PAC Machinery’s new FW-450FH flow wrapper is intended for packaging soft or flexible products individually or in multi-packs at speeds up to 150 packages per minute. Designed for ease of use and fast product changeover to limit production down time, the FW-450FH is the ideal machine to increase production capability while reducing overall packaging costs.  This machine includes a PLC controller with touch screen HMI for quick set-up.  The self diagnosis function further improves an operator’s ability to quickly troubleshoot and make adjustments.  The FW-450FH can be configured for manual product loading or integrated with automatic feeding devices.

Features:

  • Precision photocell for indexing pre-printed registered film
  • Adjustable bag former to accommodate various product dimensions
  • Single film roll holder with adjustment for easy centering of film
  • 6′ in-feed conveyor with adjustable width for various product dimensions
  • Discharge conveyor
  • End of film detection to stop machine automatically
  • Safety covers to prevent operator access to moving parts
  • PLC with touch screen HMI for easy setup and changeover
  • 4 Heated fin seal wheels with independent temperature controllers
  • Independent temperature controllers for each end sealing jaw
  • Conveyor support of product through end sealing jaws
  • Painted machine frame
  • Stainless steel frame and product contact areas
  • Zig-zag end seal cut for easy opening of package (other cutting styles optional)

Specifications:

  • Speed: 20 – 150 packages/min
  • Bag Length (min – max): 3.25″ – 12.5″
  • Max Product Height: 2.25″ (3.5″ large jaw option)
  • Product Width: 1″- 4.75″ or (2″ – 6″ large jaw option)
  • Max Film Width: 17.5″
  • Max film diameter: 12.5″ O.D. Film Core: 3″ I.D.
  • In-feed conveyor length: 6 feet
  • Machine Dimensions (L x D x H): 150.5″ x 37.5″ x 61.5″
  • Electrical: 230V, 1-ph, 15A
  • Hot stamp printer for date/lot coding
  • Thermal transfer printer for printing bar codes and variable product information
  • Gas flush for modified atmosphere packaging, extending product shelf-life
  • Twin jaw configuration for higher packaging speeds (up to 225 packs/min) and tighter packages on short products
  • Cross-Feeding Conveyor for faster product loading
  • Delicate product conveyor
  • Automatic feeding conveyors
  • Round accumulation table
  • Fixed formers
  • Assistant brushes (fin and/or end seal)
  • Straight cut end seal
  • Straight cut end seal with tear slit or tear notch
  • End seal with round hang hole or euro hang hole
  • Water cool ready transfer plates (for ice cream bars or temperature sensitive products)
  • Water chiller (for water cool transfer plates)