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.)
Tray Glue Equipment In Stock
- Manufacturer: SWF
- Model Number: 1T4
- Frain Number: R19301
SWF Model 1T4, automatic, hot melt glue, tray former rated from 10 to 40 trays per minute – depending on materials, application and machine configuration. Tray size range: 7" to 34" in Length; 8-1/8" to 22" in Width; 1" to 12" in Depth. Knockdown case size range: 10-1/2" to 37-7/8" in Length; 12" to 36" in Width. Equipped with a 4-cup vacuum blank pick-n-place, Nordson hot melt glue system and barrier guarding with electrical interlock.
OAD: 72" L x 60" W x 79" HGet a Free Quote Call: 630-629-9900
- Manufacturer: Southern Packaging
- Model Number: TE700VF6C
- Frain Number: 5E9600
Southern Packaging Model TE700VF6, Stainless steel, intermittent motion, 6 corner, hooded tray former capable of speeds from 4 to 22 trays per minute – depending on materials and application. Minimum / maximum tray size: 23" to 48" in Length ; 14" to 32" in Width ; 2" to 6" in Depth, equipped with 60" Long x 48" Wide flat blank magazine with recipcating pic-n-place and multi wheel feeding system, diving (4) corner tray forming head, lugged transfer conveyor to (2) corner hood forming section, Nordson (2) gun H/M glue system. Control panel has CPU controller, with on / off, jog, run, glue, vacuum, ram head controls,e-stop, with interlocking safety guarding. Mounted on a stainless steel base frame.
OAD: 154" L x 120" W x 90" HGet a Free Quote Call: 630-629-9900
- Manufacturer: Goodman Packaging
- Model Number: 050CTF
- Frain Number: 5D7471
Fully automatic tray former and gluer capable of up to 12 trays per minute, adjustable for trays (13 1/2" – 22 1/4")L by (9 1/2" – 18")W by up to 6"H. Features a 24"H vertical magazine for blanks (12" – 30")L by (15" – 24")W in a two station side indexing set up to allow a new stack of blanks to be loaded while the current stack is being used. Equipped with a Nordson 2304 hot-melt glue system, a 32" high discharge, a four cup vacuum blank pick & place, and and AEG Modicon PC-E984-245 controller. Set-up for quick changeover. Mounted on four height adjustable feet.
OAD: 132"L x 66"W x 82"HGet a Free Quote Call: 630-629-9900
- Manufacturer: Pearson
- Model Number: H103
- Frain Number: 5D5829
Pearson Model H103, automatic, hot melt glue, adjustable laminating tray former capable of up to 20 trays per minute. Trays: (10 1/2" – 24")L x (5 3/8" – 18")W x (6" – 16")H. Has 58"L blank magazine, low blank sensor, 8-cup vacuum bottom blank pick-off, lugged chain transfer conveyor, plows to fold-over laminated corners, Nordson 2302 hot melt glue system, Nordson 2304 hot melt glue system, ElectroCam 5000 series PLS, E-stop, status indicator lights, and barrier guarding with electrical interlocks. Mounted on steel-it frame with height adjustable feet. Last running 26 1/2"L x 12"W laminated triangular corner tray with 1 1/2" fold over.
OAD: 235"L x 125"W x 124"HGet a Free Quote Call: 630-629-9900
- Manufacturer: W E Plemons Machinery Service
- Model Number: TRAY FORMER
- Frain Number: 5F7682
W E Plemens, automatic, tray former, hot melt glue sealer rated from 12 to 30 trays per minute – depending on materials, application and machine configuration. Tray size range: 7" to 44" in Length; 8" to 26" in Width; 1" to 12" in Height and flat blank size range: 10-1/’2" to 49-7/8" in Length; 12" to 43" in Width. Equipped with a flat blank tray magazine, (6) suction cup vacuum pick off station, dual friction wheel feeds, Nordson hot melt glue system, Integrated vacuum pump, control panel with run, jog, manual, auto and vacuum on / off switches with start / e-stop buttons and variable speed controller.
