NJM Packaging Introduces Model 426 AUTOCOLT Labeler

juil. 11, 2012

July 11, 2012 – NJM Packaging introduces the Model 426 AUTOCOLT labeler, which will be unveiled at Pack Expo 2012. This new high speed in-line pressure sensitive labeler is ideal for solid dose pharmaceuticals. It labels square, rectangular and round bottles at speeds up to 300 containers per minute, applying wraparound or three panel labels and optional side- and/or top-serts. The 426 AUTOCOLT labeler offers accurate, high speed labeling and the ability to handle multiple labeling and outserting tasks on one compact platform.

Using the new servo Oscillating Pressure Station (OPS), the 426 AUTOCOLT applies three panel labels plus a side-sert at higher speeds than traditional in-line pressure sensitive labelers, which allows it to compete with rotary labelers. Compared to complex rotary labelers, the in-line 426 AUTOCOLT offers faster changeovers with fewer change parts, along with a much smaller footprint and lower capital cost.

NJM can equip the 426 AUTOCOLT with a wide variety of options including glue side-sert and/or top-sert applicators, continuous thermal transfer printing from Videojet Technologies and OCV/OCRvision inspection from Optel Vision.

NJM outsert applicators allow customers to apply thicker outserts. Each outsert applicator can be equipped with an automated magazine feeder to increase the run time between reloading. The thermal transfer printer can print lot codes, expiration dates, bar codes and other variable and fixed data to the pre-printed pressure sensitive labels. Vision systems inspect the label web as well as labeled containers and trigger a no-feed response to the outserter to track and reject the container without dispensing and applying an outsert when faults are identified.

The 426 AUTOCOLT handles containers from 1 to 9 inches (25 to 228 mm) in height and from 1 to 5 inches (25 to 127 mm) in diameter. Changing over the labeler to handle a new container size and shape and achieve a new label configuration takes less than 25 minutes, with no tools required.

This state-of-the-art labeler easily accommodates RFID tagging and is ready for integration with track-and-trace serialization systems. Ethernet connectivity enables the labeler to communicate with external line monitoring systems.

The stand-alone electrical box provides easy access for maintenance and minimizes the footprint of the machine. The compact 426 AUTOCOLT accomplishes multiple labeling and outserting tasks within a space only 21 feet long and 11 feet wide. To help achieve high line speeds, an all-new servo free loop vacuum box system allows continuous motion thermal transfer printing to sync with the intermittent label application function.

Featuring Rockwell Automation Kinetix servos and a Rockwell Automation ControlLogix PLC, all motion control for the main operations are provided by servo technology, which maximizes the reliability and accuracy of the system. Wrap and panel labels are applied within a tolerance of +/- 1 mm and outserts are placed within a +/- 1.5 mm tolerance.

A dual-roll unwind label feeder with splicing capability enables quick roll changes. A Rockwell Automation PanelView Plus color touchscreen eases operation while four levels of password-protected access help maintain optimal performance. A fully enclosed heavy-duty stainless steel frame and protective guarding keeps workers safe.

A propos de NJM

NJM est un guichet unique d’équipements d'emballage automatisés pour les industries pharmaceutique, nutraceutique, biopharmaceutique et de soins personnels. Établi il y a plus de 100 ans, NJM est à la fois un manufacturier d'équipements haut de gamme et un spécialiste en intégration de lignes complètes nécessitant une expertise de niche et de haut niveau. Nous assistons nos clients dès les premières étapes de planification et de conception de la ligne de production, jusqu'à son exploitation. Notre offre comprend tant des solutions autonomes que des systèmes intégrés clés en main pour les produits à dose liquide et solide. NJM est une marque ProMach, leader mondial des solutions de lignes de conditionnement. En tant que partenaire ProMach Pharma, NJM aide ses clients à protéger leur réputation et à accroître la confiance de leurs consommateurs. ProMach est synonyme de performance et la preuve se voit dans chaque emballage. Apprenez-en plus sur NJM au www.NJMPackaging.com et sur ProMach au www.ProMachBuilt.com.

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