C.T.M. HS-360 Service manual

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DESIGNERS AND MANUFACTURERS OF PRESSURE
SENSITIVE LABELING EQUIPMENT AND CUSTOM
PRODUCT HANDLING
360 SERIES LABEL
APPLICATOR
MAINTENANCE
&
SERVICE
MANUAL
REVISION 360-2c.10.1
050103
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
TABLE OF CONTENTS
INTRODUCTION ......................................................................................................…...1
MACHINE TERMS ...................................................................................................…...4
DISPLAY PANEL ................................................................................................…….…8
MAIN MENU ………………………………………………………………………………………8
ONLINE …………………………………………………………………………………………….8
APPLICATOR TYPE …………………………………………………………………………….. 8
LABEL STOP ………………………………………………………………………………………9
LABEL SETUP …………………………………………………………………………………….9
HOME ……………………………………………………………………………………………..10
JOG ………………………………………………………………………………………………..10
WEB SPEED .........................................................................................................................……. 10
ALARM RESET ................................................................................................................……….10
LABEL FORMATS..............................................................................................................…..….11
APPLICATOR OPTIONS .................................................................................................……….11
LABEL PLACEMENT ...........................................................................................................…... 12
PRODUCT SETUP .................................................................................................................…... 12
REAR PANEL ....................................................................................................………. 14
SETUP PROCEDURES ........................................................................………………. 16
JOB SETUP ............................................................................................………………………….17
LABEL SENSOR SETUP ..............................................................................................………….18
LABEL LENGTH SETUP ....................................................................................………………..20
LABEL STOP SETUP............................................................................................................…….21
LABEL FORMATS ……………………………………………………………………………….21
WEB SPEED SETUP ............................................................................................................…….22
SLEW SPEED SETUP ……………………………………………………………………………22
LABEL SETUP RECORDS
LABELER TYPE SETUP ........................................................................................….. 24
MERGE APPLICATOR ........................................................................................................…….24
MERGE PROFILING .............................................................................................................……24
MERGE LEADING EDGE APPLY ………………………………………………………………28
AIR BLOW APPLICATOR .....................................................................................................…..30
TAMP APPLICATOR .............................................................................................................…...33
PRODUCT SETUP ....................................................................................................…. 38
PRODUCT SENSOR ……………………………………………………………………………..38
PRODUCT SETUP ………………………………………………………………………………..39
LABEL PLACEMENT …………………………………………………………………………....39
ENCODER .................................................................................................……………..42
OPTION …………………………………………………………………………………………...42
MOUNTING ………………………………………………………………………………………42
SETUP ..…………………………………………………………………………………………...43
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CROSSOVER OPTION .....................................................................………………… 46
SETUP …………………………………………………………………………………………….46
MONITORING ……………………………………………………………………………………47
PRECAUTIONS …………………………………………………………………………………..47
PRINTER SETUP ……………………………………………………………………... 49
LOOSE LOOP SETUP ..............................................................................................…………….49
IMPRINTER SETUP .................................................................................................…………….49
LABEL OPTIONS …………………………………………………………………….. 51
MULTIPLE LABEL SETUP..............................................................................…………......….. 51
MISSING LABEL …………………………………………………………………………...……52
SKIP COUNTER….………………………………………………………………………...……..53
CONFIGURATION MENU ….………………………………………………………. 55
RESET TO FACTORY DEFAULTS ……………………………………………………………..55
SPECIAL OPTIONS ………………………………………………………………………………55
WEB PATH DIAGRAMS ..…………………………………………………………… 60
MERGE LH APPLICATOR ...................................................................................................…... 60
MERGE RH APPLICATOR ...................................................................................................……61
TAMP LH APPLICATOR ......................................................................................................……62
TAMP RH APPLICATOR ......................................................................................................…...63
AIR BLOW LH APPLICATOR ..............................................................................................…...64
AIR BLOW RH APPLICATOR …………………………………………………………………..65
MERGE LH APPLICATOR W/16” UNWIND .......................................................................….. 66
MERGE RH APPLICATOR W/16” UNWIND .......................................................................…..67
TAMP LH APPLICATOR W/ 16” UNWIND .........................................................................…..68
TAMP RH APPLICATOR W/ 16” UNWIND .........................................................................…..69
AIR BLOW LH APPLICATOR W/16” UNWIND ..................................................................…..70
AIR BLOW RH APPLICATOR W/ 16” UNWIND .................................................................…..71
GENERAL MAINTENANCE ..................................................................................…. 72
DAILY …………………………………………………………………………………………….73
WEEKLY ………………………………………………………………………………………….73
MONTHLY ………………………………………………………………………………………..73
SEMI-ANNUAL …………………………………………………………………………………..74
DANCER ARM ADJUSTMENT …………………………………………………………………74
REWIND SLIP CLUTCH …………………………………………………………………………75
DRIVE BELT ADJUSTMENT …………………………………………………………………...76
TROUBLESHOOTING............................................................................................….. 78
DIAGNOSTIC CHART …………………………………………………………………………...78
FAULT CODE REGISTER ……………………………………………………………………….82
FLOWCHARTS……………………………………………………………………….. 84
AIR BLOW APPLICATOR .....................................................................................................…..84
TAMP APPLICATOR .............................................................................................................…...85
ITB TAMP APPLICATOR ......................................................................................................….. 86
MERGE APPLICATOR ..........................................................................................................…...87
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ACCESSORIES .........................................................................................................…. 89
ELECTRONIC CROSSOVER ……………………………………………………………………89
IMPRINTER ………………………………………………………………………………………89
LOOSE LOOP …………………………………………………………………………………….89
LOW LABEL DETECTION ……………………………………………………………………...89
TAMP SWITCH …………………………………………………………………………………..89
WEB BREAK DETECTION ……………………………………………………………………...89
RECOMMENDED SPARE PARTS.........................................................................…. 91
AIR BLOW APPLICATOR .....................................................................................................…..92
MERGE APPLICATOR ..........................................................................................................…...93
TAMP APPLICATOR .............................................................................................................…...94
DRAWINGS ...................................................................................……………………. 96
W/ COMPLETE PARTS LIST
CHANGEOVER INSTRUCTIONS ..........................................................................… 97
APPLICATOR CHANGEOVER ………………………………………………………………….97
BLOW BOX NOSE ASSEMBLY REMOVAL / INSTALLATION ……………………………..98
MERGE NOSE ASSEMBLY REMOVAL / INSTALLATION ………………………………….99
TAMP NOSE ASSEMBLY REMOVAL / INSTALLATION ………………………………….100
NOSE ASSEMBLY CHANGEOVER …………………………………………………………..101
MERGE PEEL EDGE CHANGEOVER ………………………………………………………...101
BLOW BOX PEEL EDGE / FAN / GRID CHANGEOVER ..………………………………….102
TAMP PEEL EDGE / CYLINDER CHANGEOVER …………………………………………..103
REWIND REMOVAL / INSTALLATION / CHANGEOVER …………………………………104
WIRING CHANGEOVER ………………………………………………………………………104
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INTRODUCTION
INTRODUCTION
The CTM Integration 360 Series Modular Labeling System is a high-speed applicator used to apply
pressure sensitive labels to moving products on a production line. It is essentially a self-contained module
that may be mounted in almost any position to apply labels to the top, bottom, or sides of packages as they
pass by on a production line.
The CTM Integration 360 Series Modular Labeling System is unique in that the main module can be
adapted to three different types of applicators: Air Blow, Merge, or Tamp by changing the nose assembly.
The symmetrical design of the applicator allows labels to be dispensed to the right or left side of the
machine. The applicator type and configuration (either left or right -handed) will depend on the type of
product to be labeled and the arrangement of the production line.
If your application needs change in the future, a different nose assembly may be purchased but the main
module would remain the same. There is no need to purchase a completely new applicator. The CTM
Integration 360 Series Modular Labeling System can be easily changed over to a different nose by simply
removing the existing nose from the module and replacing it with a different nose.
You can also change the configuration (right-hand or left-hand) by simply moving the applicator nose from
one side of the machine to the other. All the parts are interchangeable. Everything you need is already
included with each applicator nose to make the change using your existing module.
The labels should be supplied on a liner web with a minimum label gap of 1/8”. The applicator will accept
and dispense labels from rolls up to 20” O.D. In a typical setup, the applicator detects the leading edge of a
package and applies a label with placement accuracy typically within +/- 1/32 inch.
For safe trouble free operation of the applicator, carefully follow the instructions in this manual during
setup, operation, label roll changes, cleaning, and maintenance. The applicator is designed to operate
under the following environmental conditions:
ELECTRICAL SUPPLY: 108 - 132 Volts, 5 Amps, 50 - 60 Hertz, Single Phase
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A three-meter long, three wire cable with 16 AWG (1.00mm ) conductors
rated at 10 amperes (in accordance with CENELEC HD-21) is provided for
the electrical connection to the IEC 320 receptacle of the applicator. The end
of the power cord is terminated with a NEMA5-15 plug.
ENVIRONMENT: Operating temperature: 40 – 104 degrees F
Humidity: 20 - 95% RH, non-condensing
NOTE: THE 360 SERIES MLS IS NOT INTENDED TO BE OPERATED IN AN ENVIRONMENT
WHERE FLAMMABLE OR EXPLOSIVE GASSES ARE PRESENT. THE 360 SERIES MLS IS
NOT TO BE USED IN DIRECT CONTACT WITH FOOD PRODUCTS.
READ THE INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY AND COMPLETELY. This manual includes all of the
information needed to setup the applicator under normal operating conditions. The instructions include
important safety precautions that must not be ignored.
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INTRODUCTION
READ THE INSTRUCTIONS IN ORDER. The instructions are written as numbered steps that will take
you safely and efficiently through the setup process. Any steps performed out of sequence may result in a
hazard and the applicator may not operate properly.
WORK CAREFULLY. Although setting up the applicator is not difficult, it does take time. Do not rush
through the process. Careful work will produce good results.
IF SOMETHING DOES NOT WORK PROPERLY, TRY SETTING IT UP AGAIN. Although an
applicator malfunction is possible, most problems happen because the applicator is not setup correctly. If
the applicator doesn’t operate correctly, back up and start over.
FOLLOW ALL SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS. The CTM 360 Series MLS applicator has been provided
with a number of safety features. Observe all safety warnings and under no circumstances attempt to
remove or defeat safeguards or operate the machine in a manner contrary to the instructions.
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MACHINE TERMS
DEFINITION OF MACHINE TERMS
AIR BLAST JETS:
The flexible air blast jets press-fit into the inside face of the vacuum grid and can be re-arranged to provide
an air stream pattern that transfers labels of various sizes and shapes to the product. The air jets are
connected via a manifold to the output of the “Air Blast” solenoid valve located in the valve bank. The
filter regulator assembly mounted upstream of the value controls the air pressure to this solenoid valve.
The duration of the air blast is controlled by the “Air Blast Time” function. Refer to the setup procedures
for instructions.
NOTE: Any unused air jet tubes should be inserted into the storage block at the rear of the blow box.
AIR ASSIST TUBE:
The air assist tube is a small stainless steel tube mounted on the underside of the peel edge. It helps to
separate the label from the liner as it is being dispensed onto the blow box or tamp label pad for
application.
APPLICATOR BLOW BOX NOSE:
The blow box applicator nose is used for dispensing labels via the air blow application. The blow box
creates a vacuum to hold the label to the vacuum grid until it is dispensed onto the product. The nose
assembly is easily converted from left-hand to right-hand and vice versa using the same parts. Also, the
blow box nose assembly can be interchanged with the merge or tamp applicator nose assembly.
