Industrial Technologies event opens in Denmark in June

Congress

Industrial Technologies event opens in Denmark in June

Industrial Technologies 2012, a three-day congress scheduled for 19–21 June in Aarhus, Denmark, brings together more than 1,200 representatives of the so-called NMP field, which integrates nanotechnology, advanced materials and innovative production technologies. read...

Plastpol plastics and rubber fair returns to Poland

16th Plastpol

Plastpol plastics and rubber fair returns to Poland

The 16th Plastpol international fair for plastics and rubber processing comes to Targi Kielce (the Kielce Exhibition Centre) in Kielce, Poland, on 29 May 2012 and runs through 1 June. This event has become one of the largest exhibitions in the plastics and rubber business sector in Europe. The 2011 edition of Plastpol showcased 680 exhibitors from 31 countries and attracted some 17,000 professional specialists and business owners. read...

Bursa exhibition displays Turkish mould making power

Mould Eurasia 2012

Bursa exhibition displays Turkish mould making power

When visitors descend on Bursa, Turkey, for Mould Eurasia 2012, they will be entering a high-growth region for mould making, one whose recent strength has earned the country world renown. read...

Versatile milling cutters machine cast iron, hardened steels and superalloys efficiently

Mitsubishi Materials

Versatile milling cutters machine cast iron, hardened steels and superalloys efficiently

With its versatile AHX640-S cutters for steel and cast-iron milling, Mitsubishi Materials introduces tools that employ multi-corner, double-side negative inserts with a large rake angle. The company has taken advantage of new manufacturing methods and material technology to combine the sharpness of conventional positive-geometry inserts with the strength and versatility of negative inserts so that both sides can be used as a cutting edge. Power requirements for these AHX-S-series milling cutters are the same as those for traditional positive-geometry cutters. read...

Milan hosts triennial Plast plastics & rubber fairs

Plast 2012

Milan hosts triennial Plast plastics & rubber fairs

The next triennial Plast, the international exhibition for the plastics and rubber industries, takes place at the Milan Fairgrounds from 8–12 May. The show’s organiser, Promaplast S.r.l., characterises the Plast fair as the largest exhibition representing the entire plastics- and rubber-processing production chain of machines, auxiliary equipment, moulds, raw materials, regenerated materials, composites and semi-finished and finished products scheduled to appear in Europe this year. read...

Chairs made of old soda bottles top design awards at NPE 2012

SPI

Chairs made of old soda bottles top design awards at NPE 2012

The winners of the 2nd International Plastics Design Competition (IPDC) sponsored by US plastics industry association SPI spanned a wide range of applications, and many of the products embodied innovative use of technologies in support of sustainability goals, according to Robert Janeczko, chairman of the IPDC committee. read...

Long-lived steel milling cutters machine titanium alloys at high removal rates

Mitsubishi Materials

Long-lived steel milling cutters machine titanium alloys at high removal rates

New VFX5 milling cutters from Mitsubishi Materials, smaller versions of the tools in the proven VFX6 series, are designed for high-performance machining of titanium alloys. They have achieved high metal removal rates of 500 cm3/min while displaying high reliability and long tool life. read...

Corrosion-Resistant Mould-Base Steel Is Easy to Machine and Durable

Uddeholms

Corrosion-Resistant Mould-Base Steel Is Easy to Machine and Durable

Uddeholms AB has introduced Uddeholm RoyAlloy stainless holder steel as a replacement for its Uddeholm Ramax LH steel grade. RoyAlloy, originally developed by Edro Specialty Steels Inc., is now formally an Uddeholm product within the Uddeholm Stainless Concept portfolio, distributed exclusively worldwide. It is a prehardened corrosion-resistant steel specifically designed for the construction of long-lasting high-performance plastic-injection-mould bases. read...

Medtec Europe logs more than 14,000 visitors in 2012

Specialist Trade Show

Medtec Europe logs more than 14,000 visitors in 2012

The Medtec Europe medical technology trade fair concluding in Stuttgart on March 15 brought together some 14,000 engineers, production specialists, designers and decision makers from across Europe. After another successful event, the organiser, UBM Canon, is making plans for future growth. read...

‘Super’ Schedule for NPE2012 Opening Sunday

NPE2012

‘Super’ Schedule for NPE2012 Opening Sunday

SPI: the Plastics Industry Trade Association has organized an NPE2012 “Super Sunday” to usher in what promises to be a resurgent NPE exposition. The day offers networking opportunities, social events and presentations by top business leaders. read...