The single greatest obstacle to sustained freshness in packaged food is air. Vacuum seals are a critical part of ensuring frozen and pantry foods retain long-term shelf-life without degradation of flavor, color, texture and nutritional value. Storage of food in a vacuum can preserve product freshness for up to five times longer than conventional food storage methods.

The vacuum packaging process involves a precisely timed two-step process. First, a powerful piston pump quickly removes all air and creates a vacuum in the product packaging. Then, it’s tightly sealed by a timed airtight sealing and cut-off process.

Eagle Signal brand on-delay or repeat cycle timers are used in a wide variety of sealing applications to time the vacuum pump exhaust process to a specified time interval (i.e. every 30 seconds). A feedback signal then indicates that the item is fully vacuumed which enables the counter to then send a second output signal to a temperature controller to then heat the vacuum sealer to a precise temperature parameter for a reliable and accurate vacuum seal.

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HP5 Series Cycle Flex Reset Timer
HP5 CYCL-FLEX Reset Timers The HP5 CYCL-FLEX® series timer is a high quality, synchronous motor driven reset timer housed in the standard CYCL-FLEX® plug-in housing. 

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CX 100-400 Series Cycle Flex Repeat Timer
CX Series CYCL-FLEX Timer/Counters The CX200 is a microprocessor based timer/counter housed in a standard 15 terminal CYCL-FLEX® plug-in case. Time or count operation, time range, and standard or reverse start operation is selected by 7 miniature rocker switches located inside the unit housing.  Shop Series →
BRE Series Reset Timer
BRE Reset Timers The BRE series reset timers are microprocessor driven. They provide an accurate adjustable time delay between the actuation of the control circuit and the operation of the load switches. Shop Series →

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