The Universal 8 packaging systems (U8) was engineered to offer you maximum flexibility. Our unique modular design allows for multiple machine configurations, alterations and expansions based upon your unique needs and growth. Quick set-up maximizes production time. Our expert team offers the training and support needed to help guarantee your success. The U8 is the machine to take your company’s production to the next level.

Outside loading of blister(s), card(s) and finished package unload stations are all standard. Universal 8 packaging systems can produce all of the typical blister package including face seal, full face, double card trapped, Club style and mock-clamshell with proper seal tooling installed.

Conceived by industry pioneer Art Gustafson in response to a customer’s needs, the ergonomically sensitive Algus Universal 8 Station (U8) Packaging System was designed with your future success in mind. As your sales increase, the revolutionary U8 is designed to allow for in-plant reconfiguration to satisfy increased product demand and production requirements. This cost-effective system allows for different packaging formats, from simple face seal packs, to complex club store packs. With the flexibility to add feeders for inserting components and vision systems for quality assurance, the U8 offers “the sky is the limit” approach to packaging.

U8 Videos

Machine TypeModular Rotary
Number of Nesting Tray8
Number of Product
load stations/Feeder Hookup Stations
Seal Area12″ X 18.5″
Electrical208/230 VAC
Cycle speed5-25 cycles per minute
Compressed Air12 SCFM @ 20 cpm at 100 psi
Machine DimensionsMachine Height 73″
Machine Width 102″
Machine Depth 96″
Shipping Weight 3500 lb.

Algus reserves the right to modify equipment specifications without prior notification.