PROCESS

DIE FOR ENDS

The purpose of this paper is to describe in a simple way the way of working of a die to shape funds of canning containers, detailing how each of their pieces act throughout the process. To speak properly we will start by defining the names that each of them receives:...

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AUTOMATIC ALIGNER OF BATTERY COVERS

AUTOMATIC ALIGNER OF BATTERY COVERS

SUMMARY This device is an automatic device for aligning the punched pieces, in their proper position, on the press output conveyor, and stacking them later.   INTRODUCTION The upper end or cover of the batteries - dry electric batteries - is the element that...

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RETURN OF PACKAGES

RETURN OF PACKAGES

SUMMARY In the metal sector, the filler returns to the manufacturer the packaging used in the transport and storage of the containers. To perform this task in a simple and efficient way, it is convenient to apply a series of measures that are developed in this...

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FEEDER OF  CAPS TWIST-OFF

FEEDER OF CAPS TWIST-OFF

SUMMARY Description of a simple magnetic feeder of twist-off type caps to a glass jar seamer. It includes a deposit, discharge, double magnetic lift, and a fall by gravity that feeds the seamer. To properly position all the covers, the magnetic field of the elevator...

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CAN PACKAGING

CAN PACKAGING

SUMMARY The packaging of empty cans, in the manufacturing plants, is a fundamental factor for its proper conservation until the moment of its use. There are several ways to package the cans: in bags, in boxes and through direct palletizing in its different modalities....

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SEAMERS MACHINES

SEAMERS MACHINES

It is defined under this name to the teams that perform the fixing of the bottom or cover to the body of a metal can. They are classified into two groups depending on the shape of the can and its use: -          Of rotating can -          Can stopped The rotary can...

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GUARD BEAD TOOLS

GUARD BEAD TOOLS

SUMMARY It is about improvements in the forms of safety lanyards developed for dry food cans and also in boats to contain tennis balls. Their corresponding tools have been defined to be mounted on different machines such as the Metal Box MB or the modified Klinghammer...

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NECKING BY ROLLER

NECKING BY ROLLER

SUMMARY Description of the design and dimensioning of a head for a flanger - notching machine by routines.   INTRODUCTION The oldest way to perform the reduction of the ends of a can body of round format, is by buffer. We have already discussed this procedure in...

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WELDING IMPROVEMENTS

INTRODUCTION Packaging manufacturing equipment is expensive. The purchase of machinery is a very important chapter within their budgets for metal companies. Therefore it is convenient to study the investments very well, it is preferable to spend a little more but...

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ELECTRIC WELDING

ELECTRIC WELDING

Index : -          Chronology -          Fundamentals of electric welding   1º.- CHRONOLOGY a) INTRODUCTION. At the beginning of the 60s of the last century, two different welding processes without alloying, for commercial purposes, were developed more or less...

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EQUIPMENT IMPROVEMENTS

EQUIPMENT IMPROVEMENTS

INTRODUCTION The equipment that is usually used in the metal industry almost always admit improvements in relation to the initial state supplied by the manufacturer of the machine. It is to a certain point logical, these teams are not like a car, of which hundreds of...

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AGGRAPHED

AGGRAPHED

AGGRAFATED OR GOLDEN SUMMARY Describe what it consists of, how it is done and with what means with manual or automatic procedure.   PREAMBLE The present work has more value as a historical chronicle than as a technical report. The use of the locked or seam in the...

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DIE FOR EMBUTITION PACKAGING

DIE FOR EMBUTITION PACKAGING

SUMMARY Some criteria and recommendations for the construction of different types of dies for embutition packaging.   PREAMBLE Within the metal industry, the manufacture of sausage-type packaging may be the most reliable and affordable technique. Its use dates...

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LINE FOR PACKAGING “PARTY”

LINE FOR PACKAGING “PARTY”

SUMMARY Description of this container and a low speed line for its low cost production.   PREAMBLE The "Fiesta" packaging is a format that is widely used in the Spanish market for asparagus preserves, although it also has other uses such as "piquillo" peppers. It...

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CAN LINE “TWO PIECES DRD”

CAN LINE “TWO PIECES DRD”

SUMMARY Description of a DRD packaging manufacturing line and the equipment that compose it   INTRODUCTION The manufacture of cans by the DRD technique, is relatively recent, reached its development in the last quarter of the last century. Its designation DRD has its...

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ROLLING TOOLS

ROLLING TOOLS

INTRODUCTION As a complement to the works already published: - The curl in the lids y - Rizadoras we develop here the way to make the design of the tooling of the curling machines. As explained in the previous articles, these machines turn the edge of the funds to be...

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CURLERS

CURLERS

FUNCTION It receives the name of rizadora the machine that performs on a background the work of turning the edge of the same one, from the form that presents / displays to the exit of the press until its final profile, similar to a hook. Also it receives the name of...

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PUNCH.- CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE

PUNCH.- CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE

SUMMARY Types of punches used in die making in the metal industry, its design and repair.   INTRODUCTION In all the dies - or matrices - used in the metal industry, there is a punch between its components. Inside a die, the punch is held in the punch holder plate...

