Press Release Summary:
Compact VL Model 480 seals standard, design-style, and bliss-style corrugated trays. It compliments existing tray forming and packing systems and provides fast, strong, 4-sided seal. Timesaving lid hopper can be filled while machine is in operation. Programmable logic controller provides easily accessible control switches. Standard features include Allen Bradley components, gravity roller discharge, and pressurized hot-melt glue unit.
Original Press Release:
Lidder Provides Fast, Strong, Four-Sided Sealing
(November 7, 2003 - Reedley, CA) - SWF Companies' compact, mechanically simple VL 480 lidder, lids/seals trays in one continuous motion, at speeds up to 30 trays per minute.
Designed to lid/seal a wide variety of standard, design style and bliss style trays, the VL 480 is the perfect compliment to any tray forming and packing system while providing a fast, strong, four-sided seal. Applications include cosmetics, paper products, prepared foods, dairy products, snack foods, produce and any other application that requires lidding and sealing of corrugated trays.
The VL 480 has a flexible, adjustable design which can accommodate a wide range of tray sizes. The open layout of the machine makes adjustments and maintenance simple and also keeps changeovers times to a minimum. The easy loading lid hopper, a unique timesaving feature, can be filled while the machine is still in operation.
Standard features include Allen Bradley components, gravity roller discharge and a pressurized hot melt glue unit. Other features on the VL 480 include a programmable logic controller, which provides control switches that are easily accessible to the operator and a polycarbonate interlocked guard package that includes articulating doors for easy access.
For well over 50 years, SWF Companies has been providing innovative packaging automation solutions worldwide. Located in Reedley, CA, SWF offers an extensive array of products including tray, bliss and RSC formers / sealers, case packers, vertical / horizontal cartoners and flexible bag packers. Our Global Technical Support team and Automation Solutions Group provide industry-leading customer service