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Oystar USA (www.oystar-group.com) – whose parent company, OYSTAR Group,develops, manufactures and sells both complete packaging lines and individual machines for the dairy, food, cosmetics, and pharmaceuticals industries– offers the new Oystar Erca M-F 14 Cup Packaging Line for the form, fill and seal of food products including yogurts, puddings, juices and water. The machine meets all 3-A Sanitary Standards which promotes food safety and public health. The cost-effective machine forms and fills cups of various shapes and sizes at a maximum forming depth of 70mm, and at a maximum output of 21,600 cups per hour.
Among the machine’s many distinctions is its striking compactness: the M-F 14 occupies up to 70% less floor space than comparable equipment. The machine also provides easy accessibility and an operator-friendly working height of 1050mm (41.33 inches). Electro-pneumatic cabinets and filler are integrated into the base, and a simplified Human/Machine Interface contains only stop and start prompts. The M-F 14 uses a standard Programmable Logic Controller.
Several optional upgrades to the standard M-F 14 Cup Packaging Line also are available, including:
- Servo drive for conical cup labeling
- Piston filler with servo drive
- Lid stretching
- Pick & place packer
- OYSTAR 10” touch screen
- Ionization bar with dust removal
- Recovery tank with return pump
“The M-F 14 is considerate of both floor space and ease of operation, and efficiently packages a wide range of cups for food industry customers,” said John W. Panaseny, President of OYSTAR USA. “The machine opens up a variety of options without occupying an abundance of valuable production line real estate.”