40 years of experience make Gerlach unique

A global technology leader in hot air vulcanization, capable of producing the entire value chain as well as:



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 Gerlach offers  controlled and certified quality,
highest  spare parts availability, delivery dates
and is 100% “Made in Germany”.

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Our diversity of services

Gerlach Maschinenbau GmbH is a global technology leader for continuous hot air vulcanization of rubber profiles. For over 40 years, we have been manufacturing technologically sophisticated systems in our production plant near Düsseldorf.

Starting with the design and development, we do more that just production but are involved in the entire value chain. The result is a technologically advanced machine technology of the highest quality and long-term value stability. When it comes to increasing requirements with respect to environmental and energy management concepts, we are in a position to offer innovative solutions. Our experienced and highly motivated employees are there to provide you with support.

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Awards and certificates

ÖKOPROFIT district of Viersen

Certificate of successful participation in the ÖKOPROFIT 2016 project

Josef L. Rameckers Maschinenfabrik GmbH & Co. KG and Gerlach Maschinenbau GmbH

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Quality Management DIN ISO 9001

Use Certified Partners to ensure the highest level of safety, accuracy and quality.

Gerlach Maschinenbau GmbH relies on Quality Management DIN ISO 9001 when it comes to the design and construction of machines for rubber and plastics production with the fields of design, planning, machining, sheet metal processing, electrical engineering, final assembly and service as well as trade in machines and accessories.

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Hot air shock channel type 111

With the diverse options of our hot-air shock channel type 111, we offer a compact and flexible unit. By using special materials, shock temperatures of up to 550 °C can be generated. The accelerated hot air flowing turbulently in the duct generates the fastest possible heat transfer. For further performance improvement, all our pre-shock variants can be optionally added.

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Cooling channel type 179

Specially designed surge nozzles characterize our cooling channel type K179. Even in extremely polluted and calcareous water, the cooling function is maintained by the permanent water flow. Additional stowages allow the profile to be submerged and guarantee good heat dissipation. The built-in blow-off stations with rigid and flexible nozzle systems ensure perfect drying even for complicated profiles. The use of heat exchangers for connecting existing cooling systems is self-evident.

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Removal caterpillar BA 400

Suitable for the continuous withdrawal of rubber profiles (with and without steel reinforcement), hoses or smaller plastic profiles.

Belt extractor BA 400, developed for a flexible production process, ensuring safety regulations in accordance with EU directives. A comprehensive safety concept protects man and machine against injuries and damage.

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SHF 147

With the integrated exhaust air purification (PCT) and the tried and tested recirculation system, the SHF 147 shock channel is an efficient high-performance system. Designed for high production speeds, this plant technology is predominantly used in automotive profile extrusion. The modular construction in 3 m zones consisting of shock, microwave and hot air zones is supplemented by additional options, such as selective profile transport via driven rollers or conveyor belt, as well as other additional functions. As a result, you get a smooth and matte profile surface, fine cell structure with moss rubber, as well as fast solidification of the profile geometry.

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Pre-shock type P 158

Through the use of special short-wave infrared radiators, excellent profile surfaces as well as early dimensional stability with solid and moss rubber products are achieved. Characteristic for this machine is the radiator arrangement in four different planes and thereby a selective possibility of the 360 ° pre-crosslinking of the product. The machine equipment and very good power modulation, in the range 0 – 100%, enable high flexibility in production operation. For the support of the profile, removable guide rollers can be used with the possibility of an axial distance adjustment depending on the profile sag. The IR radiators are protected in all levels by special glass panes and the integrated cooling also ensures an increase in the service life.

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