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Labelling machines for the chemical industry

ReAgent, a highly regarded chemical manufacturer and supplier based in Cheshire, have commended ALTech’s low cost desktop wraparound ALwrap labelling machine stating “the machine is primarily used for small bottle products, in a cylindrical shape and has already proven to be a fantastic purchase for our labelling procedures”. For ReAgent’s full review of the ALwrap please click the following link: http://www.reagent.co.uk/reagents-new-al-tech-alwrap-labelling-machine/  

ALTech have designed and built a filled sack labelling machine for Fosroc, a world leading manufacturer of specialist chemicals to the construction industry. The UK plant in which the machine was installed was an exceptionally dusty environment, and as such, full enclosure of the machine was necessary, including an underside pneumatic door opening system during the label application. The purpose designed…

December’s machine of the month features 3 ALbelt systems built for Molecular Products, market leaders in chemical technology for the purification of air. Two of the solutions are standard configurations of the ALbelt C and ALbelt E, and the third is a special system designed to label the front of a shaped container. ALbelt machines were chosen due to the relative…

July’s machine of the month is a labelling system designed on behalf of a chemical company specialising in the production of homecare detergents. The solution is integrated within the customer’s production filling line, following the filler-capper. A requirement of the machine was to label a number of varying bottle shapes and dimensions and as such, has been designed for easy changeover from…

ALTech UK have recently installed an ALfeed single hopper pick and place labelling system within Instarmac, a market leading manufacturer of cement and bitumen based products. The machine is designed to apply labels to a wide range of flat format pillow bags (also known as pasted end bags); a product that is typically difficult to mechanically feed. The system runs at…

April’s machine of the month is a low cost solution for labelling pails, designed for Sun Chemical and based on ALTech’s ALbelt E labelling system. Having already purchased a fully automatic ALline machine which operates inline, the customer also required a lower cost, more simplistic application solution for a single head manual filling line. On the customer’s fully automatic system the…

Labelled Chemical Drums

October’s machine of the month is a four head ALline labelling system produced for a large chemical company, able to apply 4 separate labels on the 4 flat faces of rectangular chemical jerry cans and drums at approximately 15 products p/min. An extremely heavy duty machine, containers are labelled in a single product pass via two pairs of adjacently placed ALritma…

PAL International, a market leader in high level disinfectant wipes, has donated a large supply of wet wipes to West Africa to help prevent the spread of Ebola in worst affected areas.  The wet wipes are labelled by their ALbelt C belt conveyor wraparound labelling machine, an economical and highly robust system ideal for labelling cylindrical tubs. The full story can…