Polypropylene

Print ink adheres to greasy surfaces

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Print ink adheres to greasy surfaces

By Rick Pendrous

An ink that can adhere to substrates covered with oily or greasy films has been developed by Linx Printing Technologies and is said to ideal for a variety of food packs.

Bottling comes out of the blocks

Bottling comes out of the blocks

Krones subsidiary Kosme, based in Italy, has unveiled a ‘block configuration’ bottling line called the 3Bloc, which comes in two different variants for polyethylene terephthalate (PET) and high density polyethylene (HDPE) containers.

So far, Roll N Blow machines have been installed in Russia and Morocco

'Roll-and-blow' for thin-walled polypropylene bottles

By Paul Gander

The Roll N Blow container-forming technology, which rolls sheet into a tube, heats and blows it in a mould, can be used for polypropylene (including barrier structures) and allows new users to optimise outputs very quickly, according to the supplier.

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