Machinecraft of Mumbai at K 2019 in Düsseldorf -- K Messe
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505, Palm Spring, Link Road, Malad (W), 400064 Mumbai
Telephone +91 22 28817785
Fax +91 22 28817784
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Hall 3 / G21

16 Oct 2019



Demo of Machinecraft's Single Station Machine

Machinecraft will be displaying it's Single Staiton Thermoforming Machine with the following specs at K2019:

  • Max. Sheet Size 1150 x 1300 mm
  • Max. Machine Gap in XY direction in the Centre 1100 x 1250 mm
  • Max. Stroke in Z direction 650 mm
  • Max. Total Conn. Load 75 KW
  • Heater Element Type Quartz Heating Elements
  • Electrical Panel & Control System using PLC & HMI
  • Pneumatic Vacuum System with Tank
  • Pre-Blow / Sag Control
  • Heater Control by Zone Control on PLC & pyrometers
  • Cooling Cycle control with pyrometer
  • Tool Clamping – Pneumatic with Grid Plate
  • Table 2 – Pneumatic with motorised adjustment
  • Universal Frame – Bottom - SERVO
  • Universal Frame – Top - SERVO
  • Automatic Sheet loading – SERVO
  • Heater Movement – Electric Top Only
  • Table 1 – Electric – SERVO – chain toothed belt
  • Base Plate Coolin

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Our range of products

Product categories

  • 03  Machinery and equipment for the plastics and rubber industries
  • 03.03  Post processing machines and downstream equipment
  • 03.03.001  Thermoforming machines
  •  Thermoforming machines for sheets

Our products

Product category: Thermoforming machines for sheets

Automatic Single Station Thermoforming Machine for Automotive Applications

  • For Automotive - Interiors & Exterior Applications in Passenger & Commercial Vehicles, Sanitation - Bathtubs & Shower Cabinets, Material Handling - Pallets & Trays, Point of Sale Applications, etc.
  • Common Polymers used for Vacuum Forming: blends of ABS , ABS / PMMA, PC, Acrylic, PS / HIPS, PE / HDPE - thickness range 2 to 12 mm - cut sheet
  • Common Polymers used for Vacuum Lamination: TPO, TEPEO2, PVC - upto 2 mm - roll
  • PF1® Series - 5th Generation VACUUM FORMING MACHINE 2018: The Polymer Forming 1 (PF1®) Series is Machinecraft’s proprietary design of thermoforming machine for processing large sheets of thermoplastic materials. The 5th generation machine design, launched in 2018 has evolved since 1998. The machines are designed as per CE safety standards.
  • Depending on the Type of Polymer to be processed, there are 3 x types of Single Station Thermoforming Machines. Machinecraft’s modular design helps you choose the right machine suited for your product needs, each machine module has a number of options to choose from depending on the part volume expected and the amount of automation required.

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Non-food, Interior, Consumer Goods

Target Products
Complex Geometry, Solid, Semisolid

Product category: Thermoforming machines for sheets

Automatic Form Cut Stack Thermoforming Machine for Packaging Applications

  • Roll Fed Thermoforming Machines: Machinecraft's FCS Series is a precision, high-speed continuous thermoforming machine in a compact and powerful package developed for the international thermoforming industry. Available with 3 or 4 station models: the stations being for forming, optional holing, steel rule punching and stacking. 
  • Packaging Applications - Food, Fruits, Vegetables, Consumer Electronics, Medical, etc.
  • Common Polymers used: APET, RPET, PETG, CPET, PP, PLA, PS, etc.
  • Form, Punch, Hole, Stack - 3/4 Station Continuous Production Thermoforming Machines with Vacuum & Pressure Options - Pneumatic or Fully Servo Option
  • Roll Feeding Unwinder System: Thin Sheet Roll is placed on the unwinder system which automatically unwinds the sheet roll and forms a loop in front of the chain in-feed. The loop is controlled by photocell. Pneumatic Roll loading option is offered for loading heavy rolls. 
  • Chain Feeding System: Film enters the in-feed section from the unwinder section. Edge of the film is heated before the film enters the spike chain. The film from the in-feed is transported into different stations by the spike chain accurately using a servo motor based driven system with an accuracy of +/- 0.3 mm. Where the material used is PP, there is an optional chain expander system available where the chain track width is pneumatically stretched to control the sagging of plastic film.
  • Sandwich Heating Station: Top & Bottom Heaters with Infrared Ceramic Elements are attached on the machine. Heaters are controlled by the PLC and have zone settings available on the HMI for even temperature distribution. Pre-heating oven is optionally available.
  • Forming Station: The Mould is placed on the Forming Platen. The Forming Platen are Pneumatically driven as per the timing set using the HMI. The forming platens of INP5065/S is servo driven. The INV series is fitted with a high capacity reservoir and a vacuum pump to create an instant vacuum. INP series is the pressure forming version of the Inline range - designed for high speed operation and improved forming definition. Forming uses compressed air. The mould is water cooled to prevent overheating and may be fitted with a plug to assist material distribution.  
  • Hole Punch Station: This station is optionally available for punching holes useful for applications such as punnet trays, nursery trays, euro slots on blisters, etc. The upper platen is servo motor driven and the lower platen is pneumatically operated. The complete assembly can be moved along the length of the machine by motor for precise positioning. 
  • Punching Station: The Punching Unit follows the Forming System. Servo Motor driven steel-rule punch press is fitted as standard. The upper platen is servo motor driven, with adjustable height settings to allow varying tool heights. The complete assembly can be moved along the length of the machine by motor for precise positioning. 
  • Stacking Station: The stacking unit is pneumatically driven. After Punching, the parts are down stacked on a conveyor belt as per the count settings on the HMI. A second variant of stacker is also available for up-stacking with or without push-out. 
  • Trim-winding Station: The trim-winding Station winds the left-over plastic sheet trim after punching. The trim-winding station also comes with an optional push-out system for ease of removal of the sheet. 

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Food, Vegetables/Fruit, Pharmaceutical/Medical, Electronics

About us

Company portrait

  • Machinecraft is a specialised Single Station Thermoforming Machine builder in India
  • Each machine is tailor made as per the customer’s needs & specs - We build machines with European Design in India & provide local support / knowhow
  • Company is located in Mumbai, India with a staff of around 30 people
  • Company is run closely by the founding family and remains a major machine supplier from India for thermoforming technologies
  • Our current capacity is to produce around 10 x Single Station Machines per year - with the new facility in pipeline (Q3 2019), we will produce 3x our current capacity
  • Participated at K show since 1998 and will be in 2019 with company FRIMO at the show on 16-19 Oct 2019
  • The company sells mainly to Europe, India, Middle East & African markets
  • Machinecraft & FRIMO partenered up in January 2019 to help Machinecraft sell Single Station machines in Europe & also sell FRIMO technologies in the Indian market
  • Machinecraft makes Single Station machines mainly for the Material Handling Trays & Commercial Vehicle Applications whereas FRIMO makes thermoforming machines for Passenger Vehicles, with the new partnership the company aims to sell Thermofomring technologies for Mobility Applications

Company data

Area of business
  • Semi-finished products, technical parts and reinforced plastics
  • Machinery and equipment for the plastics and rubber industries
  • Services for the plastics and rubber industries
Target groups
  • Plastic product manufacturing
  • Packaging / distribution
  • Vehicle construction / aerospace
  • Agriculture