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Service & Solutions safeguards your product efficiency and your investment – for the length of a lifetime.

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ELION

Performance, precision and efficiency at the highest level

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Adaptive drive unit

Particularly in light of the steadily increasing cost of electricity, energy efficiency is an extremely important factor. Through the sophisticated combination of different drive technologies, the drive units achieve optimal efficiency values and still provide the required performance reserves for demanding applications.

  • Variable speed servo motor
  • Double pump design
    • Piston variable displacement pump
    • Internal gear constant delivery pump
  • Completely closed oil tank
  • Oil cooling and filtering in the secondary circuit
  • Integrated storage system
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Electrical clamping unit

The clamping units of ELION were developed for quick cycles. Extremely short movement times are possible thanks to the unique operation principle. The clamping unit still moves very harmonically.

  • Centrally positioned 5-point toggle lever with crank drive (ELION principle)
  • Moving mold plate guided on stable and smooth linear guides
  • Mold height adjustment positioned on fixed mold plate
  • Bearing points completely sealed and closed with circulatory lubrication
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Media options

In order to individually adapt each machine to specific requirements, a wide range of modules with different options is available to you:

  • Hydraulic auxiliary controllers (core tractions)
  • Central cold water distribution
  • Individual circuit water piping from cooling water battery or heating/cooling units
  • Pneumatic valves with separate pressure controller
  • Power socket outlets for peripheral devices
  • Diverse signal interfaces
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Hybrid high-performance injection units

Extreme injection performances are particularly in demand for products with very thin walls. With regard to dynamics and injection speed, the hybrid injection units of the ELION series are far ahead of the field.

  • Hydraulic injection axis with rotating injection piston (Spark)
  • Innovative and powerful two-valve technology
  • Electric metering drive with water-cooled servo motor and spur gear
  • Position and speed-controlled injection unit movement with torque-free nozzle contact pressure
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All-electric high-performance injection unit

The all-electric injection units of the modular ELION series stand out with their extraordinarily high precision and reproducibility. Due to the robust and powerful design of the injection drive, a very high injection dynamic is reached even at full load.

  • Dynamic and highly precise injection axis with servo motor and dual-toothed rack drive
  • Electric metering axis with highly efficient high torque motor
  • Stable and smooth linear guides
  • Position and speed-controlled injection unit movement with torque-free nozzle contact pressure
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aXos controller

More information to the aXos controller can be found here.

EVOS

Highest flexibility for demanding applications

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Hybrid high-performance injection units

Extreme injection performances are particularly in demand for products with very thin walls. With regard to dynamics and injection speed, the hybrid injection units of the EVOS series are far ahead of the field.

  • Hydraulic injection axis with rotating injection piston (Spark)
  • Innovative and powerful two-valve technology
  • Electric metering drive with water-cooled servo motor and spur gear
  • Position and speed-controlled injection unit movement with torque-free nozzle contact pressure
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Adaptive drive unit

Particularly in light of the steadily increasing cost of electricity, energy efficiency is an extremely important factor. Through the sophisticated combination of different drive technologies, the drive units achieve optimal efficiency values and still provide the required performance reserves for demanding applications.

  • Variable speed servo motor
  • Double pump design
    • Piston variable displacement pump
    • Internal gear constant delivery pump
  • Completely closed oil tank
  • Oil cooling and filtering in the secondary circuit
  • Integrated storage system
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Media options

In order to individually adapt each machine to specific requirements, a wide range of modules with different options is available to you:

  • Hydraulic auxiliary controllers (core tractions)
  • Central cold water distribution
  • Individual circuit water piping from cooling water battery or heating/cooling units
  • Pneumatic valves with separate pressure controller
  • Power socket outlets for peripheral devices
  • Diverse signal interfaces
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Toggle lever clamping unit

The clamping units of EVOS offer generous clamping surfaces like those needed in the production of packaging. Thanks to clever control technology and state-of-the-art servo valves, EVOS offers an unmatched performance while also running very smoothly.

  • 5-point dual toggle lever with inward-directed clamping cylinder
  • Moving mold plate guided on stable and smooth linear guides
  • Mold height adjustment positioned on support plate
  • Bearing points completely sealed and closed with circulatory lubrication

SynErgy series

Proven technology for cost-optimized solutions

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Clamping units

The robust design of the SynErgy toggle lever clamping unit offers the right conditions for reliable long-term production over the course of many years.

  • 5-point dual toggle lever
  • Moving mold plate supported by stable slipways and guide bushings
  • Mold height adjustment positioned on support plate
  • Plate ejector with integrated, central ejector coupling

 

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Drive units

With its high-performance hydraulic accumulator, the SynErgy has raised the bar with regard to performance. Our machines offer top dynamics and parallel movements – even during very quick cycles.

