High-Speed PET Water Line


Silver Springs

Type of Line

PET Self-Man

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 PET line which included a KHS tri-block blow-fill-label machine, a JetAir bottle dryer, a Kister SP A-H film-only packer, an Intralox ARB case switch and KHS Innoline palletizer.

Container Formats / Rates

  • 10oz PET @ 900 bpm
  • 500ml PET @ 900 bpm

Primary Package Formats

  • 24pk, 28pk, 32pk, 35pk, 40pk film-only, nested

Secondary Package Formats

  • None

Descon Supply and Responsibility

  • Plant layout development
  • Full PET delivery system
    • Mass conveyance with inline FIFO mass accumulation (capable of future upgrade to 1,800 bpm production rate)
  • Full case delivery system
    • Modular belt conveyors with nose-over type transfers, automatic case guides with DC motor driven changeover (no pneumatics), and Intralox ARB case switch
  • Integrated control system
    • NEMA 4X motor control panels
    • Danfoss OneGearDrive and FCD Distributed Motor control
    • EtherNet IP networking between all machine centers
    • “Soft” container handling PLC control code
    • Operator machine interface (HMIs)
  • Integrated electrical wireway and plug-and-play cable system
  • Installation supervision services
  • Start-up and commissioning services

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