Laminating

In contrast to PE foam materials, which can reach a block height of about 600 to 1,200 mm depending on the type, the block height of PE foam materials typically will not exceed 150 mm. If the application requires a greater material height, or if several colours are combined, then blocks or sheets must be laminated together.

To this end, the material is melted with a heated blade and then pressed together. The PE foam material becomes hard again as it cools, forming a permanent and robust bond. Sheets of different colours are also laminated together using this method, e.g. to ensure a clearer arrangement of sorting inserts and shadow boards. Remainder sheets can also be laminated to utilise the material as efficiently as possible in view of the lower block heights and to avoid expensive scrap. Overall, we can laminate PE foam materials up to a total height of 500 mm and a maximum width of 1,200 mm.