Optipac VMC-15

Modular process control system

Thomas Höpfl Mr Thomas Höpfl
+49 9441 601 121
thomas.hoepfl@mahlo.com
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Optimizes finishing

The Orthopac VMC is a modular process control system for textile refinement. It optimises drying or fixing processes as well as the processes all about the stenter. The system measures, logs and controls critical process parameters over the entire working width like temperature, dwell time, residual moisture, exhaust air moisture, thread density, basis weight and more. This increases quality while saving resources and energy.

The modular design of the system allows its flexible adaptation to all applications. Both, standard requirements and highly customized demands are thus met.

The system can also be integrated into an Orthopac straightening system. It thereby combines the functionality of a weft straightener with that of a process control system in one compact device.

Product Highlights

  • Modular system architecture
  • Operator-friendly
  • Informative process visualisation
  • Online monitoring and control of all relevant parameters
  • Easy to retrofit

Customer benefits

  • Increased productivity
  • Optimised production security
  • Increased process reproducibility
  • Documentation and comparability of quality
  • Considerable energy savings
  • Short amortisation times

Textile manufacturers and finishers fight with rising production and energy costs, declining profit margins, shorter production times as well as higher requirements on quality and flexibility. Cost-efficient and quality-focused textile outfitting thus becomes increasingly important. Sustained production and the trend to higher-quality, technically sophisticated textiles also play a major role.

The efficiency of the production plants can be drastically increased through suitable measuring and control technology from Mahlo. This means, at the same time, increased productivity with usually improved reproducible quality, optimised raw materials usage and work effort accompanied by clearly improved plant utilisation.

Regardless of the challenges of the textile industry – Mahlo has the right solutions ready. The broad range of applications for the textile industry by Mahlo is based on experience reaching back to the year 1945.

Improved product quality, saving of resources and energy as well as optimisation of the production processes in a single step: with the process control system Optipac VMC from Mahlo.

  • At the stenter frame
  • In textile converting
  • In textile finishing

  • Stand-alone device
  • Integrated in weft straightener familiy Orthopac

Sensors

The right tool for every application
Various intelligent sensors can be connected to the basic unit via a bus connection. Various process parameters can be measured, visualized, controlled and documented by means of special software packages, e.g. mLog

Infrarot pyrometer Permaset VMT
Permaset VMT

Control of dwell time and fixing time

Famacont PMC with optoelectronic sensor (reflex light)
Famacont PMC

Control of thread density / course density / basis weight

Sensor Ecomat AML
Ecomat AML

Control of exhaust air humidity

Basis weight sensor Gravimat FMI
Gravimat FMI

Control of basis weight / thickness

Sensor Textometer RMS
Textometer RMS

Control of residual moisture

Sensor Wilot WMR
Wilot WMR

Measurement of product width

Infared pyrometer Thermoset OMT
Thermoset OMT

Control of web temperature


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