The ElastiTag™Applicator

 

The ElastiTag™ Applicator is designed specifically for the automatic application of Elastitag™ Neck Tags in a high-speed environment.

The machine is designed to handle a range of necked bottles or containers in the following sizes:

  • Height: 5-3/4” to 12-1/2”
  • Base: 2” to 4-1/2”
  • Neck: 2” Maximum

Benefits

Stand-alone machine allows it to be rolled up to existing conveyor

Multiple servo axis allows for fast, accurate changeovers and on-the-fly adjustments

Speeds up to 450 tags per minute

Specifications

Machine Features

• Incorporates a band-expanding wheel that separates each tag from the web as it rotates the tag to the bottom of the wheel. The wheel releases the tag over the neck of the bottle and the timing screw discharges the bottle onto the customer’s conveyor
• Stand-alone machine allows it to be rolled up to your existing conveyor and apply tags to a single lane of bottles as they are conveyed through the packaging process
• Multiple servo axis allows for fast, accurate changeovers and on the fly adjustments
• Minimal retooling required, making for quicker changeovers
• User-friendly operator interface engineered specifically with the end user in mind
• Photo-eye product signal
• Auto-splice of rolls of tags for continuous operation

Speed

• Speeds up to 450 tags per minute depending upon product size and characteristics.

Product Configuration

• Individual tags on web.

Machine Models

• Standard: Single Lane.
• Custom: For non-standard bottles.

Electrical and Air Requirements

• Control Voltage: 24 VDC
• Supply Voltage: 220 VAC, Three Phase
• Nema 12 rated
• CFM dependent on vacuum system specified
• 80 psi clean/dry air supply required (equivalent to class 3 or better)

Automatic Elastitag® Neck Tags from Graphic Packaging International