Wilmington Machinery unveils new Dual Mold Pallet Molding System
Wilmington Machinery introduced the company’s first LUMINA Pallateer Series molding machine in 2010 because of the increased demand for plastic pallets. Today, Wilmington introduces the newest model of its popular LUMINA Pallateer Series of Plastics Pallet Molding Systems the Model PM-3S.
The Model PM-3S is capable of molding two of the same or two different pallets of sizes “up to 52” X 48” and weighing from 16 – 50 pounds each. Hourly production rates of 48 – 72 pallets per hour are achievable with minimal labor, floor-space, and utility requirements.
The PM-3S like the other LUMINA Pallateer Models is a low-pressure type injection-molding machine with a two-stage injection unit. The Wilmington two-stage unit processes 100% recycled plastics in either pelletized or flake form. It injects at mold fill rates up to 20 pounds per second with velocity and shot size control from Wilmington’s unique Versafil sequential injection control system. The result of these features is lightweight and low-cost pallets.
A PM-3S System includes the molding machine, molds, robot, and all accessories plus know-how and training. It is very versatile with the capability to mold nestable, stackable, or rackable pallets of both one-piece and two-piece construction from a wide variety of virgin or recycled raw materials including blends.
Wilmington Machinery has built pallet molding machinery, general-purpose low and medium pressure injection molding machinery, and high capacity extrusion blow molding machinery since its’ founding in 1972. From a modern 65,000 square foot facility in Wilmington, North Carolina, the company is well prepared to meet customers’ unique needs for large plastics machinery products for the circular economy. International shipments are commonplace and can be arranged via the nearby deep-water Port of Wilmington.