Vertical packaging machines for single-dose packaging

STICK PACK
Alfa offers a range of user-friendly multilane machines for filling of any type of product in rectangular and shaped stick-packs, allowing our customers to reduce downtime and fulfill their increasingly high production demands.
Alfa guarantees a compact solution with highest output on a small foot print including reliable weight control, less product loss, easy handling and cleaning.
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description
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Alfa offers a range of user-friendly multilane machines for filling of any type of product in rectangular and shaped stick-packs, allowing our customers to reduce downtime and fulfill their increasingly high production demands.
Alfa guarantees a compact solution with highest output on a small foot print including reliable weight control, less product loss, easy handling and cleaning.
details
details
Each Alfa machine is designed for the packaging process according to individual product specifications and aims to guarantee the highest levels of precision, quality and efficiency regardless the kind of product :
  • powders
  • granules
  • viscous
  • fluids
  • tablets
  • dragées
  • swabs/pads
  • objects
ensuring high quality and flexibility even of specific robotized feeding systems.
All filling systems are constructed with cutting edge technology and fitted with various dosing units, to suit the product to be treated.
Universal Pack will assists you in choosing the most suitable dosing system for your product.
Alfa can be set up with any dosing system and can accommodate a large range of stick-pack sizes.
Each product demands adequate dosing technology, adapted to specific product characteristics.
All dosing technologies feature precise weight control, with a focus on tight seals – a must for adequate and optimum protection of sensitive and valuable products.
Simplicity, endurance and quick size changeover are the strength and the key of success of Universal Pack machines and lines, guaranteeing at the same time the highest efficiency as well as simplified maintenance and improved user-friendliness of the machine itself. 
technical specifications
technical specifications

FILM REEL:

All common heat-sealable composite films can be processed, for example: PAP/PE; PAP/ALU/PE; PET/ALU/PE and cold sealable materials.

Alfa machines  are built in 4 versions, according to the required reel width:

  • ALFA P  (max reel width 400 mm)
  • ALFA S  (max reel width 640 mm)
  • ALFA M  (max reel width 900 mm)
  • ALFA G  (max reel width 1200 mm
  • Different sizes on request

PRODUCTION SPEED:

The machine’s production speed is a function of the number of lanes and the cycle speed.
The maximum number of lanes depends on stick-pack dimensions and cycle speed depends on product, film, dose, sachet format and many other factors.

FILLING SYSTEMS:

The filling technologies utilized are specific to the clients’ product, ensuring high speed, accuracy and reliability

STICK-PACK DIMENSIONS:

Width: min 10 mm; max 140 mm

Length: min 30 mm; max 200 mm

Dose: from 0,1 to 300 cm³

turn key solutions
turn key solutions
Universal Pack Packaging Technology strives to serve its customers as a single-source supplier of complete solutions for  primary and secondary packaging, including the integration of third party equipment.
Through its innovative product portfolio of standard and customized stand-alone machines, modular lines and fully integrated systems, Universal Pack aims to deliver the best solutions for the specific needs of customers.
Whether you are looking for a standard single machine, a complex system or a customized solution, Universal Pack offers primary and secondary packaging equipment tailored to your requirements.
We can also assist you in integrating third-party equipment for highly specialized lines.
type of bag
type of bag
Single Stick Pack
Stick Pack Side fin option
Stick Pack Side fin option
Shaped Stick Pack
Shaped Stick Pack

characteristics
characteristics

Alfa offers  a full range of solutions and models for primary packaging   requirements, taking into account the following needs:

  • Customer-and product-specific design with maximum flexibility
  • Robustand  compact/reduced machinery foot print: a complete production line requires only one operator
  • Optimal accessibility, easy handling, modular design and quick cleaning through “swivel” mounted dosing units. (Disassembly with no tools)
  • The filling technologies utilized are specific to the client’s products, ensuring high speed, accuracy and reliability
  • Wide adjustment range
  • Fast, easy parts and size change over, with high operating comfort
  • IP65& Washdown
  • Conformity with cGMP, ease of cleaning and easy access to all machine parts thanks to:
    • User-friendly operation height
    • Good visibility of the product flow and of the packaging
    • Clear and modular structure
  • Conformitywith CE/FDA regulations
  • ULMcertification predisposition
  • Transparent running cost: automated estimation of the machine’s production costs ensures the best quality at a competitive price.
  • TPM:  we provide costumers a wide range of tools aimed at improving machines capability through a better utilization of maintenance by following the TPM Total Productive Maintenance philosophy
  • Technical supporton site or/and through remote assistance
  • Transfer data management and real time performance analysis
optional devices
optional devices
  • Product pre feeding groups
  • Modified atmosphere
  • Inkjet priting
  • Laser printing
  • Tissue/swab fodling group
  • Automated visual control
  • Pick and place systems
  • In line check weighing
  • Clean in place (CIP) systems
  • Tissue / Swab folding groups
  • In line integration with different secondary collecting system such as:
    • Automatic cartoner system model ACV for bulk filling of cartons
    • Strip folding devices
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Automatic vertical packaging machines for all needs: since 50 years we are bringing innovation to the world of single-dose packaging, producing high-performance automatic vertical bagging machines which we can adjust to the costumer’s specific needs. Besides single-serve packaging machines, our primary and secondary products line can satisfy the most peculiar packaging needs, producing 4 side heat-sealed bags, shaped sachets, stick-packs and hollow-punch cases. We are always in absolute control of the situation, as design, production and assembly of each packaging machine take place in our company.

Our packaging machines are designed and manufactured entirely by us, therefore we are able to produce customised machines, packaging lines and solutions for every commodity sector. In addition, it is possible to edit operational parameters via touch-screen display, with no need for mechanical intervention. Overall, all the operating parameters are electronically managed and thus they can be edited without interrupting the production phase. Furthermore, all our automatic vertical packaging machines were designed and tested to work 24/7.

Every year we invest in research and development in the field of single-dose packaging, so that our automatic vertical packaging machines can become even more trustworthy and efficient. This has allowed us to manufacture productive machines which remain excellent even after 30 years of use. Their reliability is guaranteed by our company’s factory, which produces over the 80% of the machines’ components, and strict quality control. In order to adapt the production of automatic vertical packaging machines to the market needs, we implement power supply groups to allow the existing packaging system to elaborate complementary products.