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BOVIPACK Warm Tips: What problems will occur in flow pack machine?

November 01, 2023

The Problems and Solutions of Flow Packaging Machine

1. Product Jams: Product jams can happen when the product being wrapped gets stuck in the machine, causing the machine to stop or slow down.

This can be caused by various factors such as misalignment of the product, improper positioning or even a faulty conveyor system.

BOVIPACK Warm Tips: To prevent product jams, it is crucial to ensure that the product is properly aligned and positioned before entering the flow pack machine.

Regular maintenance of the conveyor system is also essential to prevent any issues that may lead to product jams.

2. Sealing Failure: Sealing failure happens when the packaging material fails to seal properly, resulting in leaks or an inadequate seal.

This can occur due to various factors such as incorrect temperature settings, worn-out sealing jaws or poor quality packaging material.

BOVIPACK Warm Tips: To prevent sealing failure, it is important to regularly check and adjust the temperature settings of the machine to ensure optimal sealing.

Additionally, replacing worn-out sealing jaws and using high-quality packaging material can also help prevent sealing failure.

3. Issues with the cutting mechanism: The cutting mechanism is responsible for cutting the packaging material to the desired length.

Problems with the cutting mechanism can lead to improperly cut packaging material, which can affect the overall appearance and functionality of the packaging.

This can be caused by factors such as dull cutting blades, misalignment or improper adjustment of the cutting mechanism.

BOVIPACK Warm Tips: Regular maintenance and inspection of the cutting mechanism can help prevent any issues that may arise.


4. Issues with the control system: The control system is responsible for controlling the various functions and operations of the machine.

Problems with the control system can result in malfunctions, incorrect settings, or even complete system failure.

This can be caused by factors such as electrical issues, software glitches or improper maintenance.

BOVIPACK Warm Tips: Regular inspection and maintenance of the control system, as well as updating the software when necessary, can help prevent any problems with the control system.


In conclusion, flow pack machines, like any other machinery, can encounter problems that may affect their performance and efficiency.

Product jams, sealing failure, issues with the cutting mechanism and problems with the control system are some common problems that can occur in flow pack machines.

BOVIPACK suggest you that regular maintenance, inspection and proper adjustments can help prevent and address these problems,

ensuring the smooth operation of the flow pack machine and the production of high-quality packaging.

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