The AutoFlex™ basket multipack machinery system is a compact, high-speed lock-base basket system that can package various glass and PET bottle sizes in several pack formats and styles, including: 

  •  Open  
  •  Neck-through  
  •  Strap or fully enclosed  
  •  Full protection, with or without partitions 
  •  Square, beveled, or radius corners  
  •  Pop-up handle and opening features 

This machinery system is highly efficient and has fewer parts, simplifying and reducing maintenance. Changeover is tool-free, improving operations and enabling a changeover time of just 15-30 minutes.


AutoFlex Benefits

Operational Efficiency
  • Robust construction, with a heavy-duty tubular steel frame with corrosion-resistant coatings and materials 
  • Fewer parts, adjustments, chains, and drive points and simple timing 
  • Improved accessibility and better carton control from the feeder to the discharge 
  • Our market-proven predictive maintenance program (PMP) helps plan downtime and enables better budgeting 
  • Quick, simple, and repeatable tool-free changeovers 
  • IQ tablet provides a changeover checklist and video guidance 
  • Changeover time of just 10-35 minutes 

See AutoFlex in Action

The AutoFlex™ basket multipack machinery system is a compact, high-speed lock-base basket system that can package a wide range of glass and PET bottle sizes in various pack formats and styles.

AutoFlex Specifications

Primary Containers and Pack Configurations
  • Glass and PET Bottles 
  • 2×2, 2×3, 2×4, 2×5 configurations 
  • 10″ Pitch: 220ppm sustained and 250ppm surge 
  • 12.5″ Pitch: 180ppm sustained and 200ppm surge 
Operational Efficiency Benefits
Machine Weight
  • 21,000 lbs (9,500 kg) 

AutoFlex Standard Features

  • 10ft (3m) laned product infeed conveyor 
  • Starwheels and gripper 
  • 18ft (5.5m) carton magazine approx.1,600 basket capacity 
  • Segment wheel feeder 
  • Repitching system to achieve high pack throughput at reduced linear speeds 
  • Dual-sided basket carousel provides a compact footprint 
  • IQ tablet with changeover checklist with videos and complete parts manual 
  • Automatic prime and clean-out features 
  • Standard lock with extended compression chains 
  • Venturi vacuum generator 
  • Integrated turn/divide/reject system 
  • Automatic oil system with low-level alarm 

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