Forming-, Filling- and Sealing Machine

for smoke-free filter portion packs with oral tobacco
-2 independent stations-



Operative range:

Small stickpack-portion packages in filter foil

Range of products:

„Dry tobacco“
containing < 36% of moisture
Dry tobacco
Will possibly be moisturized after packaging
Wet tobacco“ 
containing > 36% of moisture
Humid tobacco containing
more than 36 % of moisture
- With or without moistening
down the line
All White“ 
3%-55% of moisture content
Nicotine powder
containing 3% - 55% of moisture

The packaging machine SB53-2T 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 SB53-2T is a machine with 2 lanes in one housing.

Technical Data:

Bag width standard:
12 / 14 / 18 mm
Special bag width:
on request
Bag length
min. 30mm max. 38mm
Special bag length
up to 41 mm
Filling volume per bag
approx. 0,2 - 1,2g adjustable
Output bags/min
Output bags/min
Number of lanes
2 lanes, independent
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. 5 KW
Voltage supply standard
Protection class
IP 54
approx. 1200 kg
Colour standard
stainless steel - alu
Packaging material
Nonwoven fleece, paper sheet, special foils


  • Machine made of stainless steel
  • Siemens PLC
  • Foil monitoring (end + tear)
  • Servo drive continuous foil transport unit
  • Sealing pressure mechanical + pneumatic spring
  • 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
  • Box end packaging (shrinking)
  • Special design: Complete line with up to 4 double machines
  • Allen Bradley PLC


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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