Aluminum tube filling and crimping machine, model NTA-3

The collapsible tube filling machine is used for filling of aluminum tubes with gels, creams or other fluids, crimping (closing) them and stamping date and / or batch No. All operations except for loading of tubes are done automatically.

Key features of the metal tube filler:

  • The device is made of high quality stainless steel AISI 304
  • All elements having contact with product are made of high quality stainless steel AISI 316
  • Electronic control of sealing parameters and process with saving option
  • Filling accuracy error: < 1 % of volume
  • Single sided coding with set of fonts included
  • Double fold closing
  • Output up to 1500 tubes / hour
  • Works with all aluminum tubes

Main elements of the tube packaging machine:

  • Mitsubishi Electric PLC controller with touch screen
  • Mitsubishi Electric servomechanism drive
  • SMC, Festo, Camozzi and MetalWork pneumatic elements
  • Sensor of level of liquid in reservoir allowing for automatic filling up
  • Counter of production output

Level of automation of the aluminum tube filling and crimping machine:

The aluminum tube closing device is operated by one operator who inserts empty tubes into the tube holders. The tubes are positioned, filled and closed automatically. The date or batch number is being stamped. The machine removes end-products automatically.

Possible application of the tube folding device:

The aluminum tube filling and crimping machine NTA-3 is used for packing of cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, chemicals and food products into aluminum (collapsible) tubes. The metal tube packaging machine is designed to handle large and medium size batches / production lots / jobs.