Pouching Machines

PRE-MADE POUCH MACHINE OVERVIEW

POUCH SUPPLY CONVEYOR

  • Multiple station empty pouch supply conveyor with generous quantity of pouches
  • Last pouch pick automatic next supply station operation
  • Reliable pick and place transfer into positioning system
  • Precise pouch placement into positioning carrier pocket
  • Inline or 90 degree supply conveyor floor plan options

 

POSITIONING CONVEYOR

  • Continuous motion pouch positioning conveyor
  • Carrier pocket aligns pouch for proper pickup
  • Carrier pocket presents pouch to pouch handling fixture edge grippers
  • Pouch handling fixture takes control of pouch by securely holding edges
  • Pouch handling conveys pouch to a vertical position

 

OPENING

  • Pouch travels continuously through opening station
  • Opening apparatus travels in time and position with pouch
  • Pouch opening apparatus secures vacuum cups on front and back of pouch
  • Vacuum cups move apart opening pouch as edge grippers move closer together
  • Pouch is positively opened and maintained by reduced gripper distance

 

FILLING

  • Various filling capabilities or combinations of:
    • Hand load
    • Volumetric
    • Combination scales
    • Augers
    • Vibratory pan
    • Many others
  • Support conveyor for heavier fill products (optional)
  • Pouch agitation for difficult fill products (optional)
  • Application specific options
    • Spout oval
    • Product supply conveyor
    • Memory track
    • Others

 

CLOSING and SEALING

Gentle pouch closing as edge grippers move apart

  • Traveling, multiple sealing stations
  • Secure positive seals with clamping jaw heater
  • Digital self tuning temperature control
  • Inline or 90 degree discharge options

 

ADVANCED UNIVERSAL FEATURES

  • Continuous motion system
  • Tool less size adjustments
  • Solid sanitary robust construction
  • Allen Bradley PLC with integral motion control
  • Color HMI operator interface
  • Machine status stack light
  • Future flexibility with ASI distributed I/O system
  • Interlocked guarding
  • Flexible bag/pouch style capabilities
    • Stand-Up
    • Side gusset
    • Bottom gusset
    • Shaped
    • 3 and 4 side seal
  • Various film structure capability