Beverage end conversion press that tops 5,000 per minute

A more productive version of Stolle Machinery’s Tetrad end conversion system has been developed by the US-based canmaking equipment manufacturer.First launched in 2000, the Tetrad progression press came with four lanes. The EO6 version has six lanes, giving a third more output while using just 36 per cent more power.The EO6 conversion press has an output of up to...

BPA-free thermochromic ink is suitable for cans

A range of thermochromic inks that is free of bisphenol-A has been launched by US-based CTI for use on beverage cans.Bisphenol-A is a component of well-established high-performance epoxy phenolic lacquers and has been criticised as a potential endocrine disruptor although allowed by the FDA and authorities in Europe for use in packaging.The inks, which are also free of bisphenol...

Grolsch uses cardboard multipack with branding opportunities

A paper-based replacement for the plastic shrink wrap on multi-packs of beer cans is being launched this month by Royal Grolsch in the Netherlands.The TopClip has been designed by packaging firm Smurfit Kappa as a development of its GreenClip but with better branding opportunities. The design also keeps the tops of the cans clean.Grolsch is part of the Asahi...

Robotic automation reaches waste handling systems

An aluminium waste extraction system for beverage can plants has been enhanced by UK-based Impact Air Systems with a fully-automated bale handling system.The company offers turnkey systems for collecting and pneumatically conveying waste metal from cupping presses and body maker trimmers, along with rejected cans from other parts of the production line and delivering it to hydraulic baling presses.The...

Böttcher designs smoother rollers to reduce print-run changeover times

Metal decoration equipment specialist Böttcher Group has developed a new printing roller with the capability of cutting print-roller changeover times by half on sheet presses.The German company’s Easy Clean System (ECS) comprises offset printing rollers that are made from a proprietary rubber formula of polymers and additives and are coated with a new finish that makes the surface smoother...

Canpack improves effluent treatment at Indian plant

Beverage canmaker Canpack Group is commissioning a new effluent treatment facility at its canmaking plant, at Aurangabad in India.The Zero Liquid Discharge (ZLD) plant, supplied by Italian company Cie, makes use of a combination of technologies, including chemical neutralisation, ultrafiltration, reverse osmosis and evaporation. It is the third ZLD installed by Cie, following others installed for Bevcan in Angola...

New generation curing oven for aerosol cans

An internal curing oven for aerosol cans launched by Sprimag is said to offer a reduced footprint and greater energy efficiency.The two-row DIT oven has a design that comprises four modules. It offers a range of options depending on the required drying time, production speed and diameters of cans being cured. Drying times of between seven and ten minutes...

Automation speeds decorator sheet changeover

An automatic dropdown sheet-support system has been developed by UK metal decorating equipment specialist Crabtree in response to customer demands for improved efficiency and reduced changeover times.At the push of a button, the innovation is said to add more flexibility to Crabtree’s Fast Ready press.Crabtree will tailor designs to meet individual customer requirements. Options include a full sheet size...

Sustainable packs for canned beers

Brewers are increasingly marketing their canned products in printed cartonboard multi-packs to avoid using plastics. The latest is the UK’s ShinDigger Brewing, which worked with corrugated specialist Cepac to design shelf-ready secondary packaging for its range of beers.To reduce its impact on the environment, the Manchester brewer replaced trays and shrinkwraps for its 12 packs of 440ml cans.The construction,...

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