What is a corrugating machine?

What is a corrugating machine?

A corrugator is a set of machines designed to bring together three, five or seven sheets of paper to form single, double or triple wall board in a continuous process. The 3 key stages: Corrugating the flutes and gluing to a single liner. Gluing the outside liner to make a rigid board.

How long is a corrugator machine?

The corrugated cardboard is made on a corrugated line, namely a machine of more than 100 meters in length and 2.50 in width. The corrugator line consists of several elements: Two single facers: their role is to assemble a liner with a fluting paper.

What is a corrugated converter?

The aim of a corrugated cardboard converter is to sell corrugated board packaging to his customers. He purchases his cardboard sheets from the corrugator and converts them to regular slotted cases (RSC) or more complex packaging.

Are there toxins in cardboard?

Researchers found toxic chemicals from recycled newspapers had contaminated food sold in many cardboard cartons. The chemicals, known as mineral oils, come from printing inks. Exposure to mineral oils has been linked to inflammation of internal organs and cancer.

What is carton box made of?

Corrugated cardboard is a stiff, strong, and light-weight material made up of three layers of brown kraft paper. In 1884, Swedish chemist, Carl F. Dahl, developed a process for pulping wood chips into a strong paper that resists tearing, splitting, and bursting.

What is double facer corrugated machine?

The double facer is probably the longest section of the corrugator. In this area, the bound single-faced corrugated board web and the outer paper web are merged and glued together. After this process they are dried by feeding through a steam-heated load system.

What is the margin in corrugated box?

The industry works on margins of about 5% and at current rates, a minimum hike of 20% is required so companies will survive, Ramchand Arora, president of the federation said.

What is corrugated box made of?

The corrugated medium sheet and the linerboard(s) are made of kraft containerboard, a paperboard material usually over 0.01 inches (0.25 mm) thick. Corrugated fiberboard is sometimes called corrugated cardboard, although cardboard might be any heavy paper-pulp based board.

What are the different types of corrugating machinery?

Our corrugating machinery components include splicers, roll stands, singlefacers, glue machines, doublefacers, slitter scorers, knives, and stackers. All of our corrugating components match the quality standards expected from an industry-leading corrugator machinery manufacturer like BW Papersystems.

Who are our corrugators built for?

Our corrugators are built for the businesses that are moving ahead and moving forward. We keep you moving with top-notch corrugator machines and strive to provide the highest reliability for all our machines through our technology, training, service and support.

Why choose BW Papersystems for your corrugator machine?

As an industry-leading corrugator machine manufacturer, the BW Papersystems team is committed to customer service and training. BW Papersystems has developed customized training programs to cover operation, maintenance, and best practices for the corrugator process.

Why choose alpine corrugated machinery?

Alpine Corrugated Machinery is well-known for sourcing and selling corrugating and converting equipment all over the world. Operating for over 35 years, we’re highly respected in the industry as THE sellers of the highest-quality used equipment available and are one of the biggest distributors in Latin America and Mexico.