Complete Packaging Line For Wet Pet Food Into Stand-Up Pouches or Cans

A leading manufacturer in the pet food industry entrusted us with a special project for filling tuna chunks into a pre-made stand-up pouch and into metal can using the same product filler.

Our customer was looking for a reliable and high-performance solution to automatize their line of pouches and metal can.

When the pet food company, located in Malaysia approached FL TECNICS -a ProMach product brandwe were sure to comply all their requirements by offering our versatile Horizontal Fill & Seal machine model FL 2.2H PMP STU2 duplex, pet food volumetric filler, Retort system for the top seal and mass flow meter of high accuracy for gravy at a speed of 4.000 pouches/can per hour.

Customer Challenge

The pet food industry is one of the most recurrent industries to use flexible packaging for single-use sachets, therefore, many customers trust us their projects to offer them the solution that best suits their needs.

The customer was experiencing low production and much staff because they were packing the product into the stand-up pouches and metallic cans manually. For this reason, FL Tècnics has been involved in the development of the right solution to satisfy all the customer’s requirement in terms of supplying easy product filling system that just moving from pouch machine, can be used on the metallic canning line.

stand-up pouches and metallic cans

The FLTècnics solution

FLTècnics has supplied a complete solution for a HFS premade machine model FL 2.2H PMP STU2 in duplex version as per customer’s URS for packing tuna chunks & Gravy into stand-up pouch and metallic can with production up to 4.000 pouches/can per hour. The dosing system for Tuna Chunks small pieces was the key solution for this project as it offers specific features.

  • Speed: up to 80 pouches/can per minute.
  • Sachet style: Stand up pouch / metallic can
  • Filling system: Servo motorized Volumetric SD2 system
    & Mass Flow meter from Endress & Hausser.

Results

  • High accuracy dosing < 3%
  • Customized & Viable solution
  • Easy to clean
  • Efficiency
  • Product’s safety
  • Sealing integrity for product’s safety
  • Finished sachet with free leakage.

Characteristics of this equipment

  • 3-year warranty on mechanical parts.
  • 1-year warranty on pneumatical & electrical
    components.
  • Modem connection
  • PLC and HMI with interactive touch screen
  • Machine frame made in stainless steel AISI 304.
  • Sanitary design in compliance with chemical & Pharma
    requirements and in compliance with FDA
  • Central lubrication system.
  • All parts in contact with the product made in stainless
    steel AISI-316L.
  • Volumetric SD2 filler for Chunk’s filling
  • Mass Flow meter for Gravy filling with high accuracy
    and Volume adjustment in real time.
  • Retort top sealing system to guarantee high pouch
    hermicity
  • Easy and fast system to move the Volumetric SD2 filler
    from pouch machine to canning line.