Press Release Summary:
Model US-5500 performs weigh-count verification of up to 6 numbered components (up to 10,000 pcs per part number). System of LEDs (one for each partition) signals operators when to load each component into scale hopper, and completed kits feed automatically into poly bag that gets sealed. Solution is integrated to T-1000 Advanced Poly-Bagger(TM) and offers barcode reader for instant job recalls, saves, or queries. Job recipes can also be created or modified using MS Excel.
Original Press Release:
Advanced Poly-Packaging Adds US-5500 to Product Line
A New Solution for Kit Packaging
(Akron, OH) March 27, 2008 - Advanced Poly-Packaging, Inc. announced the addition of the US-5500 Net-Weigh/Counting Scale to its unparalleled product line.
The machine takes kit packaging to a new level by integrating partitions and lights to a traditional counting table for increased accuracy. Specially designed for kit packaging, the US-5500 uses cutting-edge technology for weigh-count verification of up to six numbered components (up to 10,000 pcs per part number) all packaged in one bag.
"Sometimes fast changeover is more important than automation," said Advanced Poly-Packaging Vice President of Sales Stuart Baker. "It creates the perfect combination for packagers who want automation, but need certain flexibilities."
The US-5500 features a system of lights (one for each partition) to signal operators when to load each component into the scale hopper.
o Green LED lights indicate which part to load
o LED switches from bin to bin as piece quantity is met
o Completed kits feed automatically into a poly bag that gets sealed
The scale is perfectly integrated to the T-1000 Advanced Poly-Bagger(TM) and offers a barcode reader for instant job recalls, saves or queries. Job recipes can also be created or modified using Microsoft Excel.
About Advanced Poly
Advanced Poly-Packaging, Inc. creates custom bagging solutions through its engineering, programming and technical service capabilities for applications in the medical, pharmaceutical, hobby/craft, jewelry, fastener, tool, cosmetic and other industries. The company's complete line of bagging and auxiliary equipment includes tabletop baggers, production bagging machines and fully customized systems that can include a range of scales, parts counters and conveyors. The company also specializes in film extrusion, flexographic printing, and poly bag conversion to produce custom high-quality poly bags. Advanced Poly-Packaging is headquartered in Akron, OH and coordinates European sales and distribution from a satellite office in England.