At Exapro, we offer a wide range of used carton and board converting machines, essential for the efficient production of packaging materials in various industries, including food and beverage, cosmetics, and pharmaceuticals. These machines are designed to convert flat sheets of carton and board into finished products such as boxes, trays, and other packaging components with precision and speed. Our carton and board converting machines range in price from €10,000 for basic models to €200,000 for advanced, high-capacity units from leading brands like Bobst, Heidelberg, Kama, and Jagenberg. Each machine features unique specifications such as cutting and creasing capabilities, folding and gluing options, production speed, and automation level, ensuring they meet your specific production needs.

When selecting a carton and board converting machine, consider key factors like the type of packaging products being produced, the material thickness and quality, the machine's speed and efficiency, and ease of integration with existing production lines. These elements are crucial for achieving high-quality, consistent products, optimizing production efficiency, and reducing labor costs. Investing in our used carton and board converting machines not only provides access to premium equipment at significantly reduced prices but also supports sustainable practices by extending the lifecycle of durable machinery. Trust in Exapro's commitment to excellent customer service and find the perfect machine to enhance your packaging production operations.

Explore Exapro’s listings today to discover reliable carton and board converting machines that deliver exceptional performance and value for your packaging production needs.

EMBA 240 Carton converting machine

Year: 1982

A colorful line for the production of flap packaging with a rotary die cutter and a u55260920 strapping machine U55260920 - EMBA 240 2 Oversys Reference: U55260920 Format: 1100mm x 2400mm Type: LINE FOR THE PRODUCTION OF FLAP PACKAGING Producer: EMBA Model: 240 Year: 1982 Continent: EUROPE We present this EMBA 240 FLIP PACKAGING LINE, 2 colors, manufactured in 1982. …

Versor Serto 160 k4 Carton converting machine

Year: 2018

SERTO 160k folding and plywood machines for sale. Proukcja year 2018, Its condition is VERY GOOD, practically as on the day of purchase Very low mileage. very high productivity. 100% operational like new

Kolbus da 232

Year: 1999

Manufacturer: Kolbus Mode: DA 232 Production year: 1999 Open cover format: max .: 660 x 380 mm, min .: 210 x 130 mm Equipment: A device for measuring and controlling the viscosity of the adhesive with a pump and a water tank for manual filling. The Copilot system, which not only facilitates the operation of the machine, but also ensures …

Dong Sung Active 1300 Carton converting machine

Year: 2002

Active 1300 marching automat Maximum format: 1100x1300 x mm Korean production machine State of the BDB in continuous operation cardboard treatment 180g / m2 - 300 g / m2 sheet weight 3 - 8 mm automatic top vacuum feeder automatic bottom belt feeder adhesive section

Klett Box King 2800 Carton converting machine

Year: 2003

Model Klett Box King Classic from 2003 Autofeed from 2016 Year: 2003/2016 Data: Max width 2800 mm Supplier: Klett The Machine has been elevated to allow sheets stacks approx 140-145 cm from floor. Alternative is to make a pit in the floor (drawings available). Programmable via PC (included). Main servo motor has been changed to a stronger. Bottom infeed shaft …

Jagenberg / Heidelberg Japack PRO Carton converting machine

Year: 2003

Jagenberg / Heidelberg Japack PRO Carton converting machine Japack PRO , refurbished in 2023 Year: 2003

Solema conveyer 08.375

Year: 2008

5 pieces of conveyer 1- 600x2400mm motorized belt 2- 90degree bend 3-600x3500mm motorized belt with control unit 4-600x800mm walkway 5-300x1000mm end unit

3M-Matic 700a-E Carton converting machine

Year:

Carton sealer Multi-format machine type 29200 New upper and lower cassette Manufacturer 3M-Matic Model 700 a-E Dimensions (mm) 780x1180mm Height (mm) 2180mm Electr 380V 50Hz 1,4A 240W Weight (kg) 195kg Adhesive tape dimensions Maximum roll diameter 410mm (inside roll 76.2mm) Tape width 38-50mm Carton dimensions: width 150 - 550mm Carton dimensions: height 120-625mm Carton dimensions: minimum length: 150mm

Pattyn Razim SL Carton forming, bag inserting, sealing and closing line

Year: 2004

Carton forming, bag inserting, sealing and closing line. The line is existing out of the following parts: Part 1: Carton box forming machine. American folding boxes including folder of the bottom flap and taping of the bottom side of the box. Adjustable box size. Easy format adjustment. Min box size: 200 x 150 x 75 mm. Max box size: 450 …

NS MULTI LG digital printing machine

Year: 2020

Digital printing machine NS MULTI LG Printing on corrugated cardboard, up to 1.5 cm thick, very high definition. Maximum printing width 110 cm, unlimited length. perfect condition

FRESCHI ITALY SRL Machine For The Production Of Foil Sleeves

Year: 2014

Machine For The Production Of Foil Sleeves sleeve pack mechanical speed 400 m/min minimum LF 20 mm maximum LF 265 mm maximum tape tension when unwinding 100 N minimum tape tension when unwinding 15 N maximum tape tension when rewinding 50 N minimum tape tension when rewinding 5 N tape direction from left to right electrical voltage 400 Volt / …

SAMS SMB12 Carton converting machine

Year: 2023

Stitcher with 1.2 m arm Machine manufactured in our workshop. 6-month lead time from order. 1-year parts and labour warranty.

BAHMULLER DL 25/36 SG Carton converting machine

Year: 2001

BAHMÜLLER MASCHINENBAU GmbH, Germany semi-automatic sewing and gluing machine maximum format: 3600 x 2500 mm maximum speed of 1 part: 270 pcs/hour maximum speed 2 parts: 150 pcs/hour stitching 2x top/bottom gluing 2x top/bottom

WPS 1100 - 2 Carton converting machine

Year: 2006

Heiber+Schrŏeder, Germany ejector for missing foils and double sheets (installation 2021) workable grammage of the solid board corrugated blanks min. 220 g/m2 max. 600 g/m2 up to a thickness of 5 mm size of blanks (one lane) void size (dual lane) min. 80 x 80 mm max. 800 x 1100 mm min. 80 x 80 mm max. 800 x 530 …

Peroni SC 1000 Carton and Box making machine

Year: 2017

Peroni SC-T 1000 (grooving & 4 corner cutting) Board case size min: 130×130 mm Board case size max: 1000×700 mm (Max 960 mm width when using double feeder) Corner size range min: 20×20 mm Corner size range max: 535×350 mm Board thickness min: 1 mm Board thickness max: 4 mm Overall dimensions: 5500 x 3600 x 2100 mm Capacity max: …

Used Curioni 2600 t Carton converting machine

Year: 2004

Used Curioni 2600 t Carton converting machine Used machine visible in Italy, sold "as it is"

Drent Gazelle 6 IMR Converting line

Year: 1984

Modern label- and forms converting machine, with unwind and pneumatic loader, E&L web guide with register and tension control, 1 die cutting station with matrix waste removal, 2 cutting- and perforation punching units for pin feed punching, cross perforating unit, folding unit (for reel-to-pack) and motorized delivery table. Console unit for all operation handlings. Manuals, tools, lots of tooling (a …

CVS Meccanica LINEAR RP 160

Year: 2016

Upper feeder : Paper 180 - 20 gr. up to 500 gr. stretched cardboard Lower feeder : Microwaves; Low Waves; MicroTriple UnCover; Microwaves; Low Waves; MicroTriple Cover ; Gray cardboard 1 - 2 - 3 mm Precise register on gripper and pull lay Pressing belt in the delivery after the glue unit 1.000 speed/h Mod. Linear RP Precise Register Vinyl …

Fasson gluing machine Stock Type SFAM 716 with display mounting station

Year: 2021

Suitable for full, shape, edge or strip gluing. A high level of gluing and repeat accuracy of the gluing is guaranteed. Suitable for different backing material - such as open formats, punched blanks, etc. made of corrugated and solid cardboard, rigid foam boards, etc. • Sheet system using driver chains, even for complicated cuts • high register accuracy • Working …

Arrival FP22 INLINE MACHINE

Year: 1996

ISOWA INLINEMASCHINE Prefeeder - Scheppers Year: 1996 Max.Speed: 10.000 Sh/h Max.Size: 2680 x 12700 mm Min.Size: 300 x 170 mm 2 Color Flexo Slotter - autom. Rotary Diecutting Folding Gluing Counter Ejector Mosca Wrapping Machine this extra information is standard for this model. Please always double-check the details during a visit The Arrival FP22 Inline Machine, introduced in 1996, is …


Transforming Paper: A Comprehensive Guide to Carton and Board Converting Machines

Carton and board converting machines are essential in the printing and packaging industry, enabling the transformation of flat sheets of paperboard into finished cartons, boxes, and other packaging products. These machines offer precision, efficiency, and versatility, making them indispensable for manufacturers of consumer goods, pharmaceuticals, food and beverages, and other products that require high-quality packaging. Understanding the types, features, and considerations for purchasing carton and board converting machines can significantly enhance your production capabilities and ensure outstanding results. Exapro, a leading online marketplace for used industrial machinery, provides a diverse selection of converting machines, giving businesses access to high-quality equipment at competitive prices.

Types of Carton and Board Converting Machines

Carton and board converting machines come in various types, each designed to meet specific production needs and applications. The primary types include:

Die Cutting Machines

Die cutting machines are used to cut shapes out of paperboard or carton stock, creating the components needed for folding cartons and other packaging products.

  • Flatbed Die Cutting Machines: These machines use a flat die to cut shapes, offering high precision and the ability to handle thicker materials. Ideal for short to medium production runs.
  • Rotary Die Cutting Machines: Use cylindrical dies to cut shapes, suitable for high-speed, high-volume production. These machines are efficient for large-scale operations.

Folding and Gluing Machines

Folding and gluing machines are used to fold and glue flat die-cut shapes into finished cartons and boxes. These machines are essential for creating sturdy and functional packaging.

  • Automatic Folding and Gluing Machines: Fully automate the folding and gluing process, ideal for large-scale production environments.
  • Semi-Automatic Folding and Gluing Machines: Combine manual input with automated features, suitable for medium-scale operations and custom packaging solutions.

Laminating Machines

Laminating machines are used to apply a protective or decorative layer to paperboard or carton stock, enhancing the appearance and durability of the final product.

  • Thermal Laminating Machines: Use heat to bond the laminate to the substrate, providing a strong and durable finish.
  • Cold Laminating Machines: Use pressure-sensitive adhesives, suitable for heat-sensitive materials and applications requiring a less permanent bond.

Coating Machines

Coating machines apply a coating or finish to the paperboard or carton stock, providing additional protection, gloss, or specific functional properties.

  • UV Coating Machines: Apply ultraviolet coatings that cure instantly under UV light, offering a high-gloss, durable finish.
  • Aqueous Coating Machines: Use water-based coatings that provide a protective finish while being environmentally friendly.

Exapro offers a variety of carton and board converting machines, ensuring businesses can find equipment that meets their specific production needs.

Key Features and Specifications

When selecting a carton and board converting machine, it is crucial to consider specific features and specifications to ensure the machine meets your operational requirements. Key factors include:

Production Speed and Capacity

The production speed and capacity of the machine determine how many units can be produced within a given timeframe. High-speed machines are essential for large-scale operations, while lower-speed machines may suffice for smaller production runs. Exapro’s listings provide detailed specifications on production speed and capacity, helping you find a machine that meets your production goals.

Material Compatibility

Ensure the machine is compatible with the types of materials you use, such as various grades of paperboard, carton stock, and laminates. Machines that can handle a range of materials offer greater flexibility and versatility in production.

Automation and Control

Advanced automation and control systems enhance precision and consistency in converting operations. Features such as programmable settings, touch-screen interfaces, and real-time monitoring capabilities can significantly boost productivity and ensure consistent product quality. Exapro’s platform includes machines with various levels of automation, allowing you to find the right balance between functionality and ease of use.

Precision and Accuracy

The precision and accuracy of the machine are critical for ensuring high-quality finished products. Look for machines with advanced cutting, folding, and gluing technologies that provide consistent and accurate results.

Durability and Maintenance

The durability of the machine and its maintenance requirements are essential for long-term operational efficiency. Machines constructed from high-quality materials, such as stainless steel and robust alloys, are more resistant to wear and tear. Easy-to-clean designs and accessible components simplify maintenance, reducing downtime and operational costs. Exapro provides information on the condition and maintenance history of used machines, aiding in informed decision-making.

Leading Brands in Carton and Board Converting Machines

Reputable brands and manufacturers are often synonymous with higher quality and better support. Some leading brands in the carton and board converting machine market include:

  • Bobst: Known for their high-precision and innovative machines, Bobst offers robust solutions suitable for various converting applications.
  • Heidelberg: Heidelberg’s machines are renowned for their durability and advanced technology, making them a popular choice in the packaging industry.
  • Mitsubishi: Mitsubishi provides a range of high-performance converting machines, known for their reliability and precision in demanding applications.
  • Koenig & Bauer: Koenig & Bauer’s machines are characterized by efficiency and versatility, offering reliable performance for large-scale operations.

Exapro features equipment from these and other reputable brands, ensuring access to reliable and well-supported machinery.

Pricing of Used Carton and Board Converting Machines

The cost of used carton and board converting machines varies widely based on factors such as age, condition, brand, and specific features. Generally, prices can range from a few thousand to several tens of thousands of dollars. For example, a used Bobst die cutting machine might be priced around $20,000 to $50,000, while a high-end Heidelberg folding and gluing machine could cost between $50,000 and $100,000. Exapro's marketplace offers a range of pricing options, providing transparency and competitive deals for buyers.

Conclusion

Carton and board converting machines are essential tools in the printing and packaging industry, offering efficient and reliable solutions for transforming paperboard into high-quality packaging products. By understanding the different types of machines and key factors to consider when purchasing, businesses can make informed decisions that align with their production needs. Exapro offers a comprehensive platform for sourcing high-quality used machinery, providing detailed listings and competitive pricing. Whether you need a die cutting machine, a folding and gluing machine, a laminating machine, or a coating machine, Exapro’s extensive inventory and user-friendly interface make it easy to find the right equipment for your converting operations.