• Plastic Containers

    Decoration systems for plastic containers in (almost) all shapes and sizes – flexible and innovative.

  • Plastic Containers

    Decoration systems for plastic containers in (almost) all shapes and sizes – flexible and innovative.

DDM 160 (8 colors)

High-performance, single track lid printing system 

The DDM 160 is proven and in production. The basic printing unit and base machine  are made of a robust steel construction. The pre-treatment and the UV oven are integrated in the basic machine concept. The horizontal lid restacker rounds off the system. The main characteristics of DDM 160 printing technology are the high production output, the outstanding print quality, the extreme short change-over time as well as the excellent reliability and ergonomics. 

Technical data:

Round lids:

  • Min./max. rim diameter: 50-190mm 

Polygonal lids:

  • Min. rim dimension: 50x50mm
  • Max. rim dimension: 185x210mm
  • Min./max lid height:  5/25mm
  • Max. dimensions of print area: 150x185mm

Max. printing speed up to (lids/h)

  • Standard design: 30,000/h
  • SPIN ROD design: 36,000/h
  • Weight of main machine ~5,200kg

Options:

  • Automation cell system with in feed conveyor belt and pick and place robot

Highlights:

  • The key issue for the development was for simple and extremely fast change-over as well as ease of maintenance
  • Robust modular design
  • Excellent accessibility and operation from one side only
  • Printing plate cylinder with quick locking device and micro-setting of the register for a fast reproduction
  • Cooling facilities for ductor and oscillating rollers
  • Progressive adjustable ink metering system (via the control panel) for controlled ink flow allowing consistent and excellent halftone/fulltone print quality
  • No lid - no ink and no lid - no print
  • Feed table with central height adjustment and integrated cooling plate
  • Gas pre-treatment with progressive flame control for propane, butane or natural gas
  • Data storage memory
  • Automatic lid blow-off device for scrap
  • Lid counting: counts fed, ejected and stacked (printed) lids
  • Servo driven lid stacking for exact timing
  • Graphic color-display allows good dialogue between man and machine, for production parameters, monitoring and diagnostics 
  • The complete line is designed to conform with the European CE safety regulations