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SMART CUP
One token, infinite shapes

SMART CUP is a continuous motion FFS machine based on a rotary platform providing maximum flexibility with regards to cup shape and size. The rotary design provides time for filling and time for sealing, which cannot be achieved on an indexing machine.

SMART CUP is a continuous motion FFS machine based on a rotary platform providing maximum flexibility with regards to cup shape and size. The rotary design provides time for filling and time for sealing, which cannot be achieved on an indexing machine.

Be inspired by the overwhelming rotary revolution

SMART CUP is a continuous motion form, fill and seal machine based on a rotary platform providing maximum flexibility with regards to cup shape and size. The rotary design provides time for filling and time for sealing, which cannot be achieved on an indexing machine.

Smart Cup uses a TOKEN at the start of the process, so there is no need for a punching tool. This leads to a drastic reduction in maintenance costs. The token can be made of any thermoforming material: PS, PP, PET, PLA, Multilayer.

As the process starts from a pre-punched token, the shrinkage effect makes no difference for Smart Cup. By combining the cost effectiveness of FFS with the exceptional flexibility of FS, Smart Cup represents an inspiring solution for the Dairy & Food Industries.

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Smart Cup Highlights

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High flexibility, chainless drive, carousel set-up
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Short format and product changeover
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Modular Design: possibility to add stations with minimal downtime
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Complete product traceability throughout all stations
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Reduced energy consumption and noise level
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Connected machine: presence of an IoT technological platform able to collect data from the machine
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Compact footprint and easy accessibility
The TOKEN concept promotes investments in innovative solutions and turns today’s challenges into opportunities, rethinking and improving how the plastic value chain works: 0% material waste, no cutting/punching tool, logistic cost reduction, no shrinkage effect
  • Technical Data
  • Machine Layout
Nominal Output Up to 24.000 Cups/h
Electricity Max. 60 kWh
Compressed Air Pressure 2.500 Nl/min at 7 bar
Weight 11 tons
Smart Cup Layout

Smart Cup Gallery

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Token buffer magazine
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Token inlet point
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Heating carousel
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Thermoforming carousel
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Filling carousel
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Lid pick-up from the magazine
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Sealing unit
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Product outfeed