Friday, May 28, 2010

Choosing the Right Carton Sealer or Packaging Equipment

There are many factors to consider when purchasing packaging equipment, the most important being the client’s budget. Additionally, other important aspects to consider include the following…
Technical capabilities
Labor requirements
Worker safety
Maintainability, serviceability, reliability, flexibility (change-over, materials, etc.)
Ability to integrate into the packaging line, capital cost
Floor space
Energy usage
Quality of outgoing packages
Efficiency, productivity
Return on investment

Keeping these in mind, here is a list of the most common packaging equipment purchased by businesses:

Vacuum Packaging Machines

Bottle Caps Equipment - Over-Capping, Lidding, Closing, Seaming and Sealing Machines; bottle caps are closures used to seal the openings of various bottle types. With the help of bottle cap equipment, bottles are sealed professionally and consistently.

Box, Case and Tray Forming, Packing, Unpacking, Closing and Sealing Machines

Carton Sealing Machines – Carton sealing machines offer a great way of saving on packaging costs while increasing productivity. With carton sealers, boxes are formed through erecting, closing, folding, side seaming or sealing.
Cleaning, Sterilizing, Cooling and Drying Machines

Converting Machines

Conveyor Belts – This piece of packaging equipment consists of two or more pulleys with a rotating belt. Conveyor belts come in different engineering designs such as screw conveyors, vibrating conveyors, pneumatic conveyors, and roller conveyors.

Feeding, Orienting, Placing and Related Machines

Palletizing, Depalletizing, Unit Load Assembly – A pallet is a flat structure that can be transported and supports goods while being carried by a forklift or any other jacking device. Pallets come in different forms: stringer, block, and perimeter based pallets.

Shrink Wrap Machines – Shrink wrap machines apply shrink wrap over products. Shrink wraps are manufactured to shrink in one direction or in both directions. They are used to pack books, CDs, DVDs, and even buildings.

Whether you decide to purchase a shrink wrap machine or carton sealing tape, always contact your local packaging equipment manufacturer to get the best deals on your packaging equipment.

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