Syntegon Technology celebrates the North American launch of its new Kliklok ACE (advanced carton erector) topload carton former.
Based on customer requirements, the Kliklok ACE was developed with a particular focus on ergonomic design, sustainability, and increased efficiency. The newly integrated flex feeder ensures reliable and safe carton control through the entire process.
“The new carton former platform combines high-speed forming capabilities with a generous carton size range, giving manufacturers a lot of flexibility,” says Janet Darnley, product manager at Syntegon Technology. “The Kliklok ACE range runs at up to 80 cycles per minute with single, double, or triple heads and is suited for a number of food applications, such as bakery, snacks, cereal bars, frozen/prepared food, tea and coffee, as well as non-food products.
Flexibility in Forming Systems
The new Kliklok ACE carton former can form lock-style and glue-style cartons on the same machine, offering manufacturers full flexibility. Syntegon also provides the machine with ultrasonic technology, an industry first in this segment.
Both the lock and ultrasonic versions are glue-free, making them a real sustainable option. The Kliklok ACE range can handle different carton format sizes, ranging from a blank size of 190 mm length x 122 mm width to 800 mm length x 600 mm width.
As a contribution to customers’ economic success, Syntegon developed the machine with a new flex feeder. The solution offers positive carton control, transferring the cartons reliably from the forming process to the machine exit. “This reduces the risk of jams within the machine, causing stops and downtime,” Darnley explains. The Kliklok ACE is also capable of running paperboard or corrugated material.
Syntegon Technology Services LLC, Raleigh, NC 919-877-0886 service.us.syntegon.com
Article courtesy of Packaging Digest's sister publication Powder & Bulk Solids