Me & My: Tiancen KFM-106MC automatic lamination machine
Ramit and Rohan Bhatnagar of MJ Global share their reasons to invest in the Tiancen KFM-106MC fully automatic hot knife vertical type lamination machine
17 Jun 2022 | By Rahul Kumar
Please describe your company.
Noida-headquartered MJ Global is a multi-locational (Noida; Faridabad and Baddi) packaging printing company that produces packaging material through virgin paper, duplex board and kraft paper. MJ Global was founded in the 1980s by Rajiv Bhatnagar. The second generation got involved in the business with the joining of Ramit and Rohan Bhatnagar in 2018. Both come from a solid academic and professional background. MJ Global serves some of the largest FMCG, QSR, pharma and electronic goods companies.
When did you start using the Tiancen KFM-106MC automatic lamination machine?
We are using the lamination machine from January 2022.
What are the properties of the machine you like?
It can laminate metPET products, duplex boards and corrugation sheets. It is a multi-purpose machine suitable for water-based glue and oil-based glue for dry thermal lamination. The lamination machine can run at a mechanical speed of 100-m/min.
Why did you decide to use the machine?
Tiancen has earned a good name in the market through its representative, Ample Graphics. We got good feedback from existing users about the machine, aftersales service and the team at Ample Graphics. Sachin Kala of Ample Graphics has a good understanding of lamination machines and its applications.
Did you look at other similar products?
Yes, we did evaluate multiple other options available in the market.
What are the features that tilted the decision in favour of Tiancen?
Its lamination width of 1,080-mm at a mechanical speed of 100-m/min. Also, the lamination tower has a mirrorcoated heating roller with a large diameter of 380-mm, which maintains constant temperature for evaporating the moisture content in the adhesive. The heat conduction is controlled by an internal oil circulation system to ensure that the roll surface temperature is maintained at variable operating speeds.
How much have these features helped you in your production?
With the machine, we are capable of doing all types of lamination jobs. It improves efficiency and reduces the production time.
For what applications is the Tiancen lamination machine used?
We use it to laminate FBB, duplex boards and corrugation sheets.
Did you have any issue with installation and its use?
No, we didn’t face any issue with the installation and its use. There are multiple models of the lamination machine and Sachin Kala helped us choose the right model as per our requirement.
If there’s a critical printing job that has come your way, would you rely on this to see it through?
Yes, of course, for any lamination jobs on FBB, duplex boards and corrugated sheets.
What’s the quality like?
The quality of lamination is good and our customers are satisfied.
How easy is it to use and handle?
It is easy to use and operator friendly. If you have lamination jobs, you can opt for this machine.
Who do you think the machine is right for?
It is good for lamination on FBB, duplex boards and corrugation sheets.
Under what circumstances would you recommend it to others?
You can opt for this machine if you are a packaging printing house having large volume orders that require metPET, and lamination.