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Plastic Strapping for Secondary Packaging

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Crown are interested in solutions that will enable low cost, non-contact measurement of plastic strapping used for secondary packaging.

Network Summary

Background

Crown Holdings, through its affiliated companies, is a leading innovator, manufacturer and global supplier of a range of packaging solutions. Supplying beverage packaging, food packaging, aerosol packaging, metal closures, promotional and secondary packaging products to consumer marketing companies around the world.

Challenge

Crown are interested in solutions that will enable low cost, non-contact measurement of plastic strapping used for secondary packaging.

The method must be suitable to measure and monitor the thickness and width of up to 8 strands of PP or PET plastic strap produced using an extrusion die at speeds of 150m/min. The strap material may have a smooth, textured or embossed surface.

Measurement data needs to be available to a data capture system, local or networked for collation and analysis. 

What's in it for you?

Crown are seeking collaboration with organisations with experience of low or ultra-low cost sensing techniques and sensors, system integration partners or off the shelf low cost solutions from other industries. 

If you have or are developing solutions, or if you have expertise in the above, please click "Apply" to submit your solution/expertise to the Network.

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