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Preglued Sleever

Our patented Preglued Sleever remains the market leading machine for packing ready meals into carton board sleeves. The sleeving machine offers the maximum amount of flexibility with fully automatic operation. Perfectly suited to medium to high speed ready meal production line speeds the machine can run a huge variety of sleeve sizes, shapes and tray or pot styles and designs all on the same machine. The preglued sleever is used across the world by many leading ready meals, poultry, meat, dessert and prepared foods producers.

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    The Preglued Sleever hopper is loaded with flattened preglued cardboard sleeves. Products are delivered to the machine directly from the upstream equipment such as a tray sealer or lidder to the machines integral infeed transfer system. The transfer system loads each pot or tray into the machine. Pre glued sleeves are automatically selected and opened and the products inserted into the sleeves by the machine before being ejected ready for coding or outer packing.

    The fully automatic Preglued Sleever will run trays and pots at speeds up to 120 packs per minute depending on the type and size of the products.

    The best selling ready meal sleever machine of its type in the UK.

    We also offer outer case packing machines for ready meals.

    Key Feature

    Unrivalled flexibility through our patented design, the preglued sleever machine can run single and multi-compartment round, oval and rectangular trays and pots within full, part and watchstrap type card sleeves. This machine is used to sleeve ready meals, sausages, meats, poultry, desserts and other prepared foods in film sealed or lidded pots and trays.

    Key Feature

    The preglued sleever machine has an inbuilt infeed buffer system which is designed to work with random product feed or bunch feed of products as is normal with some tray sealing machines. The machine accepts bunches of products in trays or pots and automatically feeds them into the machine infeed one at a time.

    Product Types

    The Preglued Sleever is predominantly used to pack chilled foods in film sealed trays such as prepared microwaveable ready meals, poultry, meat, fish and ready to cook prepared foods. It is also used to apply sleeves to pots and tubs for products such as sauces and dips, humous, antipasti and olives.
    Our auto sleever machines pack thousands of packs of sausages, spaghetti bolognaise and fish pies every single day.

    Main Features

    • Manufactured from mainly stainless steel and aluminium with top quality components throughout.
    • Simple and easy to understand machine controls.
    • Easy to adjust for a range of different sleeve sizes.
    • Safe to operate and quiet in operation.
    • Low level easy feed sleeve magazine with a flashing beacon to warn the operators once the machine sleeve stock begins to run low.
    • Robust hygienic design with easy access to all moving parts with interlocked low level sliding doors to give easy access to the whole machine for maintenance and cleaning.
    • The Preglued Sleever can run almost any pot, tray or bowl type with full, part and watchstrap sleeve styles of a wide range of different sizes.
    Preglued Sleever Diagram

    Some of our market leading clients

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    Give us a call, send us an email or fill out the contact form and one of our experienced team members will be straight in touch to offer you some further information on our market leading cartoning and sleeving machines. We have a team of both food industry and beverage industry specialists on hand to answer your questions.

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