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COMMENTS ON DIE FOR AEROSOLS FUNDS

COMMENTS ON DIE FOR AEROSOLS FUNDS

The funds for aerosol containers have a peculiar shape, which must be taken into account when defining the tooling for its manufacture. The biggest difference, compared to conventional funds, is the strong curvature of its central panel in the shape of a concavity....

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SHEAR KNIVES

SHEAR KNIVES

PREAMBLE The blade or shear is a fundamental piece in any die of manufacture of caps, bottoms or sausage containers. It is housed in the fixed part of the die, mounted on the press table. This fixed part is usually designated with the name of matrix. It is attached to...

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TOOLS FOR PLUGS  Paint containers

TOOLS FOR PLUGS Paint containers

SUMMARY Description of the necessary operations, as well as its tooling, for the manufacture of a double-friction plug - or double closure - used in containers to contain paints or similar.   PREAMBLE It is usual to pack paints and other products consumed in the...

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TOOLS FOR RING LID Paint containers

TOOLS FOR RING LID Paint containers

TOOLS FOR RING LID - PAINT CONTAINERS SUMMARY Details of the design of the necessary dies to manufacture the ring - or ring - for a double wall friction closure, of those usually used in containers to contain paint.   PREAMBLE A specific facet in the metal...

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“U” LINE FOR RECTANGULAR ENDS

“U” LINE FOR RECTANGULAR ENDS

SUMMARY The design of a line in the form of "U", for the production of rectangular bottoms, makes possible the placement of the packing point near the press warehouse. This leads to a reduction in labor, since the same person who feeds the press, can pack the funds....

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PACKAGING OF COVERS AND ENDS

PACKAGING OF COVERS AND ENDS

SUMMARY It describes several packing systems of lids / funds for internal use or for the canning, detailing the materials to be used and their characteristics.   INTRODUCTION We have already published a paper on the different ways used in the industry to pack...

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STICK OF ROUND FUNDS BY INJECTION

STICK OF ROUND FUNDS BY INJECTION

SUMMARY The calculation procedure is developed to determine the amount of compound to be applied on the wing of a fund. It depends on several factors, which can be synthesized into one, the size of the closure.   INTRODUCTION The function to develop by the rubber...

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CURLING FUNDS ON STICKER

CURLING FUNDS ON STICKER

Gumming machine by buffer (without stackers) SUMMARY Description of a simple system of total rippling of non-round bottoms using a reclaimed tampon gumming machine.   INTRODUCTION To curl non-round backgrounds, the classic procedure is to turn the edges of its two...

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PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE OF A TAPAS DIE

PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE OF A TAPAS DIE

INTRODUCTION The final quality of a lid, whatever its destination: sketch for easy-opening lids, conventional bottom, etc., depends on three factors: -          1º.- Material consumed -          2nd.- Employee tooling -          3º.- Equipment used In this paper we...

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CONTROL OF TAPS IN DIE

CONTROL OF TAPS IN DIE

SUMMARY The premature fall of the shell - or sketch of an easy opening cover - from the punch assembly, in a double die, has been an annoying problem for years. The magnitude of this problem has increased significantly with the introduction of shells with a central...

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USE OF A DIE FOR ENDS

USE OF A DIE FOR ENDS

DESCRIPTION The function of a die of lids is to die and form them from the metal strips that are fed to the press transversely to said die. The dies are designed to be mounted on a press. The main dimensions of these are determined according to the type of press, for...

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RECOVERY OF THE TIN TIN

RECOVERY OF THE TIN TIN

 SUMMARY Description of several industrial procedures for the recovery of tin contained in tinplate scraps discarded by the metal industry. From them it is deduced that the really interesting one is the one that obtains this tin by a dry process by leaching with...

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AIR CIRCULATION HATS

AIR CIRCULATION HATS

SUMMARY Information for the construction of chimney caps in metal installations. UTILIZATION The cap is a piece that ends the end of a gas pipe or chimney. It is always located outside, on the roof of the industrial installation and can have different functions, among...

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USE OF UV INKS

INTRODUCTION The technique of using a type of inks that dry by the action of ultraviolet radiation is relatively modern. This variety is called "UV inks" from the denomination of these radiations. The aforementioned technique is based on the use of special resins for...

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DECORATION OF CONTAINERS

INTRODUCTION   The containers are decorated by means of their lithography. The lithography of a container is actually the application of a series of protective coatings that also serve the purpose of decorating the same simultaneously providing the necessary...

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PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE

PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE

The author tells about his experience in implementing a Preventive Maintenance and Repair Program - (Preventive Maintenance and Repair) - original of CCCo. (Continental Can Company - USA) for the first time in Spain in a metal packaging factory. This Program was...

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TRANSFER OF FACILITIES

TRANSFER OF FACILITIES

It is common in the metal industry that the case of having to move a facility already underway to another location is presented. This can happen for various reasons such as: -          By relocation of equipment within the same production workshop. -          By...

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