Press Release Summary:
Model SP4000 forms complex patterns with gaps in both directions and features articulating row pusher bar that maintains square position against row of unit, ensuring even and consistent contact. Centering side layer guides with Smart Squeeze technology recognize correct orientation of product pattern. Compact footprint and flexible layouts make unit suitable for new and retrofit applications where layout constraints are present.
Original Press Release:
The Latest in Palletizer Technology Increase Productivity with Columbia's New SP4000 Palletizer
Columbia Machine announces the New SP4000 Palletizer with Bi-Parting Stripper Apron; a small footprint, high-level, high capacity palletizer capable of forming complex patterns with gaps in both directions. The features of the SP4000 combined with Columbia's state-of-the-art Product Manager controls package offers users an easy-to-operate palletizer that will meet current and future pattern needs.
Features of the SP4000 include a bi-parting stripper apron, articulating row pusher bar, centering side layer guides with Smart Squeeze technology, Columbia's new pacer/meter belt all in a compact footprint. The bi-parting stripper apron combined with the case stops in the row forming area allows the SP4000 to create gaps front-to-back and side-to-side in a layer. An articulating row pusher bar maintains a square position against the row of product, ensuring even and consistent contact with the product. Centering side layer guides with Smart Squeeze technology recognize the correct orientation of the product pattern and maintains product and package integrity. Columbia's new Dual Direct Drive Pacer/Meter Belt comes standard on the SP4000 and includes a VFD on the pacer belt. The compact footprint and flexible layouts available increases palletizer space efficiency making the SP4000 a high performance solution; ideal for both new and retrofit applications, especially where layout constraints are present.
For more than 40 years, Columbia Machine has manufactured high-level, floor-level, and robotic palletizers and accessories in the USA. They feature flexible, upgradeable designs and rates over 150 cases per minute. All Columbia palletizers are backed by 24-hour customer support and parts service.