IMA DAIRY & FOOD US, whose equipment solutions comprise the long-established brands Gasti, Hamba, Hassia, Fillshape, Corazza and Erca, has introduced a portfolio of high-speed, continuous motion rotary machines for assembling, filling and sealing spouted pouches in a wide variety of shapes and sizes.
Offering significant cost savings when compared to buying premade pouches, the Ermetika Series has four models whose output capacities range from 120 to 480 pouches per minute.
Part of IMA’s Fillshape family of machines, the Ermetika Series reportedly offers premium levels of efficiency and quality suitable for a wide array of food and dairy products. Strict segregation of pouch making and filling areas lends itself to exemplary levels of hygiene, and its fill-through-the-spout system allows for complete-to-compacity pouch fills, avoiding costly materials wastage.
The versatile machines can nimbly accommodate films, spouts and caps from different suppliers, and can produce an exceedingly broad range of pouch shapes and sizes.
Fitted with a novel, patent-pending leak test system, the Ermetika line is reportedly the only machine series capable of validating the resistance of the pouch seal – a quality control device that can enhance reputations by significantly mitigating the risk of defects being shipped and shelved.
For the Ermetika Series, another differentiating feature is extended and continuous welding time, and a dwell time of three full seconds per station. Its compact footprint and single-person operation could also have attractive aspects in increasingly efficiency-minded manufacturing settings.
All Ermetika Series machines can pair with Fillshape Kompakta Pouch Makers for completely vertical integration. Extended shelf life and aseptic versions also are available.
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