Tuck End Carton Box Erector
When you have a tuck end carton box erector, this machine can help you fold & form 40-60 tuck end cartons in one minute.
If you manually fold the tuck top carton before, this tuck end carton erector can replace 3-6 labor, save your labor cost, and speed up your packaging.
In addition, the tuck end box erector supports both straight tuck boxes and reverse tuck boxes.
If you are planning to purchase a tuck end carton forming machine, you are welcome to contact us via Email or Whatsapp.
Even if you don’t purchase a carton box erector machine from us, the communication between us assists you to learn more about this type of carton erector machine, and you will never feel like wasting your time and energy.
Because we are a professional manufacturer of eCommerce box carton erectors, if your carton erecting failure rate is more than 0.3%, we would rather give up selling small box erectors to you, and suggest you go to find another better supplier.
What is a Tuck End Box?
A tuck end box is a type of folding carton, such carton box is the most popular packaging box for light items.
Refer to the diagram below:
A tuck end carton box has upper and lower (top and bottom) openings, both upper and lower openings can be sealed by two dust flaps and a closure panel with a tuck flap.
Formed tuck end cartons range in size from 1.91cm (0.75″) x 1.9cm (0.75″) x 4.45cm (1.75″) to 30.48cm (12″) x 15.24cm (6″) x 30.48cm (12″).
Types of Tuck End Boxes
The two most common tuck end boxes are:
- Straight Tuck End Box
Referring to the following die-cut drawings of the straight tuck top box, you will find:
The top tuck flap and the bottom tuck flap are on the same line;
After the carton folding & forming, the top & bottom tuck flaps are located on the same side of the carton.
- Reverse Tuck End Box
Different from the straight tuck top box, after the reverse tuck end box is formed, the top and bottom tuck flaps are located on the different sides of the carton respectively.
According to the die-cut drawing of the reverse tuck end box below, the top tuck flap and the bottom tuck flap are not on the same line.
Tuck End Box Erector
The tuck end carton erecting machine converts the carton blank into a fully erected and bottom-sealed tuck top box.
The top dust flap, closure panel, and tuck flap are kept open outwards, which is convenient for subsequent content loading manually or mechanistically.
The schematic below shows the basic structure and dimensions of such packaging box erectors.
As can be seen from the figure, the main components of this little carton erector are:
- Control Panel
You can set parameters on the touch screen, debug the machine, control the operation of the machine, etc.
- Carton Blank Magazine
It is used to pre-store carton blanks, and workers can place 400 carton blanks in it in advance, and continue to add them when the carton blanks are almost used up.
- Transmission Chain
Located inside the machine, there is a row of lugs on the outside that connects to the transmission chain inside.
The cartons are placed between adjacent lugs one by one, and then the conveyor chain drives the row of lugs forward.
- Folding & Forming Device
During the forward movement of a row of lugs, the folding & forming device completes the bottom closure panel & dust flaps’ folding, and inserts the bottom tuck flap into the carton.
- Formed Carton Outlet
The formed carton also follows the forward movement of the transmission chain to the outlet.
Most customers will place a collection box under the carton outlet, and the formed carton directly enters the collection box for subsequent cartoning or packaging.
- Electric Cabinet
It is equivalent to the brain of the automatic box erector.
Various action instructions for the machine are issued by the PLC in the electric cabinet.
The normal operation of the box erector totally depends on the electrical cabinet.
The operation of this small carton erector machine mainly includes the following steps:
- Pick & pre-break the carton blank
- Place the carton between two lugs
- Transmiss the unformed carton
- Fold the bottom dust flaps
- Fold the bottom closure panel
- Insert the tuck flap
- Drop the formed carton
Please watch the video below to better understand this tuck end carton erector’s workflow.
There is no doubt that the tuck end carton forming machine can greatly improve packaging efficiency.
It can replace 3-6 manual box folding workers, completing the workload of folding 40-60 tuck top boxes in one minute.
And the machine will not feel tired, as long as you want, you can make it work 24h a day for 3 shifts.
Of course, you need to arrange for a person to add the carton blanks into the box magazine from time to time.
Tuck End Carton Erecting Machine Price
The price of the tuck end box erector depends on many factors, and after determining these factors, we will quote a suitable price.
For example, some customers’ carton size is not within the range of our standard carton forming machine, and the final price of the customized machine is definitely higher;
Some customers feel that the regular components of the small case erector cannot meet their standard, and they want Siemens PLC, touch screen, etc.;
Besides, some clients want to add some functions, which require customization. Adding the customization fee, the carton box erector costs more.
Tuck End Box Erector Companies
Do a google search for tuck end box erectors and many pages come up about corrugated box erectors, machines for folding corrugated cardboard boxes.
Fortunately, you have now found our website, we are a professional manufacturer of tuck end carton erectors in China.
The video below shows our eCommerce box carton erector’s assembly workshop:
If you have plans to purchase an eCommerce box carton erector in the near future, you are welcome to give us a video call, we can show you our office and factory in real-time.
1-2-3 Bottom Box Erector
Besides the tuck end carton box erector, many customers enquire about the snap lock bottom box erector and gusset tuck box forming machines.
Recently, a Thai customer sent a WhatsApp message to inquire about the gusset tuck box forming machine.
You can watch the following video to understand the 1-2-3 bottom box forming machine’s workflow.
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