K 2016

More than 500 new variants of existing standard components and accessories have been added. (Reference: Hasco)

Mould Components

K 2016: Clearly extended product range

The leading manufacturer of standard mould components, Hasco, Lüdenscheid, Germany, has now considerably extended its product range. More than 500 new variants of existing standard components and accessories have been added to the 25 product groups in the company's product range, which takes in more than 100,000 individual parts. more...

October 19. 2016 - Product Review

The company showcases new processing methods, technology and services. (Reference: NGR)


K 2016: New pilot plant solution manufactures PP film

At the booth in the exhibit hall, a new pilot plant solution from Collin will manufacture PP film. The film edge trims and film rolls will be further processed into rPellets by an NGR recycling machine. The processed plastics will then be returned back into film production. An inline melt characterization unit will also provide advanced quality control of the new plastics raw material during the recycling process. more...

October 17. 2016 - Product Review

Film blowing line (Reference: Hosokawa)

Film blowing line

K 2016: Blown film lines for up to 11 layers

Hosokawa Alpine, Augsburg, Germany, specialises in supplying complete Blown Film solutions ranging from single extruder mono-lines to 11-layer barrier film lines. Every system is custom produced to meet the specific and exacting requirements of each customer. The lines are distinguished by their quality, productivity and efficiency in a compact footprint. more...

October 17. 2016 - Product Review

Coloured slabstock (Reference: ISL)


K 2016: High colouring power for high-quality polyether and polyester based slabstock

The Moltopren S pigment dyes by ISL, Kürten, are low viscous dyes having a high colouring strength. These reactive dyes are incorporated into the polyurethane-foam-matrix via hydroxy-functional groups and are suitable for the use in liquid CO-2 foaming processes. Using the dyes enables production of slabstocks with a homogenous structure and improved quality, even when using higher colouring percentages. more...

October 14. 2016 - Product Review

Injection mould cleaning (Reference: Cold Jet)


K 2016: Sustainable dry ice cleaning solutions for the plastic and rubber industry

Cold Jet, Weinsheim, presents at the tradeshow its Plastics Edition. It is a comprehensive line of accessories that will come packaged with the Aero Series dry ice cleaning systems to provide the best cleaning solution for the plastics industry. The Edition is available in either pellet blasting systems or in the shaved ice technology. The shaved ice technology features the patented microparticle technology of the company. more...

October 11. 2016 - Product Review


K 2016: For stringent safety demands

Biesterfeld, Hamburg, will showcase Cabot`s newly launched compounds and concentrates at K 2016. The increased requirements for explosion protection in industrial production plants along with more stringent safety demands in the supply chain, as for example in the automotive industry, call for intelligent product solutions. more...

October 5. 2016 - Product Review

Digital ultrasonic generator (Reference: Rinco)

ultrasonic generator

K 2016: Ultrasonic welding for complex applications

The digital AGM Pro ultrasonic generator from Rinco, Romanshorn, Switzerland, is the further developed version of the AGM generator and is designed for integration into special machines and production lines. The completely newly designed generator can be completely controlled by the unit's own PLC. more...

October 4. 2016 - Product Review

Film Extrusion

K 2016: For maximum throughputs

Powercast from SML Lenzing, Österreich is a 4 m-wide stretch film line for hand, machine and jumbo roll production. more...

September 30. 2016 - Product Review


K 2016: The food stays fresh longer

Packaging must meet the growing demands for freshness and ecological friendliness. BYK, Wesel, is joining the packaging industry in this consumer trend for fresh foods and sustainable packaging with its new barrier additive Byko2Block1200. more...

September 30. 2016 - Product Review

The melamine resin foam significantly contributes to the passive sound absorbtion. (Reference: BASF/Howatherm)

Melamine foam

K 2016: Enables excellent acoustics and good fire safety

Basotect, the lightweight melamine foam from BASF, Ludwigshafen, Germany, that contains no glass or mineral fibers is the material of choice for use in Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning components of Howatherm, thanks to its outstanding noise absorption in the medium and high frequency range from 500 Hz to 5,000Hz. more...

September 30. 2016 - Product Review


K 2016: Makes new concept vehicle comfortable for short distance travel

With the help of BASF, Ludwigshafen, Germany, the new three- wheeled concept vehicle 05GEN from Yamaha makes short journeys both comfortable and convenient. In modern vehicles, tires are key to a comfortable and relaxing ride. Infinergy, the world’s first expanded thermoplastic polyurethane by the company, and Elastollan, a thermoplastic polyurethane, are used in the tires to enhance the overall riding experience. more...

September 21. 2016 - News


K 2016: New high-performance insulation material for customized climate management

In the design and construction sectors, the properties of the high-performance insulation material Slentite by BASF, Ludwigshafen, Germany, are opening up new potential. The material based on a polyurethane aerogel is manufactured as a heavy-duty panel displaying exceptional insulation performance. Owing to its open-porous structure, the material provides moisture regulation and thus contributes to a pleasant interior climate. The material delivers an optimal package of all the key properties of an efficient and futuristic insulation material for new buildings and for the energy upgrade of existing ones. more...

September 21. 2016 - Product Review


K 2016: High lightening pigment for brilliant effects

The new Lumina Royal Dragon Gold EH 0908 by BASF, Ludwigshafen, Germany, is a brilliant green shade gold mica effect pigment that offers high lightness and strongest sparkle in styling for yellows and greens. more...

September 21. 2016 - Product Review