Carton Former - Glue

Carton Former - AFC/AFCS

Designed to form glue style trays and tri-seal cartons, the versatile ADCO AFC family of top load carton formers are capable of forming a wide range of carton sizes and styles at up to 35 cycles per minute, depending on the configuration.

With available servo-control (AFCS), heavy duty welded frame, and drive system, these reliable carton forming machines are built to withstand the rigors of the most demanding production environments. Ideal for bakery, ice cream novelty, and retail ready packaging applications, the flexible and adaptable AFC formers feature quick change forming heads, pick-and-place carton feed design and a shuttle style carton transfer system to provide efficient, reliable and forgiving operation. Like all ADCO machines, the AFC family of formers are available in both standard and washdown configurations.

  • Stainless steel construction
  • Available in single, double, or triple head forming configurations
  • Compact frame with leveling feet and casters
  • Quick change plunger, forming cavity, magazine frame and pick bar
  • Overload detent system for jam protection
  • Pick-and-place carton feed system
  • Shuttle style carton transfer system
  • Nordson® ProBlue FLEX hot melt glue system with pattern control
  • Allen-Bradley® control package with touch screen HMI interface
  • Category 3 safety system with fully-interlocked barrier guard package
  • Downstream photo-eye vacuum control
  • Many options available upon request
  • Stainless steel construction improves cleanability and eliminates corrosion
  • Heavy-duty construction reduces maintenance and maximizes uptime
  • Fast, easy changeover reduces downtime and increases productivity
  • Large carton size range and style range protects your investment as products change
  • Easy integration to other ADCO top load machinery saves time and money
  • Advanced guard design keeps operators safe and maximizes maintenance access
  • Snack foods
  • Baked goods
  • Flow-wrapped products
  • Ice cream novelties
  • Frozen meats
  • Dairy
  • Household products
Carton Size Range
mensions Min(in) Max(in) Min(mm) Max(mm)
  Varies by application
Electrical 230 VAC, 3-Phase with ground (PE), 60 Hz, 30A
Air Consumption 10 CFM @ 70 PSI
  • Washdown Construction
  • Available in single, double, or triple head forming configurations
  • Nordson MOD melt on demand hotmelt glue system
  • Form webbed corner (takeout) cartons
  • Pneumatic or air cylinder eject
  • Low carton magazine warning light
  • Flighted or non-flighted packing conveyor
  • Electronic packing conveyor interface
  • PLC & HMI upgrades
  • Integrate with an ADCO or 3rd party supplied product loading system
  • Integrate with an ADCO supplied carton closer