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08-06-2018

Best Grades in Euromap-Measurement

Individual Measurement Shows Energy and Resource Efficiency

Fully electric machines allow for savings, as standardized tests show (© Kautex)

According to the latest measurements of energy consumption based on Euromap 46.1 standards, several machines of the of the Kautex Maschinenbau GmbH, Bonn, Germany, achieved energy efficiency classification 10.

The industrial Euromap standards developed by the association permit the comparison of machines by different manufacturers on the basis of standardized parameters. The electrical consumption, the cooling water consumption and heat energy of the plastic are measured. The machine settings, the measuring equipment used and the plastic granules are prescribed by the Euromap.

Individual Consumption Measurement Provides Planning dependability

In addition to the Euromap 46.1 standards, Kautex Maschinenbau also established consumption measurements to provide energy usage for the anticipated production conditions, before the delivery of a machine. This machine-specific measurement is made for all Kautex machines at the pre-acceptance performed at the Bonn headquarters.

It considers the material and the product being made as well as the configuration of the machine. In contrast to Euromap 46.1, this data includes the recording of the electricity, water and air consumption; the pressures of all supplied utilities; the entire cooling energy; the water temperature and the calculated kg per hour throughput. The measurements are always based on the entire machine and valid for the conditions and settings of the pre-acceptance.

“Energy saving potential can mainly be found by looking at the main energy consumers of a blow molding machine: the extruder drive and the heating”, states Heinz-Werner Eckerskorn, Director of R & D at Kautex Machinenbau. By introducing many technological optimizations, Kautex systems can now operate with a significantly higher energy-efficiency compared to a few years ago, according to the company.

"Energy efficiency starts with the size of the machine and the correct drive concept with a matching extrusion system and ends with use of the de-flash material in a closed loop system,” says Dietmar Michels, product manager for the KBB series. This requires a high technical maturity of the selected components, which on this level has only been available for a few years.

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Kautex Maschinenbau GmbH & Co KG

Kautexstr. 54
DE 53229 Bonn
Tel.: 0228 489-0
Fax: 0228 489-414

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