What Are Vacuum Sealers And What Do They Do?
Have you ever wondered how potato chips are sealed in bags? How do they package food and why does it not spoil?
PR9.NET April 06, 2005 - KAYSVILLE, Utah – ABC Office, an office automation equipment dealer, is proud to announce the addition of chamber vacuum sealers to its line of packaging products. These new chamber vacuum sealers quickly and efficiently package food products in seconds. Vacuum sealers can be used to package a variety of food such as deli meat slices, salmon, green beans, pretzels, potato chips and more. Some people even use vacuum sealers to protect items such as baseball cards and photographs, by preventing water and contaminants from damaging the product.
It is not uncommon to find an inexpensive vacuum sealer at a department store for under $100. Although good for home use, commercial food packagers and grocers do not use these sealers because the take a long time to remove air from a bag and are not designed for high-volume use. High-volume vacuum sealers not only remove air from FDA-approved plastic vacuum bags, but they can also be connected to an optional nitrogen gas line for extended shelf life for potato chips and pretzels.
Vacuum sealers can be set to tightly wrap plastic around a product, or provide a secure and oxygen-free bag for long-term packaging. You can adjust the removed air to be anywhere from one to 99.9 percent. Potato chip manufacturers use a similar process. They will have about 50 to 60 percent of the air removed, and replace the oxygen with nitrogen for extended shelf life. Most of our vacuum sealers are available with a gas-line hookup. Replacing existing air with nitrogen that prevents bacteria, and other contaminants, from growing and keeps the food from spoiling. If you are removing 99.9 percent of the air, nitrogen is not needed. With 99.9 percent of the air removed, bacteria cannot easily grow.
The first step in using a vacuum sealer is to place your product in a bag. The bag is then placed inside the chamber. The top cover of the chamber is then pulled down. Once the air begins to be removed from the chamber, manual pressure on the lid can be removed, as it will stay in place by itself. The chamber then removes the designated amount of air (up to 99.9 percent) from the chamber. The machine then seals the bag shut and returns the chamber air pressure back to normal. The air in the bag is not returned to normal, because it has been sealed. The end result is a properly vacuum-sealed product.
We are continually trying to find products to help make our customers’ daily jobs easier.
Our addition of chamber vacuum sealers will help do this. We have created a video demo on our new vacuum sealers. The demo is about 18 minutes long and can be easily viewed by going to this page (http://www.abcoffice.com/demos/broadband/mvs45abc.wmv). High-speed Internet will be required to properly view this video demo.
If you have any questions, please call toll-free (+1-800-658-8788) Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. MST. A knowledgeable customer service representative can then assist with answering questions regarding vacuum sealers. Orders may be placed securely by phone or through our secure online shopping cart.
For further information, please contact David Stuart, Marketing Supervisor of ABCOffice.com, +1-800-658-8788, firstname.lastname@example.org.
# # #
About ABC Office
ABC Office is a leading seller of office automation equipment and supplies. We sell office products such as paper shredders, binding machines, laminators, shrink wrappers, paper cutters, laminators, display racks, paper folders and more.
|Recent News Headlines
|Industry Category of Current Press Release