APPLICATOR MERGE NOSE:
The merge applicator nose is used for dispensing labels via the wipe on/merge application. A label is
dispensed from the peel edge and the brush wipes the label onto the product as it is traveling past the
applicator. The merge applicator nose is easily converted from left-hand to right-hand and vice versa using
the same parts. Also, the merge nose assembly can be interchanged with the air blow or tamp nose
assembly.
APPLICATOR TAMP NOSE:
The tamp applicator nose is used for dispensing labels via the air blast/tamping application. A label is
dispensed from the peel edge onto the label pad. The air cylinder extends the tamp assembly to the product
and the label is applied with an air blast. The tamp extend and retract times are configured during
applicator setup. The tamp applicator nose is easily converted from left-hand to right-hand and vice versa
using the same parts. Also, the tamp nose assembly can be interchanged with the air blow or merge nose
assembly.
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BLOW BOX / VACUUM GRID:
The blow box/vacuum grid is the cube shaped assembly located next to the peel edge on a blow box
applicator. Two axial fans mounted above the grid create the vacuum needed to hold the label in place
prior to application.
DANCER ARM:
The dancer arm is attached to the unwind block assembly with a shoulder bolt and a bushing. It appears
immediately after the unwind mandrel in the web path. The dancer arm has a roller at one end that rides
against the label liner and is interconnected to the mandrel tension disk with a spring. The dancer arm
maintains tension on the liner loop as it operates the brake on the unwind mandrel when labels are being
dispensed. The spring tension should be large enough to properly tension the web but still allow proper
operation of the brake. Do not over tension the dancer arm.
DRIVE ROLLER:
The drive roller is coupled to a stepper motor that provides the motive force for advancing the label liner.
The drive roller in conjunction with the spring loaded nip roller pull the label liner around the peel edge to
dispense a label onto the product, tamp pad, or blow box grid.
LABEL MANIFOLD:
The label manifold is the mounting block that attaches the label pad to the bottom of the tamp cylinder on
the applicator nose. The label manifold is a custom part that is manufactured exactly to the label size being
applied. If at any time the label size changes, a new label manifold must be purchased along with the label
pad.
LABEL PAD:
The label pad is a white delrin material mounted onto the label manifold at the bottom of the tamp cylinder
of the tamp applicator nose. The label pad is a custom part that is manufactured exactly to the label size
being applied. If at any time the label size changes, a new label pad must be purchased.
LABEL TENSION BRUSH ASSEMBLY:
This is an adjustable brush to help create tension on the label liner. The brush can be released while
threading the label liner.
NIP ROLLER:
The spring-loaded nip roller provides positive pressure to the label liner that passes between the drive and
nip roller assemblies. These rollers ensure that the liner does not slip during the label dispense cycle. The
tension on the rollers may be released by turning the knob located on the top of the nip roller assembly.
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PEEL EDGE:
The peel edge is the beveled plate located at the end of the applicator nose. When the label liner is pulled
around the peel edge, the label separates from the liner and is transferred to the vacuum grid, tamp pad, or
product depending on the applicator type.
PEEL EDGE LABEL TENSION SPRING:
This tension spring is attached to the bottom of the spring block assembly. It is used to keep the label liner
flat on the peel edge surface and assist in controlling the dispensing of the label onto the vacuum grid, tamp
pad, or product. The tension is adjustable to accommodate varying label thickness and release properties.
REWIND MANDREL / SLIP CLUTCH:
The rewind mandrel is provided to store the label liner after labels have been removed. It is equipped with
a slip clutch and is driven by the stepper motor. The pressure exerted by the slip clutch is adjustable.
UNWIND ASSEMBLY:
The roll of labels is placed on the unwind assembly for dispensing onto the product. The unwind block is
used to mount the unwind assembly to the main module. The unwind assembly can be removed and
remounted on the opposite side of the module for easy conversion from a right-hand to a left-hand
applicator or vice versa.
UNWIND ROLL MANDREL:
The unwind roll mandrel is equipped with an adjustable spring tension disk, a brake, and a quick-change
outer disc. The unwind roll mandrel and the dancer arm maintain proper web tension and prevent
excessive run-out of the label liner as labels are processed through the machine.
VALVE BANK:
The valve bank will consist of single valve for a merge applicator with an imprinter, two valves for a blow
box applicator, or three valves for a tamp applicator. The valve bank has built in regulators and gauges and
plugs into the valve connector on the rear panel.
WEB PATH:
The web path is the path the label liner follows from the unwind assembly through the various rollers to the
applicator nose.
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DISPLAY PANEL
DISPLAY PANEL
MAIN MENU:
The main menu or home page screen displays the applicator type, whether it is in a left or right-handed
configuration, and the label rate.
ONLINE:
The ONLINE function indicates whether or not the applicator is active. When the online LED is on, the
applicator can be jogged or cycled from the product detect signal. When the LED is off, the applicator is
disabled and power is removed from the drive roll motor.
APPLICATOR TYPE:
The applicator type function allows the operator to choose the type of label applicator (air blow, merge or
tamp) and whether it will be in a left-hand or right-hand configuration. The tamp applicator has an
additional menu that allows you to select between normal or inverted tamp application modes.
NOTE: 1) Password protected. The password is 1800. Going back to the home screen will disable
the last password entry.
2) You must be OFFLINE to change applicator type.
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LABEL STOP:
The label stop key lets you enter the label stop distance value. The label stop value is the distance from the
label edge to the label sensor. If the entered value is incorrect, an out-of-range message is displayed and
the label stop menu is re-displayed so that a different value may be entered. Allowed values are between
0.03” and (label length – 0.06”). The label stop value may be changed while the applicator is running.
Note: After software version 360-2b.25 anything less than .06” comes with a warning that label stop
may vary with speed.
LABEL SETUP:
The label setup menu will change depending on the type of applicator selected. The following is a list of
possible setups:
AUTO SETUP: The auto setup function will automatically set the label sensitivity, label length, and label
stop for most labels. Also, the short feed distance will be calculated if the Leading Edge Apply option is
enabled prior to running auto setup. On labels with low contrast between light and dark areas, the label
sensitivity may not setup correctly. Therefore, the label length and label stop will not be correct. In these
instances, the operator will have to manually setup the label parameters.
MANUAL SETUP: The manual setup function provides additional flexibility in those cases where the
label contrast is low or the particular label properties show that a choice between leading or trailing edge
detection would improve application performance. The terms leading and trailing edge detection refer to
which edge of the label that the label sensor responds to and should not be confused with the Leading Edge
Apply option.
LABEL LENGTH: The label length is defined as the width of the label plus the width of the gap between
labels. Stated another way, it is the distance from the leading edge of one label to the leading edge of the
next label. Since each application cycle moves the label length distance, it is important to enter the exact
label length value. Allowed values are between 0.375-20”.
AIR BLAST: The air blast time is the interval of time that the air blast valve is turned on. Allowed values
are .010 - 1 second.
EXTENDED AIR ASSIST: The extended air assist time is the interval of time after the label feed until
the air assist is turned off. It is used in blow box and tamp applicators to help hold the label in place on the
vacuum pad prior to being blown onto the product. Allow values are .001 - 1 second.
TAMP EXTEND: The tamp extend time is the interval of time allotted for the tamp slide to extend. After
the timer has timed out the air blast will occur and the slide will return home. To keep your labeling
speeds up, this value should be as low as possible. Allowed values are between .001 - 5 seconds.
TAMP RETRACT: The tamp retract time is the interval of time allotted for the tamp slide to return home
before feeding another label. If this value is too small, a label will feed into the pad or manifold. Allowed
values are between .001 - 5 seconds. Note: If you’re using a tamp applicator you can disable or
enable the tamp slide action by pressing zero (0).
LABEL PROFILE: The label profile option is used to merge a label onto a curved surface. The dispense
speed of the applicator is changed between two speeds depending on the position of the product surface
relative to the peel edge.
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LEADING EDGE APPLY: The leading edge apply option is used to merge a label onto two or three
panels of a product. An example might include the leading, top, and bottom panels of a CD case. The
applicator is initially setup so that the label is flagged out in front of the product but is still supported on
the liner. When the product reaches the peel edge, the flagged out portion of the label is applied to the
bottom edge of the product. The applicator then moves the “Short Feed Distance” at web speed to
dispense enough label material for the remaining panels of the product. The applicator then waits for the
“Product Clearance” time or distance to allow the product to pass by the peel edge before moving the next
label to the flagged out position at slew speed.
HOME:
The home key will take you back to the home screen from any other screen except ones requiring
numerical entry. Here it will indicate what type of applicator has been selected (air blow, merge, or tamp)
and whether it is in the right-hand or left-hand configuration.
JOG:
If the applicator is online, the jog key will allow you to dispense one label at a time as long as the product
detect input is not active. When using the display jog key, motion begins immediately and the applicator
will not wait for the label placement value or perform any of the special applicator options such as
profiling or multi-label. The jog key is particularly useful when adjustments are made to label length or
label stop values in the label setup procedure. If the jog key is pressed for three seconds, the applicator
will continuously apply labels. The jog function on the power switch simulates a product detect signal and
will perform exactly the same applicator steps that a valid product detect signal would initiate.
WEB SPEED:
The web speed key allows you to enter the web speed value. If the entered value is incorrect, an out-ofrange message is displayed and the web speed menu is re-displayed so that a different value may be
entered. Allowed values are between 100 and 1500 ”/min or 100 and 2100 ”/min depending on whether it
is a normal or high-speed applicator. The web speed value may be changed while the applicator is running.
ALARM RESET:
When a fault occurs (i.e. low label, tight loop, no labels found, web break, or offline critical) an alarm
message will appear on the display indicating the problem. If the applicator is equipped with a light stack,
the light will be on solid for warning alarms and flash for critical alarms. Both conditions will remain on
until the problem is corrected and “ALARM RESET” is pressed.
LABEL FORMATS:
The label formats key allows the operator to view, save, load, or delete up to 10 label setups. If a certain
size label is used over and over, the label parameters may be saved and reloaded for use at a later date. The
label formats menu is password protected to prevent inadvertent loss of data. The password is 1800.
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APPLICATOR OPTIONS:
The applicator option menu will let you view and choose which options you’ll be using in a particular
application. For example: If you have a loose loop configuration, simply select the loose loop option and
press the HOME key to take you back to the main menu.
Option choices: Loose Loop
Imprinter
Crossover
Low Label
Web Break
Tamp Switch
Multiple Label
Missing Label
Skip Counter
OPTION INCOMPATIBILITY
In some instances, applicator options are incompatible with one another because they are functionally
different. In other cases they share hardware or software resources. When the operator attempts to enable
an option, the applicator will disable some options automatically or will prompt the user to disable another
option before proceeding. The following table illustrates what options are incompatible with others:
Active Option or Mode
Crossover
Imprinter
Label Profiling
Leading Edge
Loose Loop
Missing Label
Multi-Label
Powered Rewind
Skip Counter
Tamp Switch
Web Break
Disabled Option(s) or Mode(s)
Leading Edge
Loose Loop
Skip Counter
Loose Loop
Multi-Label
Crossover
Missing Label
Multi-Label
Label Profiling
Skip Counter
Crossover
Imprinter
Leading Edge Apply
Multi-Label
Label Profiling
Leading Edge Apply
Missing Label
Imprinter
Loose Loop
Crossover
Web Break
Tamp Switch
NOTE: The different options are covered in detail in the setup section.
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NOTE: If you press the applicator options key, the first screen shows all of the available options and
which ones are currently active. Selecting a particular option for the first time requires a
password. The password is 1800. Subsequent selections do not require a password as long
as you remain within an option menu. Going back to the home screen will disable the last
password entry.
