Process

SPLINTS INSERTION
The insertion of match splints is carried out by a system of combs and grooved plates. The splints are inserted into the perforated bars called splint bars and it comprises of a plate mat which serves as the carrier of the splints in the processes of waxing, dipping and drying.
PARAFFINING
Splints are preheated and dipped in the molten paraffin wax.

DIPPING
After paraffining, splints are carried by the splints bars to the dipping device where the head composition of the match stick is applied. The splints are dipped in a composition container which is a round tray. The dipping tray is steam heated to keep the composition at a favorable temperature.
DRYING
After dipping the splints carried by the splint bars will travel in horizontal loops through the drying unit, which dries the match head by fanning hot air from the steam heated radiators.
INNER BOX MAKING & CONVEYING TO FILLER HEAD
Inner boxes made from the cardboard slit reel in High speed Inner Box Making Machine and the boxes are blow with Air Blower to overhead bunker. From Bunker boxes will pass through the Inner box straightening unit and convey through a conveyor channel by means of gravitational force and feeded to Filler Head.
BOX FILLING
The Inner boxes feeded to Filler Head is passing through the Dipping machine Splints Discharging Unit and during discharging, splints are directly collected into the Inner box according the counts settled.
OUTER BOXES
Outer boxes are made in High speed outer box machine and it passes through Single conveyor to Snake Bar. The Snake bar distributes the outer boxes to the Belt Conveyor evenly, and Boxes reach the Filler Head.
BOX CLOSING
In the Filler Head, the Inner box with Splints and Outer box are semi closed in first step. Then semi closed boxes will pass through a Inspection Table. The counts checked in Inspection Table. After that the outer and inner boxes are fully closed in second step.
TRAY COLLECTION
The completely closed boxes are arranged in Tray by Tray arranging Unit.

10’s PACKING
The boxes collected in the trays are feed to 10’s packing machine and packed into 10 Match boxes.

100’s PACKING
10 boxes collected from 10’s packing and packed into 10 boxes. It contains 100 (10 X 10) Match Boxes.

Cartons PACKING
10 boxes collected from 100’s packing and packed into 10 boxes. It contains 1000 (10 X 10 X 10) Match Boxes.

 

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Process Flow

 
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