New three-layer continuous extrusion blow moulding machine for 220-liter L-ring drums
The new three-layer continuous extrusion blow moulding machine ECT 880 CoEx3 by ST BlowMoulding will be the biggest machine exhibited at K 2019 in the blow moulding hall 14. It is designed to produce 220-liter L-ring drums and open-head drums up to 50 pieces per hour.
Compared to a traditional accumulator-head blow moulding machine, the ECT 880 continuous extrusion machine performs 10% faster cycle time, improved wall thickness quality and huge energy saving.
The three-layer configuration (inner layer and outer layer: 10% to 25% each one; middle layer: 50% to 80%) is intended to assign a specific feature to each layer (for instance high purity material in the inner layer, regrind material in the middle layer, antistatic additive in the outer layer).
Equipped with high-efficiency HEX extruders, W. Müller ReCo3 extrusion head and PWDS®/SFDR® radial control unit by Feuerherm, this machine will strengthen the position of ST BlowMoulding in the industrial packaging sector after the recent success of the 1000-liter IBC machines.
Specific devices have been included for safe head tooling changeovers: an electric hoist to raise the core and die, an adjustable swivel arm to align them with the extrusion head, and a movable catwalk protruding from the machine mezzanine to work under the extrusion head.
The machine will be shipped back to ST BlowMoulding after the K exhibition, to be customized according to the specific requirements of AST Kunststoffverarbeitung, one of the largest German manufacturer of industrial plastic packaging. New parison suction blow moulding machine for 3D ducts
The leadership of ST BlowMoulding in parison suction blow moulding technologies is witnessed during K 2019 by the new ASPI 200 on display at Dr. Reinold Hagen Stiftung facility in Bonn.
The Dr. Reinold Hagen Stiftung is one of the largest independent foundations in the field of plastic materials, technologies and mechanical engineering in Germany and holds lectureships in education and professional training.
The new ASPI 200 – delivered just few months ago – includes all most recent developments by ST BlowMoulding in suction blow moulding technology: the brand new HMI (as user friendly as a smartphone), the W-Print (to mark data directly on the parison) and the parison swell monitoring system (to keep process repeatability under control).
For those visitors who want to get familiar with all that technology at a single glance, ST BlowMoulding and Dr. Reinold Hagen Stiftung have organized a shuttle service from the K fairground to the foundation facility, where the ASPI 200 will be in operation with a 3D mould.
Both the ECT 880 CoEx3 machine and the ASPI 200 machine will display the new company logo and the new striking machine livery of ST BlowMoulding. The new company claim “Moving Forward, by Your Side” expresses ST BlowMouldings constant inspiration to innovate and find solutions tuned to the customers needs.