Capable of operating at fill speeds of over 230 cycles/min., the Sanko FR-3 12-lane pouch filling machine accommodates a range of liquid consistencies, including gels, pastes and products containing particulates.
The Triangle Model XYT15-RJ vertical form/fill/seal bagger runs a variety of bag styles including 3 sided, Doy, pillow, gusseted, flat bottom and 4 corner/quad seal; a rotatable sealing jaw allows running multiple package styles on the same unit.
While the trend for large manufacturers is to automate a new plant in its entirety, small and medium-sized food and beverage processors rarely have the funds to automate their plants, turning them into lights-out facilities. Even some tier-one processors may find areas in certain operations where it may not make sense to over-automate.
IMA Dairy & Food Erca EF Series form/fill/seal machines are offered with Open Mold thermoforming technology that allows food manufacturers to create proprietary shapes for cups and bottles prior to filling and sealing them.
MULTI-FILL MPF multi-purpose fillers are available with a liquid displacement pump that allows them to handle products with higher levels of brines or vinaigrettes such as chunky salsas, pickled vegetables and deli salads.
Designed to fit into existing production lines, NuTEC C-frame portioning depositors deposit cookie dough and fillings for stuffed sandwiches, quesadillas, calzones, sandwich wraps, cordon bleu, burritos, egg rolls, hamburgers, pies, chicken Kiev and stuffed seafood shells; the feed system uses a rotating spiral that moves product to the rotary vane pump.