handles produced with nitrogen injection molding
Curiosities

Gas (nitrogen) injection molding

Gas (nitrogen) Assisted Injection Molding (also called GAIM), consists in introducing an inert gas at a high pressure inside the previously injected molten plastic mass in the mold. By injecting gas in the molten mass, a bubble that remains attached to the gas injection point, forms. Its pressure has to push the plastic material until

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Gas assisted injection molding technique
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Lightened plastic, methods of production

With the aim of producing sustainable and competitive products, the weight of the components plays an important role. Weight saving is one of the main characteristics for many applications, mostly in the packaging and automotive fields, where the cost of materials and the reduction of the weight allow the decreasing of the price of the

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wide stock range - hdpe and pph extruded rods
Extrusion

COLORED ROUND RODS RESTOCK

In H.P.E. International we take care of the production by injection, blow molding and extrusion of plastic materials. Our stock of plastic rods is always well supplied with a wide range of products. From Ø8 mm to Ø300 mm, we extrude rods in HDPE and PPH in various standard colors such as natural, black, green,

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Curiosities

Wrong beliefs, final part

After the first 3 articles (Plastic fake news, Wrong beliefs – part one, Wrong beliefs – part two) where we have deeply analyzed the wrong beliefs we come across when talking or hearing about plastic, we have now come to the end of our journey. In this article we want to debunk two more wrong

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Curiosities

Wrong beliefs – part two

Wanting to debunk the false myths though-out scientific researches and analyzed data, we will continue our insight on the most common fake news we hear when talking about plastic. In our previous articles ( Plastic fake news – Wrong beliefs – part one) we have focused on so called “greener” than plastics alternatives and on

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are you sure that everything they tell you about plastic is true?
Curiosities

Wrong beliefs – part one

Our aim is to debunk the myths according to which plastic is particularly pollutant without for this idealizing plastic nor demonizing any other material, as anticipated in the previous article. We want to examine in depth some of the most consolidated fake news, trying to report the scientific truths that emerge from analyzed data avoiding

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Extrusion

Plastic fake news

From the beginning of its discovery, plastic played a fundamental role in our everyday life becoming omnipresent and irreplaceable thanks to its moderate price and to its infinite fields of application. Recently though all the positive aspects of this incredible material have been overshadowed by the images we are seeing on a daily basis. Beaches

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Why discard what can still be used?
Curiosities

The plastic revolution

Nowadays plastic can be found in every aspect of our lives and it is widely used in mostly all the applications as it offers practical, useful and economically advantageous solutions. Even trying to imagine a world without plastic seems absurd but luckily, with some tips it is not necessary. A report published by the World

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Extrusion

UPPLA, the new green brand signed H.P.E. International

As part of the commitment to find new solutions that concretely support the transition from a linear economy towards a circular economy, H.P.E. International introduces its new brand: UPPLA – upcycled plastic. UPPLA is the brand that identifies all the items we produce with the highest possible content of recycled plastic, granting the same technical

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