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Form Fill and Seal Machines

Vertical Form Fill and Seal Machines

Our vertical Form/Fill/Seal Machines Afropak offer the Econopak range of machines. They offer the ideal solution for the automatic forming, filling and sealing of bags of various shapes and sizes. We have been specialising in form fill and seal since 1986.

The Econopak range includes weighing and dosing systems. The robust main structure is made from stainless steel. Also the surfaces in contact with the product are of AISI304 stainless steel.
The machines are electro-pneumatically driven and the functions are controlled by PLC connected to an operator touch screen. This touch screen enables the operator to select the required parameters, which are memorized parameters. Trouble-shooting can be easily identified by the operator via the touch screen. The standard software, loaded on the PLC, can also accept various accessories.

Photocell for printed bag centering, various types of printing unit are available, bag gusseting and block bottom forming devices are available, gas injection device, special sealing bars.

Wrapping materials for form fill machines
Cellophane, polypropylene, various complex films such as polyethylene etc. Another popular option is our sachet filling machine for liquid sachets, powder sachets, tube filling, water sachet filling, milk sachets and milk filling machine.

A popular option is our sachet filling machines. Simply fill in the form on the right hand side for a quote.

Horizontal form fill and seal machines

Below are the specifications for the A-FP450 from the Econopak range.

A-FP450 Rotary Pillow Packing Machine


Dual frequency conversion structure, simplified structure, easy to maintain, less wear and long life.

Displayed on LCD, controlled by the convertor, perfect interface between operator and machine; integrated, direct and convenient operation. Self failures diagnosis, clear failure displaying.

The capacity and the length of bag are controlled by the dual frequency converter.

CVT (Continuously Variable Transmission) and wide range of adjustment. It can match well with the former working procedure of production line.

Length of bag can be followed by highly sensitive respond photoelectric device automatically and accurately, it is unnecessary to adjust manually after setting.

Separate temperature control for each sealer makes the beautiful and tight sealing and suitable for a wide variety of flexible packing materials.

Simple mechanical design and transmission system, more reliably to work with and easier to maintain.

Application for vertical form fill and seal machines

Applicable for packing various solid regular objects, such as mooncake, breads, biscuits, candies, rices rispies treats, snow cakes, custard cakes, chocolates, instant noodles, medicine, commodities, hardwares, cartons, trays and etc.

Form fill and seal machine technical specifications

Model A-FP-450
Film width Max 450mm
Bag length 120-450mm
Bag width 50-180mm
Product height 5-65mm
Film roll diameter Max 300mm
Packaging rate 25-180bag/min
Power 220V,50/60Hz,3.0kw
Machine size (L)4130×(W)940×(H)1520
Machine weight 900Kg

Below we list the common types of form fill and seal machines according to what they package.

For bags and pillow packs a lower reel flow-wrapper; flow-wrapper; stickpack machines; vertical form fill and seal or a mandrel form fill seal machine is used.

Bottles or vials a blow fill seal machine is used.

Sacks and bags make use of tubular sack form fill seal and vertical form fill seal machines.

When it comes to sachets and envelopes there are edge seal machines; horizontal form fill seal and vertical sachet form fill seal machines.

For cartons a specialised vertical carton board form fill seal is used.

For pots, trays and blisters there are cold form fill seal; thermoform fill seal and blister form fill seal machines.

1- material storage 2- vibrator 3- bucket elevator 4- multi-heads combination weigher 5- packing machine 6- exit conveyor