PFM Scirocco

Scirocco is a flow-pack servo assisted horizontal wrapping machine for producing wraps hermetically sealed on three sides from a reel of heat-sealed wrapping material.

Designed to package

Scirocco is a Horizontal packaging machine designed in particular for the automatic packaging of these products:


  • High speed sealing: The PFM Long Dwell sealing system, with equal temperature and pressure, allows for a longer sealing time when compared to the traditional rotary system. Hermetic Sealing and high speed wrapping is, therefore, possible.
  • Easy cleaning: The PFM Scirocco has been designed with cantilever principles: all the mechanic and electronic components are placed on the back of the machine in separate and protected areas. on the back of the machine in separate and protected areas. The front of the machine is then free from obstruction, allowing easy and quick cleaning operations for all product contact parts. It is constructed in AISI 304 with large radius corners, all product contact parts are made of FDA approved materials.
  • Easy set up: PFM user friendly operator interface with touch screen controls set up to 50 separate programmes. Automatic format change including adjustment of: sealing temperature, product length, speed, product positioning, print registration position, printing position, control of up and down stream equipment. In addition, special functions such as “no product – no bag” and automatic height adjustment of the longitudinal and transverse sealing jaws are included.

Technical Features

  • Servo machine equipped with brushless motors with electronic control.
  • Double expanding reel holding shaft with brakes, reel diameter 360 mm.
  • Rapid release of the intermediate belt between the infeed and crimper assembly.
  • Motorized height adjustment of Long Dwell crimper unit.
  • 4 pairs of tiltable fin seal wheels for longitudinal sealing.
  • Infeed conveyor with interchangeable product pushers.
  • Pre-heating bars.


  • Date Code printing equipment.
  • Automatic reel Splicer.
  • Trimming device to remove excess material from the fin seal.
  • Fourth fin seal wheels.
  • Mechanical gusset tucking.
  • Pneumatic air evacuation pad to remove excess air from packs.
  • LVA System (on PFM Scirocco BB).
  • Retractable discharge conveyor for packs reject .
  • Gas flushing systems and residual oxygen monitoring for modified atmosphere packaging machines.

Available Versions

  • BA version (film from above).
  • BB version (film from below) HS.
  • 3 side seal version.


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