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Bag Sewing and Sealer Machines

Bag Sewing Machines Bag Sealer Machines
Heat sealing open mouth poly bags containing Ice Melt.

Sew and seal small bags, pouches, open mouth bags, and valve bags.

Close, stitch, sew shut, and seal a variety of small bags, pouches, open mouth bags, and valve bags. Use a handheld or stationary bag sewing machine to sew open mouth bags at rates up to 20 bags per minute. You can also use a pinch bottom bag closer or a heat sealer to seal paper or poly open mouth bags at 20 bags per minute. For valve bags, use an ultra-sonic sealer to hermetically close and seal the bags at rates up to 3 bags per minute. To seal small bags and stand up pouches, we recommend the continuous band and vacuum bag sealers shown below.

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Open Mouth Bag Sewing Machines

Close, stitch, and sew shut open mouth bags using a portable bag sewing machine, sewing heads, and pedestal mounted sewing heads. Handheld bag sewing machines can close up to 8 bags per minute and fixed sewing heads on conveyors usually sew bags shut at rates up to 20 bags per minute. Bag sewing machines can also be incorporated into larger packaging systems and combined with a bag placer, bag filler, conveyor, or robotic palletizing system. We now also offer a handheld balancer option that gently retracts a handheld bag sewing machine to an overhead position when not in use.

TEX-1 Handheld Bag Sewing Machine

TEX-1 Handheld Bag Sewing Machine

Close and sew shut paper, plastic and poly woven open mouth bags. This machine produces a single thread chain stich and is self-lubricating.

  • For hand-held sewing only. No pedestal or conveyor.

  • Add the TEX-1 Balancer option for gentle retraction to overhead position.

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Model SEW4 Bag Sewing System

Model SEW4 Bag Sewing System

Close and sew shut lower volumes of open mouth bags containing products like seeds, feeds, and other products. The sew head is combined with a bag conveyor (sold separately) so that an operator can quickly sew up to 4 bags per minute without having to lift the filled bags. The system includes a sensor that automatically starts and stops the sewer as bags enter and exit the system as they travel down the conveyor belt.

  • Close rate: up to 4 bags per minute

  • Bag types: paper and poly woven open mouth bags

  • Control air: no compressed air required

  • Electrical: 110 Volt / 1 Phase / 60 Cycle

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Model 400 PRO Bag Sewing Machine

Model 400 PRO Bag Sewing Machine

The heavy-duty Model 400 closes many different types of bags including multi-walled paper, woven, and laminated woven polypropylene open mouth bags. This model has a self-lubricated design with an adjustable-height pedestal, casters, and leveling jack screws.

  • Close rate: Up to 10 bags per minute (55 linear feet per minute)

  • Bag types: paper and poly woven open mouth bags

  • Control air: 80 PSI

  • Electrical: 220, 380, 440, or 575 Volt / 1 Phase / 60 Cycle

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Model 400 NS and HP Bag Sewing Machines

Model 400 NS and HP Bag Sewing Machines

The NS and HP bag sewing machines sew shut multi-walled paper, woven and laminated woven polypropylene open mouth bags at medium to high speeds. These bag sewing machines have self-lubricated designs with adjustable-height pedestals, casters, and leveling jack screws.

  • Close rate: up to 20 bags per minute

  • Bag types: multi-wall paper, woven and laminated woven polypropylene open mouth bags

  • Control air: 80 PSI at 1 CFM

  • Electrical: 220, 380, 440, or 575 Volt / 1 Phase / 60 Cycle

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Open Mouth Bag Sealing Machines

Close and seal paper or plastic open mouth bags at rates up to 20 bags per minute. Paper bag sealers pinch the bottom of multi-walled paper bags with a pre-glued flap and heats them until the glue reaches its melting point. Then it folds the flap over and pinches it against the opposing wall of the bag to produce a tight bag seal. Plastic bag sealers hermetically seal poly-based bags using a hot air or rotary band sealer to close the bags. Hot air sealers are recommended for flat or pillow style open mouth bags and band sealers are recommended for gusseted bags.

Model SEW4 Bag Sewing System

Model 500 - Hot Air Bag Sealer

Close and seal pre-formed, non-gusseted, poly-film open mouth bags using hot air. Variable speed controls match the sealer and conveyor speeds for consistent and steady packaging rates. This machine can be used as a stand-alone sealer, or as a part of an automated bag packaging system.

  • Close rate: up to 20 bags per minute (60 feet per minute continuous seal speed)

  • Bag types: 2-8 millimeter pre-formed, non-gusseted poly film open mouth bags

  • Control air: 80 PSI at 3 CFM

  • Electrical: 230 Volt / 1 Phase / 60 Cycle

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Model 4600 - Pinch Bottom Bag Closer

Model 4600 - Pinch Bottom Bag Closer

Close and seal pre-formed, pinch bottom, open mouth paper bags with a pre-applied glue strip. As filled bag moves along a conveyor, the bag top is manually or automatically formed and fed into the entrance guide of the closer. V-belts then convey the bag top through the closer where hot air is forced against the adhesive to activate it. Then the bag passes through a series of compression rollers to compress, fold, and set the adhesive.

