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Axon Styrotech

3080 Business Park Dr., Raleigh, NC, 27610, US

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Packaging Equipment

Shrink Sleeve Applicator processes 400 units per minute.

February 6, 2015

Featuring servo-controlled, mandrel-style design, Lanzara is based on Schneider Electric's PacDrive™ 3 automation platform, which integrates discrete, motion, and IT functionality, and updates I/O motion blocks at 1 ms each. Smart Speed Control automatically increases or decreases sleeving rate, matching upstream and downstream line speed. Smart Cutting System minimizes blade changeovers, while Smart Film Feed System simplifies film threading and optimizes control of film web. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Labels, Tags, Signage & Equipment

Applicator/Heat Tunnel System is suited for tamper evident bands.

May 1, 2014

Integrated system, comprised of EZ-100 applicator coupled with Thermoray heat tunnel, suits tamper evident band applications. EZ-100 comes with electro-pneumatic film control system, precision guillotine knife system, Allen-Bradley PLC, and intuitive operator interface. Thermoray shrink tunnel utilizes IR heating elements with integrated fan to ensure even heat distribution and uniform shrinkage. Fostering integration into existing packaging lines, both machines have cantilevered frames. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Packaging Equipment

Shrink Sleeve Applicators offer multi-head configuration.

April 11, 2014

Comprising heat shrink sleeve and tamper evident band applicators made of stainless steel, EZ-Series offers electro-pneumatic film control system that permits changeover to different container sizes and shapes without tooling changes. Film applicator utilizes stepper drive film feed system and guillotine knife for precise and repeatable film cut-lengths. Providing fully automatic, continuous motion operation and cantilevered design, EZ-Series integrates into new or existing packaging lines. Read More

Labels, Tags, Signage & Equipment, Packaging Equipment

Steam Heat Shrink Tunnel offers repeatability between batches.

January 21, 2014

Featuring graduated dials and steam injector adjustment indicators, ThermoPoint® 2.0 delivers precise and repeatable control of shrink process for full-body shrink labels and tamper evident bands as required for contoured containers. Each of 3 heat zones can be adjusted independently to deliver steam at different rates, heights, and angles. Cantilevered, height-adjustable, stainless steel frame, positioned over packaging line, promotes flexibility and facilitates maintenance. Read More

Food Processing & Preparation, Packaging Equipment

Shrink Sleeve Applicators feature stainless steel design.

February 12, 2013

Available in 304 SS for wet-filling rooms and 316 SS for corrosion resistance, Prime and Premium Aurora models offer applicator speeds up to 150 and 300 full-body shrink sleeves/min, respectively. In-line mandrel-style units feature modular EtherNet/IP control platform as well as recipe functionality, left/right hand orientation, bilingual operation, and electric height adjustment. Applications include beverages, dairy products, household chemicals, and pharmaceuticals. Read More

Packaging Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

Steam-Heat Tunnels feature safety interlock system.

November 6, 2012

ThermoPoint® steam-heat tunnels, integrating Category 3 safety-interlock system, also feature heat zone graduated dials and steam injector adjustment indicators for shrink process control and repeatability between batches. Each heat zone can be independently adjusted to deliver steam to label or band at different rates, heights, and angles. Tunnels are available in 3- or 6-zone configurations. They are also designed to minimize changeover time between products. Read More

Packaging Equipment, Thermal & Heating Equipment

Heat-Shrink Steam Tunnel suits contract packagers, brand owners.

September 16, 2011

ThermoJet heat-shrink tunnel features heat zone where 2 steam manifolds and multi-position mandrels direct steam for shrinking labels, sleeves, or tamper bands. For flexibility, cantilevered stand facilitates mobility between packaging lines. Components can be added as necessary to accommodate application requirements. Measuring 60 in. long and 30 in. wide, tunnel is fabricated from 304 stainless steel and accommodates 1-7.75 in. dia containers with 12 in. max height. Read More

Labels, Tags, Signage & Equipment

Labeling Systems process heat shrinkable sleeves.

March 23, 2007

Accepting product labels with diameters from 1-4 in., EZ-Seal 200SL and 400SL are capable of processing tamper-evident bands and full-body sleeves on same system at rates that exceed 200 and 400 units per minute, respectively. Systems include Allen-Bradley controls, corrosion resistant construction, and stepper/servo film feeding and cutting systems. They are suited for food, beverage, dairy, water, pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, health and beauty aids, and industrial products. Read More

Packaging Equipment, Machinery & Machining Tools

Band Applicators address food safety concerns.

July 14, 2005

Suited for produce industry, Models EZ-400 and EZ-650 apply tamper-evident seal around clamshell and large tray packages, eliminating chance of package popping open during transport. Model EZ-400 has max sleeve lay flat width of 400 mm and accommodates product widths from 3 11/16 to 9 7/8 in., while Model EZ-650 offers sleeve lay flat width of 150-650 mm and handles products from 3 1/16 to 16 3/16 in. wide. Both are automatic, continuous motion units with minimal moving parts. Read More

Packaging Equipment, Machinery & Machining Tools

Tamper-Evident Bander suits beverage and water industries.

September 26, 2004

Capable of speeds to 500 bottles per minute, EZ-100 HSX bands caps up to 50 mm in diameter and has optional feature that allows system to operate with modulating conveyor speeds as based on downstream production needs. Continuous motion tamper evident banding machine has footprint and single head design that allows it to fit into tight spaces. Unit can be integrated with existing lines or supplied as complete applicator turnkey system. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Labels, Tags, Signage & Equipment

Shrink Sleeve Labeler applies up to 600 labels/min.

July 22, 2004

EZ-Seal® 600SL heat shrinkable sleeve label applicator is capable of operation in single or dual head mode, offering built-in redundancy for 24/7 operations. System, which includes applicator and heat tunnel, integrates with existing conveyors. Capable of applying labels in excess of 600 containers/min, all-mechanical design has minimal moving parts for smooth operation. Other components include cutting assembly and touch screen operator interface. Read More

Packaging Equipment, Machinery & Machining Tools

Bander and sleeve labeler can run on same conveyor line.

July 22, 2004

Continuous-motion, tamper-evident, banding machine, Model EZ-100 bands caps up to 69 mm dia and is capable of speeds to 150 bottles/min. Continuous-motion, full-body sleeving machine, Model EZ-130 can sleeve up to 80 mm dia with speed capabilities dependent upon width and length of sleeve. Each machine can process sleeves or bands with minimal changeover. Both can run side by side on same conveyor line, sleeving, then banding same product. Read More

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