The A3 is a mechanical action continuous motion cartoning machine for the horizontal packaging of pharmaceutical products and cosmetics in pre-glued cartons. It can be connected upstream of packaging machines (for blister packs, trays, tubes, small bottles, etc.) and downstream, with weight control, labelling, serialisation and case packaging systems.

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Depending on the product type and final packaging, the A3 can produce up to 300 cartons/minute.


Full access to the machine for size changeover and/or for standard operations.

Transport of cartons and product along pre-adapted and pre-extended chains.

Positive opening of the carton with continuous motion extractor arms and mechanical correlation

Set up for the assembly of automatic feeding units for the product to be packaged.

Flap closure with slot, glue or combined glue + slot systems

Touchscreen control panel with multilingual and icon display

Adjustable bucket chain and carton transporting chain with simultaneous micrometric size recording.


Instruction leaflet (from pre-folded or flat) and booklet insertion

Bar code reader

OCR/OCV reading systems for pre-printed codes and data

Stamp, ink-jet or laser coding systems

Tamper evidence systems for glue or label tampering

Integration with serialisation systems


Mechanical Speed Up to 320 cycles / minute
Production Up to 300 cartons / minute
Installed power 6 Kw
Average consumption 4 Kw
Compressed air pressure 6 bar
Average compressed air consumption 50 NL/min (1 bar)
Machine dimensions 4600 x 1750 x H1700 mm
Machine weight about 3.100 Kg


Allowed cartons’ dimensions:
A 25 100
B 12 70
C 70 200
A+B 140

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