What to Look for in Vacuum Packers

If you’re looking for a vacuum packing machine to add to your lineup of equipment, it’s important to know what to look for in order to ensure you don’t end up with a machine that is low quality. Finding a machine that has both a high power vacuum pump and efficient heat sealing capabilities is essential. Since the main function of a vacuum packer is to seal the product inside an oxygen-free bag in order to increase shelf life, it’s important for the machine to be tailored to the specific product you are attempting to seal.  There are different types of vacuum packers, and if you are looking to purchase one, it’s important to know what will work best for your needs so that you can plan the investment well.

Nozzle Sealer Vs. Chamber Sealer

Both types of vacuum sealers should be able to seal a solid product with ease; however, each type has benefits for certain types of other products. For instance, nozzle sealers will provide a faster vacuum seal, and provide a great amount of control over the bag; however, chamber sealers work more slowly but are capable of removing enough oxygen to achieve an oxygen level of .02% within the package. Depending on what type of product you are sealing, one machine or the other may be a better choice for your particular application.

Things to Consider When Purchasing a Vacuum Packer

Some of the things you’ll need to take into consideration when you’re purchasing a vacuum packing machine include:

  • How many packages you need to seal per shift
  • How large the packages you need to seal are
  • What the packaging material is made of
  • The type of product you’re packaging
  • Whether you’ll need to increase production anytime soon

The type of machine that will be best for your specific use may vary from industry to industry or even from product to product.  If you’re unsure of what type of machine your business will benefit from, contact us at High Performance Packaging. Our specialists will be able to advise you on what types of machinery will best suit your business’ needs.

Purchasing used vacuum packers is a great way to expand your line’s efficiency without breaking the bank; even better, you may be able to purchase multiple machines since you’ll be saving money. Contact us today for more information about the products we currently have available.

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  1. Daren Heras says:

    Nicely done bro!!!

    Loved to read all about the vacuum packers.

    Thanks for sharing & keep updating us.!!

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