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GB Projects Invests In A New Finishing System

GB Projects trusted Schuberts with a new, custom-built finishing system for both solvent and waterbased coatings.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The new system comprises of both manual spray and automatic spray applications, feeding into a flash-off section and then finally into a Schubox CIR gas catalytic infrared drying system.

Product arrives at the finishing shop from manufacturing either in panel or carcass form. For long finishing runs such as priming, they use an automatic spray machine. When top coats or carcass work needs coating they use the manual spray shop enclosure.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Both the auto machine and manual spray shop both feed into a large flash-off room. The former through a slot in the side of the flash-off and the latter through double sliding product doors.

The flash-off is fitted with low level balanced extraction with adjustable louvers, through an atex fan, into ducting and finally into the Schubox.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Once flashed-off for between 10-15 mins, either the finger trolleys or carts are wheeled into the Schubox for rapid curing. For solvent coatings, this takes 20 mins and for water based coatings 25-30 mins. The system will accept multiple racks, with a mixture of coatings, film weights and substrates at any one time.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Director of GB, Eddy Burrows says; “Schuberts went above and beyond to provide us with a system that fitted perfectly. It’s rare to find a company that will not just supply the bare minimum but also go the extra mile and Schuberts do exactly that. Their team provided a brilliant service from start to finish.”

 

For more information on how Schuberts can transform you finishing process, email sales@schuberts.co.uk

 

Automotive and Intralogistics Customer Chooses Schuberts For Their New UK Factory

Founded in 1953, Jungheinrich ranks among the leading solutions providers for the intralogistics sector, with revenue of €3.8 billion and more than 18,000 employees worldwide. With a comprehensive portfolio of material handling equipment, automatic systems and services, the company is able to offer customers tailored solutions for the challenges posed by Industry 4.0 from a single source.

 

Schuberts were approached to design, manufacture and install a bespoke high-end finishing system to deal with solvent based coatings, but to future proof the system for water-based in the coming years.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The system comprises of 5 separate ‘cells’, side by side to give the best possible product flow and quality.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Two of the cells are preparation dust booth enclosures, featuring full filtered air input, extraction and controlled air diffusion back into the factory zone.

 

Two of the cells are spray/dry enclosures, have modulating burners for spraying or drying, either full recirculation or full vent.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The systems can run from ambient to 20c for spraying and up to 60c for drying and baking. Full interlocks are provided and automatic roller doors ensure the zones are kept sealed during each of the operations.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A large paint mix room has permanent extraction, filtered air input, an ATEX heating system and a bunded floor to contain any spills.

 

This system boasts full HMI touch screens, full ATEX certification and the highest level of design, quality and manufacturing.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Made in Britain at its best!

Schuberts Re-Investing In The Future Of Finishing With Giardina Group

As part of the continual growth and advancement in the UK, Schuberts have yet again re-invested in the latest finishing technology. Schuberts are the ONLY manufacturer and supplier of finishing equipment in the UK with a production-spec Test Centre, Lab and Training Facility.

This month, we Schuberts the delivery and installation of the new Giardina Dualtech 420, fully automatic through-feed spray machine system. This machine is suitable for wood, metal, plastics, glass, composites and many other industries. It will accept 1k waterbased, 1k solvent based, 2k waterbased, 2k solvent based and lots of other sprayable coatings.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Capable of running up to 8m/min, it boasts multiple wet spray circuits, 8 Wagner GA400 guns, full self-cleaning paint recovery belt and a whole host of other features that set it aside from the normal competition. With inverter driven fans the system can be tailored to the customers exact requirements. Made ready for Industry 4.0, the Giardina machine is prepared for the future!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

All Dualtech spray machines have in common is the top quality of key technical features, including two opposing painting arms and a large cabin which guarantees an optimal application on both the panel’s surface and edges.
Other noteworthy features are the technology to recover paint from the conveyor belt and the latter’s cleaning system, unequalled solutions in terms of extremely low washing solvent consumption, a longer belt service life and a very simple operation.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

All Dualtech machines can be fitted with accessories and technological solutions to further increase their flexibility, productivity and reliability. This includes the “Dualfast”, the system that allows you to change guns – and hence the spraying circuit – in less than 60 seconds, thereby maintaining optimal working conditions; the option of the PLC controlled vertical positioning system of the guns also guarantees excellent painting cycle repeatability; the electronic control for the ventilation inside the spray chamber which is required for extending the efficiency and operating time of the spray machine. All versions are available with a “Dry” or “Wet” solid particulate disposal system.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Giardina Dualtech 420 brochure Dualtech 420_GB Brochure

 

For more information, email sales@schuberts.co.uk

 

 

 

Schuberts Turn-Key Door Finishing System Delivered

A new complete finishing system has been delivered to a UK manufacturer of doors and components.

 

The new system from Schuberts comprises of through-feed brushing de-nibbing machine, spray shop enclosure, flash-off section, Schubox drying system, paint mix room and overhead conveyor with structural steelwork supports.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The de-nibbing brushing machine is designed for the prep of doors and components. Fitted with the Flex-trim brushing system, the machine can take anything up to 1300mm width and 100mm thick. The machine is adjustable in forward speed, angle of attack, pressure applied and rotation speed to give the very best finish.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The spray shop is an auto-balanc system with inverter drives on the input and extract fans, via a pressure transducer system. This means the air inside will self balance at the same time as extracting at 1m/s velocity, irrespective of the condition of the filters. Once the filters are clogged, the HMI tells the operators to change them.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Once sprayed, the wet products go into the clean flash-off section to flow out and vent, before going into the Schubox gas catalytic infrared drying system to cure.

