Good Performance of Machine Tape on Folder

Introduction

  • Customer background
    The company is a supplier of offset and rotogravure printing machines.
     
  • Application
    Cutter and folder section of a rotogravure printing machine:
    Performance: 50,000 to 55,000 copies per hour
    Machine speed: 14 to 15 m/sec
     
  • Challenge
    The customer reported that the lifetime of their machine tapes (competitor's products) was only about 6 weeks.
     
  • Recommended products
    Hamid machine tape MVT-6P

Measures
In a test the Hamid tape MVT-6P was applied on all parts of the folder. Even in the cutter section, the belts lasted for 13 weeks.

Benefits
With the lifetime of the belts more than twice that of the previously used belts, the maintenance rate and subsequent downtime of production showed significant reductions. The product provides several advantages:
• Longer lifetime of belts
• Less maintenance required
• Reduced downtime
• Improved production