Pakona Engineers (India) Pvt. Ltd. manufactures Fully Automatic Pipe Machine Mach1 in Vadodara, India, under License from Mario Croci & Figli, Italy. The Italian company is the world class manufacturer of Concrete Pipe Machines for the last 75 years.
The Mach1 Vertical Casting Concrete Pipe machine can produce 120 nos. Pipes from 300–600mm dia per 8 hours shift or 80 nos. Pipes from 600-1200mm dia of 80 pipes per 8 hour shift.
- The pipe machine MACH 1 allows single production of pipes with inner diameter from 300 to 1200mm having maximum useful length of 2. 50 m. it Conform to IS 458 for NP3 and NP4 class.
- The pipe machine MACH 1 allows the production of reinforced or unreinforced pipes, round or pre-bed pipes with spigot and socket joint with rubber joint, egg-shaped pipes, square or rectangular pipes and other items made as per customer’s requests.
- The pipe machine MACH 1 is fully automatic. Only two operators are required to carry away the pipes to the drying area and supervise the running of the machine.
- The filling of moulds is made through a feeding system, particularly heavy-duty, consisting of conveying belts, checked by level probe that collect concrete from hopper and feed duly blades, run by hydraulic motor distributing and introducing concrete constantly and gradually.
- New design pressing cylinders are very heavy-duty. Their ample swinging movement is made through a double shaft hydraulic cylinder, in order to obtain the same speed in both ways.
- The hydraulic plant of the pipe machine MACH 1 has been realized with components, widely shaped and tested of the best brands.
- The switchboard has been made with PLC Siemens. The data panel allows planning and visualizing of different parameters necessary for running.
- The pipe machine MACH 1 is supplied completely with plates to cover the foundation pit, duly dimensioned, duly safety guards and devices according to safety regulations.
- Equipment, moulds and cores of the pipe machine MACH 1 are assembled on support plates easing the equipment change as no adjustment is needed.