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Tray Former

Our premium Tray Former can be used to erect a variety of trays from simple cardboard or corrugated transit trays through to fancy shape shelf display trays and also pot holder trays. PLC controlled with servo drive the machine gives the very best quality of finish to the trays with super accurate glue application and reliable performance. Widely used in the food and beverage industry for multipack and shelf display tray solutions.

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    The Tray Former hopper is loaded with flat trays.  The machine selects the trays from the magazine one at a time and transfers these to the forming station where the trays are formed by four corner glue or fold over lock in style. Once the trays are formed they are ejected from the machine in line or to one side to suit the required layout.

    The Tray Former can operate at speeds up to 40 trays per minute depending on the size and design of the trays.

    We also offer fully automatic tray packing solutions.

    Key Feature

    Servo driven transfer of the flat tray under the glue guns to ensure the most accurate and reliable glue application and clean running operation.

    Key Feature

    Open hygienic design with full height access doors making the machine easy to operate and suitable for use in any production environment.

    Main Features

    • Manufactured from mainly stainless steel and aluminium with top quality components throughout.
    • Available with simple hard-wired control or PLC with touchscreen HMI.
    • Easy to adjust for different tray sizes.
    • Safe to operate and quiet in operation.
    • Nordson glue applicator fitted as standard to give clean, reliable and economical glue application.
    • Warning beacon will flash to warn the operators once the machine tray magazine begins to run low.
    • The Tray Former can run a wide variety of tray sizes, shapes and designs in both corrugated and carton board materials.
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