Wilmington Machinery, Wilmington, N.C., has expanded its Lumina Pallateeer Series to include a larger structural-foam pallet molding system with dual stack molds and a total of four cavities. The new PM#4 is a fully automated cell that can produce 120 pallets/hr or 960,000 nestable, one-way pallets (48 x 48 in. or 1200 x 1200 mm) per year. The cell includes the press with an extruder capable of 2400 lb/hr (1090 kg/hr), top-entry stacking robot, blender, loaders, nitrogen gas generator, chiller, and aluminum molds with support beam. The compact cell has a footprint of only 14.5 x 5 meters.
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