Vacuum packaging machines are designed to remove the atmosphere from packaging prior to sealing. This principle is extremely popular within the food industry as oxygen is drawn away from the food product which prevents the growth of bacteria and fungi. Vacuum packaging machines are becoming ever more popular within the medical industry as it is imperitive their instruments remain sterile.
Vacuum packaging machine can be used to reduce the size of bulks items such as clothing and bedding.
There are many different variations of vacuum packaging machines available and each of them serve a different purpose. In the meat, cheese, fish, poultry, fruit and veg industries the most popular methods of vacuum packaging is carried out on the following machines:
– Vacuum packers
– Tray sealers
– Dip and shrink packaging machines
– Flow wrappers
– Verticle, form, fill and seal machines