High-end machines for packaging are required in all branches of industry where goods are being produced and then need to be protected using packaging. Packaging
machines are divided into two categories: semi automatic; and fully automatic. Packaging can also be done by hand in the retail industry. Packaging
is mainly used for hygienic and aesthetic reasons. Packaging should also attract potential consumers to the product and encourage them to purchase the product.
- Differentiation between semi-automatic and fully-automatic machines
- Packaging is used for protection, transportability and advertising
- Mainly used in the consumer goods and food industries
Quality Great offers Personalized A further point which is important to note, is that packaging
should always be able to be recycled. This guarantees a good supply of used packaging, to sustain a materials cycle in industry. Packaging machines
are often very special solutions. They must undertake different types of packaging tasks including shaping, filling, sealing and wrapping of products. Automatic film packaging
machines such as vacuum chamber packaging machines can be used in a variety of ways. Fully automatic bagging machines are commonly used for the packaging of hygienic items. Further more, there are shrink wrapping machines and other packaging machines
available for specialised products. Product specific packaging
machines are used for the packaging of chocolate bars, sweets and other items. Specialised packaging tasks, like those required in slaughter houses, require high-speed packaging lines. In addition to the individual packages, the machines must also undertake a variety of other tasks. Laser and barcode scanners are used more often now, to ease the monitoring and stock management of goods. Fully automatic packaging
machines are made out of a stable frame, which contains all the necessary components. This includes a conveyor belt and the necessary devices for the packaging and wrapping of goods. Installed controllers and sensors are fully responsible for the automatic operation of the machines. The optimal type of packaging
takes into consideration the level of protection for the product and optimises efficient freight planning.