VFFS M400

VFFS M400

Lean Changeover and Minimal Maintenance

Bags up to 400mm wide

Food packaging

Lean Changeover and Minimal Maintenance

Versatile packaging machine for liquids, powders, and solids forms many bag styles and performs flawlessly in dusty or wet environments.


Max Speed 100 bpm
Bag Size
Min 60 mm x 60 mm (2.36" x 2.36")
Max 400 mm X 500 mm (15.75" x 19.6")

Features

  • Robust stainless steel frame
  • Enclosed, mechanical direct drive jaw actuation
  • Siemens or Allen Bradley controls
  • Off-the-shelf components
  • Minimal maintenance requirements
  • Short film path
  • Small machine footprint
  • No tool changeover
  • Self-centering pull belts
  • VFD powered film unwind
  • Quick film splice table
  • Product stagers
  • End-seal cooling air
  • Bag deflators
  • Photo eye and encoder
  • Tri-fold guard door
  • Jaw obstruction detection
  • Runs most film structures
  • Storage for 100 product recipes

Offering a host of bag styles up to 400 mm wide and 500 mm long in a single stroke, the M400 is a high-performance vertical form fill and seal machine that offers the flexibility of open modular design – at an affordable price. The fast-action jaw boasts 100 bags per minute. Flexible and functional, the M400 offers all the benefits of its smaller M250 cousin. This bagger packs incredible speed, efficiency and economy into an ultimate packaging powerhouse!

Videos


How to Package Coffee into Quad Seal Bags Video

Create perfect true quad seal coffee bags with the VFFS M400 packaging machine.

With crisp, clean edges and corners, your finished packages will stand out on the shelf.

VFFS M400 Drawings

Options

  • Quad seal bag assembly
  • Doypack assembly
  • Bag-in-bag configuration
  • Flat bottom bag assembly
  • Impulse sealing for poly film structures
  • Washdown IP66 construction
  • Vacuum pull belts
  • Plow down tape down unit
  • Hole punch (Euro slot or round)
  • Load shelf
  • Product settler
  • Gas flush
  • Static elimination
  • Degassing valve applicator
  • Tear notch
  • Remote diagnostics
  • In-feed and take-away conveyors
  • Integration with variety of fillers, printers, metal detectors, label applicators, and checkweighers

Specifications

  • Maximum Roll Diameter: 450 mm (17.75")
  • Maximum Roll Width: 820 mm (32.28") 
  • Weight: 1,100 kg (2,425 lbs)
  • Air Requirements: 6 bar (15-18 SCFM @ 90 PSI)
  • Power Supply: 6 kVA (480V, three phase, 60 Hz., 20 AMPS)

Industries

Candy
Candy
Cereal, Nuts & Snacks
Cereal, Nuts & Snacks
Cheese
Cheese
Liquids
Liquids
Natural & Organic Foods
Natural & Organic Foods
Pasta, Beans & Rice
Pasta, Beans & Rice
Pet Food & Treats
Pet Food & Treats
Powders
Powders
Coffee
Coffee
Contract Packaging
Contract Packaging
Non-Food Products
Non-Food Products

Bag Styles

Pillow
Pillow
Gusseted
Gusseted
Flat Bottom
Flat Bottom
Plow Down Tape Down
Plow Down Tape Down
Doypack
Doypack
Three Side Seal
Three Side Seal
Quad Seal
Quad Seal

Options

Finger Grip
Finger Grip
Carry Handle
Carry Handle
Euroslot
Euroslot
Chain Bag
Chain Bag
Degassing Valve
Degassing Valve
Tear Notch
Tear Notch
Death Wish Coffee case study

Go behind the scenes 

You can only learn so much about packaging equipment from pictures.

Here's something much better: A first-hand account of a real company that took the leap into packaging automation. Read the story of Death Wish Coffee, a New York roaster that installed a VFFS M400 to handle increased demand after an international commercial spot.

 

Download Death Wish Coffee Case Study