Elematic injects speed, recycling capability into flagship extruder


Elematic Oyj rode into the bauma 2019 trade fair, Munich, with a fifth generation plank and slab extruder sporting new compaction control, bouncing prevention and mix recycling mechanisms. The Extruder E9 sets what company engineers dub a new benchmark for high-speed casting at low operating costs. Equipped with an advanced touch screen user interface and added intelligence features, the machine is geared to offer a new level of user experience and the potential for significant material savings measured against predecessor models.

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3D machine vision lifts wall panel automation, quality control

Finland’s Elematic Oyj and North America’s Elematic Inc. answer growing demands for precast element productivity and verification with Comcaster. The new automatic casting system eases quality control in wall panel production, detecting possible errors early. It scans the casting table using a 3D machine vision system, making sure all of the details are placed correctly: shuttering, reinforcement, lifting hooks, and spots for different electric wall sockets or other inserts.

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