Press Release Summary:
Warming up in less than 10 minutes, InvisiPacÂ® GM100 Plug-Free™ Hot Melt Applicator operates at up to 10,000 cycles/min. System fits into tight spaces and mounts seamlessly into existing packaging lines. Module tip filter eliminates nozzle plugging for maximum uptime. Featuring air-open/air-close technology, applicator lets user accurately place beads or stitch with great hygiene, allowing user to hit first bead every time. Solenoid lasts up to 150 million cycles with no performance impact.
Original Press Release:
Graco AFD Announces the InvisiPac® GM100 Plug-Free(TM) Hot Melt Applicator
All the benefits of plug-free dispensing in a compact design
North Canton, OH – Graco Advanced Fluid Dispense (AFD), a world leader in fluid handling products and systems, announces the new InvisiPac® GM100 Plug-Free™ Hot Melt Applicator, which offers all the benefits of plug-free adhesive dispensing in a compact design. The InvisiPac GM100 easily fits into tight spaces and mounts seamlessly into existing packaging lines currently using competitive alternatives. An optional component designed for use with Graco’s InvisiPac Tank-Free™ Hot Melt Delivery System, the GM100 is ideal for both original equipment manufacturer (OEM) and end user packaging equipment for the food and beverage industry.
Fast and long-lasting, the applicator features an innovative, patent-pending module tip filter that eliminates nozzle plugging to guarantee more uptime. The GM100 warms up in less than 10 minutes, and operates at up to 10,000 cycles per minute. Featuring air-open/air-close technology, the GM100 lets users accurately place beads or stitch with great hygiene, allowing you to hit the first bead every time. The solenoid lasts up to 150 million cycles with no performance impact – easily five times longer than the leading competitor. The module can hit 1 billion cycles in high-speed stitching applications.
The GM100 is available in several configurations, all of which are listed under the UL 499 standard, a third party safety certification for heated appliances.
With the InvisiPac GM100 Plug-Free Hot Melt Applicator, users can experience a new era in hassle-free operation – a hot melt system that runs reliably, unnoticed and invisible.
About Graco AFD
Graco AFD, a business of Graco Inc., is a world leader in premium fluid handling systems. Offering leading technology, innovative design, and ease of operation, our products provide superior performance and long life. We pride ourselves in forming solid partnerships with customers and suppliers around the world to offer innovative solutions for sealant and adhesive dispensing. Graco systems are designed, manufactured, and built in the United States with global components to Graco’s exacting standards, and supplied through our distribution centers in the United States, Belgium, Japan, Korea, China, and Australia.