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Form- Fill- and Closing Machines

Typical materials and products

To find in applications like:

Tool guide system

Filling process

Film welding unit

Guides for the deep drawing process


Overview

Form- Fill- and Closing Machines

1. Bottom web feeder
2. Forming station / deep-drawing process
3. In-feed section
4. Top web in-feed / labeling
5. Sealing unit
6. Cutting station (crosswise / lengthwise)

1.Lower film draft

Advantages:

No lubricants at the products

Maintenance-free solution

Wear-resistant solution in spite of cleaning process

Dirt accumulation

2. Preheating and molding station

Advantages:

Fastest demounting of bearing

Cost advantage

Cleaning with hydrogen peroxide possible

Dirt accumulation possible

3. Cup filling unit

Advantages:

Cleaning with hydrogen peroxide

Recirculating ball bearing is no alternative (cleaning)

Cost saving

Combination with soft

Stainless steels possible

Maintenance-free

Wear-resistant solution in spite of cleaning process

4. Inline labelling machine

Advantages:

No washing-out of the lubrication

No corrosion of the ball (soft stainless steel ball instead of hardened ball)

Lower adhesion factor, than bush bearing

Resistant against chemicals

5. Sealing unit

Advantages:

Cost advantage

Easy to install through split bearing housing

No rinsing of the recirculating ball bearings

Good corrosion-resistance

6. Cutting station (crosswise/lengthwise)

Advantages:

Vibrations during punching have no influence on the shaft

For this reason: No shake down of the shaft

Cost saving

Combination with soft stainless steel shafts

Maintenance-free solution

No impact from dirt accumulation through punching waste


Application example

Packaging machines

Tribo-optimized polymer bearings for thermoforming packaging machines.


packaging

Linear stroke of the surplus-film winder with the combination of DryLin® hard anodized aluminum precision shaft AWMP and iglide® J bearings.

packaging

Height adjustment of the discharge conveyor implemented with iglide® J bearings.

packaging

Main mounting of the bottom web dancer plate via igubal® flange bearings EFOM-30.

packaging

Standardized toggle lever stroke system in the sealing unit. Vertical guidance upper-stroke (J bushings), toggle lever mounting iglide® Z, main guide columns (JUM-02-45).

packaging

Standardized linear stroke system - Forming station Toggle lever with iglide® Z, main guide columns with DryLin® linear liners JUM-02-45.

packaging

Mounting of the film guide rollers on the Tiro-Lable NT (labeler) using xiros ball bearings.

packaging

Mounting of standard safety door with maintenance-free iglide® A180 bearings (FDA approved).

packaging

Mounting of the preheating stroke (sealing unit)

packaging

Mounting of the disc brake of the bottom web mandrel via iglide® A180 maintenance-free bearings (FDA approved).

packaging

Energy supply system of the XY travel unit of the inkjet printer for printing the packing date on the label with igus® E-Z Chain®


More application examples

Knife-edge applications

Knife-edge applications in the packaging industry.

Filling and sealing machine

Besides the high chemical resistance, the iglide® J plain bearings offer a maintenance-free dry operation in this application.

Packaging unit for profiles

Downtimes to zero


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