LABEL PLACEMENT:
The label placement key lets you enter a label placement value. Label placement is the time or distance
from the product detect sensor to where the label is dispensed onto the product. If the value you’ve entered
is out-of-range, a message will let you know so that you can re-enter a different value. The allowed values
depend on whether or not the encoder option is on or not. In either case, the appropriate limits are shown
on the last line of the label placement display screen. The label placement value may be changed while the
applicator is running.
PRODUCT SETUP:
The product setup key provides access to the detector lockout and encoder setup submenus. Also, the
current status of the product detect sensor, web speed (if equipped with an encoder), and label counter
values are displayed. The user may reset the label counter by selecting that option from the display.
DETECTOR LOCKOUT: The detector lockout function is used when more than one product detect
signal is generated per product. The timer starts at the beginning of a labeling sequence and the applicator
will ignore product detect signals until this timer has timed out. Therefore, if you set this timer to a value
equal to the time it takes the product to pass by the labeler, it will only see the first product detect signal.
Allowed values are between .001 - 20 seconds.
ENCODER SETUP: Please refer to the ENCODER SETUP section of this manual.
NOTE: This area is password protected. The password is 1800. Going back to the home screen will
disable the last password entry.
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REAR PANEL
REAR PANEL
CONNECTORS
VALVE:
When using a Tamp, Blow Box, or a Merge applicator with an imprinter, a
valve bank is mounted to the side of the machine. This plug is used to
power the valves.
ENCODER: The encoder is connected to this plug. The encoder is enabled through the
product setup menu.
ALARM:
This connector is for an alarm light. Alarm output conditions include:
No Labels Found
Web Break
Tight Loop at Printer
Offline Critical
Low Label
PRODUCT: This is where the product detect sensor is connected.
LOW
LABEL:
When the low label option is used, the sensor is connected here.
WEB/TMP: This is a dual-purpose connector. Either a web break sensor or a tamp
return switch can be connected here (but not both). Enable either option
via the applicator options menu.
DISPLAY:
This port is for connecting the display to the applicator.
I/O:
This port is for loose loop, alarm signals to a PLC, and imprinter control.
Only one option is available at a time; all are enabled via the applicator
options menu.
LINK:
The link port is used to interconnect two labeling heads in “ZERO
DOWNTIME” applications. See CROSSOVER in the SETUP section for
more information.
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GENERAL SETUP PROCEDURES
360 SERIES
SETUP
PROCEDURES
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GENERAL SETUP PROCEDURES
!!CAUTION!!
DISCONNECT THE AIR AND POWER FROM THE
MACHINE BEFORE YOU THREAD LABELS OR YOU
MAY BE CAUGHT BETWEEN THE DRIVE AND NIP
ROLLERS IF THE MACHINE CYCLES UNEXPECTEDLY!
JOB SETUP
NOTE: When reading through this section of manual, refer to the web path diagram section.
THREADING LABELS
1.
With the power off remove the outer unwind disk.
2.
Make sure the inside of the inner disk is at least 1 1/4” away from the faceplate of the applicator.
3.
Slide a roll of labels over the unwind hubs and push against the inner disk. Make sure the labels
will be face up as they unwind. Replace the outer disk and lock in place.
4.
Remove approx. 3 ft of labels from the liner on the leading part of the roll of labels.
5.
Thread labels through the machine referring to the web path diagram section that applies to your
configuration.
a. When going between the nip and drive rollers, turn the knob on top of the nip assembly to
spread the two rollers.
b. If the applicator is a blow box or tamp, make sure the web goes between the peel edge and the
air assist tube.
6.
Remove rewind pin, lay the label liner over the pin slot and replace pin.
7.
Align guide collars with the unwind assembly.
8.
Lower the nip roller so that it comes into contact with the drive roller.
9.
Make sure the label tension brush is against the roller. This keeps the web tight between this point
and the peel edge.
10.
Re-locate the spring block assembly so that it is in the center of the label and is applying slight
pressure to the top of the labels. This aids in the dispensing of labels off of the peel edge.
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LABEL SENSOR SETUP
The label sensor is a “U”-shaped optical sensor that is connected to the sensor electronics with fiber optic
cable. To insure proper operation of the label sensor, there should be no sharp bends in the fiber optic
cable from the sensor to the applicator housing. The two sensor forks contain a light emitter and a
receiver. For best accuracy, both surfaces should be kept free of contaminants and the light emitter should
be in the lower fork. The web must be positioned inside the forks of the sensor so that the sensor can see
the label surface. The contrast inside the label should be fairly uniform to avoid false edge detects. If the
liner appears within the label, move the sensor in or out to avoid this area on the label. The label sensor
has two detection modes available for instances where the entire leading or trailing edge of the label is
similar in contrast to the label gap. The terms leading and trailing edge refer to the first and second label
edges that the sensor encounters as the label moves past the sensor. Select the edge option that gives the
most reliable performance for your particular label. The applicator comes from the factory set for leading
edge detection.
AUTO SETUP
In auto setup, the applicator will automatically set the label sensitivity, label length, and label stop values.
Also, it will calculate the “short feed distance” if the Leading Edge Apply option is enabled prior to
running auto setup. The following steps summarize the auto setup sequence:
1.
With the applicator offline, select “1” from the LABEL SETUP menu.
2.
The display will show the two edge detection modes discussed in the paragraph above. Select “1”
for label LEADING EDGE or “2” for label TRAILING EDGE detection. If your selection is
different than the current sensor configuration, the applicator will display a message that it is reconfiguring the sensor. This process takes approximately 8 seconds to complete. If you want to
bypass this section, press “ENTER”.
3.
The applicator will instruct you to move the web so that the label gap is under the sensor.
Manually turn the drive roller to advance the web to the label gap position and press “LABEL
SETUP”. The applicator will dispense 10” of label while dynamically setting the label sensitivity.
If you want to bypass this section, press “ENTER”.
4.
If the LEADING EDGE APPLY option is off, go to step 6. Enter the number of labels between
the label sensor and the peel edge. Make sure to include any labels that are partially hanging over
the peel edge or any directly under the label sensor in this number.
5.
The applicator will instruct you to move the label leading edge to the peel edge and press
“LABEL SETUP”. Three labels are dispensed while the applicator is calculating the peel edge to
label sensor distance and the “Short Feed Distance” values.
6.
The applicator will instruct you to move the web to the desired label stop position and press
“LABEL SETUP”. Three labels are dispensed while the applicator is calculating the label length
and label stop values. If you want to bypass this section, press “ENTER”.
Note:
If the controller calculates a label stop value that is less than 0.03” or greater than (label
length – 0.06”), the controller will select the value closest to these limits and a warning
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message is displayed indicating that the label stop may need adjusting. The operator may
override the controller’s value using the “LABEL STOP” menu.
MANUAL SETUP
The manual setup function is provided for those instances where auto setup does not work. The following
steps summarize the manual setup sequence:
1.
With the applicator offline, select “2” from the LABEL SETUP menu.
2.
The display will show the two edge detection modes discussed in the paragraph above. Select “1”
for label LEADING EDGE or “2” for label TRAILING EDGE detection. Pressing “ENTER” at
this point will bypass the following steps and take you back to the “LABEL SETUP” menu.
3.
If LEADING EDGE DETECT was selected, the applicator will instruct the operator to place the
label and liner under the sensor and press “LABEL SETUP” to continue.
If TRAILING EDGE DETECT was selected, the applicator will instruct the operator to place the
liner only under the sensor and press “LABEL SETUP” to continue.
The sensor measures the label sensitivity at this position and uses this value for the “ON”
condition.
4.
If LEADING EDGE DETECT was selected, the applicator will instruct the operator to place the
liner only under the sensor and press “LABEL SETUP” to continue.
If TRAILING EDGE DETECT was selected, the applicator will instruct the operator to place the
label and liner under the sensor and press “LABEL SETUP” to continue.
The sensor measures the label sensitivity at this position and uses this value for the “OFF”
condition.
5.
The display will show whether the sensor is looking at the gap or the label in the current position.
If the web is manually adjusted by turning the hand wheel, the display status will change as the
web moves past the label sensor. Pressing “ENTER” will take you to the LABEL LENGTH
menu.
6.
The display will show the current label length setting. If it is incorrect, enter a new label length.
If the value shown is correct, pressing “ENTER” will take you back to the LABEL SETUP menu.
For additional help, see the LABEL LENGTH explanation shown below.
7.
If the label length value was changed in step 6, the applicator will dispense a label and advance to
the “LABEL STOP” menu. The operator may accept or modify the current label stop value as
needed and return to the LABEL SETUP menu by pressing “ENTER”. For additional help, see
the LABEL STOP explanation shown below.
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LABEL LENGTH SETUP
1.
Measure the distance from the leading edge of one label to the leading edge of the next. This will
be the “label length” value.
2.
From the LABEL SETUP menu press “3” to adjust the “LABEL LENGTH” value.
3.
Enter the length and press “ENTER”. If the value is less than 0.375” or more than 20”, the
display will show an out-of-range message for 2 seconds then switch back to the label length
menu. If the value shown is correct, pressing “ENTER” will take you back to the LABEL SETUP
menu.
4.
If the label length value was changed in step 3, the applicator will dispense a label and advance to
the “LABEL STOP” menu. The operator may accept or modify the current label stop value as
needed and return to the LABEL SETUP menu by pressing “ENTER”.
5.
Press “HOME” to go to the main menu.
NOTE: It’s important to set the label length to exactly what it is (don’t guess). If there is a missing
label on the liner, the web will feed the label length distance. This is important because of
the label sensor’s position relative to the peel edge.
After 3* missing labels in a row, a “no labels found” message will appear on the display. If a light
stack is connected to the applicator, it will flash at a steady rate. Correct the problem and press
“ALARM RESET” to clear the alarm. * After software version 360-2b.25, the number of
missing labels before a “no labels found” alarm is user adjustable in the SPECIAL
OPTIONS menu.
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LABEL STOP
1.
The label stop value is the distance from the label edge to the label sensor. Allowed values are
between 0.03” and (label length – 0.06”).
NOTE: After software version 360-2b.25 any value less than .06 comes with a warning that says the
label stop can move when the web speed changes.
2.
Press the “LABEL STOP” key. Enter a new value and press “ENTER”. If the value is out-ofrange, the display will show an out-of-range message for 2 seconds and then switch back to the
label stop menu.
3.
A valid label stop entry will send you back to the main menu.
4.
With the applicator online, press “JOG”. If the label stop is not where you want it, go back into
the “LABEL STOP” menu and enter a new value.
NOTE: This adjustment can be made while the machine is running.
LABEL FORMATS
This option will let the operator view, save, load or delete up to 10 label setups. If a certain size label is
used over and over, you can save the label format and reload it at a later date. Parameters that are saved
are:
APPLICATOR TYPE
LABEL LENGTH
LABEL STOP
LABEL PLACEMENT
WEB SPEED
ENCODER ON/OFF
RATE COMPENSATION
TAMP EXTEND TIME
TAMP RETRACT TIME
AIR BLAST TIME
EXTENDED AIR ASSIST
ACCELERATION
DECELERATION
LABEL ADVANCE TIME
Press the “LABEL FORMAT” key and enter “1800” for the password. The display will show the
following options:
1) VIEW LABEL FORMAT
2) LOAD LABEL FORMAT
3) SAVE LABEL FORMAT
4) DELETE LABEL FORMAT
Warning: The applicator must be offline to enter this menu!
View Format
This option will allow the operator to view the individual format parameters. Pick “1” at the label
format menu and select the format number you want to see. Pressing “ENTER” will take you
back to the label setup menu
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LABEL FORMATS (cont.)
