High Performance EAM-Mosca Unitizers Offer Possible Cost Reductions

Share Article

The current investment surge in the American corrugated industry is based on fewer players but higher production capabilities, and technology is playing a huge part. EAM-Mosca Corporation, a leading supplier, is pairing the latest sealing technology with high performance systems to meet these needs head-on.

CTR Unitizer from EAM-Mosca

EAM-Mosca's CTR Corrugated Compression Unitizer is paired with ultrasonic sealing technology

The corrugated industry in the Americas is on an investment surge. Higher production plants, corrugators and conversion lines, although fewer in number, are all using the latest technology to reach demanding production and cost targets. EAM-Mosca is supporting this movement with an impressive lineup of high speed unitizers featuring Mosca’s proprietary Sonixs ultra-sonic sealing technology paired with low cost 9mm wide Polyester strapping to strap more units at lower cost than ever before.

EAM-Mosca’s program is built around two unitizers with electrically driven compression systems. [The CTR is built in two or three headed configurations, has a compression capacity of 7,500 lbs and a throughput capability of 220 2x0 units per hour. It has become a mainstay of modern box plants since its introduction at the SuperCorr Show in 2012. The CTE offers up to four Sonixs strapping heads, 8,000 pounds of compression and throughput of 210 2x0 units per hour. It is especially well suited for sheet feeder plants or sheet lines where 4 heads and a longer bed enable the CTE to strap long units in a single platen hit.

Both models are built around the Mosca Sonixs strapping head. In the market for over 5 years and with thousands of heads in operation, the Sonixs head has established itself as a giant step forward in several performance areas. The Sonixs ultra-sonic sealing system produces consistent seals with polypropylene or polyester strapping, without smoke, with simpler mechanics and a longer life cycle than competitive friction and heat-seals models. Strap feed, tensioning and sealing are driven by DC brushless direct drives, minimizing wear parts and maximizing life expectancy while providing consistent performance. The open construction and sealed bearing mechanism shed dirt and dust and offer service intervals multiples times longer than other systems, providing users improved reliability and low operating costs.

The CTE and CTR offer a variety of options including extra wide and low height configurations, the MoscaTrak Diagnostic package and a variety of platen safety/zero energy state systems.

A collateral benefit of the Sonixs strapping heads and the improved strap feed tracks that accompany them is the ability to operate reliably with lighter, lower cost strapping. While much of the corrugated industry still runs heavier 12mm and 11mm strapping, the predominant strap sold on new systems is 9mm wide. This lighter strap offers consumable savings in the 10-25% range, a significant sum in today’s high production marketplace. With the benefit of longer coils reducing coil changes and the high efficiency of systems designed to run with the lighter straps, new unitizers have become a highly productive investment for many EAM-Mosca customers.

EAM-Mosca systems provide higher reliability, lower maintenance costs, and lower consumable costs; reason enough for a plant to consider a new EAM-Mosca unitizing system.

EAM-Mosca Corporation provides high-performance strapping system solutions to a variety of industries, including food, graphic arts, mailing, fulfillment, logistics, corrugated, wood, and other industrial or consumer goods. We combine innovative equipment with strapping materials manufactured to maximize machine performance and customer support programs that help our customers to meet their performance and productivity goals.

To learn more about any of EAM-Mosca’s other productivity enhancing strapping systems, please call us at 800-456-3420, or email us at info(at)eammosca(dot)com. You can also connect with EAM-Mosca on YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/EAMMoscaCorp), Twitter (http://www.twitter.com/EAMMoscaCorp), and Facebook and LinkedIn via the company’s website, http://www.eammosca.com.

Share article on social media or email:

View article via:

Pdf Print

Contact Author

Marie King
EAM-Mosca
+1 570-407-1558
Email >
Visit website