Tube filling and sealing machine, model TUB-3

The tube packaging machine is used for filling of plastic and laminated tubes with gels, creams or other fluids, sealing them with hot air, stamping date and / or batch No. and cutting excess plastic on the tube ending, which arises during the tube sealing. All operations except for tube feeding are done automatically.

Key features of the semi-automatic 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
  • Hot air sealing technology
  • Single or dual sided coding with set of fonts included
  • Output of 1000 – 1800 tubes / hour
  • Works with all plastic and laminated tubes

 

Main elements of the tube filling and sealing 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
  • Air heater with automatic setting of temperature
  • Counter of production output
  • Tester of tube sealing strength

 

Level of automation of the tube filling and sealing machine:

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

 

Possible application of the equipment packaging into tubes:

The tube filling and sealing machine TUB-3 is used for packing of cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, chemicals and food products into tubes. The tube dosing machine is designed to handle large and medium size batches / production lots / jobs.