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Vacuum packing non-food

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The ideal packaging

Vacuum sealing goes much further than packaging food products alone. Vacuum packaging also presents interesting possibilities for the protection and optimisation of various non-food products. Whether packaging less voluminous products such as sneakers, maintaining the effectiveness of medicines, or protecting machine components against oxidation, dust and dirt, the advantages of vacuum packaging your non-food products are endless.

Which non-food products can you package?

Vacuum packing sneakers optimises your storage space and transport. Removing the air means that your packaged sneakers are less voluminous while retaining their shape.
Ink (cartridges)
Vacuum packing ensures that the quality and life span of ink is maintained. It prevents drying out and protects against oxidation through minimal exposure to air.
Medical products
Vacuum packing protects medicines against moisture, oxidation and light and ensures their effectiveness. Tools remain sterilised in a vacuum package.
Machine components
Vacuum packing prevents the ageing of machine components. Packaging assembled components together ensures no parts are lost.

Advantages of non-food vacuum packing

Free from dirt, moisture and dust

Vacuum packing provides an airtight barrier against dust, dirt and moisture. This protects your product from all kinds of external factors, which is especially important for sensitive, non-food products. 

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Compact storage and transport

Vacuum packing removes almost all the air from a package. This logically reduces the size of the package. A more compact size generates more space for storage and you can transport more products at the same time. 

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Maintenance of quality and life span

Vacuum packing provides protection against moisture, oxidation and – in an aluminium bag – also light. This ensures that non-food, sensitive products will retain their quality for longer. 

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Protection against pests

The robust, airtight packaging of non-food items ensures that almost nothing can damage your product. 

Reduced waste

The absence of air means that non-food products are protected against rust. This means they can be kept in storage for longer. 

Vacuum packing non-food products

Vacuum packing non-food products is simple. Choose the right bag for your product, select the correct program and initiate the vacuuming process. For products with sharp edges, soft air creates the ideal conditions to prevent damage to the bag. If you are using an aluminium bag, the bi-active seal ensures that the bag is sealed on both sides.
Soft air

Soft air

This enables the optimal vacuum packing of sharp or sensitive products without damaging the product or vacuum bag.

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Liquid control

Liquid Control

Stops the vacuuming process when evaporation is detected. This prevents contamination of the chamber, oxidation of the pump, and dehydration and loss of weight

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ACS bedieningspaneel

Advanced Control System (ACS)

Advanced full color operating system with 20 pre-programmed or user-configurable programs and extra functions for optimal user-friendliness.

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Bi-actieve seal

Bi-active seal

Seals aluminum and thick vacuum bags on both sides using sealing bars at the top and bottom

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Need help choosing?

Finding the right Henkelman machine for vacuum packing non-food products can be challenging, due to the wide range of models, options and functions. We are happy to help you find the best option to suit your wishes and budget. You can also give us a call to just talk about the options. 

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Frequently asked questions

How do I vacuum pack sharp objects?

To prevent sharp objects from tearing through the vacuum bag, it is best to use the soft air function. This is available on all Henkelman vacuum packing machines except the Jumbo.  

How do I vacuum pack a product with trapped air?

For non-food products it is not necessary to set a very deep final vacuum. If your product contains a lot of trapped air, such as cardboard, clothing or filters, we advise you to choose a lower vacuum setting.