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Europe: Multivac releases entry-level chamber belt machine

Multivac expands its chamber belt machine portfolio to include a cost-efficient entry-level model with a high cycle output.

The machine offers industrial packagers in the food sector a viable option of an automatic chamber belt machine.

The B 325 will be introduced at the IFFA 2016.

The new machine combines all the advantages of Multivac’s chamber belt machine technology in a space-saving machine design and, with a cycle output of up to three cycles per minute, it is reportedly one of the fastest machines in its class.

With a chamber size of 1000 x 630 x 180 mm (W x D x H), it is suitable for the packaging of fresh meat, sausage and ham products, and cheese.

The chamber is equipped in the front and back with two pluggable sealing bars and can be loaded on both sides.

For particularly tall products, the model is optionally available with a chamber height of 250 mm.

The B 325 is equipped as standard with a double-seam sealing from above.

The machine can alternatively be equipped with single-seam sealing from above and below for packaging in aluminum film pouches or especially thick film pouches.

For easier servicing, the pluggable sealing bars can be removed without using a tool.

The B 325 can be additionally equipped with a perforator, which enables the excess length of the film pouch to be manually cut off.

Alternatively, the machine is available with a cutting unit which automatically cuts off and suctions film pouch necks.

Line-compatible and designed for optimal hygiene

The B 325 has the Multivac Hygienic Design, as the elevated cleaning position of the chamber lid makes access to the chamber easier for cleaning and servicing.

The B 325 fulfills the requirements for protection class IP65 and can be expanded into a shrink packaging line with Multivac shrinking and drying units.

The B 325 can be equipped with various pump combinations depending on the desired output.

In addition, it offers equipment options such as anti-roll bars on the transport conveyor for the packaging of round products.