A bag of sweets dropped on the floor in the plant's packaging area. Or a bag of frozen peas deformed from its original square shape into a messy plastic package with an ugly cone-shaped suction mark. These are the kind of problems faced by manufacturers wishing to use a vacuum-based automated system to handle bags, regardless of whether these contain sweets, peas, or something entirely different.
Traditionally, vacuum-based bag handling systems have been marred by problems to the extent that it has been almost impossible to use them. Getting the suction right for the job is a really delicate balancing act.
However, new innovative technology is now available that enables the safe, secure and efficient operation of automated bag handling systems. This white paper gives you some useful tips on what to look out for: