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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 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

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

Out With The Old And In With The New In Toronto

If you want to offer a full range of career-focused education, training and applied research programs to prepare people for success in the new knowledge economy and promote economic prosperity throughout Canada, you want the very best equipment, right?

 

An old installation was well past its prime, so Yorke Towne, our working partners in Canada were key in making the new finishing installation from Schuberts an outstanding one.

 

So, out with the old:-

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

And in with the new, custom built, flash-off and Schubox gas catalytic infrared drying system:-

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

After spraying, the products go into the flash-off zone and then into the Schubox for rapid and safe drying.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Not only are our systems CSA certified, but we also carry INTERTEK and TSSA classification for the Canadian markets.

 

For more information, please email contact@yorketowne.com or sales@schuberts.co.uk

 

 

New Giardina Auto-Spray Line Installed For A Very Special Use

One of the worlds largest manufacturers of engineered sealing solutions has taken delivery of a custom width Giardina coating line from Schuberts.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Built to a working width of 1500mm, this line sprays a very accurate layer of product, recovers all the overspray, to be filtered and used again and then dried inside an inline drying tunnel.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The automatic belt cleaning system on the spray machine means that all overspray is recovered. It then passes through filters and back into a constant mixing stainless steel tank, before being dosed back into the machine.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The automatic guns are positioned inline and fitted with very accurate nozzles and the machine has the ability to control flow, pressure and therefore build-up of coating.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Once sprayed, the product goes into a high speed jetted air oven, connected to in-line waterheaters and heat exchanges so the oven can run at a steady 70-80c irrespective of the factory temperature.

 

Running at 6m/min, this really is a special fully automatic Giardina spray line supplied by Schuberts!

Canadian Manufacturer Takes Delivery Of A New Finishing System From Schuberts

A new Schubert installation has been made, with our partners at Yorke Towne, at one of Canada’s premier residential, joinery and commercial manufacturing companies, supplying their customers for over 20 years.

 

The installation comprises of a fully custom built flash-off and Schubox drying system, connected to a manual spray shop.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Once sprayed, the product is taken into the flash-off zone to settle and vent. The flash-off air is taken into the Schubox for oxidisation of VOC’s.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

After flash-off, the Schubox is next. Working at just 40c, it pulls the solvent carriers out and cross-links the coating in record time. After 30 mins in the Schubox, the coatings are perfectly dry and ready for either denibbing or fitting up after topcoat.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For more information on manual spray systems, enclosures, flash-off zones and Schubox gas catalytic infrared systems, email sales@schuberts.co.uk

Glass Coater Goes Schubert Route

Not all our installations are large or high-value ones….

Here we have a modest manual installation for a glass coater.

The equipment comprises of a manual spray shop enclosure and a retro-fitted Kit-Cat drying system.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Once sprayed in their waterbased coatings, the glass is put into the drying zone, fitted with gas catalytic infrared. This means the drying time is vastly reduced, the coating is properly dried and the ‘open time’ for dust and contamination is down to 20 mins.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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