Plastics

Full production quality and safety for the plastics industry NO HALF MEASURES

Before, during and after the production process, our products guarantee high-precision and reliable measurement results for plastics processing, whether you’re weighing products or detecting foreign bodies. They therefore make an important contribution toward supplementing your process safety measures, improving product quality and optimising profitability.

A reliable partner for the processes of the plastics industry

Minebea Intec has decades of experience in the development and manufacture of innovative weighing and inspection solutions. With a strong focus on the specific requirements of its diverse customers, the global company also offers tailor-made solutions in the plastics sector that ensure precision and efficiency even where production-related factors can impair the desired result. These include, for example, weighing solutions for injection moulding products that are protected against draughts and electrostatic charging. These also include freefall metal detectors with low installation heights, which can easily be retrofitted into existing injection moulding processes of plastic processing manufacturers.

As a reliable partner to the plastics industry, Minebea Intec offers a wide range of weighing and inspection solutions from a single source. Powerful software packages support quality management and efforts to increase efficiency and secure production processes. Continuous testing and certification procedures ensure compliance with numerous national and international standards and regulations:

  • for materials and products: EHEDG/FDA/HACCP/IFS/EAC/AAA/NSF
  • for Ex applications (explosion protection): ATEX/FM/CSA/IECEx/EAC
  • for calibration: OIML/NTEP
  • for ingress protection (IP): up to IP69k

Applications of our products

Goods In

Checking of incoming materials
Ensuring that all materials that will be used in the plastics production process are exactly as ordered is the first step in production quality control. If not, the integrity of the entire manufacturing process is at risk before it begins and the quality of the end product is already jeopardised.
Minebea Intec provides reliable weighing and inspection solutions to check incoming goods and stored materials for weight content and foreign bodies.

Processing

Equipment for the plastics production
Minebea Intec’s weighing and metal detection solutions are designed to be seamlessly integrated into modern plastics production processes, whether manual or fully automated. The product range includes checkweighers, bench and floor scales, and process vessel scales. Also available, our inspection systems include metal detectors, X-ray systems and software.
The state-of-the-art solutions guarantee process and product safety. Supported by innovative software, statistical process control can uncover potential for this and make failures visible when they occur.

Filling

Precision and efficiency in filling
Quantity control and documentation are of central importance in the filling processes of the plastics industry. Minebea Intec’s fully automated filling and weighing solutions are designed to be seamlessly integrated into modern production processes. They can be easily calibrated, and offer the speed required while delivering the precision and reliability required to ensure the quality of the product and cost-effectiveness of the manufacturing process.

Packaging

Weighing and quality control in the packaging sector
Quantity control and documentation are of central importance in the filling processes of the plastics industry. Minebea Intec’s fully automated filling and weighing solutions are designed to be seamlessly integrated into modern production processes. They can be easily calibrated, and offer the speed required while delivering the precision and reliability required to ensure the quality of the product and cost-effectiveness of the manufacturing process.

Goods out

Final weighing before delivery
As soon as the plastic products are processed as finished or semi-finished products, they are ready for storage and delivery to the trade or end consumer. The reliable control and documentation of the product transfer is of central importance at this point. A wide range of industrial scales from Minebea Intec covers each of these applications efficiently and reliably.

Our solutions for the plastics industry

Freefall metal detector Vistus RS

Reliable metal detection in confined spaces for machine protection and product purity.

Bench and Floor Scales Combics

Precise product weighing from incoming to outgoing goods; particularly well suited for manual spot checks.

Checkweigher Essentus

Checkweighing and integrity checking, tailored to individual requirements.

How do you ensure safe processes in plastics production?

Download the white paper now and learn how you can use metal detection to secure production processes and increase the quality of your products. For this purpose, you will learn about basic factors influencing the detection result.

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How-to Guide - Five Challenges in Injection Moulding

Plastic production by injection moulding faces special challenges. Customized technologies offer reliable solutions and help to increase the efficiency and safety of production processes.

This paper names five challenges of the plastics industry where injection moulding machines are used in production processes and provides weighing and inspection solutions, which have a direct positive impact on product quality and production safety.

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White Paper - Metal detection in plastics production

Metal detection as a critical control point specifically supports producers in the plastics industry in achieving production targets such as

  •  Machine protection and system integrity
  •  Increased product quality

Download the White Paper now and learn how metal detection can help you secure production processes and increase product quality. You will also learn the basic factors influencing the detection result.

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