Flow Wrapping 2017-10-03T15:17:58+00:00

ERAPA (UK) Flow Wrapping Machinery

Erapa (UK) offers a complete and comprehensive range of Flow Wrapping equipment to cater for manual and automatic operation, from entry level and mid range options, through to larger, high volume, high speed machinery. Depending on the machine model, film widths across the range extend up to 850mm, with outputs speeds reaching 200ppm. Optional PLC control (on most models) provides hugely versatile setup routines for multi product production lines, along with options for Thermal Transfer or Thermal Inkjet Over printers, Protective Atmosphere, Bottom Film Reel Loading and Double Film Reels.

Flow Wrapping Machinery

PRIME 400

Manually Operated Vertical Flow pack

Key Features

  • Adjustable Forming Box
  • Adjustable Operating Angle
  • Touch Screen MITSUBISHI Control Panel
  • Photocell for Printed Film
  • Low Position Film Reel

The Prime 400 vertical flow pack machine offers a unique, highly flexible design for the production of low volume, high quality flow wrap packs across a broad range of products. This versatile machine provides an easy packaging solution for loose fill product, such as pasta, and for live product such fruit, vegetables, herbs and bakery items.

Little Flow

Little Flow

Fully Automatic Entry Level Horizontal Flow Wrapper

Key Features

  • Uses Adjustable and Fixed Forming Boxes
  • Exit Belt or Drop Chute Options
  • Printed and/or Plain Film
  • Single Phase Power Supply
  • Compact Footprint Design
  • Simple, Straightforward Operation
  • Optional Thermal Transfer or Thermal Inkjet Date Printers

The Little Flow machine provides a fully automatic flow wrap machine; with many of the benefits of it’s larger stable mates in a compact, space efficient design. This is an ideal option for packing small to medium size products in relatively low volumes, and is aimed at growing businesses, requiring more automated production capabilities.

* For PLC Version see ‘WIKI’ Model

Wiki

WIKI

PLC version of the Little Flow Machinery

Key Features

  • SIEMENS Colour Touch Screen Control Panel
  • Photocell for Printed Film, as Standard
  • No Product/No Bag, Optional
  • Exit Belt or Drop Chute Options
  • Increased Output over Little Flow Model
  • Optional Extended Infeed Conveyor
  • Servo Motor Drive System

The WIKI model provides all the key features of the Little Flow machine with the additional, enhanced benefits as listed above. Whilst maintaining the compactness of design of it’s smaller brother, the WIKI machine punches well above it’s weight with a feature list more in common with larger more sophisticated machines. The servo motor drive system allows hassle free setup for product positioning and printed film setup.

Easy Range

Easy Range (4, 5, 6)

Medium to Medium/Large Fully Featured Automatic Flow Wrappers

Key Features

  • Choice of Four Models based on Film Width (400-500-600mm)
  • Extended Infeed Option
  • Photocell for Printed Film Option
  • Automatic Film Brake Option
  • Stainless Steel Construction Option
  • Adjustable and Fixed Forming Boxes
  • Product Detection Option
  • Thermal Transfer or Thermal Inkjet Integration
  • Single Phase Power Supply

The Easy Range of flow wrapping machines are a significant step up from the entry level models in terms of film carrying capabilities and output speeds. These highly reliable, robust machines provide many benefits for small to medium size businesses across a broad range of industries, including food, confectionery and pharmaceuticals.

Dynamic Range

Dynamic

PLC Version of the Easy Range of Machines

Key Features

  • SIEMENS Colour Touch Screen Control Panel
  • Choice of Four Models based on Film Width (400-500-600mm)
  • Photocell for Printed Film, as Standard
  • No Product/No Bag, Optional
  • Twin Jaw Option Providing Increased Output over Easy Range
  • Pneumatic Reel Holder Optional
  • Automatic Film Brake Option
  • Optional Extended Infeed Conveyor
  • Thermal Transfer or Thermal Inkjet Integration
  • Servo Motor Drive System

The Dynamic Range of machines use innovative technology via broad based PLC controls, delivering everything possible within the Easy range plus a host of significant additional benefits. The servo motor drive system means that setup for product positioning and printed films is easy and straightforward, thereby minimising film wastage which, along with the optional twin jaw system, provides efficiency and increased output where required.

Speedy Range

Speedy

High Speed Version of the Dynamic Range

Key Features

See above Dynamic features plus:

  • Pneumatic Film Drive Rollers
  • Extended Infeed Conveyor

The Speedy range has been designed for high production environments providing all the features and benefits of the PLC controlled Dynamic machines but with a much increased output speed. The pneumatic reel holder and pneumatic film drive rollers also allow much lower setup times which further increases the efficiency of these models.

New Easy

New Easy – Atmosfera

PLC Control, More Robust Construction, Long Touch Sealing Jaw, Modified Atmosphere

Key Features

All features and benefits of the Dynamic PLC Controlled Range Plus:

  • More Robust Construction
  • 3 Sets Film Dragging Wheels, 120mm Diameter
  • Long Touch Sealing System
  • Modified Atmosphere (MAP)
  • Film Width up to 850mm
  • Dynamic Forming Box

The New Easy machine range provides entry into the high end models of flow wrappers that encompass a number of features designed for and aimed at high production rates and live products. The Long Touch Sealing System provides the capability to utilise barrier films for high integrity seals capable of supporting Modified Atmosphere requirements.

Discovery

Discovery

Top of the Range Model combining Technology and Performance

Key Features

All features and benefits of the Dynamic PLC and New Easy Range Plus:

  • Box Motion Sealing Jaw
  • Bottom Film Loading Option

The Discovery machines bring together all the experience and expertise that has been applied to the supporting range of machines into a high end, technology and performance based model designed for the most demanding of production environments. The Box Motion Sealing Jaw provides snug packs with Modified Atmosphere integrity seals. The Bottom Loading Film option provides the capability to pack more difficult products not suited to standard top loading film models.

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