brushless AC servo motor with a fully digital control system to activate the knife blade. Very high cut rates are possible, with precise accuracy of the cut length.The news cutters are available in three maximum-diamweter ...

Talcs boost polyolefins and bioplastics


July 17, 2013 1:58 pm ET

Imerys Talc will feature the advantages of mico-lamellar and hi-aspect ratio talcs at K 2013.The Toulouse, France-based company claims they help sustainability because they are infinitely recyclable in end products. They are variously suited to film, thermoforming and blow molding using polyolefins and biopolymers. They can also restore properties ...

BASF Polyurethanes introduces anti-static PU granular masterbatch


July 17, 2013 1:56 pm ET

BASF Polyurethanes GmbH has introduced an anti-static polyurethane granular masterbatch.Elastostat is a permanent anti-stat that does not require specific ambient conditions such as humidity, claims the Lemförde, Germany, firm. The product processes easily and is highly compatible with standard plastics such as polyethylene, polypropylene,...

Chair uses BASF's 'furniture plastic'


July 8, 2013 12:32 pm ET

At the K 2013 exhibition in Düsseldorf, Germany, in October, BASF SE will showcase new grades of its Ultramid polyamide in the seatback of the MOVYis3 office swivel chair.

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Adidas gets a boost from BASF's expanded TPU foam


June 25, 2013 4:05 pm ET

LUDWIGSHAFEN, GERMANY — Chemicals giant BASF SE is bouncing toward K 2013 with a host of new products, including the industry's first expanded thermoplastic polyurethane foam.

Engel introduces 650-ton hybrid press


June 19, 2013 1:19 pm ET

The new hybrid Engel 650 metric ton e-speed injection molding machine uses the technology of the all-electric e-motion and e-cap machines and boasts the performance of the hydraulic-drive speed machines. Engel plans to show the hybrid e-speed press at K2013.

Enhanced Roboshot has optional two-piece platen


June 5, 2013 11:46 am ET

Milacron LLC announced improvements to the all-electric Roboshot injection molding machine, as the Roboshot a-SiA Series now has a new, optional two-piece platen.

Wittmann Battenfeld introduces MacroPower E Hybrid press


June 5, 2013 11:44 am ET

Wittmann Battenfeld GmbH showed 17 injection presses, robots and pieces of auxiliary equipment at its Competence Days April 24-25 in Kottingbrunn, Austria — marked by the first-ever showing of the new MacroPower E Hybrid press.

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