April 22: The cost and maintenance of weld seam protection systems can be cut by half with the Canmelt 330 system, it is claimed.
Launched by Swiss company Canmelt, the unit works by heating a plastics wire to liquid state, then applying it onto the inside seam of moving cans, at a maximum rate of 800cpm. The outside seam is protected by a clear seam protection lacquer.

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