Machines for automatic bagging

Packaging machines are designed for packaging goods into bags that the machine creates from a roll of foil. The Czech universal packaging machines ASTRO have been under develompent for more than 25 years and excel in their simple construction, reliabilty and a wide range of expansion modules.

Max. output up to
bags per minutu
Max. bag volume up to 
Delivered to more than a

Up to 150 bag variations

with optional accesories

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Operating advantages of the machine

  • They are not only clear and logical, but also a number of accessories and improvements that make operation easier.
  • An efficient system for joining new roll of film.
  • Automatic centering of the foil on the forming collar.
  • Photo probe with the elimination of interfering signals for the exact lenght of the bag.
  • Opening of the protective door, which can also be opened via the connected displacement conveyor ( the design of the year was sought)
  • The integrated compressed air gun reaches the entire space arround the machine
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Clear controls

  • … is one of the bigged advantages of ASTRO machines.
  • Graphical wizard for setting up processes
  • Automatic control of important parameters
  • Operating instructions integrated in the control panel
  • Choice of several operating screen options
  • Self-diagnosis of the machine condition
  • Permission level setting
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Benefits for machine maintenance

  • Easier transition to a new product, minimal tools needed to set up the machine and lots of small accessories to make work wasier.
  • Full door opening wihout posts for easy handling in the operating space and access to the rear of welding jaws
  • Quick-clamping system for quick exchange of the tube with the collar when changing the width of the package
  • Maintenance-free gears Murtfeldt
  • 230V socket inside the cabinet
  • Illuminated engine room for clear maintenance
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Kvalitní komponenty

  • Control system SIEMENS Simatic S7
  • Pneumatic components FESTO
  • Elektrical components SCHNEIDER Electric
  • Actuators and gearboxes SIEMENS
  • Motors and gearboxes LENZE
  • Sensors SICK
  • Bearings SKF a FAG
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Monitor your machine remotely

Using a phonr, tablet or computer, is possible to connect the machine and monitor the operating data.

Connect the machine to your business system

We will make the online data available to you using the OPC server

Remote service

Remote factory service via internt or telephone line.

Technical parameters

Machine type Mh2bb Mh2cb Mh2db MH2bb MH2eb MH3
Dose volume (ml) do 2500 ml do 5000 ml do 15 l do 2500 ml do 70 l do 2500 ml
Output* (doses/min) up to 75 bags/min. up to 70 bags/min up to 50 bags/min. up to 130 bags/min. up to 40 bags/min. up to 35 bags/min.
Bag lenght 80 - 320 mm 80 - 400 mm 100 - 460 mm 50 - 310 mm 200 - 1025 mm 80 - 310 mm
Bag width 65 - 206 mm 65 - 325 mm 65 - 350 mm 45 - 210 mm 270 - 500 mm 65 - 206 mm
Power supply 3 x 230 V/400 V - 50 Hz 3 x 230 V/400 V - 50 Hz 3 x 230 V/400 V - 50 Hz 3 x 230 V/400 V - 50 Hz 3 x 230 V/400 V - 50 Hz 3 x 230 V/400 V - 50 Hz
Label power 2,4 kW 4 kW 4 kW 3,2 kW   1,5 kW
Air pressure 0,6 - 0,8 MPa 0,6 - 0,8 MPa 0,6 - 0,8 MPa 0,6 - 0,8 MPa 0,6 - 0,8 MPa 0,6 - 0,8 MPa
Air consumption at 1 bag  0,6 MPa 3,6 l 10 l 13 l 0,2 l 13 l 7,2 l
Machine weight 500 kg 800 kg 850 kg 550 kg 950 kg 450 kg
Machine dimensions v1470 x š1065 x d1415 v1700 x š1320 x d1520 v1720 x š1620 x d1610 v1460 x š1180 x d1610 v2200 x š1920 x d1960 v1430 x š1070 x d1490

* The output depends on the size of the batch, type of goods dispensed and output of the dispenser used.

Machine description

Machine type Mh2bb Mh2cb Mh2db MH2bb MH2eb MH3
control system B&R/Siemens  
display of minute power
condition self diagnosis
Bag counter
all function setting are made from the control panel
pneumatic Rexroth, Festo
film feeding through coating straps
the machine is equipped with mechanical-pneumatic drivers
elektronics resistant to short circuit, polarity reversak, overload
el. IP 44 protection
the surfaces that come into contact with the product are made of stainless steel
all parts of the machine are protected by non hazardous surface treatments
PROFINET communication (Siemens control system)  
possibility to replace only the touch surface in case of a damaged display  

Advantages of the machine

Machine type Mh2bb Mh2cb Mh2db MH2bb MH2eb MH3
automatic control of the most important parameters and messages with error detection  
automatic control of the most important parameters          
easy and clear setting of functions and parameters on the control panel
setting  the lenght of the bag from the control panel in mm or according to the print
delay of drawinf the film for powder goods
200 presets to store parameters for different types of film and packaging methods  
stopping the machine after reaching the specified number of bags
statement of the number of bags since the machine was stopped  
statement of the total number of measures
Air conditioning input unit    
quick-change of the tube with the collar is ensured by means of a quick-clamping
simplicity of drive design
control of the dispenser ( exceot scales) from the machine terminal      
integrated control of sliding conveyor      
possibility of connection to PC, printer or ethernet  
precise and automatic film guidance    
automatic film tensioning        
adjustable coating belt pressure - pneumatically
program service via telephone line  
control lanague according to assigment / 4 standard langauges - Czech, German, English, Russian)  


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