  • Double pump drive system with hydraulic accumulator
  • Oil tank integrated into machine frame
  • Oil cooling secondary circuit
  • Permanent oil filtration
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Injection unit

The injection units of the SynErgy series are built for tough continuous operation. They offer sufficient injection performance in order to overcome even the most demanding thin-wall applications in tough continuous operation.

  • Hydraulic injection axis with rotating injection piston (Spark)
  • Powerful servo hydraulics
  • robust and reliable injection unit connection
  • Optional electrical metering drive
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Multi-component options

The SynErgy module includes a comprehensive portfolio of different clamping force sizes and injection units. This provides many options for possible combinations, which in turn can be used optimally for two-component and multi-component systems. SynErgy offers the correct machine configuration for nearly any application

  • Many options for the adaption of 2C injection units
  • Possible positions:
    • Standard L-position
    • L-position behind the fixed mold plate
    • Diverse angle positions
    • "Piggyback" solutions

PET-LINE

High-performance systems for the production of preforms

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Toggle lever clamping unit

The clamping unit of the PET-LINE is based on the proven mechanical system of the SynErgy and was optimized in the course of different evolutionary steps with state-of-the-art digital control technology.
It is tailored to the specific requirements of PET preform molds and thereby offers optimal framework conditions.

  • 5-point dual toggle lever with hydraulic actuating cylinder for quick and harmonious movement sequences
  • Robust and stable design
  • Stable support of moving mold plate on sliding guides and columns
  • Perfectly designed for large and high-cavity molds
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Preblow – lower weight, higher cost effectiveness

Immediately after the preforms are removed, they are actuated with internal pressure via a transfer gripper. Due to the special design of the Preblow cooling sleeves, a stretching of the floor area follows, which significantly reduces the material accumulation in the sprue area.

Your advantages:
Lower preform weight and even wall thickness of the final product

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Removal unit and post-cooling

  • Dynamic and quick removal gripper with integrated cooling
  • Transfer unit with optional integrated calibration of the neck area and pre-blow stage (Calitec and Preblow Option)
  • Highly efficient cooling station with up to 4 post-cooling cycles
  • Parts release onto conveyor with container change function
  • Removal and post-cooling unit integrated completely into the machine controller
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2-stage injection units

The injection unit of the PET-LINE is a unique in-house-development. The extremely high throughputs of a preform system are only made possible in the first place thanks to the unique design.

  • High-performance plasticizing unit with electric metering drive
  • Intrusion technology for maximum metering performance
  • Injection piston with hydraulic actuation (ShotPot principle)
  • Innovative and powerful valve technology
  • Highly precise and quick digital control of metering and injection processes
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Adaptive drive unit with optimal energy efficiency

  • Variable speed servo motor
  • Double pump design
    • Piston variable displacement pump
    • Internal gear constant delivery pump
  • Completely closed oil tank
  • Oil cooling and filtering in the secondary circuit
  • Integrated storage system
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Calitec® – the smart way to reduce cycle times

In order to improve the preform post-cooling, the demolded preforms are actuated with internal pressure via the transfer gripper.
That ensures a more intensive and, most importantly, uninterrupted post-cooling of the preforms. A calibration of the external preform diameter is carried out at the same time

Your benefits:
Faster cycle times and optimal preform quality

PETForm

Flexible and efficient modular platform for the production of preforms

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Hybrid injection units

The hybrid injection units with special HPX screw geometries ensure rapid melting. Color pigments, blockers or other blends can be added homogeneously at high throughputs without subjecting the melt to unnecessary shear forces

  • Compact and reliable design
  • Injection axis with hydraulic storage support
  • Electric metering drive with water-cooled servo motor and spur gear
  • High performance HPX screws
  • Simple and quick material and color pigment change
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Compact vertical clamping unit

The vertical clamping design ensures extremely high plate parallelism and reliably minimizes the wear of the forming components for molds with up to 12 cavities. With its lock-to-lock time of only 2.0 s, the PETForm clamping system is a leading high-performance PET unit.

  • Vertical two-platen design
  • Moving mold plate guided with columns
  • Smoothly controlled and hydraulically actuated opening and closing movements
  • Good accessibility for quick mold changes
  • Robust and reliable design
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Removal gripper

Thanks to the lightweight gripper unit, maximum process speeds can be achieved with minimal clamping movement. This in turn minimizes energy requirements and production costs.

  • Horizontal removal axis with high acceleration and fast speed
  • Compact and lightweight gripper unit
  • Quick gripper change
  • Optimized removal process
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Post-cooling unit

85% of the required cooling process takes place in the separate 4-stage post-cooling station. This results in significantly lowered cycle times and high output performance.

  • Turnable cooling unit with a total of 4 stations
  • Intensive cooling with a water temperature of 7°C
  • Ejection onto a horizontal conveyor
  • Simple and quick insert change
  • Good accessibility and simple maintenance

 

How to find us

Contact

Netstal Swiss
Netstal-Machinery Ltd.
Tschachenstrasse
8752 Näfels

+41 (0) 55 618 6111