LYNCHBURG, VA--Belvac Production Machinery, Inc., a Dover Diversified Company and a leader in can and other rigid container machinery manufacturing for the beverage and food industries, has introduced the High Speed Dual Infeed for the Modular Necking System.
In today's competitive packaging marketplace, you need partners who can help you be successful with innovative designs, solid engineering and skilled manufacturing. At Belvac, we're developing new designs and processes through internal development, enabling us to bring new problem solving and value-added products quickly to the marketplace.
Belvac's high speed Dual Infeed, developed to meet a canmaker's specific requirement, is an example of Belvac's solution oriented philosophy. The need to modify can accumulation between the decorator and the necker due to space limitations, or where single filing was not practical, made the high speed Dual Infeed a reality.
The answer was Belvac's rapid response design of the Dual Infeed, which allows cans to feed directly into the necker infeed in two alternating streams, up to 2400 CPM.
The modular high speed Dual Infeed includes two infeed conveyors, two transfer starwheels, each with six pocket, that alternately feed pockets of a standard twelve pocket starwheel. The optional Belvac Model 475 waxer can be rearranged to fit this new configuration.
Based on the proven Belvac modular concept, the Dual Infeed bolts together with necker, flanger, base reformer, base reprofiler, inspection, and intermediate discharge modules, for one continuous operation. The Dual Infeed has been designed with an independent guard to allow total access to the entire infeed conveyor and transfer starwheels.
The system's stress relieved, cast-iron bases include air and vacuum passageways, electrical conduit and the gearcase all within the base. No shelves, ledges or hoses are present to accumulate damaged cans.