Packaging machines. Packages bulky, flat and food items in plastic, cellophane, Glassine, or Kraft bags. One hand operation. Handles bag sizes from 4 to 38 inches wide and 6 to 69 inches long. Electrically operated. AC or DC available. Company also sells plastic bag sealers and shrink tunnels.
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Jig holds a plastic bag in upright position and provides for ease of stapling after parts are placed in bag. Detailed assembly diagram included, but it is hard to read. Contact developer for original print. Assembly described as easy and inexpensive. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR: Gugerty, J.; Tindall, L. TITLE: Tools, Equipment & Machinery Adapted for the Vocational Education & Employment of Handicapped People. REF: Book: Vocational Stu
---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of a dispensing and packaging line system for individuals who are blind or have low vision. A company had an existing soap packaging system that required sight in order to load the machine and dispense the product. The National Industries for the Blind (NIB) was asked to determine how employees who are blind or have low vision might be able to operate these machines. The NIB fabricators installed an incline screw conveyor with auto sensors
Rotary heat sealer used to seal a variety of thermo plastic films and other heat sealable materials up to 6 mils in thickness. Operator places filled bag on variable speed conveyor which carries bag through the sealing assembly. The conveyor has stainless steel side rails and is adjustable for varied height and width products. Conveyor allows for speeds up to 65 feet per minute. Units are available in vertical, semi vertical, and horizontal designs depending on packaging requirements. Unit is de