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A paper cushioning machine is a device used to create protective packaging pads from paper. It is commonly used in shipping and packaging industries to provide cushioning and protect fragile or sensitive items during transit. The machine typically takes rolls centrefeed paper and converts them into a continuous supply of paper cushions or pads.

The process of creating paper cushions involves feeding the paper into the machine, which then folds, crimps, and cuts the paper to form a three-dimensional cushioning material. The cushions can be produced in various sizes and configurations to suit the specific packaging requirements.
Here are some key features and benefits of a typical paper cushioning machine:

  1. Versatility: Paper cushioning machines can produce a wide range of cushioning materials, such as individual pads, continuous tubes all on demand at the touch of a button.
  2. Customization: The machines often have adjustable settings to control the size and quantity of the paper cushions, enabling customization based on the packaged product’s needs.
  3. Speed and efficiency: Paper cushioning machines are designed for high-speed production, allowing for efficient packaging operations, and reducing packaging time.
  4. Cost-effective: Using paper cushions eliminates the need for other packaging materials, such as loose Fill chips or bubble wrap, reducing material costs and waste.
  5. Eco-friendly: Paper cushions are biodegradable and recyclable, making them a more environmentally friendly packaging option compared to plastic-based materials.
  6. Protection: The cushioning provided by paper pads helps absorb shocks and vibrations during transportation, protecting the packaged items from potential damage.


Utilising unique converting technology, Ri-Fill 3 offers the following features:

Anti-jamming technology

Anti-jamming technology reduces downtime.

High speed

Running at 0.9 metres per second Ri-Fill 3 is up to 75% more efficient than equivalent machines.


Auto-cut feature allows the exact amount of material to be used, taking full control of pack costs.

Easy to use

Easy to use control panel allows the operator to programme and store frequently used pad sizes.

Modular construction

A simple modular construction allows installation to be completed in under 8 minutes.


The Ri-Fill 3 is designed to fully integrate to the workplace, further increasing productivity.

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