The Schubox is able to run from 35c-50c depending on the coatings used and dries in record time. In this case 30-40mins each coat.

An overhead track, hangers, steelwork complete the system.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For more information on turn-key industrial finishing systems, email sales@schuberts.co.uk

 

Door Manufacturer Dries In Record Time With Schubox

One of the UK’s best known manufacturers of doors has just installed a custom Schubox drying system for their solvent 2K PU range of coatings. With end entry and side exit, it fits perfectly with the product flow.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Schubox is fitted with four gas catalytic infrared emitters and certified for solvent use (ATEX).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Running at just 36c, the Schubox cures the 150 micron wet coatings in 40 mins, after a flash-off period of just 5 mins.

When full, the Schubox holds 50 doors at any one time, increasing the production rates and reducing the bottleneck of drying.

 

For more information, email sales@schuberts.co.uk

Canadian Manufacturer Goes With A Custom Schubox

With over 10,000 employees in 40 countries this client is part of one of the largest groups of businesses involved in the plastics sector.

 

Their vinyl and metal manufacturing processes are state-of-the-art, employing high-tech cutting, punching, painting and Schubox drying  and curing machinery. The fully-automated insulating glass line applies the dual-seal warm-edge foam Edgetech Super Spacer system. Superior quality dual-glazed LowE (emissivity) glass filled with argon gas in the airspace provides the utmost in energy efficiency. It blocks UV rays, decreases condensation, and reduces heat loss while minimizing outside noise infiltration.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Schubox gas catalytic infra red drying system is a custom build to satisfy not only their throughput, but also their dimensions. With record drying times, at low temperatures, the Schubox has become an instant success.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The profiles are either hand sprayed or get processed through an automatic spray line, loaded onto trolleys and then straight into the Schubox system for rapid curing.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For more information in Canada email Yorke Towne, Toronto scesario@yorketowne.com or sales@schuberts.co.uk

Component Flow Coating Line For Joinery

New flow-coating profile line for waterbased preservatives has been installed at a UK joinery manufacturer.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This profile coating line is capable of processing beading all the way through to large timber sections. The waterbased coating is applied through a series of directional low pressure nozzles. Any over spray is collected, filtered and put back into the system, so there is zero liquid wasted in the system. All the internals of the machine are moplan and teflon coated.

All of the parameters can be controlled on the HMI screen.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Once coated, the timber is subjected to a series of adjustable air jets that blow the excess coating off but leaves the timber damp. This is key to allow the preservative to soak into the timber for 10 minutes after application.

 

The timber is removed from the end of the line, placed on drying racks and dried properly using gas catalytic infra red technology.

 

For more information email sales@schuberts.co.uk

New And Old At Virtuoso

Schuberts have just installed a turn-key Giardina autospray line at Virtuoso Doors as well as their older manual finishing system.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The philosophy of the new line was borne out of extensive testing and trials at our Sheffield Test Centre and proved to the customer there was only one solution that would work.

 

A cantilevered loading table at the start of the line starts the process, followed by infeed conveyor and then mechanical brushing with the brilliant flex-trim systems. The brushing machine has oscillation, speed, direction and height controls as well as a vacuum bed. This ensures the best surface preparation.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

After brush sanding, there is an open section to allow application of prep-clean liquid before the cleaning and de-ionising process.

 

The spray machine 420 dry is fitted with 2 circuits and Wagner pumps and guns to give a consistent and even coverage of the coatings. This machine is processing full size doors as well as components.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Once sprayed, the products enter a flash-off tunnel, with incoming air is filtered, the air warmed to 30c and the paint vapours extracted to atmosphere.

 

After the flash-off, the products go through a jetted air tunnel at 45-50c for drying.

 

This new Giardina line from Schuberts goes hand in hand with the original manual system consisting of sprayshop enclosure with full autobalance, flash-off, Schubox drying system and paint mixing room.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Giardina MSL Lines

The automatic tray system has been designed and built to optimize the painting and drying of doors, panels and profiles. This system combines the manual painting cycle with the drying cycle, eliminating the need to handle the parts during the various phases.

The Giardina Manual Spray Line can be configured and sized according to the process needs and the expected productivity.

 





For more information, email sales@schuberts.co.uk

New 420 Automatic Spray Machine Launched

Schuberts presents the Giardina “Dualtech 420”, the first stage of the renovation process that will affect the entire range of “Dualtech” automatic through-fee spraying machines, a technology that represents fifty years of experience in spray painting in the name of quality, reliability, flexibility and ease of use.


Among the most interesting technical features the two opposing painting arms that guarantee an optimal application both on the surface and on the edges of the panel and the technology for the recovery of the paint that falls on the conveyor belt and the cleaning system of the latter, solutions that have no equal in terms of very low consumption of the cleaning solvent, a longer life of the belt, and a high simplicity of operation.


Each machine in the “Dualtech” range can be equipped with accessories and technological solutions to further increase flexibility, productivity, and reliability, such as the quick gun exchange system “Dualfast”, which allows you to change guns – and consequently the spraying cycle – in less than 60 seconds or the automatic vertical positioning system of the guns, or the electronic control of the ventilation inside the spray chamber, perfect for extending the efficiency and operating time of the sprayer.

 

For more information, email sales@schuberts.co.uk