As a Christmas tradition, the chocolate coin giving is said to be inspired by the deeds of Saint Nicholas in the fourth century, with chocolate coins introduced sometime after chocolate’s introduction into Europe in the sixteenth century. In the UK, chocolate coins mimic the design of real money and covered with aluminum foil, they are popular and hot selling around Christmas, also treat as a treasure hunt, hidden the chocolate coins for children to find them. [Wikipedia]
Chapter 2. Two ways for making chocolate coins
There are two ways for making the chocolate coins by chocolate coin machine.
(1) Chocolate coin punching machine
The chocolate paste will depositing on the chocolate coin production line’s food-grade PU belt, and transferred to the cooling tunnel for complete cooling and formed purpose. You can choose a round chocolate coin cutter, square-shaped cutter, or a heart-shaped cutter for collecting the chocolate coins, then transfer to the chocolate coin foil wrapping machine.
Chocolate coin punching machine
(2) Chocolate coin molding machine
The chocolate paste will be deposited on the plastic mold for chocolate coin making, then transferred to the cooling tunnel for complete cooling and formed purpose. The chocolate weight will be controlled by the depositor controller in chocolate coin production line.
Chocolate coin molding machine
Coin Chocolate mold sample
Chapter 3. How to pack the chocolate coins by chocolate coin makers
The chocolate coin makers usually pack the coins by chocolate coin foil wrapping machine, also called chocolate coin embossing machine, chocolate coin stamping machine, coin chocolate covering & knurling machine. The chocolate coin packing machine will emboss the chocolate coins with the designed patterns and covers the aluminum foil on the top and bottom of the chocolate coins.
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Chapter 4. Four types of chocolate coin foil wrapping machines
There are two versions of chocolate coin foil wrapping machines: Hydraulic version and Common version for chocolate coin makers/companies choosing.
Here a total of four types of chocolate coin wrapping machines.
Main Configuration of Chocolate Coin Wrapping Machine
0.75kw 380v 50HZ
70w 220v 50 HZ
6w 220v 50HZ
Swich for Coin Packing Machine
Button for Chocolate Coin Machine
PLC for Coin Wrapping Machine
Touch screen for Coin Machine
Example: Measure your coins like this,
Chocolate coins diameter measurement
Chocolate coin thickness measurement
Chocolate coin’s Diameter range 22~39mm, thickness 2~6mm, then you can choose Twin feeder|double feeder chocolate coin foil wrapping machines.
Chocolate coin’s Diameter range 40~80mm, thickness 2~6mm, then you can choose single feeder chocolate coin foil wrapping machines.
If your chocolate coins do not in the ranges, then let’s see if we can find a chocolate coin packing solution together.
Chapter 6. How to choose a right chocolate coin foil wrapping machine
Please make sure which way you are making for the chocolate coins? See Chapter 2.
If you are making the chocolate coins by Chocolate coin punching machine, then you can choose any version and any type chocolate coin wrapping machine.
If you are making the chocolate coins by Chocolate coin molding machine, then please consider the Hydraulic version. WHY? In our experience, the molding type will have a sag in the middle, so the Hydraulic version coin packing machine will be better for this problem.
Chapter 7. Chocolate coin foil wrapping machine working principle
Internal mechanical cam design
The chocolate coins wrapping machine using mechanical cam design, the chocolate coins will go through this machine for embossing the aluminum foil and covered chocolate coins with the same patterns. Take a twin feeder coin wrapping machine as an example, one machine has 4pairs, 8patterns of dies/coin molds, you can ask for a different design for your chocolate coins, you can change the pattern design easily in the future.
8 pieces of chocolate coin design for one machine
chocolate coins die design sample/Chocolate coin mold
One chocolate coin wrapping machine will be special designed as per your chocolate coin, printing the patterns on the foil and surface of the chocolate coins.
So What is unqualified wrapped chocolate coins? check the sample below. (1) Poor Printing quality, the patterns not clear. (2) Rough wrapped-exposed or knurled outward foil.
Unqualified wrapped chocolate coins may hurt the children when they open the laminate foils by lips, teeth, or hands.
Unqualified wrapped chocolate coins sample
What are qualified wrapped chocolate coins? check the sample below. (1) Clear pattern Printing for the chocolate coin. (2) Tight wrapped edge, no rough edge at overlapping wrapped foil.
Good wrapping firmness of laminate foils, no sharp or rough overlapped (of top foil over bottom foil), when young children open the chocolate coins by lips, teeth, and hands with no harm.
Qualified wrapped chocolate coins sample
Manual feeding type chocolate coin foil wrapping machine video
Manual feeding type chocolate coin foil wrapping machine video
Chapter 8. Which shapes can be wrapped by this chocolate foil wrapping machine
Traditional shapes are like round money coin but also extended to heart coins, gold bars, chocolate mini tablets, chocolate medallions, chocolate fish shapes, etc.
Chocolate coins samples
Aluminum foil sample
Chapter 9. How many workers need to operate the chocolate coin foil wrapping machine
One operator can run TWO sets of our AUTOMATIC feeding type machines.
One operator can run ONE set of MANUAL feeding type machine.
Chapter 10. Six FAQ(frequently asked questions) about the chocolate coin wrapping machine
Q1: What’s the allowed tolerance for the golden coin foil wrapping machine? A1: Thickness tolerance 0.5mm Diameter tolerance 0.05mm
Q2: Can I make two sizes of chocolate coins by using the same wrapping machine. A2: No, one machine for one size only, but you can change your chocolate coin size under allowed tolerance. No extra spares needed, no additional cost.
Q3: What’s about service time? A3: Under normal using, 10~15years.
Q4: What’re the quick-wear part should be replaced within 1 to 2 year time? A4: Only the knife needs to be changed. If running 24days a day, then change the knife every 2months. Twin feeder type has 4pairs knives, single feeding type has 2pairs knives.
Q5: What other parts will need to be replaced and maintained > 2 years to 5 years timeframe and their costing for your chocolate coin business? A5: In normal using condition in chocolate coin production line, only the knife needs to be changed.
Q6: For the automatic chocolate coin feeding type, how many pieces coins can be hold in the vibrating blow device? A6: Around 500pcs in running by the chocolate coin making machine.
Chapter 11. Storage conditions for chocolate coins, chocolate money
The chocolate coins shall be store in a cool and dry place (18°-22°C), the ideal humidity for chocolate is less than 55%, in these conditions will enable the cocoa butter and cocoa solids to remain stable.
We do not advise keeping the chocolate products in cold storage as low temperatures (like refrigerator or Freezer) can alter the texture and flavor can be lost.
If store it in the right way, the chocolate coins remain fresh up to one year.
Chapter 12. How much cost for buying chocolate coin foil wrapping machine from China
Based on your budget and your local workers’ average wage to determine which type of chocolate wrapping machine suits you. The chocolate coin wrapping machine can be designed as a manual feeder type and automatic feeding type.
One set of chocolate coin foil wrapping machine price around Us$30,000/set.
Chapter 13. How iSweetech support chocolate coin foil wrapping machine buyers
Free design for one set of dies along with the wrapping machine.
Free know-how training for chocolate coin making and machine maintenance.
12 months guarantee since the date of successful installation.
The seller will supply the one set of spares for free together with chocolate coin wrapping machines.
During the warranty period, any problems/defaults happen on the hard parts of the chocolate coin machine, the seller will replace the parts or send the technicians to go to the buyer’s site for repairing and maintenance the machine at free. If the defaults are aroused by the defaulted operations of the buyer, or the buyer needs the technical assistance for the further problems aroused, the buyer should be responsible for all our technician’s service cost and their allowance.