Load Format
This option will allow the operator to load the values of a previously stored format in to the
system as current values. Pick “2” at the label format menu and select the number of the format
you want to load. If you want to exit without loading any format, press “ENTER”. Continue to
press “ENTER” to exit to the label setup menu. Warning: Once you pick a format, it will
change the current parameters to what was in the format. There will be no warning!
Save Format
This option will allow the operator to save the current parameters to a format with a four-digit
name. Pick “3” at the label format menu and enter up to four digits for the format name. When
finished, press “ENTER”. If you do not want to save a format, press “ENTER” before you type in
a format name. By typing in the same number as an existing format, the variables saved in that
format will be over-written. Continue to press “ENTER” to exit to the label setup menu.
Delete Format
This option will allow the operator to delete a format from the list. Pick “4” at the label format
menu and select the number of the format you want to delete. If you want to exit this section
without deleting anything, then press “ENTER” before pressing any numbers. Continue to press
“ENTER” to exit to the label setup menu. Warning: Once a format number has been selected,
it will be deleted. There is no warning!
WEB SPEED
Web speed is the velocity of the label web in inches per minute. In a merge application the web speed
should be set at the velocity of the product. In tamp or blow box applications the web speed will vary
depending on the label size and product rate. Some labels will have to be run at a slower speed so that it
will properly feed out onto the label pad/grid.
1.
Press the “WEB SPEED” key and enter a value between 100” and 1500” per min. for normal
speed applicators or between 100” and 2100” per min. for high-speed applicators. Press
“ENTER” to return the main menu. If the value is out-of-range, the display will show an out-ofrange message for 2 seconds then switch back to the web speed menu.
NOTE: This adjustment can be made while the machine is running.
SLEW SPEED
The slew speed value allows the applicator to speed-up the label dispense cycle in certain time critical
applications. The slew speed menu will automatically appear after the web speed menu when the missing
label and leading edge apply options are ON. The default value is set at 1200 “/min.
1.
Enter a value between 100” and 1500” per min. for normal speed applicators or between 100” and
2100” per min. for high-speed applicators. Press “ENTER” to return the main menu. If the value
is out-of-range, the display will show an out-of-range message for 2 seconds then switch back to
the slew speed menu. Note: In order to improve performance, the slew speed setting must be
larger than the current web speed or encoder rate value.
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MERGE APPLICATOR SETUP
The merge applicator is used to apply labels to products moving on a conveyor. A label is feed onto the
surface of the product at the same speed that the product is moving.
1.
On the display, under “APPLICATOR TYPE” select “MERGE” applicator. Also, indicate
whether it is in a right-hand or left-hand configuration using the “RT/LT HAND” selection.
2.
Go through the general label setup procedure.
3.
Position the peel edge so it’s between 1/8” and 1/2” away from the product at approximately 20
degrees to the product surface.
4.
Adjust the applicator brush so that it will lightly touch the product. It should be angled so that the
label is supported as it is fed out. NOTE: The applicator brush is used to aide in the tacking
of the label to the product. It is not made to be a wipedown.
5.
Label stop can be set so that the label is flagged past the peel edge but must miss the passing
product.
6.
Web speed should be set to match the speed of the product.
7.
Go to the product setup section of this manual to finish setup.
MERGE LABEL PROFILING
Profiling is used to aide in labeling products that have a concave or convex surface. If the surface of the
product is convex, the labeler will dispense a label at web speed during the “rise area” distance. When this
distance has been traveled, the web speed changes to (web speed) x (web ratio) during the “flat area”
distance. After traveling the combined rise plus flat distance, the labeler returns to web speed for the
remainder of the move. The reason for this action is that convex products start out farther away from the
peel edge than it will be by mid-product. The label is dispensed at normal speed at the beginning of the
product. As the product surface moves closer, the label must slow down so that the labels do not wrinkle.
As the product surface moves away, the label speeds-up.
On concave products the label is dispensed at web speed initially. As the surface of the product moves
away, the label is dispensed faster to force the label into the product. The label dispense speed is slowed as
the product surface moves closer to the peel edge.
NOTE: 1) Label profiling is a function of the merge applicator only.
2) Label profiling is enabled when the “web ratio” is set to something different than “1”.
3) Max. speed for the labeler is 1500 ”/min. for normal speed applicators or 2100 ”/min for
high speed applicators. The machine will not exceed this speed even if the web ratio is set
to a number higher than “1”.
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ENTERING LABEL PROFILING VALUES
1.
Press “LABEL SETUP” then select “LABEL PROFILING”.
2.
The label profiling menu shows the following three items:
Profile Rise Area
Profile Flat Area
Web Ratio
3.
Press “1) PROFILE RISE AREA”. This is the distance the label travels before changing to the
mid-product labeling speed. Enter a value between 0.5 and 20. A valid entry will send you back
to the label profiling menu.
4.
Press “2) PROFILE FLAT AREA”. This is the distance the label travels while at the midproduct labeling speed. Enter a value between .001 and 20. A valid entry will send you back to
the label profiling menu.
5.
Press “3) WEB RATIO”. The web ratio is a multiplier applied to the web speed value to either
slow or speed-up the applicator during the profile flat area. This number will vary depending on
product shape and is usually determined by trial and error. Enter a value between .5 and 1.5. A
valid entry will send you back to the label profiling menu.
NOTE: Label profiling is disabled when using the multi –label option.
PROFILING SUMMARY
Condition
WEB RATIO < 1.0
WEB RATIO = 1.0
WEB RATIO > 1.0
Product Shape
Convex
Flat Surface
Concave
Web
Ratio
Setting
< 1.0
Speed during
0” to rise
distance
web speed
= 1.0
> 1.0
web speed
web speed
Speed during
rise to flat distance
(web speed) (web
ratio)
web speed
(web speed) (web
ratio)
Speed during flat
to label length
distance
web speed
web speed
web speed
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ESTIMATING RISE AREA AND FLAT AREA
This process will give you a starting point for profile variables. Some experimentation is
necessary for best results. The example shown is for a convex or oval product.
1.
Apply a label by hand to the product. Measure the rise area by looking at the beginning of the
label to where it starts to flatten out. Also measure the length of the flat area. Use the diagram
below as an example.
2.
Use these numbers when inputting values to the display.
3.
When using this type of product, web ratio is set less than “1”. This will slow web speed during
the flat area.
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RISE AREA AND FLAT AREA FINAL ADJUSTMENT
The system will work best with the smallest rise area value and the largest flat area value
that properly applies the label. Use the instructions below to find these values.
1.
With the applicator online, send several products down the conveyor and observe the labels that
are applied.
2.
If the leading edges of the labels were all applied at the same position on the products, go on to
step #3.
If the leading edges of the labels were placed at various positions on the products, the Rise Area
Length is too short.
Slightly increase the Rise Area Length and run some more products. Repeat until the leading
edge label placement is consistent.
3.
If the leading edges of the label were applied at the required position on the product, go on to step
#4.
If the leading edge of the label is applied at the incorrect position, adjust the “LABEL
PLACEMENT”, or re-position the product detector. Run some more products. Repeat until the
leading edge of the label is applied at the required position on the product.
4.
If there are no wrinkles or bubbles in the first half of the applied labels, go on to step #5.
If a wrinkle or bubbles appear from the top to the bottom of the first half of the label, the rise area
is too long.
Slightly decrease the rise area and run some more products. Repeat until the wrinkle in the first
half of the label is removed.
5.
If there is no wrinkle in the center of the label, go on to step #7.
If a wrinkle appears from the top to the bottom at the center of the label, either the Web Ratio is
too high, or the Flat Area is too short.
The Web Ratio will be adjusted first. Before adjusting, note the Web Ratio setting. Slightly
decrease the Web Ratio and run some more products. Repeat until the wrinkle is removed. Go on
to step #7.
6.
Increase the Flat Area slightly and run some more products. Repeat until the wrinkle is removed.
7.
If the labels are applied wrinkle free from lead edge to trail edge, go on to step #8.
If small horizontal wrinkles appear on the trailing edge on the label, the Flat Area is too long.
Slightly decrease the Flat Area and run some more products. Repeat until wrinkles are eliminated.
8.
When the Web Ratio, Rise Area and the Flat Area are established, the setup is complete.
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MERGE LEADING EDGE APPLY
The leading edge apply option is used to merge a label onto two or three panels of a product. An example
might include the leading, top, and bottom panels of a CD case. The applicator is initially setup so that the
label is flagged out in front of the product but is still supported on the liner. When a product detect signal
is received, the applicator will wait for the label placement time or distance depending on whether the
encoder is off or on. At label placement, the applicator will feed the “Short Feed Distance” at web speed
or encoder speed. This will place the next label at the peel edge. The applicator will wait for the “Product
Clearance” time or distance to allow the product to pass by the peel edge before moving the next label to
the flagged out position at slew speed. The figure below illustrates a hypothetical setup with four labels
between the peel edge and the label sensor along with the measurement definitions:
A: label sensor to peel edge distance
B: label length
C: label flag distance
D’: label stop distance with C = 0 (not shown)
D: label stop distance
E: short feed distance
N: # of labels between sensor and peel edge
A
C
D
E
B
The AUTO SETUP feature will calculate all of the dimensions shown above if the Leading Edge Apply
option is enabled prior to running auto setup. The operator may override these settings by measuring
values B through E above and entering them via the display. Note: The Leading Edge Apply option will
work in a time based system but performance is better if an encoder is purchased.
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CONFIGURING LEADING EDGE APPLY WITH AUTO SETUP
1.
Make sure the applicator is powered and offline.
2.
Press “LABEL SETUP” and select “5) LEADING EDGE APPLY”
3.
Select “1) LEADING EDGE OPTION IS: ON” from the leading edge submenu.
4.
Select “3) PRODUCT CLEARANCE TIME / DISTANCE” and enter the time or distance after
the label is dispensed to when the product clears the peel edge. The distance in an encoder system
should be approximately the length of the product that the label is applied to.
5.
Press “ENTER” to return to the label setup menu.
6.
Select “AUTO SETUP” and follow the on screen prompts (see: AUTO SETUP in GENERAL
SETUP PROCEDURES).
7.
Select “WEB SPEED” and enter the product conveyor speed. The “Slew Speed” menu will
automatically come up after web speed.
8.
Enter a “SLEW SPEED” value and press “ENTER” to return to the home menu. Slew speed is
the web speed used to move the label to the flagged position in preparation for the next product.
CONFIGURING LEADING EDGE APPLY MANUALLY
1.
Make sure the applicator is powered and offline.
2.
Using the hand wheel, position the label in the flagged out position.
3.
Press “LABEL STOP” and enter the distance measured for dimension D shown above. Note: If
the label sensor is set for trailing edge detection, add the label gap distance to dimension D.
4.
Press “LABEL SETUP” and select “3) LABEL LENGTH”. Enter the length measured for
dimension B shown above.
5.
Press “5) LEADING EDGE APPLY” to gain access to the Leading Edge submenu.
6.
Select “1) LEADING EDGE OPTION IS: ON” from the leading edge submenu.
7.
Select “2) SHORT FEED DISTANCE” and enter the distance measured for dimension E above.
8.
Select “3) PRODUCT CLEARANCE TIME / DISTANCE” and enter the time or distance after
the label is dispensed to when the product clears the peel edge. The distance in an encoder system
should be approximately the length of the product that the label is applied to.
9.
Select “WEB SPEED” and enter the product conveyor speed. The “Slew Speed” menu will
automatically come up after web speed.
10.
Enter a “SLEW SPEED” value and press “ENTER” to return to the home menu. Slew speed is
the web speed used to move the label to the flagged position in preparation for the next product.
