Made in India: High speed fingerless single facer paper corrugation machine

The company launched the first model of the machine in 2012, which ran at the line speed of 40-mtr/min. Five years later, in 2017, it launched an upgraded version which can run at line speed of 150-mtr/min. The corrugation machine comes in three variants — SF270, SF320 and SF380. The technology “To be able to hold different quality and decal of paper firmly onto corrugated roll is very important. Therefore, we came out with positive suction unit, eliminating the conventional brass fingers (adaptor) the entire set of whichneeded to be replaced every 30 days. This also helped cut down on downtime,” Manish Suresh Shah, managing director, Acme Machinery, says. Shah said, considering the Indian market demand, the second big change made to the machine was setting up of motorised glue gauge control that saves the setting time for every changeover of paper decal from 20-min to 20-seconds. “We also replaced all manual setting wheels to automatic pneumatic set- ting,” he adds. In the machine, the fluting paper, which forms the corrugated shape, is fed between male and female roll set, and with the help of suction unit, it holds onto the corrugated cylinder and on the way picks up glue and...

Special Request: Kakao chocolatier says dipped strawberries are best made at home | Food and cooking

Overcast with rain showers at times. Thunder possible. High 76F. Winds NE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60%.. Scattered thunderstorms during the evening. Partly cloudy skies after midnight. Low 67F. Winds NNE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60%. Fresh chocolate covered strawberries are photographed on Thursday, May 30, 2019, at Kakao Chocolate in Maplewood. Photo by Christian Gooden, cgooden@post-dispatch.com Shaye Kwiecinski, production manager at Kakao Chocolate in Maplewood, adds another fresh chocolate covered strawberry to cool on Thursday, May 30, 2019. Photo by Christian Gooden, cgooden@post-dispatch.com Fresh chocolate covered strawberries are photographed on Thursday, May 30, 2019, at Kakao Chocolate in Maplewood. Photo by Christian Gooden, cgooden@post-dispatch.com Shaye Kwiecinski, production manager at Kakao Chocolate in Maplewood, adds another fresh chocolate covered strawberry to cool on Thursday, May 30, 2019. Photo by Christian Gooden, cgooden@post-dispatch.com Q • I was wondering what is the best recipe for chocolate covered strawberries? — Gabrielle Desits, St. Louis It’s strawberry season at Kakao, and owner Brian Pelletier is more than happy to share a recip...