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27 Oct 2005

10.000 tpa CPP Line for China

Brückner Formtec Supplies 4.2 m wide High Capacity Line


Brückner Formtec GmbH, member of the German Brückner Group, has contracted a 4.2 meter, 3-layer Cast Polypropylene (CPP) Line in the larger Shanghai area with one of the biggest film producers in China.


The decision to switch to Brückner Formtec to supply their fourth CPP line was due to the superior line concept and Brückner’s customer centered attitude and competence in providing solutions.


The innovative line concept with unique, integrated pull roll design and proven Brückner winding technology is based on more than 40 years of experience in biaxial stretching technology. This includes widths of up to 10 m, speeds of up to 500 m/min and capacities of up to 35.000 tons per year. Brückner Formtec’s high performance CPP line concept cater film widths of up to 6m at speeds of up to 300 m/min.


Brückner’s especially adapted process system links all production units and thus provides unchallenged operating safety, defining a new industry standard for high-speed CPP lines with outstanding productivity. Another resulting benefit is the superior handling via intuitive, graphical user interface of all components and the compact machine design.


Key line facts are: 


4.2 m net film width on winder

10.000 tons per annum output for 3 layer film

1 x 175 mm main extruder and 2 x 105 mm co-extruders

Automatic die gap adjustment with patented Brückner TCE – Thickness Control with Evolution Strategy

Integrated design Pull Roll Stand with oscillating edge trim, two-way Corona treatment and post cooling unit. All drives fitted with gearless torque motors for optimum film guiding and tension control

Oscillating Winder for best jumbo-roll quality

Up to 1200 mm outer diameter of jumbo rolls

Proven Brückner intuitive graphical interface for line control – total integration from raw material silo to winder (PLC)

Possible integration for PLC into customers ERP system for best quality management (DDN is ISO9002 certified)

Superior safety concept according to Brückner standards 



Brückner Formtec is offering solutions to meet the rising demand for sophisticated and economical high capacity lines for profitable CPP film production.



Hans-Peter Brötzner

Corporate Communications

Brückner Formtec GmbH

Königsberger Str. 5-7

83313 Siegsdorf, Germany

Tel.: + 49 (0)86 62 / 63-268

Fax: +49 (0)86 62 / 63-646


Typical application for general packaging CPP film
CPP Jumbo Roll with 1200 mm diameter
CPP flower wrap film