Plastic Machine Rebuilds | Mattman Trading

By: Mattman Automation  11-11-2011
Keywords: Control Systems, Injection Moulding, Blow Moulding

Mattman identifies the problem and replaces the obsolete control systems with the latest technological advancements that the Automation and Drives Industry has to offer. We have successfully installed our products around the globe.

Our rebuild solution incorporates:

  •  Project management of the rebuild – ensuring all aspects of the solution are completed within scope and on time.
  •  All electrical panels are built at our office at Midrand before commissioning them to rebuild/repair/testing in real time.
  •  The parison, motion and temperature control into the new PLC control system.
  •  From an Hydraulic movements point, the costly and obsolete Bosch or Rexroth Systems are replaced easily with the MOOG valve solution.
  •  Using mostly Siemens products, Mattman specializes in replacing older control systems on machinery like Bekum, Battenfeld, B&W, Mauser and Uniloy.
  •  Machines that have been upgraded include the 250 l Mauser, BA250 Bekumand some 25l machines.

Siemens South Africa acknowledges Mattman as a reliable partner and directs most plastic related questions and information required by their clientele worldwide to Mattman.
Work done for Siemens directly in South Africa, includes companies like AEL, SASOL, and the CSIR.

Mattman assists Siemens from time to time with its WinLC RTX and WinCC Flexible training courses.

We have also started working with Beckhoff RSA, to develop a Plastic solution.

Injection moulding

Mattman’s capabilities are not confined to the blow moulding market. This was really inevitable, since so many blow moulding companies also run injection moulding machines for the production of closures – and often become increasingly involved in technical injection work.

Keywords: Blow Moulding, Control Systems, Injection Moulding, Injection Moulding Machines, Moulding Machines, Temperature Control

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Services supplied by Mattman | Mattman Trading

Our Services include machine rebuilds, refurbishment and installation of plastic machinery and ancillary equipment, additionally we provide consultation services where necessary to assist our clients with information to make key decisions with regards equipment purchase.


Products - Plastics Industry Supply

Mattman product range includes auxiliary equipment, i.e. Mould feeders and leak testers which can also be integrated into the control system to produce real time OEE figures. Mattman are specialists in the supply of plastic injection and blow moulding machines and ancillary equipment. We supply a range of software control solutions to OEM manufacturers. A 6 station machine with an IML system for “Jalco” in Australia.


Blow Moulding Machines | Mattman Trading

SIKA builds single and double-station shuttle machinery up to 25-litre capacity as well as accumulator head machinery for packaging and technical components up to 2000 litres capacity. SIKA machines are available in low-cost version for the smaller blow moulder as well as in high-tech design with Siemens control units and European standards. Mattman represents the SIKA of Taiwan, a manufacturer of extrusion blow moulding machines.


Sika Blow Moulding Machines | Mattman Trading

Our installation locations include Australia, South Africa, Taiwan, Malaysia and the United States.We work closely with Sika of Taiwan, one of the best blow moulding machine manufacturers in the Far East. The blow moulding machines are sturdy in construction, easy to operate and service, and well suited for the economic manufacture of containers and technical parts. Mattman sells and installs Sika machines across the globe.


Injection moulding - Mattman Trading

We have partnered with one of the most impressive manufacturers of injection moulding machines in the world, Lien Fa, to bring quality machines at a reasonable price to South Africa. Mattman supply and service and refurbish all machinery which includes injection moulders, blow moulders, extrusion lines, bag makers, printers as well as all ancillary equipment.