With all of its other machine concepts, the Packaging Division also targets resource-saving solutions, which simultaneously cater to specific customer demands. For example, battenfeld-cincinnati has developed a new anti-wear concept for planetary roller extruders, which are being used for applications such as calender feeding and pelletizing. With the new L+ planetary spindles, uptime can be increased by 30 to 50%, which also leads to a reduction in steel consumption and workloads.
For the PET industry, battenfeld-cincinnati will showcase its specialized single-screw extruder with an integrated compounding section for outputs between 500 and 1,000 kg/h. With this extruder, up to 16% of energy costs can be saved by processing undried PET and thus dispensing with preliminary material drying.
The Division is also presenting a project in the area of plastics recycling. Over the last few months, the existing granulating extruder series has been completely revised. In addition to the extruders, which were mainly energy-optimized, special attention was paid to the downstream equipment. Here modules have been created which optimally match the lines’ performance range. This is one of the main reasons why Metal-Plast, a leading Polish PVC processor, has chosen a repelletizing line from Bad Oeynhausen for the fifth consecutive time.
Innovation requires commitmentBut technological progress is not the only thing battenfeld-cincinnati can rely on, as Jürgen Arnold explains in conclusion: - Apart from innovation and product development, our most important asset is the commitment of our associates. This is why we will again have a recruiting counter at this year’s K, where interested persons can gather information.
Visit us @ K 2013, hall 16, B19