How a VFFS Packaging Machine Works

You have probably seen packaging machines on that TV show that demonstrates how things are made. I don’t think they ever highlighted the packaging machines, but you see them all the time when they are showing how products are made. One super fast and widely used packaging device is the VFFS packaging machine. You start with a roll of film, and it ends with it being turned into bags to hold products. The contents can be anything from your breakfast cereal to pretty much anything else that is sold in bags or bags that get shoved into boxes.

Think of a roll of plastic wrap. It is just one long roll of plastic. Now think of it not being clingy but made of the same stuff your potato chip bag is made of. Now imagine unrolling a couple of feet of that. Take the end of it and begin to form it into a tube as you continually roll it off the roll. Now heat seal that tube as you continually roll it out a little at a time. Continue reading How a VFFS Packaging Machine Works