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SMARTFOLD ULTRA SERIES of Folder Gluer for folding cartons


The SMARTFOLD ULTRA folder gluer models are equipped with advanced state of the art technologies for fast job changeover, especially focused on multi-type work capabilities with medium-long to shorter run lengths folding gluing in mind.

Motorized carriers, full and sectional job/memory recall, new ¨universal multi-function section¨ with integrated ¨bump & turn¨ allows to turn cartons 90º and its alignment. Pre-breakers device by outer belts on both sides. New servo drives technologies, extra length crash lock bottom section. Extra folding & closing section with collapsible central carrier, able to produce complex carton structures, straight line, lock bottom, 4 & 6 corner cartons and more. DGM has been committed to offer the industry an affordable, cost effective and complete state of the art solution for the folding and gluing needs of today's converter and market demands, one of the best cost/value/productivity equipment combination to be offered to the industry.


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Available widths: 800 and 1100mm

Technical Brochure


Smartfold ULTRA Folder Gluer

1. Feeder section

  • Driven independently by servo motor.
  • Friction feeder with 8 untimed feeding belts, 30 mm width.
  • Electronic pile vibrator.
  • Lateral feed gates fully adjustable to the width of the blank.
  • Three adjustable front feed knives with carton spacing carriers (bogies).
Feeder section SF Ultra/Ultra X 1100

2. Side register section

  • Driven independently by servo motor.
  • Independent section with an unparallel lower carrier that guides the box to a parallel handrail that allows a perfect blank alignment.


Side register section SF Ultra/Ultra X

3. Pre-folding section

  • Driven independently by servo motor.
  • Left hand glue flap pre-folder up to 180º.
  • Third crease line pre-folder up to 135º.
  • 1st and 3rd crease openers.
  • Three upper and lower carriers along full section.


Pre-folding section SF Ultra

4. Multi-function section

  • Driven independently by servo motor.
  • Extra length crash lock bottom section.
  • 3 sets of upper and lower transfer carriers along the section.
  • Complete set of folding hooks and helixes to fold the front flaps of the blank smooth and accurately.
  • Set of accesories for “B” lock bottom.
  • Integrated ¨bump & turn¨ allows to turn cartons 90º and its alignment.
  • Pre-breakers device by outer belts on both sides.


Multi-function section SF Ultra 1100/Ultra X

5. Gluing unit

  • One lower (left side) gluing tank.
  • Easy to remove and clean.
  • Standard 3 & 5 mm width glue disc.
  • Optional electronic upper gluing system by guns, upon request.


Gluing unit SF Ultra/Ultra X

6. Folding & Closing section

  • Driven independently by servo motor.
  • Extra length folding & closing section, 4.5 meters long.
  • Collapsible central carrier by pneumatic system, saving time for set-up and allows to run small boxes.
  • Lifting central upper carrier by pneumatic system.
  • Smooth and accurate folding of 2nd and 4th crease.
  • Outer folding belts adjustable up to 180º with variable speed.
  • Two upper & two lower carriers with 25 mm lower and 30 mm outer belts.
  • Width-wise adjustable heavy-duty compression rollers (optional).
  • Detectors of proximity between carriers to avoid damages when approaching.


Folding & Closing section SF Ultra/Ultra X

7. Trombone section

  • Driven independently by servo motor.
  • Pneumatic box ejector, for quality control without interrupting the flow of boxes
  • Upper and lower drive mechanism for length adjustment.
  • Equipped with automatic belt tension-adjusting system.
  • Continuous and automatic box collection mechanism that ensures a neat trans-fer to the Press section, guaranteeing a well aligned flow.
  • Electronic counter and ¨Kicker¨ for marking batches.
  • Squaring device for crashlock bottom boxes.


Trombone section SF Ultra/Ultra X

8. Press section

  • Manual and Automatic speed variation in coordination with a photocell.
  • Upper section moves back and forward, allowing for different box length.
  • 5.5 meters total length with 3.1 meters effective pressure length.
  • Pneumatic pressure adjustment to avoid marks.


Press section SF Ultra

9. 4 & 6 corner device

  • Motorized and untimed electronic back folding system with intelligent servo motor technology. It allows accurate folding of all back flaps by mean of hooks installed in two independent shafts controlled electronically


4&6 corner device SF Ultra/Ultra X

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Last modified: 02/29/20