Cleanliness in connection with minimal maintanance is the focus of the packaging industry. This maxim often poses enormous challenges, since the packaging machines, which are faster and more productive than ever, are in continuous operation throughout the service life. But, in spite of the intense machine run times, neither dirt accumulation nor dust generation is allowed. The components used must meet the highest standards of clean operation, they must resist dust and other deposits and operate with highest reliability almost without maintenance.
Thanks to it’s smooth, straight surface; without any undercut, this slip ring is also very easy to service and can be cleaned with a damp cloth or with flowing water. The IP64 protection level also withstands a strong water jet. New contact materials, silver/bronze and silver/precious metal, guarantee cleaning without oiling. A simple vacuum cleaning is sufficient for this top quality material. This way, a large protion of of costly down-time caused by dust or worn-out contacts can be avoided.
As a long-standing supplier of the packaging industry, Kübler knows the needs of their partners and offers low-maintenance to maintenance-free slip ring solutions, tailored for their high hygiene requirements. The industry benefitsfrom the longevity and reliability of these tailor-made products and solutions.
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