The new Kliklok ITC (Integrated Topload Cartoner) is a revolutionary concept in cartoning machinery for the midrange automation market. The machine is an ideal solution for food producers who want simple, streamlined, and easy to operate packaging systems that don’t occupy a lot of floor space.
The compact ITC combines three packaging processes – carton forming, product loading, and carton closing – into one machine with minimal footprint. It is a perfect fit for the bakery and confectionery industries, but also any other flow wrapped product.
The Kliklok ITC is designed to package:
- flow-wrapped products, such as snack cakes, cereal bars, candy bars, and snack crackers
- roll-wrapped products, such as cookies and crackers
- die-fold products, such as premium chocolate bars
The small footprint of the topload cartoning machine (3m x 2m / 12 ft x 6.5 ft) is enhanced by its ergonomic design. The low-level carton hopper, swingarm-mounted HMI 4.0, glue tank, and product infeed are all on one side of the machine. The forming and closing sections can also be accessed without crossing the production line. Toolless jigs and a change part numbering system allow for changeovers in less than 15 minutes. One person can efficiently manage the entire operation!
The ITC can form, load, and close up to 80 cartons/minute – a very high output for such a compact machine. Cartons can be formed with locks or glue, allowing a wide variety of carton styles on a single machine. Cartons are formed with a single servo-controlled plunger – proven technology from the Kliklok TransFormer – and are placed directly onto independently-controlled carton shuttles riding on a linear servo racetrack.
The ITC can accept up to 550 products per minute in its adjustable collator chain, which moves the products into position for loading. The Bosch Delta pick-and-place robotic loader tracks the carton shuttles and can load products ‘on the move’ for a speed advantage over two-axis loaders. The loaded cartons race around the track into the closing section, and exit the ITC in the same direction as incoming products.
The small footprint saves you space. The ergonomics save you labor costs. The fast, toolless changeovers save you time. The three-in-one design saves your budget.
The Kliklok ITC. It’s a lot of packaging in a little machine.
- Kliklok ITC made its international debut at interpack 2017 in Germany, and will be unveiled to the Americas at PACK EXPO Las Vegas 2017.
- Watch video
- Read press release: Bosch launches the ITC – Integrated Topload Cartoner
- Go to Kliklok ITC homepage
Contact for customers in North and Latin America:
Marketing and Product Manager
+ 1 770 981-5200
Contact for customers in Europe and ROW:
+ 44 (0)1275 836131