Tapematic PST Line II: a Sparkling Example of Clean Modern Manufacturing

Beauty Packaging Magazine - March 2019
YOUR OWN PST LINE II

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

The new state-of-the-art PST Line II is an in-line modular system for applying a stable, high-quality varnish and metal coating to different substrate materials. Its unparalleled capacity, can automatically process up to 7800 pieces per hour, while guaranteeing consistently excellent quality of finish, all while using significantly less varnish than traditional methods. It is the economical and eco-friendly answer to the needs of packaging manufacturers worldwide.
FEATURES

Go Where No others Has Gone Before

The advantages of the automated PST Line II coating system are indeed significant: Dramatic economy savings in staff and material cost. Increased capacity, faster changeovers and a process free of operator variables and intervention. Introducing “next level” efficiency to both the varnishing and metallization process.
Technical Specs
Object dimension
102 x 130 h mm
Cycle time
≤ 7800 pcs/hr
Yield
95%
Up-time
85%
Loading
Automated robot sorting system
Transport
Modular chain conveyor system
Reject
Reject identification
Quality Check
3D vision system (optional)
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 (optional)
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 3Phase 50/60Hz 65kVA
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 varnishing & metallisation

The PST Line II consists of several modules integrated together and dependent on the customer’s requirement. Supported by Tapematic engineers, PST Line II can be customised according to the required workflow and products in order to achieve an optimal metallization and UV coating process.
TRAY CONCEPT

Superlative performance of an innovative system

Up to 7800 pieces can be processed per hour. Trays travel along a conveyor between the different modules. Up to 13 parts are arranged on a single tray. PST Line II has the same modular concept as the PST Line I, with expanded capacity from the larger trays and sputtering module. New formats are quick and easy to set-up, and different configurations can be stored in the system for instant recall and fast changeover, enabling production short runs for greater flexibility.
Why Own a PST Line II?
Ten Reasons
01

Performance

Its unparalleled capacity can automatically process up to 7800 pieces per hour, while guaranteeing consistently excellent quality of finish.
02

In-Line Process

PST Line II can be customised according to the required workflow and products in order 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 II is extremely efficient, which much lower energy consumption than traditional lines and much reduced vanish usage.
05

Less Reject

Automatic controlled processes ensure consistent results with less errors and less rejects, therefore 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 in order to guarantee total control on the process.
08

Modular Design

The PST Line II includes several modules integrated together and dependent on the customer’s requirements and workflow.
09

Easy to Operate

New formats are quick and easy to set-up, different configurations can be stored in the system for instant recall and fast changeover, enabling production short runs for greater flexibility.
010

Quality Built

PST Line II is made in Italy by a manufacturer with an unmatched reputation for precision and quality.
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YOUR OWN PST LINE II
FEATURES
MODULAR DESIGN
TRAY CONCEPT
Why Own a PST Line II?