Carton Former - Lock

Carton Former - Lock - AF

Designed to form lock style trays and tri-seal cartons, the versatile ADCO AF family of top load carton formers are capable of forming a wide range of carton sizes and styles at up to 60 cycles per minute, depending on the configuration.

With available high-speed and slow-speed geometries and its 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 AF formers feature quick change forming heads, pick-and-place carton feed designed to provide efficient, reliable and forgiving operation. Like all ADCO machines, the AF 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
  • 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
Dimensions 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
  • Form 4-corner display trays with hot melt glue
  • Form fold-over end wall locking trays
  • 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