  • Close rate: up to 20 bags per minute (70 feet per minute continuous seal speed)

  • Bag types: stepped end, multi-wall PBOM open mouth paper bags with pre-applied glue strip

  • Control air: 60 PSI

  • Electrical: 240 Volt / 1 Phase / 60 Cycle

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Ultrasonic Valve Bag Sealer

The ultrasonic valve bag sealer is incorporated into the framework of most valve bag filling machines.

Ultra Sonic Valve Bag Sealer

Model 121 Spout Integrated Ultrasonic Valve Sealer

This specially designed valve bag sealer completely eliminates the puff of dust that is commonly emitted from filled valve bags as they are discharged from the filling machine. It is commonly used when packaging food and chemical products and provides a hermetic seal that ensures a highly sanitary finished package preventing valve leakage and moisture or contaminant intrusion through the valve sleeve.

Available for Valve Bag Filling Machine models: 205, 230, 730, 830 and 930.

  • Seal rate: up to 3 bags per minute (70 feet per minute continuous seal speed)

  • Bag types: thermoplastic lined paper and plastic valve bags

  • Control air: 80 PSI

  • Electrical: 220 Volt / 1 Phase / 60 Cycle

sealed valve bag containing food or chemical product
Ultrasonic valve bag sealer provides a hermetic seal that ensures a highly sanitary finished package.

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Small Bags and Pouches - Sealers, Printers, and Validation

Continuous band sealers and vacuum sealers are incorporated into a packaging line after bag or pouch filling. Additional options in this product line include bag validators, top trimmers, emboss coders, ink jet printers, and more.

emplex mps 6500 band sealer for bags and pouches
emplex 6140 table top band sealer for bags and pouches

Continuous Band Sealers

These continuous band sealers provide fast, precise, and strong seals for small bags and pouches that are fed through a packaging line by hand or automatically by conveyor. They provide the highest level of seal integrity on any heat sealable and high density stand-up, gusseted, pillow, wicketed, and zippered bags.

Choose from a wide range of band sealers that fit your packaging line process:

  • Standard Band Sealers: Seal a wide range of products packaged into small open mouth heat sealable bags. These machines can be customized to meet your requirements.

  • Heavy Duty, High Speed Band Sealers: These sealers seal products in high density / thicker bags usually weighing more than 2 pounds that require extra strong seals at a fast rate.

  • Validatable Band Sealers: These sealers are used by food manufacturers, as well as by the medical, pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, dental industries to validate a consistent seal integrity.

  • Semi-automatic Band Sealers: Automatically convey bags and stand up pouches through these sealers or have multiple people hand feed this sealer.

  • Tabletop Band Sealers: These types of sealers deliver high quality bag sealing for packaging lines with lower bagging rates.

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Emplex 7503 vacuum sealer machine with gas flush
vacuum sealer for coffee bags and packaging

Vacuum Sealers

Vacuum sealing extends shelf life, protects against corrosion, and reduces the final volume of filled bags for more compact packages. These vacuum sealers are used to hermetically seal many different types of heat sealable, high density bags and pouches at rates up to 20 bags per minute. They create a high quality, vacuumed, gas flushed seal.

  • Vacuum seal bags and pouches containing coffee, snacks, baked goods, electronics, medical devices, nutraceuticals, fresh food, dried food, produce, meat, and more.

  • Nitrogen gas flush systems can be added to vacuum sealers for modified atmosphere packaging (MAP) that increase protection, freshness, and corrosion resistance for moisture sensitive products like coffee or electronics. Use with validatable vacuum sealers for medical device applications that require validation for all packaging steps.

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bag sealer prints code below the seal
bag top trimmer

Add-ons and Options

Choose from a wide selection of add-ons and options to increase the production rate and efficiency of your small bag or pouch bagging line.

  • Bag Top Trimmers: Remove excess material from wicketed bags to create a cleaner appearance. These trimmers provide fast and efficient cuts, and the trimmings are automatically disposed into a garbage or vacuum collection system.

  • Emboss Coders and Ink Jet Printers: Add reliable lot and date codes anywhere on a bag or pouch. The standard embosser wheel holds 8 standard characters in a single line or 13 slim characters in a standard line. An optional double line emboss wheel is also available. The ink jet printer allows you to print a code below the seal on the bag. You can change the code printing instantly and use more than just alphanumeric characters.

  • Heavy Duty Bag Conveyors: If the standard 6 inch wide by 6 foot long bag sealing conveyor is too small, we offer a line of 12 inch wide conveyors for vertical bag sealing packaging lines. For horizontal bag sealing lines, we offer a 12, 24 and 36 flatbed conveyors that run on their own motors and are electronically synched with and controlled by the sealer.

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