MULTIVAC adds new TX traysealer models to its product range

Packaging with large trays at high output
MULTIVAC adds new TX traysealer models to its product range

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Wider, more efficient and with greater process reliability: MULTIVAC is adding three new traysealer models to its TX8 series with a new format width, thereby offering customers even more packaging flexibility. According to the company, the TX 815, TX 825 and TX 835 traysealers are particularly suited to packing products in large trays in a two-track packaging process. They are characterized primarily by their very high output. As with all models of the TX generation, it is, of course, possible to use Pack Pilot and other MULTIVAC Smart Services on these models.

The new machines enable trays with a maximum width of 270 mm to be run in a two-track format or alternatively with a width of up to 560 mm in a one-track format. This means that they are specially designed for packing a wide range of food products or ready meals in family packs and catering trays. Thanks to the wide format of the machines, it is now also possible to achieve a high output of large trays with "wide side leading".

High performance and process stability at the same time

The new high-output traysealers show their merits, particularly with skin packs. Since the cycle output with skin applications is generally lower than other pack types, this two-track machine version with its tandem gripper enables very high outputs to be achieved. The tandem gripper guides the trays gently and rapidly through the packaging process, ensuring that the product is securely transported.

If skin packs are being produced, outputs of up to 100 packs per minute can be achieved depending on the tray size and product protrusion - and all this with excellent pack quality, the company said.

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Future-proof thanks to innovative features

As with all traysealers of the TX generation, the new machine models are equipped for the future. The innovative machine control with Multi-Sensor Control and Flow Manager contributes to the machines' very high output, consistent reliability and optimum pack quality with an even product flow.

The die concept, the so-called X-tools, further guarantees a consistently high pack quality. It distributes the sealing forces very evenly on every tray, which ensures a uniform and reliable packaging result is always achieved. The RFID-coded dies are of particular benefit in operating security to those companies, which run many different tray formats and therefore have frequent die changes.

Process optimization in a new dimension

All the models are prepared in advance for MULTIVAC's digital solutions. A wide range of MULTIVAC Smart Services is already available to customers, and these create real added value in every respect. By linking the packaging machine digitally, it is possible to access information about the current production status from any location. It is also possible to monitor and optimize the packaging process, detect bottlenecks and faults, and even create new recipes and reliably.

To simplify the process when setting up new products, trays and films, the TX models can be connected online with MULTIVAC Pack Pilot, which automatically sets the machine parameters. This makes it possible to achieve a very quick production start - even with a new pack or product applications.

The other MULTIVAC Smart Services currently include Smart Production Dashboard, Smart OEE Analyzer, Smart Log Analyzer, Smart Data Backup and Smart Machine Report. MULTIVAC customers can decide immediately or at a later date on the various optional service packages that are available. The existing dies on the machine can, in any case, be used with all the service packages.

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