Producing IML decorated containers by the second

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  • Thin-walled IML decorated PP food container
  • Shot weight 6.2 grams, 4 cavity mould, cycle time less than 3.5 seconds
  • 15 years of experience with the El-Exis machine range

Demag Plastics Group SP. z.o.o will present an El-Exis SP 200 for the production of IML decorated food containers at the upcoming Plastpol in Kielce, Poland.

Shot weight 6.2 grams, 4 cavity mould, cycle time less than 3.5 seconds

The injection moulding machine with a clamping force of 2,000 kN will be combined with handling equipment from Polymac Robotics b.v. to form a compact production unit, which allows the production of containers within less than 3.5 seconds. The polypropylene (PP) cups will be produced in a 4-cavity mould manufactured by Otto Hofstetter AG with a shot weight of about 6.2 grams.

Thin-walled IML food container produced by an El-Exis SP machine.

Thin-walled IML food container produced by an El-Exis SP machine.

Decentralized electric drive for precise mould-stop position

The El-Exis SP’s clamping unit with its decentralized electric drive provides high-speed, careful mould opening and closing in order to achieve a highly precise mould-stop position. This way, the labels are accurately placed and the cups are removed correctly. An NC5 plus control guarantees easy and intuitive machine operation. Numerous software features and adjustment options specially developed for packaging producers facilitate process optimisation.

The El-Exis SP is specially designed for high-speed packaging applications.

The El-Exis SP is specially designed for high-speed packaging applications.

15 years of experience with the El-Exis machine range

El-Exis SP injection moulding machines are particular suited for thin-wall packaging applications. Sumitomo (SHI) Demag can look back on a total of 20 years of market expertise and 15 years of experience with the El-Exis machine range. When the company developed the El-Exis range, the aspect of cost-efficiency was always at the top of the agenda. Parallel hybrid drives and virtually loss-free force transmission ensure that this machines combines high performance with low energy consumption.



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