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Article | August 5, 2014
Circle Packaging: Bagger produces 4-side-sealed sachets
See it at PACK EXPO, Booth #S-2001! Designed to package thin to viscous liquids, pastes, powders, or granulated products at speeds up to 1400 packages/min, the Flexibag Si-500 from Circle Packaging Machinery is a space-saving, compact bagging machine that creates 4-side-sealed sachets with a multitude of contour sealing possibilities and easy opening devices.
Programmable sealing parameters (time, pressure, and temperature) produce leak-free seals. The Allen-Bradley ControlLogix/CompactLogix PLC with OIT and Ethernet communication provides control of machine functions. The user-friendly touchscreen operator interface includes product information, alarms, warning messages, and production data. Up to 40 product records can be stored for retrieval through the PanelView Plus 6 1000 touchscreen operator interface.
The electrical package includes CE/UL-approved touch-safe components, and quick disconnect sensors and actuators.
Additional features include height-adjustable film roll mounting for easy roll loading, a servo-driven film drive, film reels up to 800 mm in diameter, a PLC-controlled web edge guiding system allowing for reliable film runs with all packaging materials, and an optional integrated printing system.
The Si-500 model accommodates web widths of 500 mm, and the optional Si-600 model accommodates web widths up to 600 mm.Both models are available in single film roll (front to back registration) or two film roll (single side registration) configurations.
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