Pallet Wrappers – The Difference between Semi-Automatic, Automatic & Fully Automatic Machines

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Semi Automatic, Automatic, Fully Automatic Pallet Wrapping Machines


Omni has developed a large range of Semi-Automatic, Automatic & Fully Automatic Pallet Wrapping Machines as well as the option to custom make inline wrapping systems for high volume production lines.

When purchasing a pallet wrapping machine it is important to select a suitable machine for your volume, load type etc. To achieve the maximize warehouse efficiency and optimum load containment while reducing film using is everyone’s common goal. If you share the objective for your warehouse we have the solution, it’s called The Perfect Pallet Wrapping Solution.


Semi – Automatic Pallet Wrapping Machines:

Stretch Wrappers with Semi-Automatic  functions require you to attached the film to the pallet load before wrapping the pallet. Once the pallet has been wrapped, the film tail needs to be cut off. These type of pallet wrapping machines suit a majority of warehouse with a low to medium amount of pallets to be wrapped per day. More automatic pallet wrapping machines are preferred by high volume pallet wrapping requires.

Even though these machines are referred to as semi-automatic pallet wrappers, these machines have more automation options than any other on the market. With the unique ability to pre-set up to 32 user programs, our pallet wrapping machines can automatically adjust its wrapping setting for each pallet load. The tension is released when it comes to the corner of the pallet to prevent the film tearing while still maximizing stretch yield.


Automatic Pallet Wrapping Machines:

The ‘automatic’ pallet wrapper comes with the same programming options as the semi-automatic and more. These machines will automatically attach the stretch film to the pallet and cut it off and seal it back at the end of each wrapping cycle.  This can be controlled by a remote or a mounted control button nearby you don’t need to get off the forklift.

This system has an air device to blow the film tail up and ensure that no film is left dragging off the pallet. This feature is unique of the Omni Superplus pallet wrapping machines. Dragging film tails from the pallets of one of the biggest causes of poor pallet load containment. The reason for this it the film tails can get caught on objects and loosens and unwraps the stretch film from the pallet. Click here to View Guide to Improving pallet load containment.


Fully – Automatic Pallet Wrapping Machines:

Fully Automatic Machines are used to integrate into automatic conveyed packaging lines. This almost operator less pallet wrapping solution is the key to increase warehouse efficiency and reducing labour costs. We custom make machines to suit each production lines individual specifications. There are endless options to have weighing systems, barcode readers, acoustic and light alerts. True to its name, this machines are ‘Fully Automatic’


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