Marbach presented some time ago its technology for optically appealing visible edges in corrugated board packaging. Since then various customers are employing pure edge. One of these customers is the Sealed Air Verpackungen GmbH in Alsfeld, Germany. Sealed Air has been so convinced by this technology that in the meantime all its tools for single-wall corrugated board have been equipped with pure edge.
Bernd Becker, production manager at Sealed Air: “During the production of single-wall corrugated board packaging, we sometimes had problems with the formation of angel-hair. The visible edges of the packaging was ragged and didn’t comply with the high quality requirements of our customers. As a result Marbach suggested pure edge technology. Tests with pure edge have been very positive. The packaging that was produced with it had absolutely clean visible edges, with the naked eye no angel-hair was visible. And that’s why we completely switched to pure edge. To date, we are more than happy with this decision.”
Pure edge technology is replacing functional rubbering along the cutting rules with steel pressers. This means that corrugated board is completely compressed directly next to the knives during the die-cutting process. Very clean cuts emerge, and so the formation of cutting dust or angel-hair can be prevented with this technology.
Marbach introduced its hand-held tool marbanick|2 to the market some time ago. Operators are enabled to quickly and easily insert waste nicks into cutting rules. So more and more customers now use the marbanick|2 in their production.
With its premium stripping tool masterstrip|plate, Marbach has for several years, been offering the market a special stripping technology that ensures fast and reliable stripping. This tool is becoming more and more the market standard.
Marbach has seen great potential for its specially produced polymar embossing. For this reason, Marbach has steadily invested in the required equipment at its locations worldwide in order to be able to produce polymar embossings locally.
Since the presentation of its mlas|compact-2 laser system, Marbach has already sold 10 of these machines. A trend that is strengthening. The Marbach laser’s recipe for success is its speed, its excellent cutting quality and a relatively small footprint despite the large machine format.