CE 446 Case Erector (Pressure Sensitive Tape Erector / Bottom Sealer)

BW Integrated Systems’ Thiele CE 446 Case Erector automatically selects, erects, squares and seals the bottom flaps of regular-slotted (RSC) and half-slotted (HSC) corrugated cases. Speeds of up to 20 cases per minute are possible, depending upon the model configuration and case size.

  • Speeds of up to 30 cases per minute, depending upon case size and machine configuration
  • Opposing vacuum cups in the erecting station
  • Changeover in under 3 minutes
  • Vacuum transducers are used instead of vacuum pumps
  • Case flaps are pre-folded in a stationary position
  • Allen-Bradley MicroLogix™ PLC
  • Seals with polyester, PVC and polypropylene tapes

Magazine Capacity

Up to 250 cases, depending on case size. Larger capacities are available with optional magazine extensions.

Case Size Range

Length - 7” to 24” (178mm to 610mm)

Width - 5½” to 16” (139mm to 406mm)

Depth - 6½” to 24” (165mm to 610mm) includes top flaps

Case Types

Regular-Slotted (RSC), Half-Slotted (HSC)

Sealing Type


Electrical Requirements

Electrical Service - 240 volts AC, 3 phase, 60 Hz standard; other voltages are available as options

Control - 120-volt control power is obtained through a transformer suppled with machine; primary operator controls are 24-volt DC obtained through an internal supply

Max. Current Draw - 10 Amps (240 VAC)

Air Requirements


Operating Pressure - 60 psi (4.1 bar)

Line Pressure - 90 psi (6.2 bar)

Maximum Free Air Consumption - 30 SCFM @ 20 cases per minute