A-B-C’s Model 19 packer automates pet food manufacturers’ hand-packing lines. This packer provides smooth and gentle product handling that maintains product integrity as it automatically indexes and accumulates each product load before sliding it through stainless steel loading funnels into the shipping case. Only one operator is needed to open cases and place them on the case packing funnel, significantly reducing labor and associated costs. This compact machine occupies only 75 square feet of floor space including infeed and takeaway conveyors. It can run speeds to 15 cases per minute depending on operator dexterity, the product and the pack arrangement.
The Model 19 is packed with standard features including powered infeed with product sensors, no case-no loadand no product-no loadprotection, full guarding with see-through panels, easy access operator controls, and product takeaway conveyor. It packs cartons, shrinkwrapped multipacks, rigid and semi-rigid containers into RSC, HSC and display cases and has features to ensure quick changeover.