Roll Stock Packaging for Medical Devices

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Roll Stock Packaging for Medical Devices

Flexible Roll Stock packaging is a big hit these days and almost every industry is using it in one way or the other. There are many variants of bags and pouches used for flexible packaging and it all starts with a simple Roll Stock. A Roll stock is a thin film of plastic that, when undergoes a Roll Stock Packaging machine, or called Thermoforming Packaging Machine, is nicely formed into pouches and bags for sealing products.

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Why use Roll Stock?

A core benefit of using Roll Stock is that they can be specifically designed to match the chemical properties of the product it is meant to seal. This means the pouch can be modified to counter pH, sensitivity to light, UV Rays, moisture or oxygen as well as the physical tensile strength required for the packaging. These benefits give Roll Stock an upper hand which is hard to beat by any other form of packaging method available in market.


Roll stock in medicine:

Due to the fact that Roll stock is highly adaptive of its products’ chemical properties, it becomes an excellent means to wrap up pharmaceutical equipment and medicines alike. Medical equipments such as diagnostics equipments like X-rays or MRIs and therapeutic equipment like pumps and lasers need to be packed in a sterile and contamination free environment, hence, they are undergone a Roll Stock Packaging machine to get the job done. Medicines which are marketed in form of little sachets are also packed in similar way to keep the contents away from any possible contamination or chemical reaction.

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Advantages of using Roll Stock for medical equipment

Using Roll Stock offer the following benefits for packaging medical equipment:

ü They are cost effective as bags are formed from a Roll Stock film within the machine hence less waste is generated and more accurate pouching is done.

ü While bags are being formed in the Roll Stock machine, special fitments can be included to the outside seal of the bag to block any oxygen from entering and messing with the contents of the bag.

ü It is faster to produce packaging using Roll stock than trying to fill and seal prefabricate pouches.

ü Roll stock can be printed with latest graphical designs and printing technology, it can range from a single expiry date to a multicolor HD printed logo and a elongated description of product.

ü The best fit ability of Roll stock is that it is one of the materials that can easily undergo aseptic processing. This means it can be given a peroxide bath. One finely sterile bag is ready for storing sensitive content.


Utien Flexible Thermoforming Packaging Machine-DZL-420R

It's an automatic packaging machine. It's able to finish the whole process from package forming, filling/loading,sealing to final cutting. With high automation, it's not only helpful to reduce labor cost, but also popular for its easy operation, great efficiency and high-level hygiene. This machine is an excellent packaging machine right for the medical industry.

Looking for a Thermoforming Packaging Machine Maunufacturer?

As the leading manufacturer of thermoforming packing machines, Utien provides a wide range of high quality fully automatic thermoformer with standard features to meet customer individual requirements. For more inforamtion about our company and our packaging machines, please click here to contact us!


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