Please visit: Rocheleau Tool & Die Co., Inc.
117 Industrial Rd.
Fitchburg, MA 01420 US
Machine type: Continuous-extrusion, shuttle
Clamp force: 5 tons
Bottle volume: Up to 2 L
Max. container length: 13 in.
Extruder capacity: 120 lb/hr
Applications: Cosmetic, medical, personal-care bottles
Features: Customized trim-station, die head design; processes PVC.
Machine type: Reciprocating-screw extrusion
Model: RS Series
Clamp force range: To 50 tons
Max. shot capacity: 2.5 lb
Max. usable platen area: 24 x 16 in. to 40 x 16 in.
Max. parison tooling diam: 8 in. for single parison
Extruder capacity: 70 to 350 lb/hr
Applications: Juice, dairy, water & industrial containers
Features: Fast parison drop, toggle clamp; novel bottle takeaway system for automated trimming.Options: One to 10 parison die-heads, ram-down or pull-up top finish for calibrated necks, spin-trim automation, deflash automation.
Tom Boyd is used to incredulous looks from potential customers.
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The latest introductions in extrusion blow molding focused on faster color changeovers, higher bottle production, and integration with form-and-fill operations.
Examples of the growing trend toward all-electric blow molding machines for packaging will either be physically present or shown in videos and brochures at NPE.
The emphasis in blow molding equipment introductions at NPE 2003 is on higher output capability and greater versatility to take on emerging markets.
Examples of the growing trend toward all-electric blow molding machines for packaging will either be physically present or shown in videos and brochures at NPE. Superior accuracy, repeatability, speed, quietness, cleanliness, and energy efficiency are all claimed for the five new all-electric models being presented by four firms at the show.