Industrial Vacuum Sealers

Stepping up to industrial vacuum sealers provide stronger vacuums, are easier to clean and often are approved by the food and drug administration.  Some are even suitable for home usage.  These units will seal package after package usually as long as you are able to stand there and feed in bags,  without getting hot.   A must if you are planning to package for sale any of your produce or meat products.

Pros - Industrial Vacuum Sealers - Cons

The biggest pro for Industrial Vacuum Sealers is the construction:  generally made from stainless steel for ease of cleaning, and featuring a  heavy duty motor that draws a high vacuum without overheating.  They feature much quieter motors and the oil cooled motors do not require cool down time between cycles.  Those with chambers are the only way to seal liquids.  The major negative for most anglers or hunters is the price point of Industrial Vacuum Sealers - generally retailing well over $500.  You will have to decide if the quantity of food you want to vacuum seal warrants this expenditure.

Weston Commercial Sealer

This excellent countertop Weston Commercial Vacuum Sealer is one tough customer.  Vacuum seal and preserve fresh meats, produce, bulk food purchases and all sorts of leftovers.  Even marinate your foods in just minutes with a see thru lid to watch the whole process.  This commercial grade vacuum sealer comes with a 2 year warranty.  Its auto mode has a simple 1 touch operation all the way to seal.  Stainless steel construction for easy clean up and longevity.  Its fan cooled motor prevents overheating ensuring long and consistent sealing. The double piston pump delivers top of the line 28"HG vacuum strength powered by a 935 watts of power for a rapid seal time.  Built with a wide Teflon bar you can seal bags up to 15 inches.  Bright LED lighting makes it easy to use and the removable power cord provides easy storage.

Weston Pro-2300 Commercial Grade Stainless Steel Vacuum Sealer (65-0201), Double Piston Pump

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VacMaster VP210 Vacuum Sealer

VacMaster VP215 Chamber Vacuum Sealer
Industrial Vacuum Sealers usually have a chamber into which you place your to ber sealed items.   Simply place the filled bag into the chamber and close the lid.  When you push start the pump removes air from the chamber, as the vacuum reaches the set level your food bag is sealed.  When completed air flows back into the chamber and the process ends with a beep.  A "Dry Rocker Piston Pump" provides the powerful vacuum for this unit.  Ease of use is simply done by filling your bag with food, meat of other product, placing it in the chamber, closing the lid, turning on the power and the rest is automatic.   There is an adjustable seal bar timer so that a variety of bag sizes and thicknesses can be used.  Don't forget you can seal liquids and fresh juicy meats.  The VacMaster VP210 is USDA approved with a stainless steel chamber.  Its overall size: 20.5"L x 14.5"W x 11"H and weight of 72 lbs make this one more difficult to move about which means you may have to find a location where you won't move this often. 

Chamber Vacuum Storage Information

A variety of foods and products can be stored using these methods. Know your food groups, never vacuum package garlic or fungi like mushrooms because they will go bad in this environment.  They will actually undergo a dangerous chemical reaction, go bad and become dangerous to eat.  Vegetables should be blanched before packaging to protect against their spoilage.  The following chart is taken from the VacMaster Product Literature and is meant only to be a guide.

Food Product
Vacuum Freezer Storage
Vacuum Refrig. Storage
Normal Refrig. Storage
Fresh Beef 1-3 yrs 1 Month 1-2 weeks
Ground Meat 1 yr 1 month 1-2 weeks
Fresh Pork 2-3 yrs 2-4 weeks 1 week
Fresh Fish 2 yrs 2 weeks 3-4 days
Fresh Poultry 2-3 yrs 2-4 weeks 1 week
Fresh Produce (blanched) 2-3 yrs 2-4 weeks 1-2 weeks

VacMaster VP215

VacMaster VP215 Chamber Vacuum Sealer
The VP215 is equipped with a 1/4 HP rotary oil pump that is able to handle larger loads. Yes it is heavy-duty yet easy to use. A double seal on each bag ensures a complete and lasting seal that's twice as strong as other machines. Reliable and quiet, this vacuum sealer is perfect for small restaurants, culinary institutions, delicatessens, catering, or hunters and anglers who process a lot of fish and game. As mentioned above this VP215 can vacuum package liquids and liquid-rich foods like fresh meats, soups, marinades, and stews. Do you make a favorite beef or fish stew, chowder and want to preserve some for the future? Then read more about these excellent industrial sealers.
UltraSource Vacuum Chamber Pouches, 10 x 13, 3 mil (Box of 1000)


How big and powerful is enough?  These industrial vacuum sealers weigh more, take up more space but offer the chance to remove the maximum amount of air for maximum storage capacity.  In addition, these are the best bet if you want to vacuum seal any liquids, meats that are fresh, soups etc.  The only negative will be their price and their size/weight.   You will know if you need to step up to one of these industrial vacuum sealers.  A must if you plan to package and then sell commercially.  They may be very helpful if you have a large family and capture and process most of your own food.  Click links below to review small and less expensive vacuum sealer models.