Company: Rollstock Inc., Kansas City, MO
Equipment Snapshot: Fully automatic Rollstock vacuum packaging machines are now available with faster cycle times and improved performance, says Rollstock Inc. Available in web widths from 285 mm to 459 mm, all Rollstock machines feature programmable PLC controls with readable diagnostics and a vacuum-leak check program. The chain system is guided and has an auto-tensioning system to reduce stretch and wear. Dies are made from a solid aluminum block and lifted by a triple knee lever system, driven by a 4-inch air cylinder with variable height control. Available accessories include flying or guillotine cross-cut knife systems, hole punching, photoelectric registration, code dating, auto labeling and gas flushing for controlled or modified atmosphere packaging (MAP).