Noida-based Robus India, a carton converting equipment company has specialized in the design and manufacture of appropriate automation of converting machines such as folder gluers, die-cutters and lamination machines for the folding carton and corrugated box industries. Our recent interaction with Robus in Greater Noida revealed that the company has started its manufacturing unit with what it says are its 100% made in India Instafold, Flashfold and Corrufold folder gluers.
From prototype to manufacturing and assembly the company says it has completed the process and is now looking forward to the first installations. Four Instafold machines have already been sold and by next month (March) the company will initiate the installations.
In our interaction, the Robus team described some of the features of the Instafold 1100PC folder gluer which is equipped with an LED screen at the feeder so that a single operator can monitoring the folder and glued cartons at the delivery and conveyor. Additionally, converters can customize the machine to their requirements — by adding an advanced gluing tank with a unique scrapper device with micro-metric adjustment for precise gluing.
The Instafold 1100PC has a maximum feeding width of 1100 mm and can also be attached with an extended feeder to produce 5-foot long cartons for tube lights. Straight glue line cartons up to 1100 mm can be produced and crash lock cartons up to 1000 mm in length. The machine can be operated at a maximum speed of 400 meters a minute.