Custom Applications

Custom Applications

Massman Automation has more than 40 years of custom automated packaging experience and has established a reputation for taking on difficult and challenging projects that other packaging equipment companies either won’t attempt due to the level of sophistication or deem the project to be too risky.

Massman Automation prides itself on the high degree of its in-house expertise in the area of automated packaging equipment. The sales staff and machine designers at Massman Automation sit down with their clients and discuss the packaging application so that they thoroughly understand the client’s goals and objectives, and then determine the correct solution for the application.

Robotic Flex Pickers

The ABB flex picker robot is integrated into a frame-and-conveyor system. When guided by a vision system, the system can accurately pick and place product at rates of up to 100 ppm.

Massman Automation can integrate ABB flex picker robots when required to satisfy a variety of pick and place applications for a wide range of applications.

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Automated Hose Coiler with Automatic Coil Tying

Model 3000 auto winder/coiler will automatically wind and tie consistent coils of hose or tubing. The two stage design allows for coil tying while another coil is being wound. Electric controls provide a high degree
of consistency in operation and performance.

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Rotary Placer Model 4023

The Massman PSA Model 4023 Rotary Placer offers high speed product placing.

The Model 4023 rotary placer has a 24 inch inclined magazine and is capable of speeds up to 400 ppm. Many optional features are available such as, variable speed control, clutch-brake controlled, powered horizontal magazine, “low product” sensor, “missed-pick” sensor, and many others.

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Reciprocating Placer Model 4024

The Massman PSA Model 4024 Reciprocating Placer offers product placing at speeds up to 60 ppm.

Many optional features are available such as, variable speed control, clutch-brake controlled, powered horizontal powered magazine, “low product” sensor, “missed-pick” sensor, and many others.

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Zipper Unwind Stand

The Massman Talon Zipper Unwind Stand

The Zipper Unwind Stand is capable of handling 16 – 32 inches diameter zipper material by up to a maximum of 22 inches wide at a rate of up to 100 feet per minute.

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Tin Tie Applicator

Massman Tin Tie Applicator with Single Fold Bag Finisher

The 4500 Series finishes filled and sealed bags by adding the tin tie reclosures and single folding the bag tops. The 4500 Series applies the tin ties to the bags with hot melt adhesive, single folds the bag tops and automatically bends the tie tabs around to hold the folded flaps. The 4500 Series can be built to place the tin tie inside OR outside the single fold. This machine can also be integrated with a vertical form fill and seal machine to provide reclosable packages from a completely automated system.

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Semi Automatic Tin Tie Applicator

The Semi Automatic Tin Tie Applicator is available in the 2200 Series (pictured) and the 2500 Series. The LX2200 and RX2200 tin tie machines place .315″ wide, double wire tin tie, on bag faces of filled bags. Filled bags would normally be pre-sealed. The tin tie is applied using a hot melt adhesive. The 2500 Tin Tie Machine places .315″ wide, double wire tin tie on bag faces of filled bags. Filled bags would normally be pre-sealed, and as with the 2200 Series, the tin tie is applied using a hot melt adhesive. The tie ends extending past the edge of the bag are then automatically bent around the bag neck for a finished look.

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Timing Gate

The Massman PSA Timing Gate offers an affordable, labor saving solution for product accumulation and machine loading challenges.

The Timing Gate System is available in three different versions: an air cylinder drive for speeds of up to 100 ppm, a clutch/brake system for speeds of up to 150 ppm, and a servo driven system for speeds of up to 150 ppm, depending on the product, all with single count and multiple count capabilities. Standard features include a tubular frame, product speed-up and launching conveyor, easy access design, leveling feet, and easy size adjustment, as well as the servo drive system where required.

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Robotic Palletizing

The robotic palletizer is capable of picking multiple cases with vacuum or mechanical end-of-arm tooling (EOAT) and building the desired pallet pattern.

Massman Automation integrates ABB, Fanuc, or Motoman robots into the robotic palletizing cell. These systems handle multiple packaging lines with multiple SKUs featuring ALBA pallet dispensers and pallet conveyors which are compatible with many custom-designed case and pallet handling systems.

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High Entry Palletizer

The Massman Automation high entry palletizer is ideally suited for palletizing 40-pound cheese blocks for the dairy industry.

The high entry palletizer accepts a case, rotates the case if necessary for label viewing, and creates rows of cases to achieve the desired tier pattern (to provide a cooling chimney where necessary), places a layer sheet as required, then lowers the pallet for the next tier, and repeats this process until the pallet is completed and discharges via a powered pallet conveyor.

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Gantry Palletizer

The Massman gantry palletizer is capable of picking multiple cases with vacuum or mechanical end-of-arm tooling (EOAT) and building the desired pallet pattern including the placement of base and layer sheets.

Massman Automation integrates servos for the X, Y, Z axes that place the layer pattern in the selected orientation to build the desired pallet pattern. the gantry palletizer features ALBA pallet dispensers and pallet conveyors with many custom designed case and pallet handling options. This small footprint palletizer is ideal for placement directly downstream of a Massman Automation case packer.

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Soffit/Vinyl Siding Case Packer

The soffit/vinyl siding case packer erects a long wraparound style case blank, then collates the product and push-loads the product through the end of the case prior to sealing the case.

Massman Automation utilizes its large corrugate blank handling expertise and unique product handling capabilities to provide a wraparound case packer for the building trades industry.

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Lane Dividers

Massman Automation offers a variety of different lanes dividers to handle several product profiles and speeds.

Massman Automation incorporates its proven case packer infeed technology and offers standalone plaque style lane dividers, flood feed infeed dividers, and swinger lane dividers.

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Fluorescent Lamp Case Packer

The fluorescent lamp case packer is capable of handling T5, T8, and T12 lamps in lengths from 2’ – 8’ in a variety of different pack pattern configurations with pulp tray dividers.

Massman Automation utilizes its large corrugate blank handling expertise and unique product handling capabilities to provide a wraparound case packer for the fluorescent lamp industry.

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Tray Packer | Lidder for Flooring

Massman has over 40 years of experience packaging products with an extensive industry range. Whether you need your flooring packed in cases, trays, shrink wrapped or bundled we have a solution for you.

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Cheese Block Case Packer

The 40 pound cheese block case packer is a fully automatic case packer capable of up to 25 blocks per minute with the integration of the corrugated collar.

Massman Automation leads the industry with the 40 pound cheese block case packer. The machine has a proven track record of 24/7 production.

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Butter Case Packer

Massman Automation offers a Butter Case Packer for Elgin or Western Style pounds of butter

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