Reference NumbersUM - 13042
ProductFarrel Bridge PVC Calendering Line
a) PVC HIGH SPEED MIXER.
Manufacturer: Gunther Papenmeier, Type TSHK
Year of manufacture: 1968
Capacity: 300 litre
Feed: 2 pneumatic 100mm dia ports for PVC and filler, 2 liquid feed ports for plasticizer/stabilizer.
Discharge: pneumatic valve, 300mm dia
High and low speed range via 2 coil motor windings (36/48kW)
Steam heated jacket
In excellent working condition.
Currently producing dry blend PVC/plasticizer for feed to Banbury and calender line (flexible PVC sheeting).
b) 3D BANBURY INTERNAL MIXER
Re manufactured by Bridge, 1993
Steam heated jackets
Full instrumentation and control.
c) 60 INCH 2-ROLL MILL
Steam heated rolls
Variable speed DC drive
Common base plate.
Manual nip control.
d) FARREL BRIDGE 4-ROLL, INCLINED 'Z' PVC CALENDER.
Year of manufacture:1964. Extensively modified and up-graded controls and drives.
66 inch roll face width, 28 inch diameter. Rolls are current polished to produce matt PVC finish.
Independent variable speed DC drive to each roll via solid state, AC to DC converter.
Feed via conveyor to roll 1 - 2 nip, with feed width control.
Pressurized hot water heating system via electrical or steam heated heat exchanger (Max 180C).
Independent, precise temperature control of each roll (heating and cooling).
Cross axis control on roll 4 (roll 3 fixed).
Hydraulic lock of bearing float rolls 3 and 4.
Rolls number 3 & 4 rolls have a matt finish.
2 speed range gearbox: 0 - 11m/min low speed, 0 - 50m/min high speed.
Control desk with digital speed control of line parameters: sheet strip, emboss pre-heat drum, chilled embossing roller, embosser strip and double bank cooling drum. Separate calender roll, pre-heat drum and cooling drum temperature controls.
Edge trim and off-cut wind up.
e). EUROTHERM 2-STATION AUTOMATIC WIND UP.
Fully automatic, PLC controlled centre winder.
Pneumatic tension control.
Automatic web cut, roll index and core splice to pre-determined length.
Calender line produced both rubber and PVC sheeting, 100 - 800 micron. The line was also used to produce rubber coated textiles and plastics - coating both sides simultaneously. Suitable for rigid PVC (a PVC compound formulation change is require).