ULTRASONIC SEALING

ULTRASONIC SEALING FOR VERTICAL FORM FILL SEAL BAGGING

Improve your VFFS and horizontal pouch line performance through increased seal strength, reduced film usage, fast cycle times, unsurpassed seal reliability, and sealing through contaminants. Simple retrofitting to existing machinery as well as new installs can provide these benefits, and sub-assembly components are available for OEMs.

STANDALONE MODULAR ULTRASONIC SEAL UNIT*

*Patent Pending

  • Universal designs for baggers

  • Versatile use with ultrasonic and heating systems

  • Precise seal face alignment

  • Consistent seal force control

LAKO TOOL and Herrmann Ultrasonics have a cooperation that provides a single source for you to deploy this innovative ultrasonic technology. Below, you can see Ultrasonic sealing in action in a short video, an example Return on Investment for common usages, and a list of the many efficiencies this easy-to-adapt technology offers.

This unit has independent motion control separate from the bagger.  

BENEFITS
  • Reduced film usage​​

  • Increased seal strength

  • Fast cycle times

  • Unsurpassed seal reliability

  • Seal through contaminants

  • Safely seal heat sensitive products

  • Reduced hot tack concerns

  • Reduced energy consumed

  • Fast system startup

  • Process control available

  • Bag width

RETURN ON INVESTMENT
ANNUAL SAVINGS
  • $57,000 in reduced film costs

  • 303 fewer rolls of film

  • 14,725 pounds of post-consumer waste

ASSUMPTIONS
  • .25" film savings top and bottom (.5" total)

  • Cost of film roll $187.50

  • 337 days of operation/year: Three 8-hour shifts/day

New Markets

Ability to seal through contaminants enables flexible packaging of previously canned or bottled products

Film Savings

Smaller seals, smaller packages, less expensive films

Energy Savings

No heating elements and only draws electrical power for 0.1 seconds per package

Increased Shelf-Life

Tighter seals, fewer leaks, fewer product returns

Reduced Product Scrap

Sealing through contaminants and fewer leaks

Increased Output

No warm-up time, shorter seal times and fewer leaks