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AIR BLOW APPLICATOR SETUP
The air blow applicator is a versatile labeler in the sense that many different label sizes can be used without
buying a new pad or manifold. Products can also be labeled at a stand still without contact. The blow box
consists of two axial fans mounted in the top of the assembly that produce the vacuum needed to hold the
label. Inside the blow box are eighteen flexible tubes that provide the air blast to apply the label. These
tubes may be arranged in a variety of ways to apply many shapes and sizes of labels.
1.
On the display, under applicator type select “BLOW BOX” applicator. Also, indicate whether it
is in a right-hand or left-hand configuration using the “RT/LT HAND” selection.
2.
Place the applicator as close to the product as you can without hitting it.
3.
Go through “general setup” procedure (i.e. label sensor, setup, web speed, etc.)
AIR BLOW LABEL STOP
1.
With the applicator online, jog a couple of labels.
2.
Label stop position should be 1/32” from the peel edge tip.
3.
If needed, change the label stop value. (Refer to Label Stop setup in the general job setup)
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AIR BLOW PEEL EDGE ALIGNMENT
1.
Turn power on to the applicator and make sure it’s offline.
2.
Advance the web using the drive roller and notice how the label feeds onto the grid. A normal
paper label should deflect 5-10 degrees to the bottom surface of the label grid. A stiffer label
should feed straight onto the grid.
3.
To adjust the peel edge, loosen the two 1/4 S.H.C.S. screws on the peel edge faceplate and move
the assembly to a position close to the grid. Allow enough room for the label and liner to pass
between the peel edge and the grid.
4.
Repeat step #2 to check label angle. Re-adjust if needed.
Note: The top of the peel edge should be slightly higher than the bottom surface of the label grid. If
a label on the grid will slide back onto the peel edge, the peel edge is too low.
AIR BLOW GRID SETUP
1.
With the power on and the applicator online, jog a label onto the grid and tape it in place.
2.
Turn the power off and remove the blow box cover. Arrange the air jet tubes in a symmetrical
pattern with most of the tubes in the center of the label. Insert any unused tubes in the storage
block. WARNING: Make sure the air jet tubes are not in the axial fan.
3.
The blow box is equipped with two fans and a switch. With the switch in LOW position, only one
fan will run. With the switch in the HIGH position, both fans will run. Select the appropriate
switch position to insure that enough vacuum is generated to hold the label in place.
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AIR BLOW AIR ASSIST
The air assist tube blows a stream of air onto the label to force it up against the blow box grid during the
label feed. The air assist starts to blow when the web starts to move and stops when the label is on the
grid. The extended air assist time allows the air assist to blow after the label feed to help stabilize the label.
1.
Adjust the air assist tube so it’s blowing into the center of the label. Ensure that the label feeds
out against the grid properly.
2.
The regulator for the air assist is on the valve bank and should be set between 10 and 15 PSI.
This is a typical setting but it may be changed as needed.
3.
If a longer air assist is needed to help position the label, press “LABEL SETUP” on the display.
Pick “EXTENDED AIR ASSIST” and enter a value between .001-1 second.
4.
A valid air assist entry will send you back to the label setup menu.
5.
Press “HOME” to return to the main menu.
AIR BLOW AIR BLAST
The air blast transfers the label from the grid to the product and is a function of time and air pressure. The
air blast pressure is regulated by the filter/regulator assembly located upstream of the valve.
1.
The regulator for the air blast should be set between 40-50 PSI. This is the typical setting but it
may be changed as needed.
2.
If the air blast time needs changed, press “LABEL SETUP” on the display. Pick “AIR BLAST”
and enter a value between .010-1 second.
3.
A valid air blast entry will send you back to the label setup menu.
4.
Press “HOME” to return to the main menu.
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TAMP APPLICATOR SETUP
The tamp applicator consists of a tamp slide, label manifold, and a label pad. The label is fed out onto the
label pad and is tamped within 1/8” of the labeling surface. The label is then blown off by an air blast. The
tamp applicator has higher placement accuracy and is less dependent on product movement.
NOTE: Before proceeding, make sure you’ve selected tamp under “APPLICATOR TYPE” on the
display. Choose one of the following two types of tamping action.
NORMAL TAMP: A label feeds out onto the label pad and the labeler will wait for a product detect
signal to tamp and apply the label. After applying the label, the tamp pad returns
home to receive another label.
ITB TAMP: A label feeds out onto the label pad and tamps. The tamp will wait for a product
detect signal before applying the label and returning home to receive another label.
1.
With the tamp slide extended make sure the label pad is approx. 1/8” from the product.
2.
Go through “general setup” procedure (i.e. label sensor, web speed, etc.)
TAMP PEEL EDGE ALIGNMENT
1.
Turn the power on, move the tamp assembly up and make sure the applicator is offline.
2.
Advance the web using the drive roller. Stop when half of the label is off the peel edge tip. The
label should be at an angle between 5 and 15 degrees from the label pad surface. The stiffer the
label, the flatter the angle.
3.
To adjust the peel edge, loosen the two 1/4 S.H.C.S. screws on the peel edge faceplate and move
the assembly close to the tamp pad. Allow some clearance distance between the peel edge and
tamp assembly.
4.
Repeat step #2 to check label angle. Re-adjust if needed.
5.
If OK go to label stop.
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TAMP LABEL STOP
1.
With the applicator online, jog a couple of labels.
2.
Label stop position should be 1/32” from the peel edge tip.
3.
If needed change the label stop value. (Refer to label stop setup in the general job setup)
TAMP VACUUM
The tamp vacuum is generated by a vacuum venturi located on the applicator. This vacuum is used to hold
the label on the label pad until the air blast releases it. Too much or too little vacuum can affect label
placement on the pad. The amount of vacuum may be changed by adjusting the air pressure to the vacuum
regulator feeding the venturi. A setting of 30-40 PSI is typical but it may be changed as needed.
WARNING: It is important to match label size with the label pad size so that no holes are
uncovered when the label is on the pad. This may result in losing vacuum.
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TAMP AIR ASSIST
The air assist tube blows a stream of air onto the label to force it up against the tamp pad during the label
feed. The air assist starts to blow when the web starts to move and stops when the label is on the pad. The
extended air assist time allows the air assist to blow after the label feed to help stabilize the label.
1.
Adjust the air assist tube so it’s blowing in the center of label. Ensure that the label feeds out
against the label pad.
2.
The regulator for the air assist is on the valve bank and should be set between 10 and 15 PSI.
This is a typical setting but it may be changed as needed.
3.
If a longer air assist is needed to help position the label, press “LABEL SETUP” on the display.
Pick “EXTENDED AIR ASSIST” and enter a value between .001-1 second.
4.
A valid air assist entry will send you back to the label setup menu.
5.
Press “HOME” to return to the main menu.
TAMP AIR BLAST
The air blast transfers the label from the label pad to the product and is a function of time and air pressure.
1.
The regulator for the air blast is on the valve bank and should be set between 40-50 PSI. This is
the typical setting but it may be changed if needed.
2.
To change the air blast time, press “LABEL SETUP” on the display. Pick “AIR BLAST” and
enter a value between .010-1 second.
3.
A valid air blast entry will send you back to the label setup menu.
4.
Press “HOME” to return to the main menu.
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TAMP SLIDE
The tamp slide is used to move the label pad and manifold toward the product. The speed at which it
travels is a function of air pressure and airflow. The valve and regulator for the tamp assembly is part of
the valve bank mounted to the side of the applicator. Typically, the air pressure should be set between 40
and 50 PSI but it may be changed as necessary. Two adjustment knobs are provided on the air cylinder to
adjust the tamp extend and retract times. Turning the knobs clockwise will slow the movement of the
cylinder. Turning the knobs counter-clockwise will speed up the cylinder.
The tamp extend and retract times must be setup by the operator since they are dependent on the setting of
the adjustment knobs. Both timers are in the “LABEL SETUP” section of the display.
EXTEND TIME: 1. The tamp extend time is the time necessary to fully extend the tamp slide
assembly. After the tamp extend time expires, an air blast forces the label off of
the label pad onto the product. In order to keep cycle times to a minimum, set the
extend time so that the air blast occurs when the slide reaches the fully extended
position.
2. To change the extend time press “LABEL SETUP” on the display. Pick “TAMP
EXTEND” and enter a value between .001-5 seconds.
3. A valid tamp extend entry will send you back to the label setup menu.
4. Press “HOME” to return to the main menu.
RETRACT TIME: 1. The tamp retract time is the time necessary to fully retract the tamp slide assembly.
At the end of the “tamp retract” time a label will be fed out onto the pad. Too
small of a value will cause a label to feed out before the label pad is in the home
position. Too high of a value will cause long cycle times.
2. To change the retract time, press “LABEL SETUP” on the display. Pick “TAMP
RETRACT” and enter a value between .001-5 seconds.
3. A valid tamp retract entry will send you back to the label setup menu.
4. Press “HOME” to return to the main menu.
NOTE: If tamp switches are used, it is only necessary to set both tamp extend & retract times to a
value higher than the time required. The tamp switches will override any excess time.
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PRODUCT SETUP PROCEDURE
PRODUCT SENSOR
The factory product sensor is a reflective type. Other types can be used but the following setup procedure
is for a reflective sensor.
1.
Make sure the sensor is plugged into the applicator.
2.
Turn the power on and leave the applicator offline.
3.
Set the sensor to DO (dark operation) by gently turning the output select screw completely
counter-clockwise.
4.
Make sure the sensor is aligned with the reflector. When the red LED on the back of the sensor is
flashing at its fastest rate, the two are in the best alignment.
5.
Place a product between the sensor and the reflector. The LED should go out.
a). On translucent products, the sensor may fail to detect a product if the sensor gain is set too
high. In these cases, reduce the sensor gain by turning the gain pot counter-clockwise to avoid
“burning thru” the product.
6.
Go to the “PRODUCT SETUP” portion on the display.
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PRODUCT SETUP
1.
Make sure the power is on and the applicator is offline.
2.
Press “PRODUCT SETUP” on the display.
3.
The product setup screen will show the status of the detector lockout function, whether the
encoder is on or off and its speed, the label counter value, and whether the product sensor is
detecting a product or not. Note: If you are set for light operate “LO” on the product sensor,
the product detect indicator will say “YES” when there is no product in between the sensor
and reflector.
4.
There are three submenus associated with this screen:
DET LOCKOUT ON/OFF: The product detector lockout function is used if more than one
product detect signal is generated per product. When the first product detect signal is received, a
timer is started and all other product detect signals are ignored until this time expires. Warning:
this works only when the product sensor is set for dark operate “DO”.
a) To add detector lockout, select “DET LOCKOUT” and enter a value between .001-20 seconds.
b) A valid detector lockout entry will send you back to the product setup menu.
ENCODER SETUP: SEE THE ENCODER SETUP SECTION OF THIS MANUAL
LABEL COUNTER: The label counter is a user resettable counter that keeps track of the number
of labels applied by the applicator since it was last reset. With this feature, the number of labels
per hour, per shift, etc. may be monitored.
a) To reset the label counter, select “LABEL COUNTER” from the product setup menu.
b) Select “YES” to reset the counter or “NO” to go back to the product setup menu.
LABEL PLACEMENT (also known as Label Delay)
When a product detect signal is received, the product must travel the “label placement” time or distance
before the applicator will dispense a label. Label placement gives you the ability to adjust where the label
is applied on the product.
More label placement = label moves back on the product
Less label placement = label moves forward on the product
1.
To change label placement, press “LABEL PLACEMENT” on the display. Enter a value between
.001 and 20 seconds and press “ENTER”.
2.
A valid label placement value will send you back to the main menu.
