SMI presents its rotary blow moulder series EBS (Electronic Blowing System) Ergon at K show. The series includes seven models, from 4 to 16 cavities, suitable for the production of PET containers up to 3 litres. The company states that the maximum output is of 2,300 bph per cavity for the 0.5 litre format (still water). Furthermore there are three HC models, from 3 to 6 cavities, for the production of containers up to 10 litres, with a maximum output of 1,200 bph per cavity for the 5 litre format.
The new rotary blow moulders shall feature, amongst others, a compact frame, ensuring space saving in the bottling line and a simplified design for easy running, cleaning and maintenance operations. Also the series has a new compact heating module and ventilation process, heat-reflecting and energy-efficient panels made of composite materials and motorised stretching rods in the blowing unit controlled by electronic drives with no need of mechanical cams.