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Global food processing and packaging solutions specialist tna Solutions’ latest vertical form fill and seal (VFFS) packaging system, Robag 3e, features a CXE integrated display controller, smart diagnostic tools and intuitive time-saving components. This article first appeared in the December 2021 issue of Food and Drink Business.

Up to 250 bags per minute can be delivered through the system with a wastage level at 0.1 per cent at its lowest point, and enhanced serviceability.

The tna Robag 3e VFFS features EtherCAT real-time protocol and an integrated display controller system with 20 per cent less cabling infrastructure which enables easier operation, servicing, maintenance, and installation costs. Utilising common core components of the Roflo distribution conveyers and the Intelli-flav seasoning system, the Robag 3e has a reduced requirement of additional spare parts stocking.

The VFFS system also contains integrated LED lighting in the packaging jaw area for safer and easier maintenance. It provides real-time communication and status updates through its smart diagnostics and remote connectivity for faster global servicing support. 

The Robag 3e delivers a sustainable packaging operation through maximum efficiency and enhanced energy savings across its lifespan. It also contains an integrated film cutting and dispensing component, along with new stainless steel reinforced doors and tunnel guards.

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