This week at Anuga FoodTec 2024, JBT Corporation has introduces the SeamTec 2 Evolute, the latest addition to PLF International’s vacuum filling technology for the powder product market. 

The SeamTec 2 Evolute key features  include:

  • Hygienic Design: No infeed chain is required, no hollow body design and a sealed-off seaming area. The new open design is easier to clean and reduces the amount of lubricant for operations and guarantees no airborne oil particles, making the equipment more hygienic and further reducing contamination risks during production; 
  • Reduced Powder Spill: Features an infeed scroll till seaming table, stopping lifter and the highest amount of seaming heads possible within the market for decreased rotational speed;
  • Ergonomics: Combined with a heavily reduced weight of change parts, the ergonomics of the equipment are heavily improved and feature poka-yoke and combi execution; and
  • Multiple Configurations: Configuration for each high-speed powder application, while having the possibility for low change-over possibilities for a 3, 4, and 6-head and combi 4, combi 6, and triple 6 are possible. All possible for POE or DDE cans, with the possibility for changeover.

Developed with the JBT Research & Technology Center for Filling & Closing in Sint Niklaas, Belgium, this next-generation technology retains the high-performing core features for powder, such as spill reduction, packaging size flexibility, and explosion-proof technology. 

Customers of the SeamTecTM 2 Evolute can opt into the total maintenance package with JBT’s PRoCARE, offering remote, real-time support and scheduled visits from JBT technicians to ensure the seamer is running at its best, avoiding unexpected stoppages and keeping production running.

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