New Design Engineer at Abtex

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Corey Kopchak has joined the Abtex LLC design engineering team. Kopchak brings a wide range of programming, 3D engineering, CNC and Lean Manufacturing skills to the team of creative engineers and other tech professionals at Abtex.

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Hillbrush Makes Further Injection Moulding Investment

Hillbrush, the UK’s largest manufacturer of brushware and hygienic cleaning tools has invested in a second large-scale injection moulding machine at its site at Mere in Wiltshire, U.K.

The 1000 tonne Haitian MARS 2 injection moulding machine will enable Hillbrush to venture into new trade moulding business, fulfilling larger tooling projects that the company would otherwise have to outsource, such as snow shovels, warning A-frame signs, multi-impression dustpans and buckets.

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ZAHORANSKY’s CUBE Redefines Production For Anchor-tufted Toothbrushes

The modular basic construction of the CUBE allows for toothbrush production with the utmost flexibility and efficiency while taking up minimal floorspace.

Revolution is a Square: ZAHORANSKY redefines the production of anchor-tufted toothbrushes with the CUBE

With its revolutionary CUBE, a machine for the production of anchor-tufted toothbrushes redesigned from the ground up, ZAHORANSKY clearly highlights its reputation as the leading full-service provider and partner of the brush industry. The CUBE offers scalable production with the utmost flexibility and highest level of quality thanks to a three-part modular construction, consisting of a base unit, supply unit and cover unit.

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Video: Discover the New Jupiter from Borghi

In order to strengthen the fiber stock autonomy and reduce tasks for the machine operator, Borghi’s JUPITER has been enhanced with an automatic fiber loading system. JUPITER can be automatically fed with fiber by a robot that picks the bundles of fiber from a large two-hopper capacity, one for each color of fiber. This automatic system increases fiber loading 22 times more in capacity!

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Blue Monster® OXY-Clutch From Mill-Rose

Blue Monster OXY-Clutch thread sealant is formulated for critical oxygen service applications.

The Clean-Fit Products division of The Mill-Rose Company has introduced Blue Monster® OXY-Clutch, a new specially-formulated thread sealant for high-pressure, pure oxygen piping systems. OXY-Clutch is PTFE enriched and provides superior sealing characteristics, is inert, non-corrosive and non-flammable, and contains no VOCs, silicone or hydrocarbons. This unique thread sealant has an effective temperature range from -320°F to 450°F (-196°C to 232°C) at pressures up to 2,600 PSI (180 BAR). Blue Monster® OXY-Clutch is tested for Autoignition Temperature according to the stringent standard of ASTM G-72.

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ABMA Educational Institute Webinar Series

The American Brush Manufacturers Association (ABMA) has announced the development of a quarterly webinar series from the ABMA Educational Institute. This webinar series is designed to provide timely and important industry education to our membership that will be beneficial deep within the organization.

“The series is designed to provide topics that are timely and relevant to today’s broom, brush, mop and roller manufacturers and their suppliers.” says RJ Lindstrom of Zephyr Mfg. who is the chair of the Vision 2020 Task Force. “After the 2020 ABMA Convention a task force was set up to study the needs of the association as defined in the survey results taken during the convention. One of the needs of particular interest was finding a way to increase outreach directly to the membership … to get more individuals involved at the organizational level, and to deliver important content directly to the organizational level.”

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