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TF40 Imola

TF40 Imola Tray Former closed and open corner


The suction cups pick up the blank from the horizontal magazine. The blank is then unloaded onto the guides and carried by the main chain, which is pushed from the rear to a position underneath the rear hot-melt glue guns that apply the glue stitches indicated in the program to the reinforced corners. Two pneumatic devices pre-fold the corner flaps at a 90° angle to fit the blank in the propellers of the main station where the pressers fold and glue the flaps. Then, the chain moves the blank forward in a continuous cycle, passing in front of the front glue applicators to reach a pneumatic actuator which centers the blank in the hopper (forming area) where the cycle starts. The mold activates and strong pressure is applied between the corners and the side of the tray being glued with the glue still hot during the forming piston stroke . The tray stops between the four spring stopping devices in order for the mold to come out easily. The top flaps are folded by four pneumatic cylinders (one for each corner in order to follow the natural fold of the blank). Four side pressers fold and glue the flaps along the side of the box. During this operation, slight pressure is applied between the tray top flaps and the four pneumatic stopping devices at the bottom of the box to make sure the sizes and squaring are correct. The operating cycle is PLC-controlled, according to specific parameters previously set in the program with the color interface. Up to 80 sizes can be saved and are controlled in hundredths of a second to optimize and compensate for special weather conditions and/or conditions of the cardboard used.

 Brochure TF40 Imola  Video TF40 Imola
 Production rate  40 pcs / min.  Minimum box size  190 x 280 mm
 Power required  10 kW  Maximum box size  600 x 600 mm
 Compressed air consumption  36 nl / cycle  Minimum tray size  340 x 420 mm
 Total weight  1700 kg  Maximum tray size  1000 x 1300 mm
 Dimensions  6000 x 1800 H 2000 mm  Outlet box side and front  TS43 / LT

Detail: adjustable molder

Detail: tank glue applicator inlet


 Folders open and closed corner


Detail: trays storage

Detail: picking up trays

Detail: Citrus hopper

Format: open corner, top-flap,,

double head and side


Format: open corner, top-flap,

double head and side


Format: flapless closed corner

and double head & side

Format: Visual Box

open corner

Format: flapless closed corner

and double head & side


 Format: short top-flap,

open corner, doble head & side


Format: flapless open corner

double head and side

Format: top-flap open corner


Format: open corner,

double head

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