Forming, filling and sealing machine

For smoke-free filter foil portion packs with oral tobacco
- 1 station -



Operative range:

Small portions packages in filter foil

Range of products:

Oral tobacco

„Dry tobacco“
"Wet tobacco“
"All White“



Description of operation

The packaging machine SB18-1T is a vertically operating, fully automatic forming, filling and sealing machine for the production of very small tubular bags, the so called “Stickpacks”.
The machine processes different types of fleece from the flat foil reel.
In a sequence of single operations, the film is drawn off from the reel, formed to a tube during transportation and sealed lengthwise,
filled then, sealed transversally and cut off.

The SB18-1T is conceived as a 1-lane machine.

Technical Data:

Bag with standard
12 / 14 / 18 mm
Special bag width
on request
Bag length
min. 30 mm max. 38 mm
Special bag length
up to 41 mm
Filling volume per bag
approx. 0,2 - 1,2 g adjustable
Output bags/min
up to 450/min
Number of Lanes
Diameter of film reel
max. 400 mm
Diameter of film reel core
70/76 mm
Sealing pressure
up to 1000 N
Air connection
6 bar
Electr. connected wattage
approx. 4 KW
Voltage supply standard
Protection class
IP 54
approx. 1000 kg
Colour standard
stainless steel - alu
Packaging material
Nonwoven fleece, paper foils, special foils


  • Machine made of stainless steel
  • Siemens PLC
  • Foil monitoring (end + tear)
  • Servo drive for
    - Vertical movement of the transverse sealing station
    - Horizontal movement of the sealing station
    - Foil tear off
    - Drive for dosing unit
    - Pouches conveyor belt
  • Filling amount adjustable
  • Moistening of Sticks adjustable
  • Product monitoring + automatic refill
  • - Stop- when need of product or foil
  • Display of all malfunctions
  • Output continuously adjustable (electromechanically)
  • Counting of Sticks for boxes
  • Box handling automatically
  • Quick exchange forming set


  • Box and lid supply
  • Can closing unit
  • Labelling
  • Check weighing
  • Allen Bradley control


MERZ Verpackungsmaschinen GmbH
Carl-Benz-Ring 42
35423 Lich


Phone.: +49 6404 9172-0
Mail:  mail (a)


Phone.: +49 6404 9172-600
Whatsapp Business:+49 171 4966680
Mail:  aftersales (a)

Office / Opening times

Monday - Thursday:
8.00 a.m. - 4.30 p.m.
8.00 a.m. - 2.00 p.m.

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