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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FormerFab® designs and manufactures forming shoulders, which are also well known as forming collars, folding devices or formers.
- guaranteed wrinkle free forming
- a manufacturing process with repeated accuracy
- reasonably priced universal forming shoulders
- forming shoulders for almost every required cross-section of the film tube
We are specialists in the aspect of continuous forming of flat films into a tube.
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ideas & innovations
Our longtime experience in designing forming shoulders for different scopes of application has led to numerous improvements in the manufacturing of forming shoulders already. Particularly we would like to emphasize:
- forming shoulders which can be opened simplify the handling of the forming tube
- forming shoulders for the production of double-front sticks with standard packaging machines
- hygienically designed forming shoulders
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