Adco VHL Vertical Hand-Load Carton Former

Adco VHL Vertical Hand-Load Carton Former

At a Glance

  • Designed for hard-to-load products
  • Intuitive and modern interface enhances operator experience
  • Fast, easy changeover with dual shafts and motorized overheads
  • Servo controls maximize reliability and productivity
  • Up to 125 cartons per minute
  • Constructed out of stainless steel
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Continuous Motion Hand Load Cartoner for Seated or Standing Operators

The VHL vertical hand load cartoning machine is the answer for hard to load products. The VHL is a continuous motion machine with the operator controlling the carton supply with timed vacuum control. The machine erects and closes the bottom of the carton prior to the hand-load area. After loading, the top of the carton is closed and then discharged from the machine.

The VHL addresses evolving safety and ergonomic concerns. Electrically interlocked barrier guarding and main drive overload detent clutch protect the operator from injury. Adco's lower hand-load stations accommodate seated or standing operator positions.

The VHL is capable of machine speeds up to 125 cartons per minute - depending on carton structure, design, the products to be loaded, and operator dexterity.

Like all Adco machines, the VHL is constructed out of stainless steel and is available in both, standard and washdown configurations.


Stainless steel construction with fully-welded sheet metal frame provides maximum strength, plus improved sanitation and cleanability over traditional designs
Fast, easy changeover with dual shafts and motorized overheads along with servo controls maximizes reliability and productivity
Intuitive and modern interface enhances operator experience and improves overall equipment effectiveness (OEE)
Full control guide and plowing system maximizes jam protection and reduces downtime
Advanced guard design keeps operators safe and maximizes maintenance access


Stainless steel construction
Compact frame with leveling feet and casters
High capacity, easy-to-load case magazine
Servo motion controls throughout
Modern and intuitive operator interface
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Allen-Bradley PLC control package with touch screen HMI interface
Category 3 safety system with fully-interlocked barrier guard package
Many product handling and infeed options available


Tuck or glue style cartons
Marking and coding systems
Low carton indicator


Refrigerated and frozen foods
Bakery and snack foods
Nutritional products
Personal care
Soap and detergents

Carton Size Range

Length of Opening: 2" to 9" (51 to 229mm)
Width of Opening: 0.75" to 3" (20 to 76mm)
Carton Depth: 4" to 10" (102 to 254mm)


Electrical: 230/460 VAC, 3-Phase with ground (PE), 60 Hz
Air: 8-9 CFM @ 90 PSI (Venturi), 2-3 CFM @ 90 PSI (Pump)

Please contact Pro Pac or call 888-318-0083 for your cartoning equipment.

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