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Pre-Glued Label Rotary Labeler
ROTARY Linerless Roll-Fed Pressure Sensitive Labeler Suitable to Apply Wrap-Around Pre-Glued Labels
Adhesleeve Labeler Type: rotary roll-fed labeler Application: plastic pre-glued label from reel. Possible labeling combination on the same labeler. Suitable to handle cylindrical and shaped (rectangular, square, oval and so on) containers, even empty. Production speed from 60 to 1.000 bpm, depending on the model. Technical features The two MACROPROBLEMS typical to this type of labeling machine has been eliminated in one go. Standard Roll-fed machines utilize: HOT MELT Gluing the label edges by means of a glue roller is known to present some disadvantages: glue spray and relevant cleaning of the application cylinder; deposit of residual films or labels in the glue regulator (production stops due to cleaning operations); periodic cleaning of the pads during the working shifts; oily fumes produced by the glue heating (150°); LABEL CUT until today, on all roll-fed machines, the label cut is performed by interaction of rotary cutting blades and one or two fixed ones. The difficulties in the adjustment of the blades during their replacement (4 to 6 hours) are well-known, as well as the production stops due to imperfect label cut.
ADHESLEEVE allows the reduction of the label costs granting at the same time a higher efficiency of the labeling machine and of the line in its totality. Eliminating the use of the hot melt is the first major innovation which hallmarks this machine offering the following advantages: environmental: absence of fumes produced by heating the hot melt (to around 150°C); sanitary: it is no longer necessary to utilize solvents to clean the label application cylinder (having eliminated the hot melt no residual glue is left to clean) ecological: the absence of hot melt makes the label free from any contamination, so 100% recyclable, together with the bottle and the cap.
The second important innovation introduced by this new labeling technology is the method of label cut. As this is no longer affected by fixed cutting blades interacting with rotary ones, several BIG PROBLEMS are easily solved: Adjustments: not necessary to adjust the cutting unit for various film thicknesses, considerable changes in the ambient temperature, no worn out blades etc. Replacements: it takes only 10 minutes (at most) to replace the cutting devices without tools or adjustments! The life of the new cutting devices is much longer than the classical cutting system; Efficiency: 100% elimination of production stops, potentially due to imperfect label cut, film stretching with consequent reduction of its thickness, different film thicknesses due to an excessive quantity of paint on a reel, etc. The new cutting devices do not require any servicing or adjustment. Films with a different thickness from standard ones can be used.
Labeler Versions “N” Version Type of labeling : pressure sensitive Production speed : From 6.000 to 60.000 bph N. of labels to be applied : 1 Label length : Up to 640mm Containers to be handled Cylindrical – even empty Container Ø : Max 200mm “S” Version Type of labeling : pressure sensitive Production speed : from 7.000 to 60.000 bph N. of labels to be applied : 1 Label length : Up to 640mm Containers to be handled Cylindrical and shaped (rectangular, square, oval and so on) – even empty Container Ø : Max 200mm
ADHESLEEVE Is the cheapest and most ecological solution in the field of Roll-fed labeling. It uses reels with already applied glue strips, which are applied to the label during the film converting process. ADHESLEEVE is a type of labeling machine which uses pre- glued transparent or white roll-fed film with thicknesses lower than the films that are normally used on the classic Roll-Fed labelers. Due to the use of thermal-shrinkable pre-glued roll-fed films, Roll-Adhesleeve, on the same machine, is able to handle shaped containers creating a Sleeve-type packaging at definitely lower costs (40% savings), granting the same packaging quality.