This machine is used for manual, quick and tight packing of most types of foods with thin stretched plastic film, commonly used in super markets, butcher shops, fish markets, grocery shops, cheese shops, vegetable shops, in addition to central kitchen in hotels, schools, hospitals, etc. See Fig.18.5.1


Fig.18.5.1 Shrink wrapping film dispenser – VALKO – ITALY

Selection factors:

  • Maximum film rolls width in mm.
  • Maximum roll diameter in mm
  • Sliding plate dims in mm (width x length).
  • Counter top or free stand.
  • Single or multi roll reels with selection device (for different widths of rolls).
  • With or without real dispensing brake.
  • Sliding mechanical type cutter or electric heated film cutter/sealer.
  • Special functions; can be provided with food cutting board for food cutting & wrapping in one machine, also some manufacturers can provide it with digital scale for weighting & wrapping.
  • See next example.

 Market example:

Shrink wrapping film dispenser with the following features; stainless steel construction, counter top, Teflon coated non stick electric heat cutter/ sealer with 360 Watts power at 230 Volts, 580 mm maximum film roll width, hot plate dims 300 x 174 mm, overall dims 580 x 1710 x 210 mm, model (DIPA/F), manufactured by “Valko” – Italy.