Crown Corks

The „crown cork“ has been invented by William Painter in Baltimore (USA) way back in 1892. The ingenious idea behind this bottle cap has remained unchanged until today. However, the method of production of crown corks passed through revolutionary changes and continous improvement since its patenting. Therefore, DKF nowadays offers crown corks in various different specifications regarding sheet thickness, lacquer systems and liner materials. Applicable for reusable and disposable glass and PET bottles, DKF® crown corks are supplied worldwide.

Raw Material

Steel sheets: DKF ® crown caps in accordance with DIN 6099 are produced from electrolytic tin-plated (ETP) or electrolytic chromium-coated steel (ECCS) according to DIN EN 10202. Printing inks ensure a perfect brand presentation for our customers. Highly flexible specialized packaging coating protects the (…)
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Printing & lacquering

After an optimal process of offset printing (inside/outside), the sheets will be lacquered on both sides so as to protect the printing inks and later to enable gluing the seals. (…)
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Production process

The printed and painted plates are processed in a process of combined punching and deep drawing using specialized tools into DKF ® crown caps maintaining the highest accuracy. Thereafter, the sealing discs are formed in a fully automated process into crown caps and simultaneously (…)
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print layout according to customer’s specific request optional internal printing underneath transparent liner QR codes individual alpha-numeric laser codes embossment matching the print layout of the crown cork (…)
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