Johan Falk

Blades for film and foil at K2019

Report from K2019: The world's No.1 Trade Fair for Plastics and Rubber. Dusseldorf 16-23 October 2019.

What a day! Crowds are wild. K2019 impresses and is a gigantic playground for anyone interested in Engineering. Being the world largest fair for plastic and rubber you find 17 gigantic halls filled with all you could ever dream of for production of plastics and rubber. 

One thing at K2019 that is extraordinary are the fantastic machines for extrusion of plastic film. All the great manufactures are in Dusseldorf showing their newest machines and technology for entusiasts from all over the world. Machines by the size of 10x30x20m produce film all day long when machine builders as Windmöller, Reifenhäuser, Bandera, Macchi, etc are throwing coctail parties in their respective  production areas. Focus for all is output per hour, speed, and thickness of the film. Grand video screens at the fair provides live indicators on how the different machines are doing.

It is also clear that you can invest millions in production equipment but in the end it all comes down to the blade you are using to slit your product. Sollex has a wide range of fantastic blades for film and foil. If you need blades for your Windmöller Varex, Jinming Superex or Macchi Pod flex Sollex is a good and stable supplier. We have blade for various different kinds of film. Contact us and we will be happy to consult on any type of question related to blades for film and foil.