Poly bag inserter ZIM-31

Poly bag inserter ZIM-31

From a roll of polyethylene film, the compact ZIM-31 automatically inserts bags into boxes, crates or trays. 

The bag inserter runs with made-to-measure bags or pre-made bags from a 12 kg reel and handles multi box footprints.

Standard equipped with

  • 15” HMI.
  • Multicolour warning light. 
  • Infeed conveyor with integrated box centering device and separator. 
  • Benefits
  • Technical specifications
  • Containers
  • Consumables
  • Options


Case lining convenience

  • Continuous production thanks to the automatic film roll exchange.
  • Super compact: only 1,7 x 1,3 m floor space needed.
  • 15” HMI to facilitate operator convenience.

Your intelligent bag inserter

  • Up to 12 cases/minute.
  • Quick and ergonomic film roll loading.
  • Patented smart film opening technology.

Technical specifications

Made-to-measure bags from a reel 

  • Continuous tubular gusseted film on a reel.
  • Impulse sealing for a controlled and clean seal.

Pre-made bags from a reel 

  • Pre-sealed and perforated bags on a reel for optimal convenience.

Failsafe bag opening

  • New strong gripper and spoon module.
  • Patented smart film opening technology with a special vacuum and air insertion system.

Perfectly controlled bag insertion

  • Case flap holders for perfect case flap positioning.
  • Servo driven up and down movement of the gripper frame for a steady and smooth operation.

Operator friendly design

  • Good maintenance accessibility.
  • Improved interface with 15”HMI to facilitate operator convenience. 


  • Up to 12 c/min (Depending on case sizes)



Container specifications (outside dimensions in mm)

Multi footprint (L x W) /variable heights

  • Min. 300 (L) x 200 (W) // 250 (D)
  • Max. 610 (L) x 410 (W) // 650 (D)  

Film specifications

  • Tubular polyethylene film with gussets (side folds)
  • Film thickness: as from 15 µm


  • Automatic film roll exchange
  • Advanced stainless steel execution
  • Access point for remote support
  • Air plunger for improved bag positioning
  • Automatic format change

For other options, please contact Pattyn.