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Machine of the Month

Monthly spotlight on ALTech UK machines.

January’s machine of the month is a system designed to apply labels onto previously labelled beer bottles to provide additional information required for export markets. The labelling machines were produced for a well-known European brewery and installed on an existing packaging line, where the products were fed from rotary tables. The system manages the product flow to index and orientates each bottle in order to apply the new label in relation to the existing labels. This is achieved at 50…

December’s machine of the month is a system which applies wrap labels to plastic tube vials, designed to be inserted into the filling line of an important French pharmaceutical company. The drum feeder receives vials from the filler in a horizontal position and places each vial onto a roller conveyor to be labelled. The machine meets the demands of the pharmaceutical industry in regards to construction materials, cleaning and inspection and rejection of a defective product. The production speed of the…

November’s machine of the month is a high speed front of pack print and apply labelling system for a major food manufacturer. The machine has been installed on an existing slat conveyor, at the exit of the cartoning machine, where the trays containing glass jars travel in a single row. The head is able to apply the label onto the front of the trays at speeds up to 40 trays per minute. The customer can to choose either to apply…

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 L (300mm) high precision labelling heads, with full stainless slat band conveyor and simple restriction rotation device, turning the…