Low float polypropylene drums

Pajusco Tecnologie
Published:  17 August, 2015

The latest generation of polypropylene drums have been developed by Italian drum specialist Pajusco Tecnologie. Article first published in ILM March-April 2015 edition.

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Perfect fleshing for exotic skins

SF Officina Meccanica
Published:  17 August, 2015

SF Officina Meccanica is a small tannery machinery manufacturer from Tuscany. It has developed a niche in the market and manufactures machinery for small skin and exotic tanners. Article first published in ILM March-April 2015 edition.

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Labour saving fleshing

Fleshing
Published:  17 August, 2015

With Costruzioni Meccaniche Persico’s latest throughfeed fleshing machine it is possible to carry out the fleshing operation without needing to rotate the hides. The hide only needs to be inserted into the feed opening for the length required for the machine to pull it through. It can process green and limed hides. Article first published in ILM March-April 2014 edition.

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Fast throughfeed fleshing

Fleshing
Published:  17 August, 2015

New 3P from Italy introduced an updated version of its throughfeed fleshing machine in Milan this year. The Cayman fleshes hides or sides in a fast and safe manner and can process up to 600 hides an hour with a maximum speed of 80m/minute. Article first published in ILM March-April 2014 edition.

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Antonio Galiotto, Managing Director, Erretre

Control and consistency

Machinery & equipment
Published:  12 March, 2015

Italian tannery machinery makers Erretre and Fratelli Carlessi have spent five years designing a new series of leather drying and milling equipment. Martin Ricker was invited to the company’s headquarters in Italy to find out more. Article first published in ILM November-December 2014 edition.

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Excellence in automotive leather cutting

Leather cutting machinery
Published:  16 October, 2014

France-based automated leather cutting system provider, Lectra, shows how operational excellence can be applied to the automotive leather cutting process 

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Novel conditioning system from Carlessi

Drying and conditioning
Published:  16 April, 2014

The Cell Rotating Conditioning (CRC) unit is the new leather drying and conditioning system suitable for both chrome and non-chrome/metal-free leathers from Italian tannery machinery maker Fratelli Carlessi.

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Top of the class

Rollercoating
Published:  16 April, 2014

Topstar and Topstar S are industry-leading reverse and syncro rollercoating machines from Italy-based tannery machinery maker Gemata. 

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Three brands under one roof

Tannery machinery
Published:  16 April, 2014

In September 2012 tannery machinery maker Feltre relocated to its new headquarters in the heart of the tanning cluster of Arzignano. 

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The complete ironing machine

Ironing and embossing
Published:  08 April, 2014

Bergi is a leading company in the sector for through-feed ironing and embossing machines. Last year it introduced a through-feed ironing and embossing machine, Starlux-S Vario, that combines the qualities of the best four machines it has ever made.

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Individual tracking of leathers

GER makes it Mark

Electronic leather management
Published:  08 April, 2014

GER Elettronica is a leading manufacturer of electronic area measuring equipment and during the Tanning Tech show in Bologna last year it unveiled its new ‘Mark’ electronic management system for finished leathers. 

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Designer dryer

Machinery & equipment
Published:  26 March, 2014

Officine di Cartigliano is a world leader when it comes to building tannery equipment for drying, conditioning and staking leather. Through extensive investment in R&D it aims to offer tanners a fast and efficient way of adding value to crust and  finished leathers. Martin Ricker reports

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Heusch blade for sole leather makers

Worldwide
Published:  27 September, 2013

Heusch is expanding its Excalibur blade line to include a new sole leather blade called ‘ExcaliburSole’. As with the other members of the Excalibur family the new blade is also made out of stainless steel to ensure corrosion resistance and durability.

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Specialised shaving for goat skins

Italy
Published:  28 September, 2013

Aletti invest on average 7% of the company turnover each year in research and development. They have recently concentrated on developing a new 1000mm shaving machine, DE 1.0 to be used specifically on goat skins and other small skins. The precise thickness adjustment allows leathers to be shaved up to 0.25mm with adjustment steps of 0.025/0.05/0.01 mm, controlled by a reliable electro-mechanical device. 

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Bergi bring innovation to Bologna

Italy
Published:  28 September, 2013

Bergi will be highlighting four updated pieces of tannery equipment at the Tanning Tech show in Bologna, October 8-10. It includes a compact stacking machine, an upgraded through-feed ironing and embossing machine, a buffing/dedusting line and a buffing machine designed specifically for light leathers.

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Expedite from Feltre

Expedite from Feltre

Italy
Published:  01 October, 2013

Resulting from a large investment in research and development, Italian tannery machinery specialists, Feltre have developed the latest, more powerful version of their Expedite sorting line with folding system allows the folding of full hides or sides with the possibility of dividing them between different selection stations according to the grading parameters of the customer.

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Multiway drying tunnel from Infragas

Italy
Published:  02 October, 2013

Infragas Nova Impianti will present the new Multiway drier at Tanning Tech October 8-10, in Bologna. The most important feature of the new Multiway drier is the possibility to use the driers in different ways such as through infrared drying and warm air circulation or infrared rays only or warm air circulation only.

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Advanced automated spray lines from Erretre

Italy
Published:  03 October, 2013

All Eco-Spray and Ecotan spray lines by Italian machinery specialists, Erretre can be operated via a completely new built-in automation system. A computer featuring a user-friendly, full colour touch screen graphic display enables a centralised control of the spray and drying conditions. 

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Butterfly-T from Tanmac

Butterfly-T from Tanmac

Italy
Published:  04 October, 2013

Tanmac are a leader in the technology of automatic stacking machines for the tanning industry. The company will be highlighting the new machine at Tanning Tech later this month. 

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Escomar offer adjustable pressing

Italy
Published:  04 October, 2013

Thanks to its extreme power and pressure, the Escomar PCR7, sammying/setting-out machine is equipped with a hydraulic system that makes it possible to adjust the drying pressure progressively on three independent blocks. The machine is aimed at wet-blue hide tanners in particular.

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Engraving technology from Ungricht

Italy
Published:  07 October, 2013

Ungricht from Germany will present a selection of their new designs for the leather industry at Tanning Tech 2013 in Bologna, October 8-10. The newly developed designs are aimed at future leather industry trends and offer unlimited possibilities to create individual products for tanners.

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Redesigned spray line from Carlessi

Italy
Published:  07 October, 2013

Totally redesigned in 2013, the new spray line from Fratelli Carlessi offers a variety of solutions to make it suitable for any kind of leather and finishing processes.

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Mach Twins toggling from Emmezeta

Italy
Published:  11 October, 2013

Mach Twins is a toggling system for semi dry hides from Emmezeta, a leading company in the production of conditioning systems with frames. With its double station the machine allows for a higher productivity and a more comfortable working environment for the operators.

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Lamebo present ‘Silver’ band knife

Italy
Published:  16 October, 2013

Lamebo, a leading Italian company in the production of splitting band knives constantly search for higher performance steels and technological innovation which has given them customers in more than 90 countries worldwide.

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