Pilot scale Continuous Kneader “CK 100”. © X-Compound

12.05.22 – Continuous kneaders

Continuous kneaders

X-Compound upgraded its Customer and Application Centre

X-Compound, one of the worldwide leading manufacturers of Continuous Kneaders, upgraded its Customer and Application Centre in Kaisten, Switzerland. Von  Jörg Dambock

© Tosaf Compounds

01.07.21 – Household appliance industry

Household appliance industry

New halogen-free and new antimony-free FR solutions

New flame retardant masterbatches and compounds from Tosaf are either free of halogens such as bromine and chlorine or – for higher processing temperatures ... Von  Jörg Dambock

Cross section of an extra-high voltage cable with discharge. © Sikora

14.12.20 – Inspection and sorting of plastic pellets

Inspection and sorting of plastic pellets

Guarantee for visually and functionally perfect products

Black specks and color deviations often lead to increased scrap rates in the production of plastic injection molded parts, but also in the manufacture ... Von  Jörg Dambock

HVDC cable compounds based on Borealis “Borlink” to be used in XLPE power cables at 525 kV level for majority of the German corridor projects. © Borealis

10.12.20 – Cable materials

Cable materials

HVDC cable compounds in XLPE power cables at 525kV

This marks the first use of the “Borlink XLPE HVDC” technology at extra-high levels of 525 kilovolt (kV). Comprising three separate corridors, this huge ... Von  Jörg Dambock

© Padanaplast

20.10.20 – wire 2020 update

wire 2020 update

Advanced HFFR compounds for electric powertrain cabling

We’ve been informed that Padanaplast S.r.l. will not be exhibiting at “wire” 2020 in December due to the continuing situation linked to the handling of ... Von  Jörg Dambock