Non-contact trimming for the tops of aluminium cans using a laser is said by Hinterkopf to reduce process waste. The laser used in the L240 trimmer is expected to offer up to 50,000 hours of operation at full performance. There are no knives to replace or sharpen. Size-changes are quicker with the new machine with…

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