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FAQs of Egg Tray Machine

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Raw materials?

All sorts of paper waste are available for Beston egg tray making machine. For example, newspaper, A4 paper, notebook, cardboard, carton paper and other paper-made products.

Additives?

Normally, there is no need to add any additives. When you wanna produce colorful egg trays, add color additive.

Other pulp molded products?

Beston egg tray machines can not only used for making egg trays, but also used for egg carton, shoes tray, coffee cup tray, fruit tray, and many other paper pulp moulded products.

Selection and characteristics of drying system?

Natural drying system (without dryer):

  • Suitable for 2000pcs per hour or less;
  • Lowest drying cost, fast cost recovery;
  • Affected greatly by the weather;
  • Large area required for the site;

Brick drying system (automated drying):

  • Suitable for 2500pcs per hour or more;
  • Drying is not affected by the weather;
  • Egg tray drying effect is good;
  • Clients need to prepare the construction materials themselves;

Metal drying system (automated drying):

  • Drying is not affected by the weather;
  • Easy installation;
  • Egg tray drying effect is good.
How long does it take to dry the wet egg tray?

Natural drying takes about 4-6h, brick and metal drying takes about 15-20 minutes.

Capacity?

We have different models with production capacity from 1000pcs to 6000pcs per hour.

Whole egg tray production line includes?

Pulp making system, forming system, drying system and sometimes, packaging system.

Space?

Please kindly confirm the machine model you need. For the model confirming, I need to know what is the production capacity do you want, 1000pcs per hour, 2000pcs per hour, 3000pcs per hour or other requirement? After confirming the machine model, the area space will be sent to you accordingly.

Fuel?

Coal, natural gas and diesel. In addition, when you select a bricking dryer and use natural gas or diesel as the fuel, a burner is needed.

Is the fuel a large cost?

Actually not. Take coal as an example:

Capacity BTF-1-3 BTF-1-4 BTF-3-4 BTF-4-4 BTF-4-8 BTF-5-8
24-hour Coal Consumption 1T 1.5T 2T 2.5T 3T 4T

Temperature in the drying process?

There are three conditions. Firstly, the temperature in the bricking drying system is 180-200℃. Secondly, in the metal drying system, the temperature of top layer is about 200℃; the temperature of medium layer is about 150℃; the temperature of bottom layer is about 70℃.

Temperature of the final paper trays?

Final paper trays reach about 35℃. Take BTF3-4 bricking drying system as an example. Egg trays in this drying system reach 200-300℃. When egg trays are transported to outside, they are about 60-70℃.

Weight of egg trays?

About 70g-100g. It depends on customer’s requirement.

Different trays at the same time?

Yes, the egg tray plant can make different trays at the same time. For example, AAB (two egg trays and one egg carton), ABA, ABC.

Mold?

Molds for many different products can be used on the same machine. It means that one machine can produce many products, and you only need to buy additional molds.

Is it available to change the materials and shape of mould?

Firstly, we provide plastic and aluminum mould. In a good maintenance, plastic mould can be used for about 5 years. Aluminum mould can be used for 7 years. When producing egg trays above 2000 pieces/h, we recommend aluminum mould. Secondly, we offer free standard mould. Besides, we can customize molds according to customer’s need.

How to customize a mold?

Beston provides customized service, you just need to send us the egg tray drawings or local egg tray samples, we will customize for you.


Change the color of the product?

When pulping, you can add coloring agent in the slurry pool or pulping pool. Beston supplies coloring agent, but due to customs controls we recommend you purchase them locally.

Cost?

The total cost is divided into three parts. They are the price of the machine (approximately in the range of USD 8000-70000), transportation and import charges, installation charge. Juts tell us the exact machine you need. We will send you a detailed price list.

Can I see your projects in the local area?

So far, Beston equipment has exported to more than 50 countries, including Egypt, Brazil, Syria, Algeria, Cote d’Ivoire, Zambia, The United States, Republic of Seychelles, Tanzania, India, Nigeria, Hungary, the Philippines, Mali, Dominica, Indonesia, Ecuador, Saudi Arabia, Argentina, Pakistan, Romania, Sudan, Kenya, Berlin, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Ukraine, Botswana, United Arab Emirates, Jamaica, Sri Lanka, Bolivia, Ghana, Seychelles, Namibia, Senegal, Guatemala, Colombia, Mexico, Poland, Uzbekistan, Mozambique, Spain, Ethiopia, Armenia, Iraq, Peru, Chile, Kazakhstan, Zimbabwe, Venezuela, etc. We can send you the pictures and videos about the cases you are interested in. For customers’ privacy, we need some time to confirm with them.

How long does the installation take?

About 30 days.

How long does the delivery date spend?

The machine with 1000-15000pieces/h needs 7 days. type with 2000-4000pieces/h costs about 20 days. The metal drying system needs longer time, about 50 days.

What warranty and post-sales service does Beston offer?

Beston offers one-year warranty for the egg tray equipment.

Service life?

Pulp molding equipment in normal use, the service life of about 8-10 years.

About the spare parts?

Beston will give you some spare parts for free when you order.

    Please specify your requirement by referring to the following aspects:

    1-What kind of solution will meet your demand? (Key point)

    2-What kind of material and expected end product are you planning to have? (Right solution begins from material and product)

    3-When is the project supposed to be running? (Key info for A-Z project programming)

    4-Budget for machinery purchasing? (Key info for right model)

    5-Points that you really focus on. (Customized service from our project consultant)

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