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forming shoulder

A forming shoulder is a component which continually forms a flat film into a tube. Compared to the free forming process, utilizing a forming shoulder offers the following advantages:

  • less installation space
  • a faster and more reliable changeover

Forming shoulders are employed mainly in packaging machines.
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about us

FormerFab® designs and manufactures forming shoulders, which are also well known as forming collars, folding devices or formers.

We offer

  • guaranteed wrinkle free forming
  • repart acciuracy in the manufacturing process 
  • reasonably priced universal forming shoulders
  • forming shoulders for almost any cross-section of film tubes

We are specialists in the manufacture of forming shoulders that continually form flat films into tubes.
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ideas & innovations

Due to our extensive experience in designing forming shoulders for different scopes and fields of application, we have been able to make numerous improvements in the manufacturing of forming shoulders. We would like to emphasize the following:

  • forming shoulders which can be opened, simplifying the handling of the forming tube
  • forming shoulders for the production of double-front sticks in standard packaging machines
  • hygienically designed forming shoulders

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