High Speed Perforator Series

Laser Micro-Perforation Machines

Preco’s HSP systems are designed to add micro-perforated holes into wide web materials at speeds up to 2,000 ft/min, (depending on laser power, film type and thickness). With Preco’s Patented Beam Compression units (BCU) you will have the fastest, most consistent hole-to-hole micro-perforator in the packaging industry. This unit is designed with options up to sixteen web direction processing heads.

Applications

  • Scoring for Easy-Opening
  • Micro-perforating for venting, burst protection and reducing package size for shipping
  • Micro-perforating for modified atmosphere packaging

Capabilities

  • Scoring
  • Micro-perforating
  • Slitting
  • Slit/Scoring
  • Precision flow testing

Materials

  • Plastic Films
  • Polyester
  • Polyethylene
  • Polypropylene
  • EVOH
  • Nylon
  • Laminations
  • Foils
  • PLA

Technical Parameters

Cross Axis Beam Adjustment Rows 2 Rows of Output Heads 4 Rows of Output Heads
Lasers 1 - 4 4 - 8
Output Heads 2 - 8 8 - 16
System Footprint Cross Web: 3050 mm (120 in) Cross Web: 3050 mm (120 in)
Web Direction: 1524 mm (60 in) Web Direction: 2184 mm (86 in)
Height: 3300 mm (130 in) Height: 3300 mm (130 in)
Web Width Standard 1600 mm (63 in)    
Laser Power 100-200 Watts (Other laser sizes available per request)    
Laser Wavelengths 9.3µm, 10.2µm, 10.6µm    
Focus Assembly Beam Compression    
AcuBreathe® / AcuTear™ Software Included    
Closed Loop Power Control Precision control of laser energy, unique to Preco (Optional)    
Process Monitoring Requires Preco's Closed Loop Power Control    
Safety Enclosure Class 1    
Lower Web Stabilization Support Included    
Scoring Speed Up to 610 m/min (2,000 ft/min)    
Venting Speed (Short slit pattern) Up to 457 m/min (1,500 ft/min)       
Perfing Speed Up to 457 m/min (1,500 ft/min)    
Perforation Hole Size 50 µm - 250 µm (.002 in - .010 in)
Perforating Precision 1:1.2 Hole aspect ratio       
Power Requirements Controller: 208VAC, 3PH, 50/60Hz    
Chiller: 460VAC, 3PH, 60Hz    

The above data is subject to change. All speeds and hole sizes are dependent on laser power, material type and thickness, and process platform - consult with Preco, Inc.

Have Questions? Contact Us

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Kurt Hatella

VP, Laser Equipment
Phone:
715.247.3285
Global Sales
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Tim Gamboni

Sales Manager – Laser Packaging
Phone:
715.247.3285
Global Sales
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Salvatore Scarvaci

European Managing Director
Phone:
+44 1227 473 900
European Sales
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Volker Hofmann

Sales/Technical Support Manager
Phone:
+49 6387 993 209
European Sales
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