The servo driven rotary disc feeder features a worker platform, semi-automated tray unloader, vibratory conveyors, and dual rotating disks to load stacks of crackers or biscuits into the wrapper infeed conveyor.
The infeed conveyor features hinged top plates and side panels to provide easy access for cleaning and sanitation.The rugged powder coated steel frame construction and timing belt drive components provide for machine durability and smooth, maintenance-free operation. The full servo driven Revolution Horizontal Flow Wrapper utilizes an Allen-Bradley ControlLogix PLC, Kinetix servo amplifiers, AB VPL servo motors and a PanelView touchscreen operator interface with Ethernet. Speeds from 300 - 400 packages per minute can be achieved depending on product size and packaging material used.
All machine parts in contact with the products consist of stainless steel and FDA approved materials.
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