Networked machines for sustainable end-of-line packaging
The Internet of Things is expanding at Mosca. Our trade show appearance at this year's drupa, which takes place from May 31 to June 10 in Dusseldorf, focuses on Industry 4.0. Booth D25 in hall 12 is where visitors can see a variety of fully automated strapping machines including the UATRI-2 XT and SoniXs TR-6 Base and Pro. Thanks to full network capability, these models can be monitored from a connected computer. Along with the machines, we are presenting selected products from our sustainable strap range, including the latest ECO-Strap made from industrially compostable PLA.
Independently adjustable settings allow automatic order processing
Our display at drupa includes the fully automated SoniXs TR-6 Pro strapping machine for high-end operations. This high-performance machine shows what future Industry 4.0 processes will look like in the strapping industry. The machine features different communication channels that can be easily integrated into a variety of conventional control platforms. Visualization takes place via HMI touch panel. This information can be transmitted via Virtual Network Computing (VNC) to any PC component in the network. The user-friendly interface enables centralized, simple adjustment of various machine parameters for the components.
If necessary, the machine independently changes specific machine parameters. The necessary information is relayed to the machine either through sensors or, for example, via the network, which provides all package-synchronized data. The corresponding strapping and machine parameters are assigned and the machine automatically processes all subsequent orders with maximum efficiency, down to lot size 1.
As an alternative machine model, the SoniXs TR-6 Base offers a highly efficient entry-level solution. This strapping machine is controlled by an embedded MSCB-1 solution specially developed by Mosca. Unlike the Pro version, the SoniXs TR-6 Base is operated via intuitive membrane keypad with display. Package handling options are available in electromechanical or pneumatic versions to ensure optimal, trouble-free strapping.
Gentle, fast, reliable - and "inline" the corrugated structure
Further, we will show our fully automated UATRI-2 XT inline strapping machine, which meets the specific needs of the corrugated cardboard industry. This high-performance machine can be easily integrated into automated high-speed production lines for gentle, fast and reliable strapping of corrugated cardboard. Like the SoniXs TR-6 Pro, this machine can be remotely controlled from any connected computer. Machine status can be monitored at any time via mouse click. This gives our customers added convenience and easy access to all key data. Thanks to an optionally integrated quality assurance system, the UATRI-2 XT automatically recognizes packages that do not meet predefined criteria. In this case, the package is sorted out downstream by a ball chain conveyor. To protect the product and to prevent damage to the corrugated board structure, the strap is applied "inline" or lengthwise to the corrugated structure. Thanks to its special configuration, the machine straps up to 30 packages per minute.
High-quality and biocompatible consumables manufactured in-house
In addition to the variety of machines, the exhibition stand features a selection of our reliable strapping materials of PP and PET as well as the ECO-Strap, the newest addition to our product range. It is made from the renewable raw material polylactide acid (PLA), a biocompatible plastic. This strap is 100% industrially compostable within the shortest time.
We are looking forward to meet you at booth D25 in hall 12!