line for canning process.
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manufacturer of conveying and canning equipment was redesigning a beverage
filling machine for a brewery application. A pneumatic actuator and cylinder
adjusted the machine’s canning line to accommodate multiple container sizes. In
this application, the pneumatic components were static for lengthy periods —
causing the company’s existing actuators to bind and stick. As a result, the
customer desired a new high-quality actuator capable of remaining in a static
position for extended times.
recommended the use of its Numatics NB Series actuator/cylinder for the
beverage filling application. Self-lubricating interior surfaces and a
composite cylinder tube ensured highly reliable performance and extended seal
life. ASCO’s short lead times enabled early program completion, saving 10% in
project costs. In addition, the customer saved warranty costs by not having to
make service calls to free stuck cylinders. The canning equipment maker is
pleased with ASCO’s performance and is purchasing additional fluid automation
components from the company.
surfaces ensured reliable pneumatic system performance
lead times enabled early project completion
costs were cut by 10%
costs were reduced
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