Case Erecting & Sealing

Automated case erection and case sealing is imperative if you’re packing boxes in your warehouse. Our automated boxing solutions can allow you to fully automate the packing of orders without having to erect or seal a box manually.

 

Boxes are a great option for easy conveyance and offer a more environmentally friendly option to plastic.

Types of Case Erection and Case Sealing

Semi-Automatic Case Erector

A semi-automatic case erector is an ideal first step to packaging automation. They are designed to reduce the time and effort taken to manually erect a case, at a low capital cost.

 

A semi-automatic case erector will fold the lower flaps and hold the open case steady in place, allowing packing to take place with both hands. This will increase productivity and reduce cost. Each semi-automatic case erector can be used either on its own or with a case sealer.

Automatic Case Erector

Automatic case erectors require no operator assistance and will erect cases on demand. Automatic case erectors use a dual opposing vacuum feature to erect flat cases and seal on the base with self-adhesive tape or hot melt glue.

 

Automatic case erectors include full sensing kits to inform the operator if cases or glue/tape are low or empty. Most automatic case erectors include low level hoppers or pallet loading for the ergonomic loading of heavy case blanks and servo drives, for greater speed and flexibility. The fully automatic case erector is extremely simple to operate and maintain and offers an excellent return on investment.

Automatic Case Loading

Automatic case loading is a great packing solution. A case loader is capable of loading upon weight or number of units, as well as a variety products sizes, such as nuts and bolts, tea bags, etc all the way to milk cartons and oil containers.

Semi-Automatic Case Sealer

Semi-automatic case sealers are designed to increase the productivity and efficiency of any case sealing operation. Semi-automatic case sealers are available in either preset height/width or random machines capable of handling any box (within a certain range).

 

Pre-set case sealing machines are ideal for manufacturers and warehouses who require secure, accurate and consistent sealing of long runs of the same case size.

 

Random case sealing machines are ideal for manufacturers and warehouses which run a range of different size cases at any time, or that wish to integrate a number of packing lines into a single machine to utilise space.

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Automatic Case Sealing (Fixed)

Fully automatic case sealers increase the productivity and efficiency of any case sealing operation. The fully automatic case sealers require no operator assistance to close the top case flaps.

 

Fixed automated case sealing machines are ideal for manufacturers and warehouses that require secure, accurate and consistent sealing of long runs of the same case size. The fixed box dimension sizes can be changed reasonably quickly on the device, and are capable of sealing up to 30 cases per minute.

Automatic Case Sealing (Random Height)

Like the fixed automatic case sealers, the random automated case sealers increase the productivity and efficiency of any case sealing operation. The fully automatic case sealers require no operator assistance to close the top case flaps.

 

Random automated case sealing machines are ideal for manufacturers and warehouses that require a range of different size cases at any time or who wish to integrate a number of packing lines into a single machine, to utilise space. These machines are capable of sealing up to 25 cases per minute.

Automatic Case Sealing (with height void reduction)

Automatic case sealing (with height void reduction) is ideal for reducing the need for void fill within a box. Height void reduction works by measuring the height of the content within the box and then sealing the box by folding and gluing the upper flaps or lidding the case.

 

Benefits of automatic case sealing (with height void reduction):

  • Saves on transport and last mile delivery (volume reduction)
  • Saves on packaging operations automation, reliability, daily output
  • Short payback
  • Uses no fill material
  • Enhances the corporate image (100% corrugated, carbon footprint)

Fit to Size Packing Automation

Fit to size packing automation is capable of filling, folding and labelling a custom fit parcel in one seamless process.

 

A fit to size package reduces dimension / weight charges by up to 50% by creating the smallest package possible. A fit to size box saves up to 20% on cardboard and eliminates the need for void fill. This automated system is capable of fully packing and labelling up to 500 parcels an hour.

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