Cassette systems - Think inside the boxThe center of the card production is the lamination process. Heat and pressure connect several layers of plastics to a card. Press Plates and Press Pads are operating resources within this process, stacked within a lamination cassette. In addition to plates and pads, Schwan offers complete cassette systems.
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Booklet StructureEvery lamination process differs, likewise to the amount and structure of the booklets. Still, there are similarities within the structure. The picture on the right side displays the typical structure of a booklet.
A simple assumption:
Your laminator has 6-8 daylights and likewise 6-8 slots in the cooling tower. A third run for the loading/unloading phase. This means 18 to 24 booklets with cover plate and carrier. Furthermore, 180 to 240 press plates and 36 to 48 press pads.
The base of the lamination cassette is called carrier. On top of the carrier lies the first lamination pad. Press plates and lamination sheets are stacked on top of the press pad. On top of the press plates comes a second press pad. In this example on the right side the P6200. On top comes a thicker plate called cover-plate or top-plate.
Our products - Cover Plates & Carrier
Cover plates are made of stainless steel available in a thickness of 2 millimeter. 4 Grooves on top of the plate
Our carriers build upon 8 mm aluminum. The material has a surface hardness of HRC 40 +- 2 through anodization. The plates are corrected in flatness, with a resulting flatness of ≤ 2 mm per Meter.