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Leading PE stretch film producer in Taiwan invests in POLYSTAR recycling machine
Time: 2017-09-06
Leading PE stretch film producer in Taiwan invests in POLYSTAR recycling machine
 
As the largest LLDPE stretch and PE cling film producer in Taiwan with monthly production of 3,000 tons (achieved with several 5-layer cast film machines from Germany), in-house recycling is valued highly by the 30-year-oldfilm producer as part of the production process to ensure quality and consistency in the end product remain high. 
 
Ever since the company’s major expansion in 1991, it has been carefully selecting only the best and world-class machine manufacturers in the market as its partners. The company was the first Taiwanese film producer to bring in a five layer casting extruder from Germany and is now equipped with several multi-layer cast film and printing machines from Europe.
 
In 2016, the film producer has opted for the POLYSTAR recycling line to process its in-house waste generated from the extrusion lines.The POLYSTAR line was in fact the first equipment that the producer has ever purchased from an Asian manufacturer. Sharing his experience on the decision making process, the CEO was particularly impressed after seeing the trial runs at POLYSTAR’s facility,mainly for the following reasons:
1)      Simple operation and maintenance
The increase in labor and logistics cost in Taiwan has become more difficult for Taiwanese plastic producers to stay competitive. Therefore making sure that minimal labor intervention on the machine is crucial.
2)      Consistency and quality in the recycled pellets-
The consistency in quality(uniform in size, reusability, minimal property change and degradation) of the recycled pellets can ensure that the recycled material can be reused again in the extrusion machines to produce high-end film product with the highest possible quality.
 
The POLYSTAR recycling machine is now running 24 hours a day and 7 days a week in the factory of the ISO 9002 certified film producer,with an average production of 250~300kg/hr with little operator intervention, setting another great example of effective and valuable in-house recycling.
 
The defected film-on-rolls are fed automatically via the nip rolls on top of the cutter-compactor, which is then compacted and fed directly into the recycling extruder for further processing and pelletizing. The rest of the occasionally generated scraps are fed via the conveyor belt. The two-way feedings are controlled automatically and simultaneously to prevent over-feeding or insufficient feeding of material into the machine.
 
Despite the difference and variation in film width, thickness, layer structure (mono, three and five layers), the machine can handle all these film scraps of different compositions with consistency and still produce high quality and uniform-sized pellets, which are then put immediately back into the cast and stretch film lines.
 
The built quality of the POLYSTAR recycling machine as well as the product (recycled pellets) quality meet our high standards, commented the production manager of the film manufacturer during a visit from POLYSTAR to check up on the user experience after several months of operating the machine. “The level of automation and intelligent control is up there and the operation is so simple.”
 
The design of POLYSTAR recycling machine is also very compact and takes up very little space. “This was important for us because we had space limitation and we needed a machine that could fit right next to our stretch film line,” he added.
 
 
 
 
 
 
台灣指標性包裝膜生產商選用POLYSTAR回收造粒機
 
POLYSTAR憑藉著扎實強悍的機器外觀結構設計,搭配簡約靈活的人性化操控介面及高效節能的各單元核心零組件系統整合能力,已獲得台灣指標性包裝薄膜生產商的喜愛與肯定,最終決定選用POLYSTAR薄膜回收造粒機,並規劃於將來陸續採購POLYSTAR的吹袋機設備用來生產垃圾袋及購物袋等民生用途,為雙方密切長遠合作劃下一道美麗的起始線。
 
這家指標性包裝薄膜廠商已深耕包裝領域超過30年,平均月產量達3,000噸。所搭配使用的流延膜與印刷生產設備全都採用歐洲進口頂尖設備。也是全台灣第一家引進德國五層流延膜擠出設備的廠商。其公司CEO表示,薄膜包裝領域的市場競爭非常激烈,產品獲利也相對有限,唯有將自己的產品品質做到最完美與穩定,加上迅速確實的交貨供期,才能在這個微利市場中永續經營,立於不敗之地。因此,所搭配的各項生產設備與系統也必須是最頂尖且穩定的。POLYSTAR的回收造粒機不但具備簡約洗鍊的優質觀感,最重要的是透過最簡單方便的操作模式,卻能產出尺寸均勻與品質優異的回收再生顆粒,如此具備高效能與高節能的先進回收造粒設備讓我驚艷不已。POLYSTAR回收造粒機於客戶工廠24小時持續運轉中,其HNT-100V回收機平均造粒產能達到250~300 kg/hr.所產出的回收顆粒再次投入民生用收縮膜產線進行再製工程,最終包裝膜成品品質獲得客戶的高度評價與肯定。
 
POLYSTAR回收造粒機除了具備簡約耐用的產品特性外,其高度自動化與智能化的技術整合效能展現也是獲得客戶青睞之主要原因。進料前端製程搭配自動化成卷薄膜夾輪裝置讓客戶大幅節省人力操作成本,只需一個操作員即可輕鬆搞定所有回收造粒製程;安培定量進料自動化控制技術則精準地控制進料速度,讓粉碎及擠出製程效能充分展現;模頭切粒智能化控制技術也讓塑粒尺寸的均勻性與品質更加完美;而定製化不鏽鋼熱交換冷卻系統整合促進了整體回收造粒設備的穩定性。此外,POLYSTAR也針對客戶工廠原本侷限的空間限制,進行了機台結構的設計變更與客製化。這些究極工藝再次印證了POLYSTAR在回收產業技術的引領地位與創新能量。
 
企業對於廢棄物資源回收與整合再生已是必然要行的發展趨勢,在全球資源逐漸短缺的景況下,唯有善盡環境保護與資源再生之責,才能在緊緊相扣的產業供應鏈中永續生存。而POLYSTAR將於全球回收產業鏈上,持續扮演舉足輕重的角色,繼續為客戶提供簡約高效的回收造粒解決方案而不斷努力。