ALstep

Case studies featuring various configurations of the ALstep, either free-standing or as part of a larger labelling system.


Tote Four Panel Barcode Labelling with ALcheck ‘Match’ Check

This dual-head ALstep ‘Tamp-Blow’ application solution applies four matching barcodes to totes just after they have been moulded. These barcodes provide the tote with a unique identity for later use in an automated warehouse, and it is imperative all barcodes match. To ensure this, our solution also includes our ALcheck control checking system, which sequence matches the four barcodes…


Totes ID Barcode Labelling

ALstep with Tamp, Tote Bin Barcode Labelling via Robot Presentation

Unique, readable barcodes are fundamental ingredients to any automated tote handling system. In this application, we apply and then verify barcode label presence and readability with the ‘just moulded’ tote presented via robot. This unique serial number barcode label then stays with the tote for life, providing it with an identity so it can be used on an automated…


ALbelt ALstep T Corner Wraparound Carton Labelling

A common outer case labelling requirement is to apply the barcode label on two adjacent faces as a corner wraparound. This helps ensure the label can be read when palletised or stacked in racking. This video shows a recent application for two machines placed inline with an automatic carton erector for a snack bar product. Because labels are inherently…


ALbelt ALstep S Round Label on Round PTFE Dispenser into Recess

Placing a round label on a round product is tricky because a ‘half-moon’ placement effect magnifies any inaccuracy. In this application, labelling PTFE tapes, we also need to apply labels into a recess, further increasing the difficulty of the requirement. However, in this economical solution, we are still able to use our entry-level ‘ALstep’ labelling head, which through scale…


ALTech Rental Labelling Machines – Available Now!

Do your requirements for labelling fresh produce peak and trough during changing seasonal demands? We have a large dedicated range of rental labelling machines available for short or medium term hire, ideal for your busiest times of the year. Machines are available for periods as little as two weeks, with a fixed price delivery, installation and training service to…


Labelling Head for Form, Fill & Seal Machine

May’s machine of the month is a labelling head built for a Vertical Form, Fill and Seal (VFFS) machine manufacturer. The end user of this solution was a fresh produce supplier, who required a system to apply relatively large labels onto their bags during the packaging process. This allowed them to tailor their packaging to the individual products, reducing…


Electronic Cigarette Refill Bottle Labelling System

With the ever increasing popularity of ‘vaping’ ALTech have experienced a rise in demand for labelling solutions to label Electronic cigarette refill bottles (also known as E-cigarettes, E-liquid and E-juice), supplying everything from low volume desktop machines to fully automatic solutions to complete the application. ALTech’s recent installations include a longstanding customer, contract packer Complete Co-Packaging (also based in South…


Robot Presentation Injection Moulding Cell Labelling System

ALTech has supplied numerous injection moulding cell labelling systems over the years for a wide range of UK customers. The cells are typically taken directly from the mould via robot then presented momentarily in front of the applicator head for labelling before stacking the product on an outfeed conveyor as normal. Historically ALTech solutions for injection moulding cell labelling…


Multi Panel Jar Labelling System

April’s machine of the month is an entry level ALbelt E multi panel jar labelling system designed for Sun Valley, a market leading supplier of nuts and dried fruit mixes. The solution was fitted with a U-gate adaptation system, to facilitate an accurate multi panel label application on three faces of the jars. It also uses ALTech’s well proven side…


Peel and Reseal Labelling System

March’s machine of this month is an ALstep based long arm labelling solution for integration into a vertical form fill and seal (VFFS) bagging machine. Multiple systems were supplied to a food company producing salted snacks to apply consumer convenience ‘peel and reseal’ labels to the preformed bag. This flexible solution was retro-installed on a number of different VFFS machines at…


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