Lockwood Packaging Ltd

Lockwood Packaging Ltd

18, Lady Lane Industrial Estate Hadleigh, Suffolk, UK, IP7 6BQ

Algus 8SR and 8SR OS

Algus 8SR and 8SR OS

The Algus 8SR and 8SR OS Sealing Machine is designed to meet the demanding seal specifications of difficult to seal packages. The 8SR is a production-based heat seal machine for large production runs. The seal area makes this machine ideal for large packages and multiple-up packaging.

The Algus 8SR and 8SR OS comes with a choice of three automatic eject system options: Packages are lifted from the nesting trays and either:

1) Deposited on customer conveyor blister-up from eject slide (standard); or

2) Lift and transfer, blister-down to take off conveyor or table (transfer eject); or 3) pick and transfer blister-up orientated on customer conveyor (hand-off eject).

Additional automatic feeders can be added at time of ordering which will enable the automatic loading of a second card for captive blister packs or specialised loading tooling to load customer’s product automatically.

Operation at a glance

  • Blisters and cards feed automatically into nesting trays

  • Operator loads product into blister (4 positions)

  • Card is automatically heat sealed to blister on flange only

  • Suction cups lift the packages from the nesting trays and place them face up on the eject slide for movement to take-off conveyor or table

  • Simpler change-over due to separated feeder stations

Features at a glance

  • Sealing capacity

  • 305 x 405 – 8 SR / 305 x 480 – 8SR OS

  • 4 open product load stations

  • Digital temperature control

  • Digital seal contact timer

  • Adjustable sealing pressure

  • Rapid changeover tooling

  • Emergency stop switches

  • 5 – 22 cycles per minute

  • Production rates 100,000 packages per shift

  • Full plc control with encoder, 5” touch panel

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