Matrix Packaging Machinery, powered by ProMach, will showcase at United Fresh 2014, June 10-13, two packaging solutions, one for form-fill-seal bags and the other a fill-and-seal pre-made pouch machine. Both of these wash down ready units are ideal for fresh produce packaging operations looking for rugged, reliable, and easy to use automated packaging solutions. (Matrix Booth # 1252)
The Triton, a wash-down vertical form-fill-seal machine can help fresh produce packagers of all sizes and individual needs increase uptime, decrease waste, and improve overall efficiency. The Triton is rated at cycle speeds up to 100 bags per minute. Bag sizes range from a minimum of 2 inches wide by 3 inches long to 18 inches wide and 23 inches long. This competitively priced vertical-form-fill seal machine is ultra-heavy duty for long service life, featuring a stainless steel 4 by 4 inch extreme duty welded frame.
Available options include a load shelf for heavier bags and a gas flushing system for modified atmosphere packaging (MAP) applications that prolong the shelf life of fresh fruits and vegetables. This unit comes standard with the Matrix Smart Jaw ST sealing system, automatic web edge guide film tracking system, tool free film roll and forming tube changeover, nationally available Allen-Bradley control components, and more.
Toyo Jidoki TT-8D-N pre-made pouch fill and seal machine is designed for stand-up, flat bottom, and 5th panel style bags. This newly designed machine incorporates Toyo Jidoki’s proven technology with flexibility for shaped pouches to meet changing presentations in the marketplace. This pre-made pouch filler sealer is rated at up to 55 flat, standup, and press to close pouches per minute. Pouch size ranges from 4.7-10.2 inches wide to 5.1-15.7 inches long. The machine is easy to clean and wash-down. Options and accessories include:
- Date printer
- Air squeeze device
- Nitrogen gas flush
- Liquid filling systems
- Zip open/close device
- Seal area cleaning
- Double pouch detection
- Pouch opening detection device
- Pouch pick up position detection
- Product in seal detection
- Product feeding hopper
- Product discharge conveyor
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