Tray Glue Machines

Used Tray Glue Equipment

Case set-up tray glue machines, or glue tray formers are designed to form trays from flat pre-scored containerboard blanks and to use glue to seal the flaps of the tray. During the process of forming a tray in a tray former, glue is applied to the flaps of the tray. As the tray is formed through the operations of the tray former, the glue is compressed into other portions of the trays to allow the glue to set, and form the tray. Glue tray formers can make a number of different tray designs.

The most common tray type formed by glue tray formers are known as standard or common trays. A common tray is usually formed by a male forming head pushing a tray blank though female tray tooling. As the tray blank passes through the female tooling, glue is applied to the tray flaps and the flaps are folded and compressed against other portions of the tray. The tray remains in the female tooling for one machine cycle to allow the glue to set.

Hooded trays can also be made by glue tray formers. Hooded trays are also known as hooded cartons. A glue tray former forms a hooded tray by placing a tray blank between male and female tray forming tooling. Hooded trays or hooded cartons have a solid formed bottom that resembles a tray that is sealed with either glue or tuck flaps. The hooded tray also has a top flap to close the top of the tray. The top flap or hood flap has a smaller flap which can be glue sealed to the outside of the bottom form of the hooded tray or tucked inside the front of the bottom form. As the male tooling pushes the blank through the female tooling, the base of the hooded tray is formed. Glue is applied to the hooded tray base flaps prior to pushing the blank through the tooling and blank passing through the tooling causes the glued flaps to be closed. The hooded tray will remain in the female tooling for one cycle of the glue tray former to allow the glue to adhere the flaps together properly. For hooded trays, additional processing is required to close and seal the hooded top flap of the hooded tray after the tray is loaded. (See Cartoner Semi / Triseal for more information.)

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Hartness Case Set-Up, Tray Tray Glue TF50

  • Manufacturer: Hartness
  • Model Number: TF50
  • Frain Number: 5F4161

Hartness Model TF50, automatic, hot glue, tray former rated from 5 to 20 trays per minute – depending on materials and application. Knock Down Tray Size: up to 24" in Length; up to 18" in Width. Equipped with a 48" deep tray magazine, three tray lift cylinders, two suction cup reciprocating vacuum pick and place, pneumatic ram, 36" long transfer section, hot melt glue system with four glue guns, ram forming mandrel, adjustable plows, compression discharge section, A/B PLC, Push button control panel with visual display, and Lexan safety guarding. Mounted on height adjustable legs.

OAD: 84" L x 48" W x 88" H

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Douglas Machine Inc Case Set-Up, Tray Tray Glue S90TF

Douglas Model S90TF automatic, intermittent motion, single head tray former rated 5 to 25 trays per minute – speeds depending on materials and application. Size range : 14" to 25" in length; 12" to 21" in Width; 2-3/4" to 5" in Depth. Equipped with 48”long x 40′ wide blank tray magazine, two suction cup reciprocating vacuum pick and place, three stage forming system, tray mandrel, Nordson hot melt glue system, compression section, handwheels for fast vertical and lateral adjustments with safety door guarding and control panel.
Last doing 19" L x 14" W x 2" D tray

OAD: 108" L x 76′ W x 98" H

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Adco Case Set-Up, Tray Tray Glue AF-30-1-EC

  • Manufacturer: Adco
  • Model Number: AF-30-1-EC
  • Frain Number: 5F0883

Adco Model AF-30-1-EC, automatic, stainless steel, single head, hot melt glue tray former and sealer, rated from 5 to 35 cycles per minute – depending on materials, application and machine configuration. Erected Tray size range: 5" to 19" in Length; 3" to 8" in Width; 5/8" to 6" in Depth. Blank size range: 7-1/2" to 29" in Length; 5" to 26" in Width. Equipped with blank tray magazine, reciprocating vacuum suction cup pic-n-place, forming station, Nordson hot melt glue system, A/B PLC, and electrical interlocked guarding. Mounted base frame with casters.

OAD: 68" L x 109" W x 98" H

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SWF Case Set-Up, Tray Tray Glue 1T4

  • Manufacturer: SWF
  • Model Number: 1T4
  • Frain Number: 5F2842

SWF Model 1T4, automatic tray former. Tray size range: 7" to 34" in Length; 8-1/8" to 22" in Width; 1" to 12" in Height. Knockdown size range: 10-1/2" to 37-7/8" in Length; 12" to 36" in Width. Equipped with blank tray magazine, reciprocating pick and place, mechanical tray feeder with friction wheel, Nordson hot melt glue system, pattern controller and compression section.
Speed dependant on materials, application and machine configuration.
OAD: 84" L x 55" W x 87" H

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Douglas Machine Inc Case Set-Up, Tray Tray Glue TFC/S-33

Douglas Model TFC/S-33, atomatic, clam shell style, top tray closer, hot melt glue tray sealer with number of trays per minute – depending on materials and application. 4 chain unit set on 33" centers with 4" long x 3" high plastic lugs, and has 58" long x 16" wide x 5" high (2) belt tray in feed conveyor with overhead top tray closer, Nordson (2) gun hot melt glue system, 33" long dual side compression section, hand crank adjustable for different size width trays. Control panel has PCU, with A/B Model DL20 touch pad controller and digital readout, lexan interlocked saftey guarding, statis light bar, and e-stop.

