The innovative PST LINE I: Three processes in one sealed automated production line

Beauty Packaging Magazine - July 2019
YOUR OWN PST LINE I

The World’s First In-line 3D Sputtering Coating System

PST Line I is an entirely self-contained system for applying a stable, high-quality varnish and metal coating to packaging items in-house with only one operator. Its robotic spray works on-demand accurately, using less varnish and producing fewer rejects, making it highly economical and eco-friendly.
FEATURES

Go Where No Others Have Gone Before

At long last, there is a modern, fully-automated alternative to traditional manual varnishing and metallization processes. Efficient and eco-friendly, the Tapematic PST Line I is a revolution in manufacturing.
Technical Specs
Object dimension
56 x 90 h mm
Yield
95%
Cycle time
Up to 4800 pcs/hr
Up-time
85%
Loading
Automated robot sorting system
Transport
Modular plastic chain conveyor system
Reject
Reject identification via RFID technology
Quality Check
3D vision system
Offloading
Automated discharge, multiple boxes
Clean room environment
Built in class 100 Hepa filter
Surface cleaning
Air deioniser and dust removal station
Brush cleaning
Multiple controlled brush stations
Flame treatment
Multiple controlled burners
Plasma treatment
Multiple robotized torches
Lacquer
High solid UV curable lacquer
Spray
High-performance spray coating system
Flash off
Controlled quartz infrared oven
Curing
Water cooled 3D UV lamps
Target material
Aluminum, Silver, Gold, Stainless Steel, Chrome, Copper, Titanium
Vacuum Chamber
Load lock system to maintain consistent high vacuum
Power
400V 3 phase 50/60 Hz 45 kW
Air
6 bar 600 N l/min
Vacuum
- 0.8 bar 10 m3/hr
Water
5 bar 34 lt./min, 16-18°C, pH 6-8, dH 4-8
Water
3 bar 40 lt./min, 16-18°C, deionized, <10 μS
Aargon
2 bar, 50 sccm, purity 99.999%
European patent granted
EP2500448B1, EP3015176B1, EP2692450B1
United States patent granted
US9487857
MODULAR DESIGN

A New Automated Approach to Coating & Metallization

The PST Line I concept consists of several modules integrated together and totally dependent on the specific customer's requirement. Supported by our engineering team, PST Line owners can customize the line according to their precise needs and requirements. This includes manual and/or automatic loading and unloading modules, cleaning and pre-treatment, UV coating, and sputtering.
Why Own a PST Line I?
Ten Reasons
01

Performance

Its unparalleled capacity can automatically process up to 4800 pieces per hour while guaranteeing consistently excellent quality of finish.

02

In-Line Process

PST Line I can be customized according to the required workflow and products to achieve an optimal metallization and UV coating process.

03

Fully Automatic

Dramatic economy savings in staff and material costs, faster changeovers, and a process free of operator variables are the advantages of a fully automated line.

04

Low Consumption

The PST Line I is exceptionally efficient, which has much lower energy consumption than traditional lines and much-reduced varnish usage.

05

Less Reject

Automatic controlled processes ensure consistent results with fewer errors and fewer rejects, ensuring the highest quality in the workflow.

06

Eco Friendly

Customers who have already installed a PST Line model are now being recognised environmentally with Awards from around the world.

07

Quality Control

Quality control is fully automated and performed on every single item to guarantee total process control.

08

Modular Design

The PST Line I includes several modules integrated and dependent on the customer’s requirements and workflow.

09

Easy to Operate

New formats are quick and easy to set-up. Alternative configurations can be stored in the system for instant recall and fast changeover, enabling short production runs for greater flexibility.

010

Quality Built

PST Line I is made in Italy by a manufacturer with an unmatched reputation for precision and quality.

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