K 2013: Is this the fastest injection machine at the show?

A cycle time of sub-two seconds for a rigid package in a four-cavity tool is impressive in anyone’s books but when that cycle time also includes an in-mold labeling step, it’s surely swift. Such a process is being demonstrated at the Stork booth (13/D72).

The Stork Food Line 2500 250-tonne hybrid press features electrical screw drive and automation from Brink. The 6-gram closure is molded from impact copolymer polypropylene from Sabic, and wall thickness is 0.35 mm. The in-mold labels were supplied by Verstraete.

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