Packing machines used in bakery
Bakery Packaging Equipments
HORIZONTAL FLOW WRAP PACKING MACHINES
Horizontal flow wrap packing machines are used for automated packs of biscuits , cakes , cookies , bread and wafers into slug packs, uni packs , jumbo packs ,tray packs and over wraps .
These machines uses flexible wrappers as packing material with features like auto feeders, feeding chutes , forming boxes , cutters , eye mark sensors , cross feeds . Horizontal machines capacities are in packets/min . Two types of flow wrap machines are popular
- On the Edge packing machines
- Pile Up packaging machine
ROLL WRAPPING MACHINES
Versatile and robust machine used for cookies and biscuit .Change over times are less as it has got boxes as it components can be changed quickly and the changeovers are less as compare to other packing machines
More of mechanical parts it main features are cams , cam shaft , forming boxes , cutter , guides etc . Average speed around 60-80packs /minutes
CREAM SANDWICH PACKING MACHINES
Cream sandwich machines have additional attachment where creams is spread between top and bottom shells . Single , double and three lines could be asked for from machine s manufacturers .
SHRINK WRAP PACKING MACHINE
Shrink Wraps are used as additional safety from foriegn particles contaminations.wrapped on box for better shelf life and look .
OVERWRAP PACKING MACHINE
Display boxes are overwrapped where packed material arevisible from top . These can be used as marketing tool.Cookies , cakes , cupcakes and biscuits could be over wrapped in display boxes
BOX STRAPPING MACHINE
Box strapping machine used to for better handling of carton while loading and unloading . Its also gives strength to packaging.Few countries levies taxes on units shipped hence manufacturers prefer to strap complete stack of cartons into one pallet load .
CARTON TAPING MACHINE
Carton once filled are passed on to carton taping machines which then tape s the carton flaps from top as well as bottom in some cases .Guide roller are provided either on sides or top
BREAD BAGGING MACHINE / BREAD SLICERS
Bread slicers are used to cut baked loaf into number of slices which are then packed into polybags by highly sophisticated bagger machines
Automation in packing has resulted in bread baggers which thenpacks these bread online these machines can packs 80-100/min packs of 800g pack size of bread .Its operated through pneumatic applications .
VERTICAL POUCH FILL MACHINES
It is used for biscuits and cookies .Biscuit are conveyed to batch weighing hopper and pouches of different weights can be packed in these machines
Max speed is 150-200 packets /min
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- Bakery equipment
bakery machinery used in bread manufacturing and biscuit manufacturing are mixers , dough elevators ,ovens and packing machines . Other accesories are metal detector , conveyors ,moulders and cutters