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LABEL PLACEMENT (cont’d)
NOTE: 1) The applicator will be slower and less accurate for larger label placement values. Keep
this value to a minimum by moving the product sensor closer to the peel edge.
2) If the encoder option is on, the label placement value is in inches. If the encoder is off,
the label placement value is in seconds.
3) This adjustment can be made while the machine is running.
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ENCODER OPTION
The encoder option is useful when the product velocity varies during the application cycle. An example of
such an application is forms on a forms table. With the encoder installed and enabled, the labeler adjusts
the label dispense speed to insure accurate label placement on the product.
The applicator has a differential quadrature incremental encoder interface with times four interpolation
built into the controller board. The encoder connector located on the rear panel has +5V and ground to
power the sensor and the A and B channel interface. The encoder wiring diagram and pin-out information
appear in the Drawings section in this manual and should be consulted for user supplied encoders. Factory
encoders generate 500 pulses per revolution.
NOTES: Label placement units with the encoder option on is in inches; not seconds.
The encoder option will not be accurate with the tamp applicator set to normal tamp.
It’s important to make sure that the applicator is setup properly so labels are dispensed
consistently.
If product speeds are too fast causing the compensated label placement to lag behind the
current label placement, a warning will be given to raise the label placement value.
ENCODER MOUNTING
The method of coupling the encoder to the conveying system is an important consideration because errors
or stress can be introduced to the system. If the encoder is coupled to a drive shaft, motor, etc., a flexible
coupling should be used to compensate for any misalignment between the shaft and the encoder. This
compensation is required because the smallest misalignment can result in high radial loads that may induce
premature bearing failure. If the encoder is connected to the machine using belts and pulleys, be careful
not to over tighten the belts.
An optional mounting kit may be purchased which has a rubber-coated wheel on the encoder shaft. The kit
comes with a mounting plate and a spring loaded pivot plate to hold the wheel against the conveyor
surface. The encoder is wired assuming that the encoder shaft rotates clockwise as you face the encoder.
If counter-clockwise rotation is necessary, reverse the A+ & A- wires going to the control board at
connector J5.
WARNING: Change wires with the power disconnected from the machine.
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ENCODER SETUP
1.
Select “ENCODER SETUP” at the product setup menu.
NOTE: This area is password protected. The password is 1800. Going back to the home
screen will disable the last password entry.
2.
Turn the encoder on by pressing “1”.
NOTE: If the encoder was already enabled, you would turn off the encoder by pressing “1”.
3.
Select “PULSE LENGTH” and enter the distance the product travels per pulse of the encoder.
The pulse length may be calculated using the following formula:
Pulse Length = (Distance Product Moves / Rev) / ((Encoder Pulses / Rev) x 4)
EXAMPLE: An encoder is mounted to a conveyor drive pulley and the circumference of that
pulley is 18.75”. Therefore, with one revolution of the encoder, the product on the
conveyor will travel 18.75”. The encoder is a factory encoder that generates 500
pulses per revolution.
Pulse length = 18.75” / (500 x 4)
Pulse length = 18.75” / 2000
Pulse length = 0.009375 “/pulse
Enter the pulse length value and press “ENTER”. Allowed values are between .00001 and 1.
A valid pulse length entry will send you back to the encoder menu.
4.
Select “Velocity Filter Time” on the display. Enter a filter value between 0.006 and 0.1 and press
“ENTER”.
The velocity filter value is proportional to the number of past encoder pulse rates used in
computing the average encoder velocity. The average encoder velocity is multiplied by the pulse
length setting to obtain the product velocity. The applicator’s ability to track changes in product
velocity is proportional to the velocity filter setting. Larger filter values will slow down the
applicator response time but will result in more consistent label placement. Small filter settings
may lead to inconsistent label placement. A good overall filter value is 0.03.
Velocity Filter = (0.002)(# of past encoder rates: N)
Avg. Encoder Rate (t) = ( ER(t-1) + ER(t-2) + … + ER(t-N)) / N
Product Velocity = (Avg. Encoder Rate)(Pulse Length)
A valid filter number will take you back to the encoder setup menu.
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ENCODER SETUP (cont.)
5.
Rate Compensation for Air Blow and ITB Tamp Applicators:
When selecting a value for rate compensation, start at 0.025. Apply labels to the product at a
slower speed. Then run the product at production speeds or faster. If the labels are applied in the
same place, the compensation is correct. If labels move back the faster you go, INCREASE
RATE COMPENSATION. If the labels move forward, DECREASE RATE
COMPENSATION. Whenever the rate compensation value is adjusted, re-run the product at
slower and faster speeds to make sure that the labels are applied in the same position.
To change values, select “COMPENSATION” from the encoder setup menu and enter a value
between .001 and 1. A valid rate compensation entry will send you back to the encoder setup
menu.
NOTE: The web speed of the applicator will not follow the speed of the encoder.
6.
Rate Compensation for Merge Applicators:
When selecting a value for rate compensation, start at 0.007. Apply labels to the product at a
slower speed. Then run the product at production speeds or faster. If the labels are applied in the
same place, the compensation is correct. If labels move back the faster you go, INCREASE
RATE COMPENSATION. If the labels move forward, DECREASE RATE
COMPENSATION. Whenever the rate compensation value is adjusted, re-run the product at
slower and faster speeds to make sure that the labels are applied in the same position.
To change values, pick “COMPENSATION” from the encoder setup menu and enter a value
between .001 and 1. A valid rate compensation entry will send you back to the encoder setup
menu.
NOTE: The web speed of the applicator will follow the speed of the encoder.
7.
Press “HOME” to return to the main menu.
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CROSSOVER SETUP
CROSSOVER OPTION
The crossover option allows for “zero downtime” operation by interconnecting two applicators with
identical setup configurations. Both applicators are placed on the conveyor system one upstream of the
other. The upstream applicator is the “Primary” labeler while the downstream applicator is the
“Secondary” labeler. When the “Primary” applicator encounters a critical alarm condition, the
“Secondary” labeler is activated and continues to apply labels to the product. Possible critical alarm
conditions include: no labels found, web break, and primary offline.
The crossover sequence operates in the following manner. With the applicators powered and setup, they
are brought online with no products in between the primary and secondary heads. The primary head will
begin labeling. At the same time, it will send its product detect signal to the secondary labeler. A counter
in the secondary labeler will count up for each primary product detect signal while it will count down for
each secondary product detect signal. Initially, the secondary will not generate any product detects because
no products are in between the two heads. When the first labeled product reaches the secondary applicator,
the counter will decrement with each secondary product detect but the secondary labeler will not apply a
label. At this point, the secondary knows how many products are in between the heads. When an alarm
condition occurs in the primary labeler, it is taken offline and the secondary labeler is enabled. When the
first unlabeled product reaches the secondary applicator, it will start applying labels incrementing the
counter for each product passing the primary and decrementing for each product passing the secondary. It
will continue in this fashion until the primary applicator’s alarm condition is cleared and “ALARM
RESET” is pressed. When the primary applicator is brought back online, the secondary will continue to
label the products in between the heads but it will become disabled once the first labeled product from the
primary labeler reaches the secondary applicator.
CROSSOVER SETUP
1.
Configure the label sensor, label length, label stop, label placement, and encoder (see General
Setup Procedure) with the crossover option off.
2.
Make sure that the crossover cable is connected to both applicators.
3.
Make sure that CRTL TO: ANLG is selected in the primary applicator’s special options menu (see
special options section). Also, if an offline condition in the primary labeler is to trigger an alarm,
select OFFLINE CRTL: ON.
4.
From the “APPLICATOR OPTIONS” menu, enable the desired alarm conditions (i.e.: web break,
no labels found is always enabled).
5.
From the “APPLICATOR OPTIONS” menu, select “3) X-OVER”.
6.
Select “1) CROSSOVER: ON” to enable the crossover option.
7.
Select “2” to toggle between “PRIMARY LABELER” and “SECONDARY LABELER”. The
primary labeler serves as the main or upstream applicator. The secondary labeler is the backup or
downstream applicator.
8.
Press “ENTER” to return to the applicator options menu and “HOME” to return to the main menu
9.
Bring both applicators “ONLINE” with no products between the heads.
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CROSSOVER MONITORING
If the applicator is a secondary labeler, the crossover sub-menu will have a MONITOR SECONDARY
SETUP selection. This menu is provided to aid the operator in setting up the crossover network and is
particularly helpful if the secondary applicator is not labeling or is double labeling products. If this is
selected, a screen will show the status of the following items:
•
•
•
PRODUCTS BETWEEN HEADS: xx
PRODUCTS BEFORE LABEL: xx
SECONDARY INHIBIT INPUT: ON/OFF
The products between heads value indicates how many products are between the primary and secondary
applicators while the products before label value indicates how many of these products are already labeled.
The secondary inhibit status indicates whether the secondary labeler is enabled or not. If the inhibit input
is ON, the secondary applicator is not labeling. If the inhibit input is OFF, the secondary applicator is
labeling.
CROSSOVER PRECAUTIONS !
The crossover option insures that all products on a conveyor system are labeled by providing a redundant
system that will be activated if the primary applicator encounters an alarm. The following precautions
should be observed for reliable operation of the crossover network:
•
Both the primary and secondary applicators should be of the same type and have identical setups
including the label sensors which should be set to detect the same edge on the label.
•
Make sure the product detect sensors are properly configured so that multiple product detect
signals are not sent to the applicators. Multiple product detects will cause the crossover counters
to be wrong. When setting-up the system, it is a good idea to monitor the “Products Between
Heads” counter. When there are no products between the heads, this counter should be zero. If at
any instance of time the “Products Between Heads” counter doesn’t match what the operator
physically counts between the applicators, multiple product detects are being generated.
•
Make sure that both applicators are brought online before the primary applicator labels the first
product. Going online synchronizes the two applicators.
•
Do not take products off the conveyor system that are between the heads. This will cause the
crossover counters to be wrong.
•
When the primary applicator enters into an alarm condition, allow the secondary applicator to
begin labeling before bringing the primary applicator back online. Failure to observe this
precaution will result in double labeled or skipped products. Generally this will not be a problem
since it will take some time to correct the problem, press alarm reset, and bring the primary
applicator back online.
•
If either applicator is powered down, the other applicator will not receive product detect signals.
Disconnect the crossover cable between the applicators when performing service on one of the
applicators or when crossover is not being used.
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LOOSE LOOP SETUP
The loose loop option allows labels to be printed and applied from one system by tying a thermal printer
into the web path of the applicator. As the labels exit the printer, they go around a dancer arm to maintain
web tension. Three proximity switches monitor the dancer arm position. The lower switch turns the
printer off while the upper two turn the printer on. If the upper switch is active, the applicator enters a
“Tight Loop” alarm condition. The applicator is taken offline5 and will not apply labels until the dancer
arm returns to the lower position. This keeps the applicator from pulling label stock through a faulted
printer.
1.
Select “APPLICATOR OPTIONS” key from the display.
2.
Select “LS-LOOP” to enable the loose loop option. This option is password protected. The
password is 1800.
NOTE: 1) Due to the number of the different applications, the factory should be consulted on the
mechanical layout of the loose loop.
2) The loose loop option is not available when a powered rewind is used or when the print
output is used for alarms.
3) The loose loop option will turn off the crossover and imprinter options if they are on.
4) This is a factory installed option.
5) Starting with software version 2c.10.3, the applicator remains online but is inhibited.
IMPRINTER SETUP
The imprinter option allows a hot stamp printer to be installed into the web path of the applicator. It is
useful in instances where one line printing or date coding is required. The option is enabled and the dwell
time or stamp interval is setup in the imprinter submenu.
1.
Select “APPLICATOR OPTIONS” key from the display.
2.
