85 years of packaging solutions - since 1937
85 years of packaging solutions - since 1937
StraPack RQ-8CR-FB strapping machine
StraPack RQ-8CR-FB strapping machine
StraPack RQ-8CR-FB strapping machine
StraPack RQ-8CR-FB strapping machine in use


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StraPack RQ-8CR/FB Fully Automated Strapping Machine

The reliability, speed, ease of operation and low maintenance costs of the RQ-8 strapping machines are now available on a bundling machine designed specifically for the corrugated industry.

The RQ-8CR/FB fully automated strapping machine features a high cycle speed, easy strap loading, auto re-feed and loop ejection, lubrication free operation and safe dual tensioning.

It incorporates a 1650mm x 500mm arch, top compression, variable speed conveyor and runs 5mm or 6mm strap to facilitate the requirements of corrugated container production.

For production settings with high output requirements, the RQ-8CR/FB is now available with a dual strap dispenser and automatic strap coil transfer system. This newly developed system is designed to prevent any costly production stoppages due to strap coil changes.


  • Compatible with conveyor speeds of up to 30m per minute
  • Ideal for high-volume, automated production lines
  • Self-correcting technology in the unlikely event of a short feed
  • Easy strap loading (no need to remove from conveyor line)
  • Automatic Re-feed
  • Easy maintenance
  • Ready to operate in under 25 secs
  • Tension capability up to 80kgf (150mm stroke)
  • Available in 2 arch widths: W650mm (3 belts) or W850mm (6 belts)
  • Max product sizes:  W550 x H430mm (650mm) or W750 x H430mm (850mm)
  • Compatible with Strap sizes 5, 6, 9, 12, 15.5 mm


Width: 2259 mm

Depth: 611 mm

Height: 2198 mm

Weight: 400 kg

Arch Size: W 1650 mm x H 500 mm

Conveyor Height: 1081 mm

Conveyor Speed: up to 30 m/ min

Minimum Package Size: W 200 x H 120 x L 300 mm

Maximum Package Size: W 1590 x H 430 mm

Maximum Package Weight: 30 kg

Joint/Strap/Coil: Heat seal/ Polypropylene/ ID 200 x OD 450 x W 200 mm

Strap Width: 5, 6 mm as standard

Strap Tension:up to 80 kg stroke 150 mm

Air Cylinder: Ø50 x 400 mm stroke

Power Supply: 200, 220, 240, 380, 400, 415V 3
phase 50/60Hz 0.83KVA

Conveyor Speed Information

Inverter Cycle (Hz) X Conveyor Speed (per min)

20 Hz | 9.8 m per min

30 Hz | 14.7 m per min

40 Hz | 19.6 m per min

50 Hz | 24.5 m per min

60 Hz (Max) | 29.4 m per min


Max Package Weight (kg) X Max Conveyor Speed (per min)

20 kg | 30 m per min

25 kg | 24 m per min

30 kg | 20 m per min

35 kg | 17 m per min

40 kg | 15 m per min


Maintenance and Repairs


Our nationwide team of skilled mobile engineers carry most spare parts in their vehicles – giving them the flexibility to quickly provide the necessary repair service directly on site. We also hold a comprehensive stock of standard parts at our head office in Basingstoke, many of which can be available overnight.

Customised modifications


Our expert team of engineers can customise your machinery to suit your packaging needs. Whether it’s a taller arch or a slower application speed, our experienced sales team will help guide you through the process and ascertain whether any modifications are needed. 

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