Roberts PolyPro Prefeeder Boosts Folder Gluers

Feb 08, 2001

CHARLOTTE, NC - Roberts PolyPro, an innovative leader in packaging and converting solutions, will be exhibiting a Prefeeder that can increase folder/gluer line speeds between 25 and 40 percent without the usual product damage and belt wear at the CMM show April 23-26, 2001 at Chicago's McCormick Place Convention Center, Booth 13011.

"Our Prefeeder's continuous belt design easily accommodates a full range of adjustments without changing belt tension," says Allan Sutherland, President of Roberts PolyPro. "This single belt significantly increases belt life and is easily adjusted on-the-fly for ease of setup and maintenance."

Features on the Roberts PolyPro Prefeeder include:

  • A sealed, direct internal drive motor that provides an efficient, low maintenance alternative to traditional external belt and pulley systems;
  • Floating feedgate that adjusts automatically to changes in carton stack height, ensuring optimum feed rate and reducing product damage and belt wear;
  • Motorized, track-mounted positioning that makes setup fast and easy;
  • Analog feed hopper sensor that precisely controls gluer stack height regardless of gluer speed changes;
  • Open design that allows safe access to controls for easy, quick adjustments and maintenance.

"Each of our machines is designed and engineered for increased converting line speed and performance. Our windowing applicator is another example of our goal to improve our clients' finishing line productivity," Sutherland says.

Roberts PolyPro produces a comprehensive line of packaging and converting fixtures, fitments and components as well as a modular line of packaging and converting machinery. For more information about Roberts PolyPro call (704) 588-1794, fax them at (704) 588-1821 or visit their web site at

About Roberts

Beverage, food, and consumer goods companies of all sizes choose Roberts PolyPro for plastic bottle, can, and box handles and application systems. Roberts PolyPro provides innovations that meet the challenges of today’s marketplace for multipacking and carrying. Roberts PolyPro is a product brand of ProMach, a global leader in packaging line solutions. As part of the ProMach Bottling & Capping business line, Roberts PolyPro helps our packaging customers protect their reputation and grow the trust of their consumers. ProMach is performance, and the proof is in every package. Learn more about Roberts PolyPro at and more about ProMach at

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