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Shrink Hood System | BEUMER

Supplier: BEUMER Australia

Over the years, Beumer focused on developing safe, reliable and efficient hooding system superseding Shrink Hooding with Beumer Stretch Hood.

Price Guide: POA

Shrink Hooding technology is becoming obsolete due to major safety concerns, energy and material consumption and low capacity and reliability. Beumer focused on developing Stretch Hooding systems as better alternative to Shrink Hooding and Stretch Wrapping.

Benefits of Stretch Hood system against Shrink Hood system:

  • Significantly higher capacity
  • No open flame used (higher safety)
  • Significantly lower energy consumption
  • Indirect savings due to insurance costs possible (fire hazard of Shrink Hood)
  • Lower footprint
  • Higher reliability and consistency of the applied film
  • Various hooding programs in the basic model (understretch, open hood etc.)
  • Lower film consumption (applying smaller film and stretch rather than bigger film and shrink)
  • Higher load stability due to higher pre-stretch
  • Consistent shape and visual appearance of hood, transparent film

Specification of BEUMER Stretch Hood® A:

  • Hooding capacity up to 100 pallets/h with standard version
  • Hooding capacity up to 180 pallets/h with high-capacity version
  • Film thickness from 40-200 µm
  • Package heights from 500mm up to 2,8m
  • Possibility of multi-format machine with automatic switchover
  • Up to 1000kg film roll providing long interval between film changes
  • Various hooding programs in the basic model (understretch, open hood etc.)
  • Significantly reduced footprint

Applications of BEUMER Stretch Hood® A:

  • Food industry: Hooding of bagged product or cardboard boxes
  • Packaging industry: Lightweight materials like plastic containers or empty bottles
  • Retail distributors: Hooding of mixed products with extreme variations of sizes
  • Building industry: Heavy materials or bagged products
  • Chemical industry: Bagged fertilisers or plastic pellets
  • Agriculture: Animal feed, potting mixes etc.
  • Special applications: Single piece products, steel barrels, appliances, etc.

Benefits of BEUMER Stretch Hood® A:

  • High operational safety
  • Robust design with optimized weight
  • Space-saving design, without a maintenance platform or stairs
  • Film change and inspection is done from the ground outside of danger zones
  • Easy and direct insertion of the film with a film transport system that is gentle on the film
  • Energy-saving drive technology and significantly reduced power consumptions
  • Machine variability according to currently hooded product

For more information on BEUMER Stretch Hood® A, please call or use the IndustrySearch email for a direct reply.

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