Conversions

HMC also supplies conversions for HMC Pouchmasters and rebuilt or used Bartelts ®. These include the following:

Zipper, aplix, and Velcro conversion equipment for easy pouch open and close feature
Gusset and standup gusset equipment, also referred to as “doy” to provide shelf appeal and help maximize vertical storage shelf space
Power web unwind, direct drive or roll type for more constant tensioning of the web roll during the unwind process
Servo web edge guide to remove the reliance of web tracking from the machine operator
Air chucks to provide consistent roll placement to the arbor shaft, resulting in reduced material and product waste
Single point adjustable plow reducing changeover times
Controls retrofit with optional 3 axis servo control and color touchscreen to provide machine diagnostics, quicker changeovers, and less maintenance downtime due to less  moving parts
Special pouch shape die cuts, including sombrero hanger hole
On/off line slitter for 2-up and 3-up production for higher machine speeds in excess of 200 pouches per minute
Safety interlocked guard door systems
Tear slit and tear notch easy open features, as well as emboss and printer options for date and lot code
Servo auger conversions to reduce maintenance costs and reduce product waste
Machine vision including bar code detection/legibility greatly improving product quality control