Tray denester with pre-padding system

Tuesday, 13 June, 2006 | Supplied by: http://www.packauto.com.au


By modifying the successful Intermittent pick and place unit from MGS Machine Corporation, (shown in the picture); Packaging Automation Pty Ltd has been able to deliver a system that places soaker pads inside food grade trays, on demand, in a fresh meat environment.

This can be utilised in chicken, red meat or seafood industries. This system will place a tray, (rigid plastic, foam cell and many others) onto the production line, hold the tray momentarily and place a food grade soaker pad (regardless of manufacturer) inside the tray. Thus eliminating the need to buy pre-padded trays or pre-pad before production starts. This machine is available in a fully washdown version which will operate in a wet and refrigerated environment.

Marty Rodgers, Packaging Automation's Managing Director explains, "We have worked on this project for a customer in Melbourne for about 6 months now and final trials are going well. Like a lot of our products, the key to success with this system is adapting the machine to the local environment. We put a lot of effort into understanding the application before we have the machines manufactured, but for all that, the final 10% of the project is done on adapting the equipment on site where the system needs to perform."

Packaging Automation Pty Ltd will launch the system in Australia in the coming weeks.

Contact Packaging Automation Pty Ltd for a video of this unique system.

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