Semi-Automatic Case Packer has compact footprint.

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Model SA-5 features minimum footprint of 53 x 107 in. depending on infeed requirements and comes with complete set of size parts. Featuring Allen-Bradley PanelViewPlus 400 HMI and LED indicators to show where system is in process, machine comes in left-to-right or right-to-left operation. System operates on 120 Vac and includes infeed and discharge conveyors with controls and UL certified panel. Optional glue or tape closing station is available.

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New Model SA-5 Semi Automatic Case Packer Offers Cost-Effective Alternative to Manual Case Packing

April 2012, Blacksburg, VA - ESS Technologies, Inc.'s new Model SA-5 Semi Automatic Case Packer provides a cost-effective solution to automate manual case packing processes without the need to invest in expensive machinery. The compact system provides an automated infeed and collation process that can handle a number of products. Once the product has been collated into the correct pack pattern, the operator manually places an erected carton onto the loading area. Finger-safe hand controls activate the loading process, and a mechanical pusher system pushes the collated product into the case. The case is manually removed from the loading position and conveyed to a case closing area. Case closure may be done manually, or the SA-5 may be equipped with optional glue or tape closing stations to further automate the process.

A basic operator control panel offers an Allen-Bradley PanelViewPlus 400 HMI that facilitates size changeover and system troubleshooting as well as LED indicators to show the following: System running, box present at the loading area, pack pattern ready to be loaded, and system fault. The compact footprint offers a minimum footprint of 53" x 107" (actual size varies based on the infeed requirements). The machine may be ordered for either left-to-right or right-to-left operation. An optional starwheel assembly with frame, motor, drive and clutch may be ordered to facilitate the loading and collation of round cylindrical products. The Model SA-5 Semi Automatic Case Packer features one (1) complete set of size parts, 120 Volts AC operation, infeed and discharge conveyors with controls, and UL certified panel.

About ESS Technologies, Inc.

ESS Technologies, Inc., founded in 1993, specializes in complete packaging line design, equipment manufacturing, and integration. Our packaging machinery solutions include Monoblock fillers/cappers, robotic palletizing systems, automatic cartoners, robotic case packers, wrap around case packers, custom designed solutions for medical device assembly and pharmaceutical packaging, and integrated robotics. Engineered for reliability and efficiency, ESS Technologies' products offer you tomorrow's packaging technology today.

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