CCE 2017

ifai2016

Where: Munich, Germany

When: 21-23.03.2017

Zemat stand: Hall B6. Stand 527

TECHTEXTIL 2017

ifai2016

Where: Frankfurt, Germany

When: 09-12.05.2017

Zemat stand: Hall 3.0, stand E24

Made Expo 2017

fachack 2016

Where: Milano, ITALY

When: 08-11.03.2017

S.M.R.E./Zemat stand: Hall: 01, Stand: T01U10

Super Corr 2016

Supercorr2016

Where: Orlando, FL, USA

When: 17-20.10.2016

Zemat stand: SOON

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ewly designed universal Hot Plate welder with 3 individually controlled heat zones and large size heat plate (mirror) 850 x 470mm for flexible tooling application. Perfect machine for joining of thermoplastics using heat and pressure. In the automotive industry, the technology is used to assemble headlights, taillights, ductwork, manifolds, batteries, fuel tanks, filter housings, and coolant and fluid reservoirs. Appliance manufacturers use hot-plate welding to assemble spray arms for dishwashers; agitators and balance rings for washing machines; brushes for vacuum cleaners; and reservoirs for steam irons. In the hardware industry, the technology is employed to weld window and door frames.

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ot Plate Welding is a thermal welding technique capable of producing strong, air-tight welds in thermoplastic parts. When using thermal energy in a tightly controlled manner, thermoplastic parts can be heated to molten temperatures very quickly and then joined together. The process uses a heated, metal plate to heat and melt the interface surfaces of the thermoplastic components. Once the component interfaces are sufficiently heated, the hot plate is removed and the components are brought into contact to form the weld. An axial load is applied to the components during both the heating and joining phases of the welding process.

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he hot plate is typically flat, but can be shaped to match the profile of the components being welded. If necessary this could be three-dimensional. Hot plates are usually manufactured in aluminium or aluminium bronze. The latter has greater dimensional stability at the high temperatures required for the hot plate welding process.

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To prevent the molten thermoplastic materials sticking to the hot plate during the heating phase of the process, the plates are often coated with a non-stick surface. Typically, a PTFE (polytetrafluoroethylene) based material is used for the coating. This could be a permanent coating or a semi-permanent, adhesive backed PTFE fabric.

Main features

  • Ability to weld large parts and complex shapes and compound contours with little regard to part and joint geometry
  • Can weld tall, thin, non-supported interior walls
  • Clean, particle-free welds
  • Highest joint strength of any weld process when welding PP, PE, TPE and EPDM materials
  • Significantly smoother flash with less particulate than other assembly methods such as Vibration Welding
  • Compatible with most thermoplastics
  • High strength, hermetic welds
  • Multiple parts per cycle can be welded
  • Easily automated
  • Relatively low equipment cost
  • Nature of the process is simple and highly forgiving of part tolerances when compared with other assembly processes
  • Simple operation and handling, low maintenance requirements.
  • Clean, particle-free welds

Details

  • Warranty: 12 months
  • Approx. delivery time: contact sales department
  • Certificates: CE, EU, EMC, FCC, OSHA
  • Standard color: Grey, RAL7035

Applications

  • Automotive industry: headlights, taillights, ductwork, manifolds, batteries, fuel tanks etc.
  • Agitators and balance rings for washing machines
  • Brushes for vacuum cleaners
  • Reservoirs for steam irons
  • Window and door frames

Downloads

Gallery - Machine details

Gallery - Applications


Heat plate dimensions (mirror): 850 x 470 mm
Heat zones 3 independent controlled heat zone
Installed power 16 kW
Posiyioning system Vacuum suction
Flexible tooling space: 110-420 mm height; 260-800 mm width; 150-1200 mm length
Dimensions W: 3100 x L: 3000 x H: 1700

 

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