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The MK-SAC – Sub Compact IM Autoload Cartoner is an ultra-compact cartoner that can handle a wide range of product applications. The MK-SAC is ideal for intermittent motion applications and can include a manual, semi-automatic, or fully automatic infeed system. With its small footprint and Allen Bradley PLC and Servo motors, the MK-SAC can ensure high packaging efficiency for your cartoning applications. Standard No Product, No Carton, No Load is included as well as a robust frame and materials for quiet and efficient operation. Quick change adjustments and changeover to cut production costs are also included in the MK-SAC. The MK-SAC can handle a wide variety of carton sizes.

Furthermore, the MK-SAC features a servo-driven rotary feeder that is simple to set-up and can reach 100 cpm via intermittent motion operation. The HMI screens on the MK-SAC are intuitive and provides your production team with accurate fault diagnostics, access to all motors, cylinders, and sensors as well as easy homing guides for quick set-up and troubleshooting.

Key Features

Intermittent Motion Infeed System

Offers an economical solution for low-speed applications.

Servo Driven Loading System

Loading Funnels with servo driven pushers end load product into the carton.

Intermittent Motion Rotary Feeder

Only erects cartons when needed reducing energy costs.

Intuitive Allen Bradley PanelView HMI

Intuitive screens allow access to servo motor control, recipe changes, machine operation statistics and more.

Small Footprint

The ultra compact MK-SAC allows you to save valuable floor space.

Optional Features

Mounting Locations for Optional Equipment

Code daters, ink/laser jet printers, and bar code readers can all be mounted on the MK-SAC.

Stacked Chain Arrangement

Allows for small depth cartons.

Quick Changeover Options

Siko counters, ratchet handles, and visual scales can all be added to aid in changeover.

Prebreak Carton Opening

Handles square cartons with ease as the carton will be prebroken slightly before placement into the main chain conveyor.

Wash-down Construction

The MK-SAC can be constructed using stainless steel or equivalent for wash-down capability.


Bars of Product

Multi or single packs of bars are easily collated by the MK-SAC.

Snack Foods

The MK-SAC is ideal for integrating with upstream vertical baggers.

Flow Wrap Packages

Low to mid speed flow-wrapping machines will seamlessly integrate with the MK-SAC.

Health Products

Single or dual lanes to handle your health products.

Stick Packs

The MK-SAC can be deigned to collate and carton two lanes of stick packs.

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