Select “2) IMPRINT” to gain access to the imprinter submenu. This option is password
protected. The password is 1800.
3.
Select “1) IMPRINTER IS ON” from the imprinter submenu.
4.
Select “2) IMPRINTER DWELL TIME” and enter a time between 0.001 and 1 seconds. A valid
entry will return you back to the imprinter submenu.
5.
Press “ENTER” to return to the main menu.
6.
The print placement on the label may be adjusted by sliding the registration roller forward or
backward in the slot on the mounting bracket (see imprinter web path diagram).
NOTE: 1) The imprinter option is not available when a powered rewind is used or when the print
output is used for alarms.
2) This is a factory installed option.
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LABEL OPTIONS
This section will discuss options that control how the applicator dispenses a label or handles a missing
label on the liner web. These options appear in the “APPLICATOR OPTIONS” menu and are password
protected. The password is 1800.
MULTIPLE LABEL: The multiple label option allows more than one label to be applied to a product
from one product detect signal.
MISSING LABEL: The missing label option monitors all labels between the peel edge and the label
sensor. If a label is missing, the applicator will advance another label to the peel
edge to insure that all products are labeled.
SKIP COUNTER: The skip counter option allows the applicator to label every xth product and skip the
rest.
MULTIPLE LABEL SETUP
The applicator has the ability to apply multiple labels per product detect signal. The number of labels per
product detect signal and the center-to-center distance between the labels is configured in the multiple label
submenu.
1.
Press the “APPLICATOR OPTIONS” key and select “7) MULTI-LBL” to enter the multiple label
submenu.
2.
Select “1) MULTI-LABEL FUNCTION: ON” to enable the option. Pressing “1” repeatedly will
toggle the multi-label function on and off.
3.
Select “2) NUMBER OF LABELS PER PRODUCT” and enter the number of labels to be applied
to each product. A valid entry between 1 and 99 will take you back to the multiple label submenu.
4.
Select “3) LABEL CNTR-TO-CNTR DISTANCE” and enter the center-to-center distance
between the labels. The minimum center-to-center distance is either equal to label length or the
time it takes to travel label length at the current web speed depending on whether the encoder is
on or off. A valid entry will take you back to the multiple label submenu.
5.
Press “ENTER” to return to the main menu.
NOTE: 1) If the encoder is turned on, the units are in inches. Otherwise, they are in seconds.
2) If the label center-to-center distance is too small, a message will appear on the display
warning you that the applicator cannot keep up. The applicator will continue labeling
but label placement will not be accurate.
3) Label profiling, leading edge apply, and missing label options are disabled when multiple
label is on.
4) After software version 360-2c.10.1 the skip counter option and the display jog function
will work correctly with the multiple label option.
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MISSING LABEL
The applicator has the ability to track missing labels between the peel edge and the label sensor. When a
missing label is detected on the label liner, the applicator will feed a new label to the peel edge at slew
speed.
1.
Press the “APPLICATOR OPTIONS” key and select “8) MISS LBL” to enter the missing label
submenu.
2.
Select “1) MISSING LABEL: ON” to enable the option. Pressing “1” repeatedly will toggle the
missing label function on and off.
3.
Select “2) NUMBER OF LABELS TO PEEL EDGE”. Enter the number of labels between the
peel edge and the label sensor including any labels partially hanging over the peel edge and any
under the label sensor. A valid entry between 1 and 10 will take you back to the missing label
submenu.
4.
Press “ENTER” to return to the main menu.
NOTE: 1) When label length is changed, the missing label option is turned off. This insures the
operator will change the number of labels to the peel edge if necessary.
2) If the applicator goes offline, either manually or because of a critical fault, with missing
labels between the peel edge and the label sensor, a warning will come up on the screen.
This message will inform the operator that the applicator will not track the missing labels
when it is brought back online.
3) The second label feed occurs as soon as the blank section reaches the peel edge.
4) Multiple label and leading edge apply options are disabled when using missing label.
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SKIP COUNTER
The applicator has the ability to skip products on the conveyor system. The skip counter submenu displays
the CURRENT PRODUCT COUNT: the number of products remaining before a label will be applied,
SKIP COUNTER: ON/OFF, and the LABEL EVERY “x” PRODUCTS value: the desired product labeling
interval.
1.
Press the “APPLICATOR OPTIONS” key and select “9) SKIP CNT” to enter the skip counter
submenu.
2.
Select “1) SKIP COUNTER: ON” to enable the option. Pressing “1” repeatedly will toggle the
skip counter function on and off.
3.
Select “2) LABEL EVERY “x” PRODUCTS:” and enter a number between 1 and 10,000. A
valid entry will take you back to the skip counter menu.
EXAMPLE: If you want to label every sixth product, enter “6” above.
4.
Press “ENTER” to return to the main menu.
NOTE: The second line of the skip counter menu will display the current product count. When this
value reaches zero, a product will be labeled and the current label count is reloaded with the
label every “x” products value.
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CONFIGURATION MENU
Pressing “9” within the first five seconds of power-up will bring up the factory configuration menu. This
screen is hidden from normal use and serves as a place for options that are not normally adjusted. The
following two entries appear in this screen:
1) RESET TO FACTORY DEFAULTS
2) SPECIAL OPTIONS
(PRESS “ENTER” FOR MAIN MENU)
1) RESET TO FACTORY DEFAULTS
The reset to factory defaults selection is useful when someone has setup something in the applicator
causing it not to run and you don’t know what it is. Resetting to factory defaults will bring all the settings
to something that works and adjustments can be made from there. Pressing “1” from the configuration
menu will bring up a confirmation screen:
ARE YOU SURE YOU WANT TO
RESET TO FACTORY DEFAULTS?
1) YES
2) NO
Selecting “1” from the confirmation screen will restore all variables to factory settings and reset the label
sensor to its factory defaults. Therefore, an auto or manual label setup should be performed before
attempting to dispense labels. All label formats will be lost and the applicator will be configured as a
right-hand merge. If “2” is selected, the applicator will return to the configuration menu without making
any changes.
2) SPECIAL OPTIONS
The special option menus contain configuration options that are normally adjusted at the factory by
experienced personnel. Therefore, care should be exercised when changing any of these options.
Selecting “2” from the factory default menu will bring up the first of two special options menus. NOTE:
This section is password protected. The password is 5115. The items shown in bold type are factory
default settings. Each of these options will be discussed in the following sections.
Special Options Menu (page 1)
1) PRINT/PWR REWIND/CRTCL ALRM TO DO10
2) OFFLINE CRTL: OFF/ON
3) NO LBLS FOUND CNT
4) NORMAL/HIGH SPEED
5) CRITICAL TO: ALRM/ANLG/DO10
6) NEXT PAGE
Special Options Menu (page 2)
1) ACCEL/DECEL MENU
2) I/O DIAGNOSTICS
3) DEBOUNCE DELAY
4) RESET LABEL SENSOR
5) RESERVED
6) PREVIOUS PAGE
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1) PRINT/PWR REWIND/CRTCL ALRM TO DO10 (pg. 1)
Selecting “1” from the special options menu configures the source that drives digital output 10 (DO10).
The display in 1) will toggle between PRINT TO DO10 and PWR REWIND TO DO10 each time “1” is
pressed. Although the software drivers are supplied with the applicator, the hardware for a loose loop
printer, an imprinter, or a powered rewind is an option that must be purchased separately.
If 1) PRINT TO DO10 is selected (factory default), printer information is directed to DO10. This would
include output to a loose loop printer or an imprinter if either of these options are installed and enabled in
the “applicator options” menu.
If 1) PWR REWIND TO DO10 is selected, DO10 is used to drive a powered rewind system. A powered
rewind is recommended when web speeds are greater than 1500 “/min.
When CRITICAL TO: DO10 is selected at option “5” in the special options menu, CRTCL ALRM TO
DO10 is automatically displayed in 1) and pressing “1” will not change any options. This insures that if
critical alarms are being sent to DO10, the user can’t inadvertently turn off an alarm by pressing “1”.
Normally, the critical alarm to DO10 selection will not appear in this entry. It is provided to insure
backward compatibility with older software versions 360-2b.xx (see CRITICAL TO: DO10 explanation
below).
2) OFFLINE CRTL: ON/OFF (pg. 1)
The OFFLINE CRTL: ON/OFF entry allows the user to configure whether or not an “offline” condition is
a critical alarm. When this option is ON and the applicator is taken “offline”, a critical alarm will occur.
The display will toggle between on and off each time “2” is pressed.
3) NO LBLS FOUND CNT (pg. 1)
The NO LBLS FOUND CNT selection allows the user to configure the number of consecutive missing
labels that must appear on the liner web before a “NO LABELS FOUND” alarm occurs. In previous
software versions, it was fixed at 3. The user may now enter any integer number between 1 and 10.
4) NORMAL/HIGH SPEED (pg. 1)
The NORMAL/HIGH SPEED entry allows the user to select between either a “normal speed” or a “high
speed” applicator each time “4” is pressed.
If NORMAL SPEED is selected (factory default), the applicator will operate at web speeds up to 1500
“/min (25 “/sec).
If HIGH SPEED is selected, the applicator will operate at web speeds up to 2100 “/min (35 “/sec). Choose
this setting only if web speeds greater than 1500 “/min will be encountered in your application. The
powered rewind option is recommended when operating at these speeds due to web handling issues.
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5) CRITICAL TO: ALRM/ANLG/DO10 (pg. 1)
The CRITICAL TO: ALRM/ANLG/DO10 selection allows the user to direct critical alarms to specific
applicator outputs. The program cycles through ALRM, ANLG, and DO10 each time “5” is pressed. The
following critical alarms are supported: no labels found, web break, tight loop at printer1, and applicator
offline. 1Starting with software version 2c.10.3, tight loop at printer is no longer a critical alarm.
If CRITICAL TO: ALRM is selected (factory default), critical alarms are directed to the alarm output
(DO11). A light stack is typically connected to this output and would flash at a 1 Hz., 50% duty cycle rate
when a critical alarm occurs. The light stack is on steady for a warning alarm. Note: Previously, a
hardware module in the light stack controlled the flash rate. It is now implemented in software. If
you plan on upgrading to the 360-2c.10.x software and have a system manufactured before 5/1/03,
check with the factory to see if your light stack is compatible.
If CRITICAL TO: ANLG is selected, critical alarms are directed to the analog output (AO22). This setting
is used when two applicators are interconnected in a crossover configuration (see the applicator options
crossover explanation for more details). Note: The analog output does not have all of the protection
circuitry that a standard digital I/O circuit would have. This output is not for general purpose use!
If CRITICAL TO: DO10 is selected, critical alarms are directed to the print output (DO10) and the loose
loop printer, imprinter, and powered rewind options are not available. Also, the standard light stack will
no longer flash when a critical alarm occurs but it will be on solid when a warning alarm such as low label
occurs. The critical to DO10 option is provided to insure backward compatibility with older software
versions (360-2b.xx). Note: Some system level wiring changes may be necessary to insure proper
operation of critical alarms when CRITICAL TO: DO10 is selected. Contact the factory for
information about your system if you plan to upgrade to version 2c.10.x and use the CRITICAL TO:
DO10 option.
1) ACCEL / DECEL (pg. 2)
Selecting ACCEL/DECEL will bring up a series of submenus that change the drive motor acceleration,
deceleration, and current limit values. On a blow box applicator, a “pre-dispense” menu appears that
allows the applicator to start dispensing a label before the air blast time expires which increases the label
rate.
The larger the acceleration and deceleration values the faster the applicator will start and stop. This will
increase label rates but web handling may become erratic. The maximum acceleration and deceleration
rates that can be achieved depend on the available motor torque. The inertia of the label roll and the
system components, friction, and dancer arm spring tension are all factors in determining how much torque
is required to operate at a given acceleration/deceleration rate and web speed setting.
