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Extrusion Coater /Laminator Operates at High Speeds

KYUNGKI-DO, KOREA | Sung An Machinery’s new extrusion coater/laminator line performs at 500 mpm for webs of up to 400 gsm paperboard and aluminum foil as thin as 6 microns. Suitable for aseptic packaging applications with up to seven layers for liquids, cup stock, and ice cream packs. Capable of single or double-side extrusion coating at a web width of 1,620 mm. Unwind accommodates maximum paperboard roll dia. to 1,500 mm with zero-speed butt splice. Includes double-side flame treating, vacuum web cleaner, three lamination units with automated hydraulic press system for high laminating pressure, a tempering unit to prevent water condensation on cooling roll, and quick width changes. Auxiliary unwind handles 6-micron aluminum foil and features auto splicing at speeds to 500 mpm. Extrusion station can accommodate a triple extruder with high melt quality, says the company, at 2,200 kg/hr. Includes three thickness gauges, auto profile control, three automatic t-dies, laser inspection, and a rewind with auto splicing at maximum operation speed for roll diameters to 1,800 mm. See

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