Probably the fastest tray erector in the world

Don't worry if you missed it at PPMA 2017, you can see the TFS500 single-head tray erector in action for yourself at our showroom.


At PPMA 2017 we demonstrated probably the fastest single-head tray erector in the world!

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Linkx NEW TFS500 single-head tray with outstanding speeds of up to 100 trays per minute.

Our NEW TFS500 single-head tray erector provides exceptional consistency and efficiency at outstanding speeds of up to 100 trays per minute.

Linkx TFS500 boasts the latest high performance servo and control technologies, vertical tray magazine, versatile tray handling for fast, easy size and style changes and an extremely compact footprint for seamless integration into any production line.

The TFS500’s high specification, modular construction is designed to be future proof for maximum return on investment, its tooling can be adapted to handle a wide range of tray sizes and styles.

Its high performance, efficiency and versatility ensure payback is fast too! Don’t worry if you missed it at PPMA 2017, you can see the TFS500 single-head tray erector in action for yourself at our showroom.

For more information contact: Linkx Packaging Systems: | 01502 713777

Linkx TF range of Tray and Carton Erectors 

Linkx TF range Tray/Carton Erectors leave the competition behind. With an impressive output of up to 100 trays per minute.

Our innovative design offers; exceptional consistency, compact footprint, easy size change, outstanding speed, with an even faster payback.

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Engineered to the last detail

Leave the competition behind with our outstanding speeds, exceptional consistency and flawless flexibility.

Our automatic tray erector range is available with either tape or glue closure, making our machines suitable for any product type. The TF range can run high walled trays, low walled trays, shelf-ready trays, but are typically Fefco 0200 and 0201 or RSC and HSC styles.

Our engineers have worked hard to produce machines which are easily adaptable for any product type. Machines are available in a compact footprint with options for high storage board capacity.

High performance technology

The TF range starts with entry level pneumatic machines, up to fully servo multi head machines, to suit any application.

Our entry level machine, installed with pneumatic controls, is a competitive price to ensure you the best value for money on your investment.

Or upgrade to one of our servo machines for increased output speeds and decreased running costs.


Easy to use

Simple, clear controls and easy size changes for ease of use and reduced downtime.

Simple, clear touchscreen controls make production operation just a few easy clicks, with remote support as standard. Product size changes are easy with our quick size change facility, taking on average just 5 minutes to set up between products.

Designed for 24/7 operations, our TF range is installed with full diagnostic systems and Ethernet connectivity for remote support.

Two heads are better than one

For increased output, our twin head Tray Erector has an output of up to 60 trays per minute.

The Twin Head tray erector produces trays simultaneously whilst retaining a compact footprint. This allows for exceptional speeds of up to 60 trays per minute with the option for either glue or tape closure.

The Twin Head tray erector provides the fastest payback yet.


Call us on: 01502 713 777

TF Tray Erector model range at a glance

ModelSpeed CPMClosureTray Type Max Blank SizeTechnologySpecification
TFP500Up to 30GlueFEFCO500mm2PneumaticAvailable On Request
TFS500Up to 100GlueFEFCO500mm2ServoAvailable On Request
TFP750Up to 20GlueFEFCO750mm2PneumaticAvailable On Request
TFS750Up to 50GlueFEFCO750mm2ServoAvailable On Request
TFP1000Up to 15GlueFEFCO1000mm2PneumaticAvailable On Request
TFS1000Up to 25GlueFEFCO1000mm2ServoAvailable On Request
TFP750-PUp to 15GlueProduce Tray750mm2PneumaticAvailable On Request
TFS750-PUp to 25GlueProduce Tray750mm2ServoAvailable On Request
TFP1000-PUp to 10GlueProduce Tray1000mm2PneumaticAvailable On Request
TFS1000-PUp to 20GlueProduce Tray1000mm2ServoAvailable On Request

Features and Benefits

  • Compact design for small footprint production environments
  • Low cost, high specification modular construction for future upgrades and specification changes
  • High reliability components from Rockwell / Siemens / Kuka partnership
  • Simple and quick size change facility for faster set up times
  • Simple, clear controls for ease of operator use and reduced downtime
  • Clear guard panels for ease of production monitoring and safety
  • 270° discharge choice
  • Ethernet connectivity for remote support

Standard Technical Specification

  • Machine Speed: Up to 25 trays per minute
  • Servo or Pneumatic Actuation
  • Large capacity board magazine options
  • HMI panel with touch screen for ‘recipe information system’
  • Table Top design
  • Discharge conveyer
  • Fully compatible with automatic tray loader


  • Vertical or horizontal card magazine
  • Rockwell / Siemens Controls
  • Nordson / Preo or Mellor Hot melt glue system or Crash lock system for hand erect trays
  • Inline and right angle discharge
  • Change part or adjustable forming tools
  • On demand multiple size tray forming
  • Conveyors
  • Automatic tray and carton Loading
  • Robotic tray and carton erecting and loading

Board Specification

  • Tray Styles: Low Walled, High Walled, Shelf Ready, 90 degree corners and mitred tray corners, pizza style cartons, crash lock
  • Materials: Fibre board and fluted corrugate
  • Fefco Styles: Typically 0300, 0301, 0415 and 0420 but the system can be adapted to suit most 03 and 04 fefco style ranges