High-Speed PET Water Line

Customer

Nestle Waters

Type of Line

PET Self-Man

Industry

Bottled Water

Project Objective

To supply a new high-speed bottle water line for 500ml light-weight PET containers

Project Overview

In addition to conveyor systems layout and supply, Descon provided installation supervision services and the complete integration of a high-speed small PET line which included a Sidel Combi blow-fill machine, Mettler-Toledo metal detection system, Sonic Air container drying, MNA laser coder, (2) Sidel labelers, (2) Douglas SPS80 film-only packers, (2) Intralox DARB case inspection systems, (4) Ryson spirals and (2) Sidel robotic palletizing systems.

Container Formats / Rates

  • 500ml PET @ 1,350 bpm

Primary Package Formats

  • 12pk, 15pk, 24pk, 28pk, 32pk, 35pk, 40pk film-only, nested and non-nested

Secondary Package Formats

  • None

Descon Supply and Responsibility

  • Plant layout development
  • Preform delivery system
    • Mass conveyance, cascading with flighted and non-flighted chains, SS dust covers and all chute work
  • Cap delivery system
    • Mass conveyance, cascading with flighted and non-flighted chains, SS dust covers and all chute work
  • Full PET delivery system
    • Mass conveyance, inline FIFO mass accumulation and pressureless single-filing, auto dry lube and internal conveyor cleaning system
  • Full case delivery system
    • Modular belt conveyors with nose-over type transfers, automatic case guides with DC motor driven changeover (no pneumatics), and Intralox DARB case rejection switch
  • Integrated control system
    • NEMA 4X motor control panels
    • SEW MOVIGEAR Distributed Motor control
    • EtherNet IP networking between all machine centers
    • “Soft” container handling PLC control code
    • Operator machine interfaces (HMIs)
  • Integrated electrical wireway and plug-and-play cable system
  • Installation supervision services
  • Start-up and commissioning services

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