Hot Water Tunnel serves end-seal shrink wrap applications.

Press Release Summary:

Ensuring package integrity, stainless steel 500 HWT is available with tray overwrappers and supports integration with in-field Ossid end-seal machines. Variable speed controls let machine match line speed for consistent throughput, while hinged conveyor facilitates and accelerates cleaning. Optional water softener negates hard water issues, and water blow-off is available for removing moisture from package. This 49 x 59 x 34 in., waterfall type hot water tunnel has 8 gal capacity.

Original Press Release:

Ossid Introduces the 500 HWT Hot Water Tunnel for End-Seal Shrink Wrap Applications

The 500 HWT is compatible with Ossid’s full line of end-seal machines for maximum package integrity.

ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. — Ossid, powered by Pro Mach, introduced today the new 500 HWT Hot Water Tunnel for assured package integrity in end-seal applications. This waterfall type hot water tunnel can be ordered with new Ossid tray overwrappers and integrated with Ossid end-seal machines already in the field.

Variable speed controls allow the 500 HWT to match line speed for consistent throughput. Stainless steel construction ensures years of performance. A hinged conveyor facilitates fast, effective cleaning. Hard water isn’t a problem when the optional water softener is integrated with the system. The unit is available with or without a water blow-off for moisture removal from the package.

Key specifications include:

• Electrical: 480 volt, 3 phase, 30 amp

• Water: .75 inch (19 mm) inlet, .75 inch (19 mm) drain/overflow

• Capacity: 8 gallons (30.2 liters)

• Length: 49 inches (1,262 mm)

• Height: 59 inches  (1,490 mm)

• Width: 34 inches (866 mm)

Call the Ossid sales department at 1-800-334-8369 and visit to learn more about the new 500 HWT waterfall type heat tunnel and for information on the company’s one-stop-shop for packaging equipment, including weigh-price labelers, overwrappers, and in-motion case-weight scales.

About Ossid

Ossid, powered by Pro Mach, is a leading North American designer and manufacturer of packaging equipment solutions for fresh and processed protein products, convenience foods, medical devices, and consumer goods. Ossid’s principal product lines are weigh-price labelers, case-ready tray overwrappers, horizontal form-fill-seal machines, and in-motion case-weight scales.

About Pro Mach

Pro Mach is a leading provider of integrated packaging and processing products and solutions for food, beverage, consumer goods, pharmaceutical, and other diverse companies. Through its brands, Pro Mach provides product packaging and processing equipment, PMMI certified training, installation, parts, and service in Bottling & Capping, Primary Packaging, Flexible Packaging, Material Handling, Identification & Tracking, and End-of-Line Packaging.

Pro Mach has a diverse customer base, from Fortune 500 companies to smaller, privately-held businesses worldwide, which depend on reliable, flexible, technologically advanced equipment and integrated solution sets. Pro Mach is headquartered near Cincinnati, Ohio, with manufacturing facilities and offices throughout the United States, Canada, and Europe. For more information about Pro Mach, visit

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