The food industry makes high demands on hygiene. Aluminium bottles and cans must, therefore, be absolutely clean and free from oil and swarf - a task for the post washing machine PWA12.
High quality cleaning, easy operation and maintenance are the outstanding advantages of the PWA12 post washing machine, a special Hinterkopf design for the use in food industry. The two-chamber washing system cleans aluminium containers by washing and rinsing and leaves no residue even without using any detergent. The following drying oven uses an extra blow-out for bottles so that an optimal drying result is achieved at a low oven temperature.
The bottles go into the PWA12 via a prism belt-chain transfer and leave it clean. If there are cans in the production line that need not be washed you use the intelligent bypass function of the conveyor belt.
Special characteristics of the PWA12
The PWA12 cleans all types of cans and bottles in the same quality. The necked containers are conveyed through the wet chamber in an almost vertical position on the conveyor belt. Maintenance work like changing the nozzle holders is easy to do as the cleaning area is well accessible. Other features of the PWA12 are automatic process control, touchscreen for process control and monitoring as well as the local drive with servomotors. As requested by the the customer, Hinterkopf equips the oven of the PWA12 with electric or gas heating.
Up to 200 cans per minute
The PWA12 cleans up to 200 lacquered and necked bottles and cans (aluminium and tinplate) per minute. The diameter range is 15 to 66 mm, the maximum container length is 260 mm.
High quality cleaning, easy operation and maintenance are the outstanding advantages of the PWA12 post washing machine, a special Hinterkopf design for the use in food industry.