From 4 to 10 of May, Interpack 2017 has shown the latest in packaging technologies. As motion and packaging specialists, Beckhoff offers solutions that were in focus not just at one, but at several trade show booths: with the XTS eXtended Transport System. Combining the principles of linear and rotary drives, the XTS enables completely new machine designs for food packaging, taps new potentials in non-food packaging and allows for new solution approaches in cosmetics packaging, for example.
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XTS in “Hygienic Design” for compact and highly flexible motion solutions with optimal cleanability
XTS Hygienic, the stainless steel version of the eXtended Transport System from Beckhoff, opens up a wide spectrum of new applications, first and foremost in the primary food and pharmaceutical industries and for processing and filling liquids in general. Enabling optimal cleanability with the high protection rating of IP 69K, very good chemical resistance and without any hidden corners, edges or undercuts, the version in Hygienic Design offers a lot of potential for innovation in these industries. The advantages of the standard system as a highly flexible motion solution are combined with ease of cleaning, thus enabling process optimisations and maximum production line availability even when the demands made on hygiene are high.
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