Lug cap sealant meets content legislation

Spanish sealants specialist Actega Artística has introduced a water-based sealant for lug caps, designed to meet more stringent restrictions on certain plastics.The European Commission updated its ‘Plastics Directive’ 2002/72/EC last year to limit the use of certain plasticisers, including epoxidised soybean oil (ESBO) and some phthalates, commonly used in PVC-based closure seals for metal twist-off caps for food applications....

Buckle gauge developed for two-piece cans

CMC-Kuhnke has introduced a buckle tester for two-piece DRD and D&I cans, equipped with a growth measurement gauge to measure the deflection of the can bottoms.The system, called the DRT-1000DG, is a semi-automated tester designed to determine the pressure at which the bottom of the can begins to buckle, as well as measuring the rate of growth. ...

Key Rutherford parts ready for delivery

The top 1,000 spare parts required for Rutherford coaters and decorators are available for delivery from Dutch company Rosario Can Technology.Recently added to its portfolio is a ‘core assortment’ of spare parts, based on sales statistics to represent the parts most often required. The range of parts accounts for around 70 percent of those needed to...