Flow Wrapping Machinery

We offer a range of flow wrapping machinery, designed with build quality, durability, production performance, and economy in mind.

All models are available with photocell for printed film registration, or with printer for dates, batch codes, etc. and can be interfaced with a variety of automatic feeding systems.

We offer a range of flow wrappers, which can be modified to suit different customer requirements.

Please contact us to discuss your application, as we will then be able to determine the most suitable machinery for you.

What is flow wrapping?

When your product is flow wrapped, it will look something like this:

Flow wrapped packaging - mock up

Unwrapped packs move along the conveyor belt horizontally, and then wrapped in film and sealed at both ends.

Flow wrapping is also known as FFS (Form Fill Seal), Pillow-pouch Wrapping, Fin-Seal Wrapping, or Crimp-Seal Wrapping.

Flow wrapping machine diagram

 

Materials Used

Flow wrapping machines are designed for use with OPP films, Polyethylene, and Polyolefin, with appropriate sealing head modification. These are durable materials that keep products fresh and protected.

Examples of Flow Wrapping

You can find many instances of flow wrapping in packaging. From leaflets, scratch cards and computer hardware, to bread, biscuits and cakes!

Flow packed biscuits

By Misterziggy – Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0

Flow wrapped cheese

By Martylunsford – Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0

Machinery Specifications and Features

AHP – 400

AHP 400 flow wrapping machine

  • Colour touch screen control panel
  • Up to 100 packs per minute
  • Reel width – up to 400mm
  • Maximum pack height 100mm
  • Maximum pack length 550mm
  • Minimum pack length 40mm
  • (though not all maximum dimensions can be applied together)
  • Pack width up to 220mm
  • External film reel diameter 350mm
  • Air supply: 6 bar
  • Electrical supply: 400V 50Hz + neutral + earth
  • Power consumption 2.5Kw
  • Machine weight 600 kgs
  • Can be supplied as left or right-hand machine.
  • All parts are built with ease of maintenance and cleaning in mind.
  • Safety guarding

AHP – 500

  • Welded and stainless steel frame
  • Colour touch screen control panel
  • Up to 200 packs per minute
  • Reel width – up to 500mm
  • Maximum pack height 120mm
  • Maximum pack length 620mm
  • Minimum pack length 250mm
  • (though not all maximum dimensions can be applied together)
  • Pack width up to 220mm
  • External film reel diameter 350mm
  • Air supply: 6 bar
  • Electrical supply: 400V 50Hz + neutral + earth 3 ph
  • Power consumption 3.2Kw
  • Machine weight 700 kgs
  • Can be supplied as left or right-hand machine.
  • All parts are built with ease of maintenance and cleaning in mind.
  • Safety guarding

AHP – Swing 600

The machine can be set either horizontally or vertically based on the product to be wrapped.

Features include:AHP Swing 600 flow wrapping machine

  • Cantilevered design for easy maintenance and cleaning.
  • Colour touch screen control panel
  • Speed 20 – 30 packs per minute
  • Reel width – up to 600mm
  • Maximum pack height 140mm
  • Maximum pack length 1000mm
  • Minimum pack length 50mm
  • (though not all maximum dimensions can be applied together)
  • Pack width 50 – 280mm
  • External film reel diameter 300mm
  • Electrical supply: 230V 50Hz 1 phase + earth
  • Power consumption 2.0Kw
  • Machine weight 300 kgs
  • All parts are built with ease of maintenance and cleaning in mind.
  • Safety guarding