Case Study #12: Maxpack horizontal fill and seal MFSG Series with Maxpack multihead weigher to pack frozen vegetables in pre-formed zipper doypack bags.
The project consists of a Horizontal fill and seal packaging line for pre-formed zipper doypack bags with a Multihead Weigher Scale for an assorted frozen vegetables product. The client mentioned that the main ingredient in this assorted frozen food product was broccoli among other vegetables.
A packaging line was contemplated for this project which included a Maxpack MFSG-240 Machine for pre-formed zipper doypack bag with a Maxpack Multihead Weigher Scale of 14 Heads with 2.5L hop suitable to work with frozen products and in a wet and cold environment.
The volumes considered for this project were 110 Grams and 1 Pound. Additionally, the formats of the bags were preformed doypack bags with zipper and preformed bags without zipper.
- Product Type: Broccoli and other frozen vegetables.
- Desired Speed: 20-35 BPM
- Bag Type: Pre-formed doypack with zipper and Pre-formed doypack without zipper
- Material Type: Laminated
- Formats considered
- 110 Grams
- 1 Pound
- Dosing system: Multihead Weigher Scale 14 Heads 2.5L dimpled bucket and vibration cone
- Maxpack MFSG-240 Horizontal machine with # 304 Stainless Steel frame for pre-made bags and with the capacity to handle bags with a maximum width of 240 mm and a maximum length of 300 mm.
- This machine adjusts to the working conditions of the customer’s plant: humid and cold environments; and it is easily accessible for maintenance and cleaning.
- Maxpack Multihead Weigher Scale with 14 Heads 2.5L dimpled buckets for product dosing configured to work in cold environments. Frame in SS AISI 304#
- Maxpack Multihead Weigher Scale support platform in Stainless Steel AISI 304
- S-Shape Product elevator with food grade plastic bands for easy cleaning and washing during product changes, Stainless Steel covers at the bottom for product collection and washing perforations in the frame to access the internal cleaning of the band.
- A Wertpack CW-220 Checkweigher with SS AISI 304# frame and a rejection system was integrated to this line. Wertpack is a portfolio brand of Maxpack Machinery.
The proposed line of Maxpack equipment, both horizontal packaging for preformed bags with and without zipper, and the Multihead Weighing Scale system achieve the required speed of 20-35 BPM requested by the client.
The equipment is highly flexible & functional and capable of adapting to cold and humid conditions to work properly with the customer’s product, in this case an assorted frozen vegetable product. Finally, the recommended line shows a high degree of performance and accuracy in the packaging of the clients product.
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