Craft beer filler for metal bottles

A filling machine for aluminium drinks bottles developed by US-based Meheen Engineering is aimed at the craft brewing industry. The Merlin filler operates at speeds of between 1,080 and 2,520 bottles an hour, with most systems running at more than 1,800 bph, says the company. It offers three filling modes, designed for high-quality beer filling. In the Evac/Purge mode...

Gauge measures any size of aerosol can end

CMC-Kuhnke has launched a gauge for measuring the diameter of any aerosol can end. The Mars-AER is based on the company's existing Mars-DMA gauge, and combines the use of hoppers for multiple can end diameters with an automated handling system to enable the machine to process an unlimited range of lid diameters, says CMC. The standard version of the...

Beverage can print proofer is more versatile

A print proofing machine for beverage cans has been upgraded to enable it be used with a wider range of diameters and heights. The IPP8 proofer from UK-based Intercan provides a means for canmakers to show brand owners label designs just as they would be produced on a line-speed decorator.The offset-litho proofer runs offline and has eight printing units and...

Data software monitors canmaking plant processes

A data capture and reporting software suite designed specifically for canmaking operations is available from US company Integrated Packaging Solutions. The CanStats package is designed "by canmakers, for canmakers", says the company, and gathers a range of data from throughout canmaking operations including on-machine performance, production and spoilage, maintenance and tooling. The data is then displayed in real-time, enabling...

Instant feedback from sheet inspection

Germany's Vision Experts has introduced a system designed specifically for inspecting the print quality on metal sheets. The VE 4000+ Metal system monitors the printing process at up to 9,000 sheets an hour, with the operator immediately alerted to any problems by means of a warning lamp, audible signal, or a full machine stop. The system incorporates spectral colour...

Refinements for Cevolani welders and slitters

Italian canmaking equipment manufacturer Cevolani is offering a number of refinements to its high speed welders and a more convenient way of changing the cutting wheel settings on its blank slitter. At the blank-feed end of the CBW2280 welder a calibration wheel for curvature control had been fitted, enabling the operator to make settings quickly. It’s a simple...

Online training tool for gauge inspection

Gauge inspection specialist for cans and ends, Sencon, has launched an online program to assist its customers with basic operator training.The program is said to complement and support its ‘Master Series’ range of automatic quality gauges for beverage cans. Users can register then log in to view a series of video-based courses designed to guide operators through training material...

Tinplate rules with an invisible seam

The Adidas toiletries brand owned by Coty has switched back to using tinplate aerosol cans largely as a result of a canmaking design change that improves their appearance, making them look more like aluminium monobloc cans.Colep, which makes the cans for Adidas, recently launched DigiStripe, a technique that visually conceals the weld seam on three-piece aerosol can bodies. The...

Stolle expands its canmaking tool supply base

Leading equipment supplier to the two-piece canmaking industry Colorado-based Stolle Machinery has bought one of its tooling suppliers in the US to ensure a reliable source of specialised components. Ultra Punch of Dayton specialises making the high-precision punches and die components used in tab and lane dies that go into beer/beverage and full-aperture easy open end conversion systems. Founded...

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