OAD: 202" L x 70" W x 67" H

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Sig Case Set-Up, Tray Tray Glue KC

  • Manufacturer: Sig
  • Model Number: KC
  • Frain Number: 5E2636

Sig Model KC, automatic, single head, die cut, hooded tray former with hot melt rated from 10 to 50 trays per minute – depending on materials and application. Tray size range: 2" to 9-7/8" in Length; 2 5/8" to 5-1/8" in Width; 1-1/2" to 4-3/4" in Height. Equipped with 16"long x 16" wide blank tray magazine, recipicating pic n place with mechanical pull off and pusher rollers, pneumatic single head tray forming pusher plate, low-force forming cavity, Nordson (2) hot melt gun glue system, bottom (2) suction cup recipicating discharge assit arm and 32" Long discharge chute with 32" floor clearence. Remote control panel with start, stop, e-stop

OAD: 56" L x 48" W x 52" H

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Sig Case Set-Up, Tray Tray Glue KC

  • Manufacturer: Sig
  • Model Number: KC
  • Frain Number: 5E2635

Sig Model KC, automatic, single head, die cut, hooded tray former with hot melt rated from 10 to 50 trays per minute – depending on materials and application. Tray size range: 2" to 9-7/8" in Length; 2 5/8" to 5-1/8" in Width; 1-1/2" to 4-3/4" in Height. Equipped with 16"long x 16" wide blank tray magazine, recipicating pic n place with mechanical pull off and pusher rollers, pneumatic single head tray forming pusher plate, low-force forming cavity, Nordson (2) hot melt gun glue system, bottom (2) suction cup recipicating discharge assit arm and 32" Long discharge chute with 32" floor clearence. Remote control panel with start, stop, e-stop

OAD: 56" L x 48" W x 52" H

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Sig Case Set-Up, Tray Tray Glue KC

  • Manufacturer: Sig
  • Model Number: KC
  • Frain Number: 5E2631

Sig Model KC, automatic, single head, die cut, hooded tray former with hot melt rated from 10 to 50 trays per minute – depending on materials and application. Tray size range: 2" to 9-7/8" in Length; 2 5/8" to 5-1/8" in Width; 1-1/2" to 4-3/4" in Height. Equipped with 16"long x 16" wide blank tray magazine, recipicating pic n place with mechanical pull off and pusher rollers, pneumatic single head tray forming pusher plate, low-force forming cavity, Nordson (2) hot melt gun glue system, bottom (2) suction cup recipicating discharge assit arm and 32" Long discharge chute with 32" floor clearence. Remote control panel with start, stop, e-stop

OAD: 56" L x 48" W x 52" H

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Sig Case Set-Up, Tray Tray Glue KC

  • Manufacturer: Sig
  • Model Number: KC
  • Frain Number: 5E2633

Sig Model KC, automatic, single head, die cut, hooded tray former with hot melt rated from 10 to 50 trays per minute – depending on materials and application. Tray size range: 2" to 9-7/8" in Length; 2 5/8" to 5-1/8" in Width; 1-1/2" to 4-3/4" in Height. Equipped with 16"long x 16" wide blank tray magazine, recipicating pic n place with mechanical pull off and pusher rollers, pneumatic single head tray forming pusher plate, low-force forming cavity, Nordson (2) hot melt gun glue system, bottom (2) suction cup recipicating discharge assit arm and 32" Long discharge chute with 32" floor clearence. Remote control panel with start, stop, e-stop

OAD: 56" L x 48" W x 52" H

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SWF Case Set-Up, Tray Tray Glue 1T4

  • Manufacturer: SWF
  • Model Number: 1T4
  • Frain Number: 5E4550

SWF Model 1T4, automatic, tray former, hot melt glue sealer rated from 10 to 40 trays per minute – depending on materials and application. Tray size range of: 7" to 34" in Length x 8-1/2" to 22" in Width x 1" to 12" in Height, and knockdown size range: 10-1/2" to- 37-7/8" in Length x 12" to 36" in Width. Equipped with 60" Long blank case magazine, with (6) suction cup recipicating vacuum pick- n – place, dual friction blank feed wheels, Nordson 2 gun hot melt glue system with pattern controller, vacuum pump, status light bar and cage style safety guarding. Mounted on heavy duty base frame.

OAD: 89" L x 70" W x 103" H

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SWF Case Set-Up, Tray Tray Glue 6TH CORNER

  • Manufacturer: SWF
  • Model Number: 6TH CORNER
  • Frain Number: 5F0940B

SWF 6th corner forming section equipped with a 48" long (2) chain lugged feed conveoyor with 1/3 hp motor drive, vacuum pump, (1) hot melt glue gun, Nordson pattern controller, pneumatic package with controls and pressure guages.
Can be used in conjuction with TF400 or TF600 tray formers.

OAD: 58" L x 52" W x 36" H

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SWF Case Set-Up, Tray Tray Glue 1T6/6TH CORNER

  • Manufacturer: SWF
  • Model Number: 1T6/6TH CORNER
  • Frain Number: 5F0940

SWF Model 1T6, automatic 6th corner tray former, rated up to 58 trays per minute – depending on materials and application. Tray size range: 7" to 44" in Length; 8-1/8" to 26" in Width; 1" to 12" in Height. flat blank size: 48" long x 43" wide. Equipped with blank tray magazine, recipicating pick- n – place, dual friction feed wheels, diving four corner tray forming head and 6th corner forming section with 48" long 2 chain lugged feed conveoyor. Features: PLC controller, vacuum pump, hot melt glue system with pattern controller and grid style safety guarding.
Mounted on heavy duty frames.

OAD: 128" L x 78" W x 83" H Togeather
70" L x 78" W x 83" H Tray Former
58" L x 54" W x 30" H 6th Corner Former

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