Necking-in machine

Leifeld EN 500

The LEIFELD EN 500 is designed for hot forming bottle bottoms and bottle necks of high-pressure gas bottles, fire extinguishers, diving bottles and for the production of pressure tanks and CNG cylinders. Individual loading and unloading facilities and auxiliary units enable flexible production.


Main Characteristics

  • Consistent forming performance and quality thanks to sturdy machine construction and high rotational speed of main spindle
  • Flexible configuration for a wide range of workpiece sizes
  • Simulation program serves to eliminate programming errors
  • Cleverly designed integrated loading and unloading system
  • Production of gas-tight sealing of vessel bottoms
  • Targeted increase of wall thickness in critical areas can be reached

Technical Data

Outside diameter, min. 100 mm
Outside diameter, max. 275 mm
Starting wall thickness, min. 2 mm
Starting wall thickness, max. 13 mm
Starting length of preform, max. 2,000 mm

End products

  • high-pressure gas bottles
  • fire extinguishers
  • diving bottles
  • pressure tanks
  • CNG cylinders

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