OAD: __" L x __" W x __" HGet a Free Quote Call: 630-629-9900
- Manufacturer: Bradman Lake
- Model Number: SINGLE
- Frain Number: 5E7244
Automatic, S/S, intermittent motion, tray former speeds from 20 – 60 cycles @ min, depending on application. Has a 24" L x 44" W flat blank magazine capable of holding up to 1000 blanks depending on board caliper, with a maximum flat blank size of 32" L x 21 1/4" W, recipcating (2) suction cup pic-n-place, feed bar, diving single head plunger, and forming head, Nordson 3400V (4) gun H/M glue system, A/B controller, with on, jog run, glue ready controls with a machine spacer dial, and e-stop, interlocking saftey guarding and mounted on S/S base frame
OAD: 96" L x 60" W x 93" HGet a Free Quote Call: 630-629-9900
- Manufacturer: Bradman Lake
- Model Number: HS260G
- Frain Number: 5E6751
S/S, automatic, intermittent motion, tray former capable of up to 50 cycles per minute. Size ranges: Blanks: 21 1/4"(W) x 32"(L) maximum, and base center line dimension (Height + 1/2 Width) must be less than or equal to 8 3/4". Equipped Allen Bradley Micrologix 1500 PLC, variable speed inverter, Nordson 3400V 4 hose hot melt, E-Stop, interlocking Lexan guarding and jam overload protection.
Locking casters base.
OAD: 92"(L) x 78"(W) x 84"(W)Get a Free Quote Call: 630-629-9900
- Manufacturer: Douglas Machine Inc
- Model Number: S90TF
- Frain Number: 5F6290
Douglas Model S-90, Automatic, intermittent motion tray former rated from 10 to 25 trays per minute – speeds depending on materials and application. Formed Tray size range: 14" to 25" in Length; 12" to 21" in Width; 2-3/4" to 5" in Depth. Equipped with 36" long blank tray magazine, (3) suction cup reciprocating vacuum pick and place, three stage forming system, tray mandrel, Nordson hot melt glue system, compression section, hand wheels for fast vertical and lateral adjustments, Lexan safety guarding and push button controls. Mounted on casters.
OAD: 120" L x 79" W x 100" HGet a Free Quote Call: 630-629-9900
- Manufacturer: Delkor
- Model Number: 751
- Frain Number: 5C8282
Automatic triseal tray erector system capable of up to 50 trays per minute. The model 751 erector has a single head and will form trays/cartons with blanks from 15" to 30"H x 6" to 24"W. Tray former includes Nordson hot melt glue system. Last used erecting and sealing trifold chipboard tray.
Automatic Adjustable Chipboard Tray Former Capable Of Speeds Up To 60 Tpm. Tray Size Range: (Length) 12-36" (Width) 6-26" (Height) 1/2-5" O/A Tray Size Range (Using Proper Change Parts): (Length) 3 1/2-36" X (Width) 3 1/2-36" X (Height) 1/2-5". Complete W/ Nordson Hm-V Hot Melt System, 24"L Magazine, Deep Draw for Hooded Trays & Adjustable Legs. Currently Set To Run 5-5/8 x 4-7/8 x 2-1/4 tray with hood (lid)Get a Free Quote Call: 630-629-9900
- Manufacturer: Stone Container
- Model Number: TF 4475 STD
- Frain Number: 5C8201
Automatic, hot melt glue, tray former rated up to 45 trays per minute – depending on materials and application. Tray size : 8" to 57" in Length x up to 14" in Width x up to 5" in Height. Equipped with 16" high blank magazine, 3 vacuum cup bottom blank magazine pick-off, 12" wide x 216" long flat belt conveyor, friction wheel transfer to forming station, adjustable forming head, with scales for size adjustments and 12" wide x 108" long discharge conveyor. Nordson hot melt glue system, A/B PLC , status light bar, barrier guarding with safety interlock and mounted on epoxy coated frame.
OAD: 106" L x 85" W x 89" HGet a Free Quote Call: 630-629-9900
- Manufacturer: Delkor
- Model Number: 752
- Frain Number: 5C7972
Automatic, dual head, tray former capable of speeds 10 to 75 tpm (depending on application). right to left machine can an handle a varied size range depending on sample, on both regular trays to tri-seals.can handle flat blanks up to (22" W x 30" L). Will form chipboard, corrugated, or poly coated materials.(with proper change parts). Currently set for chipboard tray (8" L x 5 1/2" W x 1 1/4" H). Comes with dual (30" L x 6"W) powered feed magazine, with (2) suction cup each vacuum pick-in-place, Nordson iV (4) gun H/M glue system, (6′ L x 8 1/2" W) rubber product conveyorand Allen bradly controls. Last running in a snack food operation.
OAD: 114"L x 65"W x 78"HGet a Free Quote Call: 630-629-9900