Print and apply systems are typically found in production lines where it is more efficient to automate and apply labels automatically rather than print and apply them by hand.
These print and apply solutions are prevalent in industries such as food, beverage, manufacturing, chemical, automotive and wherever labels are needed to be applied in high volumes.
Our experienced sales team is on hand to give you the very best advice and support. We will listen closely to your requirements and then make recommendations based on our wide knowledge of the industry. As we are independent we are not beholden to one company so can step back and recommend the best solution for your application based on a wide range of suppliers including Markham and Zebra.
Furthermore, with our network of field engineers we are able to provide first class post sale onsite support. We pride ourselves on supporting the customers right the way through to initial contact, recommendations, installation, and ongoing maintenance and servicing.
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Print and apply machines typically work in several ways. Our team will help you identify the best approach for your application.
Roll-On – Combining the accuracy and flexiblity of wipe and tamp applications, roll-on-systems are used for applying long labels such as those found on reams of paper, shrink wrapped pallets and soft goods. These systems provide consistent label placement on both flat and slightly uneven product surfaces.
Corner Wrap – Ideal for situations where space it at a premium. Corner wrap labelling places one label across two adjacent box panel. Corner wrap print and apply systems can handle a variety of case or pallet sizes and application speed.
Wipe – Wipe print and apply systems are used for many product surfaces travelling at a consistent speed. This application technique can handle side, top, or bottom labelling requirements. This design is an airless solution that can optimise application time and product throughout.
Swing Arm Applicator – Swing arm applicators apply labels to the leading (front) or trailing (back) panel of the product, with some systems capable of labeling the front and side panel at the same time. The pneumatically controlled arm extends, allowing the label to be presented for a smooth, flat application to the leading or trailing panel. Swing arm applicators are typically used to label cases and pallets, and can use a wide range of label sizes.
Dual Action Tamp – A dual action tamp (DAT) applicator is a high speed, versatile application option. These are used to print and apply individual labels to multiple product surfaces. DAT applicators combine the benefits of a swing arm and a tamp apply in the module. The DAT can be easily configured for single or dual panel label applications onto adjacent panels and various uneven surfaces. Mounting options for these printer applicators are diverse, and varies depending on your labeling needs, including label size, and the size and position of your product.
Blow Applicator – Blow applicators allow for applying labels to soft, fragile, curved, or uneven product surfaces. Blow can be used from a fixed position or in conjunction with a tamp apply applicator module. This applicator uses a burst of air to propel the label onto the product surface, and can accommodate both fixed and custom label sizes.
Tamp apply applicators are optimal for small to medium labels with even application surfaces. It uses a pneumatic cylinder or electric actuator to extend and present the label to the product surface. With tamp apply applicators, a label can be applied to products that are not edge justified on a conveyor line or may be randomly positioned across a conveyor using features such as smart sensing technologies or blow on application
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