Laser scoring/marking-equipped stick pack machinery lowers operating costs

Rick Lingle in Form-Fill-Seal on June 02, 2014

The Inever BY300 multilane stick pack machine from Matrix, powered by Pro Mach, offers combined laser scoring and marking to lower operating costs through savings in consumables versus continuous inkjet printing. It also improves the overall appearance and consumer friendliness of the stick pack.

 

The cost-effective system, which will be seen at EastPack, June 10-12, at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City in Booth #3025, is aimed at low-to-medium production of quality stick pack seals of dosing powders, granules, solids, liquids, and pastes.

Highlights:

  • The perfectly straight score line scores the outermost layer of film without damaging the inner layer;
  • The patented CO2 laser-based system performs both scoring and marking operations with an estimated operating life of 45,000+ hours;
  • Output ranges from 150 stickpacks per minute for a three-lane operation to 350 per minute with seven lanes;
  • Widths range from 1.8 inches for a three-lane operation to 0.67 inches for seven lanes; lengths range from 1.18 inches to 8 inches;
  • Inkjet or thermal printing and embossed coding for variable data can be specified;
  • It features a touchscreen HMI, PLC control, and brushless servo motors;
  • Available options include collating/counting conveyors for cartoning, dust aspiration for powders, integrated top load or end load cartoning, and mechanical cam drive.

 

 

              

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