Higher torque requirements increase the motor current and temperature. Both of these parameters are
monitored by the applicator to insure reliable performance. The “NORMAL” motor current limit value is
set to 80% of the maximum motor current rating at the factory. The “HIGH” setting increases the current
limit to 100% and should be used only if the motor needs more power. Check for mechanical problems
before switching to the high setting. If you are going to alter any of these settings, verify system
performance and accuracy with a new roll of labels while operating at the highest anticipated web speed.
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WARNING: The factory default values should work in most cases and should not be changed.
please consult factory before making changes.
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2) I/O DIAGNOSTICS (pg. 2)
The I/O DIAGNOSTICS menu provides a means to check devices connected to the applicator. From here,
the operator can manually turn on valve outputs; monitor inputs such as: product detect, web break, and
low label; and verify the operation of the analog input and output.
3) DEBOUNCE DELAY (pg. 2)
The DEBOUNCE DELAY value helps eliminate false product detect signals that are electrical in nature.
This feature is provided to eliminate the possibility that the applicator will ‘start-up’ on it own in the
presence of high levels of EMI/RFI interference. When the product detect signal becomes active, the
applicator waits the “debounce delay” time and checks to see if the product detect signal is still active. If it
is, the applicator will start the drive motor and dispense a label. If the product detect signal is not active,
the applicator assumes that the original signal was a ‘glitch’ and will abort the label application cycle. The
default debounce setting is 0.001 seconds but the operator may enter any value between 0.001 and 0.050
seconds if noise is a problem.
4) RESET LABEL SENSOR (pg. 2)
If RESET LABEL SENSOR is selected, the label sensor will be reset to its factory default values. There is
no warning or confirmation screen and the previous settings are permanently deleted so make sure this is
what you want before proceeding. If “4” is pressed, the display will show a series of stars as the sensor
reconfigures its settings. When the process is complete, the applicator will return to the configuration
menu. Note: Before attempting to dispense labels, the operator should perform either a manual or
auto setup procedure to select the edge detection mode and set the label sensitivity.
5) RESERVED (pg. 2)
This entry is reserved for future use.
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WEB PATH DIAGRAMS
360 SERIES LEFT HAND MERGE
Web Path Diagram and Machine Parts
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WEB PATH DIAGRAMS
360 SERIES RIGHT HAND MERGE
Web Path Diagram and Machine Parts
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WEB PATH DIAGRAMS
360 SERIES LEFT HAND TAMP
Web Path Diagram and Machine Parts
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WEB PATH DIAGRAMS
360 SERIES RIGHT HAND TAMP
Web Path Diagram and Machine Parts
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WEB PATH DIAGRAMS
360 SERIES LEFT HAND AIR BLOW
Web Path Diagram and Machine Parts
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WEB PATH DIAGRAMS
360 SERIES RIGHT HAND AIR BLOW
Web Path Diagram and Machine Parts
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WEB PATH DIAGRAMS
360 SERIES LEFT HAND MERGE
(With 16” Unwind)
Web Path Diagram and Machine Parts
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WEB PATH DIAGRAMS
360 SERIES RIGHT HAND MERGE
(With 16” Unwind)
Web Path Diagram and Machine Parts
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WEB PATH DIAGRAMS
360 SERIES LEFT HAND TAMP
(With 16” Unwind)
Web Path Diagram and Machine Parts
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WEB PATH DIAGRAMS
360 SERIES RIGHT HAND TAMP
(With 16” Unwind)
Web Path Diagram and Machine Parts
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WEB PATH DIAGRAMS
360 SERIES LEFT HAND AIR BLOW
(With 16” Unwind)
Web Path Diagram and Machine Parts
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WEB PATH DIAGRAMS
360 SERIES RIGHT HAND AIR BLOW
(With 16” Unwind)
Web Path Diagram and Machine Parts
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GENENRAL MAINTENANCE
360 SERIES
GENERAL
MAINTENANCE
PROCEDURES
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!!CAUTION!! DISCONNECT THE AIR AND POWER FROM THE MACHINE
BEFORE DOING THE FOLLOWING PROCEDURES.
FAILURE TO FOLLOW THIS PRECAUTION COULD
RESULT IN INJURIES FROM MOVING PARTS OR
ELECTRICAL SHOCK.
MAINTENANCE
NOTE: Since all three types of applicator are covered in this section, some items
discussed will not pertain to your application.
DAILY MAINTENANCE
1.
Examine the peel edge, vacuum grid, label pad and rollers for excessive adhesive build-up. If
necessary, clean these surfaces with alcohol or similar solvent.
2.
Examine air filter for water or oil collection. Drain if necessary.
3.
Examine for loose screws, rollers, etc.
WEEKLY MAINTENANCE
1.
Clean rollers, vacuum grid, label pad, and peel edge of adhesive build-up and dust.
2.
Examine air lines and connections to make sure there are no leaks.
3.
Examine for loose screws, rollers, etc.
4.
Examine teflon tape on peel edges. Replace if needed.
MONTHLY MAINTENANCE
1.
Examine dancer arm tension and unwind brake O-ring.
2.
Examine drive and rewind belts for wear and to make sure they are properly adjusted.
3.
Examine rollers for free rotation and play.
4.
Examine rewind slip clutch disk for wear.
5.
Replace air inlet filter.
6.
Examine teflon tape on peel edges. Replace if needed.
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SEMI-ANNUAL MAINTENANCE
1.
Replace air filter and clean collection bowl.
2.
Clean inside and outside of machine using an industrial vacuum cleaner.
NOTE: Do not use compressed air to blow dust off of the electrical section of the applicator.
3.
Replace slip clutch disk. Clean both friction surfaces.
4.
Check roller clutch on the rewind shaft for correct operation.
5.
Examine pulleys for wear.
6.
Perform the monthly maintenance section.
DANCER ARM ADJUSTMENT
The dancer arm maintains tension on the label liner and operates the brake on the unwind mandrel when
labels are dispensed. The spring holding the dancer arm should be adjusted so that there is enough braking
force to keep the unwind mandrel from continuing to roll after a label feed yet still release the applicator
when it is cycled.
1.
Loosen the screw going to the spring tension disk.
2.
Rotate disk to proper spring tension.
3.
Re-tighten screw.
!!CAUTION!!
PERFORM THE FOLLOWING PROCEDURES WITH
MACHINE OFFLINE SO INJURIES FROM UNWANTED
MOVEMENT OF THE APPLICATOR CAN BE AVOIDED.
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!!WARNING!!
DISCONNECT THE POWER AND AIR TO MACHINE
BEFORE DOING THE FOLLOWING PROCEDURES.
INJURIES COULD OCCUR FROM MOVING PARTS OR
ELECTRICAL SHOCK.
REWIND SLIP CLUTCH ADJUSTMENT
More or less tension may be needed on the rewind if the liner is being wound too loose or tight.
Different conditions will warrant this adjustment:
1.
Change in label width or length.
2.
Applicator attitude.
3.
Web speed changes.
4.
Motor acceleration or deceleration value changes.
Use the following procedure to adjust the rewind tension or replace the slip clutch disk:
1.
Remove all AC power and air to the machine.
2.
Remove lower stainless cover.
3.
Use 3/16” Allen wrench to remove the screw at the end of the drive roller shaft.
4.
Remove the washers, spring keeper, and spring from the drive roller shaft.
5.
If you’re replacing the slip clutch disk, remove the thrust bearing and walk the rewind belt off of
the slip clutch pulley. Slide the pulley for the rewind off the drive roller shaft. Clean friction
surfaces, replace clutch part, and replace assembly.
6.
If more rewind tension is needed, remove one shim washer from the inboard side of the spring
keeper and re-install on the outboard side of the keeper. If less tension is needed, remove one
shim washer from the outboard side of the spring keeper and re-install on the inboard side of the
spring keeper.
7.
Replace and tighten the screw on the end of the drive roller .
8.
Replace the lower stainless cover and tighten the mounting screws.
9.
Re-connect AC power and air to machine.
10.
Test machine and observe the rewind from beginning to end of a roll of labels.
11.
Re-adjust if necessary.
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!!WARNING!!
DISCONNECT THE POWER AND AIR TO MACHINE
BEFORE DOING THE FOLLOWING PROCEDURES.
INJURIES COULD OCCUR FROM MOVING PARTS OR
ELECTRICAL SHOCK.
DRIVE BELT ADJUSTMENT
1.
Remove all AC power and air to the machine.
2.
Remove the lower stainless cover.
3.
Remove the air lines interconnecting the two sides of the applicator to gain access to the drive belt.
4.
Remove both splice plates that are mounted on either side of the motor. Use a 5/32” Allen wrench
to remove the 12 screws holding the splice plates. There are enough remaining screws to keep
rewind and applicator plates in place.
5.
Loosen the four (4) screws on the side of the motor mounting plate using a 5/32” Allen wrench.
6.
Push the motor mount assembly upward and re-tighten mounting screws.
7.
Disengage nip roller and turn the drive roller. Make sure there is no severe catching as you turn
the roller.
8.
Check belt tension. With light finger pressure on one side of the belt, adjust the tension so that the
belt deflects approximately 1/16” to 1/8”.
NOTE: Do not over tighten the belts. This may result in shortened motor life. If belts are too loose,
label stop may become erratic.
9.
Replace the two splice plates.
10.
Replace the air lines interconnecting the two sides of the applicator.
11.
Replace the stainless cover and tighten the mounting screws.
12.
Re-connect the AC power and air.
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TROUBLESHOOTING
PROBLEM
POSSIBLE CAUSE
SOLUTION
WITH THE POWER SWITCH ON,
POWER CORD DEFECTIVE OR UNPLUGGED
INSPECT AND CORRECT
AC FUSE BLOWN
DETERMINE CAUSE AND REPLACE FUSE
WITH THE POWER SWITCH ON,
DISPLAY CABLE NOT PLUGGED IN TO
RECONNECT CABLE
COOLING FAN ON; NO DISPLAY
THE BACK OF THE APPLICATOR
NO COOLING FAN; NO DISPLAY
DISPLAY PORT SETTINGS INCORRECT
LOCATE SW1 NEAR THE AIR FILTER
MAKE SURE SWITCHES 1 & 6 ARE UP
LABEL LINER BREAKING
LOSS OF 12 VDC
CALL A FACTORY REPRESENTATIVE
DEFECTIVE CABLE
REPLACE CABLE
DEFECTIVE DISPLAY BOARD
REPLACE DISPLAY BOARD
LABELS ARE THREADED INCORRECTLY
SEE THREADING DIAGRAM
BAD ROLL OF LABELS
REPLACE LABEL ROLL
SIDE NICKS IN LINER;
REPLACE LABEL ROLL
HEAVY DIE CUT ON LINER
ROLLER COLLARS ARE STRESSING
CHECK TO MAKE SURE GUIDE COLLARS
THE LABEL STOCK
LINE UP WITH UNWIND
SHOULD HAVE 1/64" CLEARANCE
BETWEEN LABEL STOCK AND COLLAR
ADHESIVE BUILD-UP ON PEEL EDGE
CLEAN PEEL EDGE SURFACE
PEEL BAR TENSION SPRING TOO TIGHT
RELEASE SPRING TENSION
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TROUBLESHOOTING
PROBLEM
POSSIBLE CAUSE
SOLUTION
LABEL DOES NOT ADVANCE
NIP ROLLER NOT ENGAGED
INSPECT AND CORRECT
AND DISPLAY IS WORKING
AGAINST DRIVE ROLLER
DRIVE BELT IS BROKEN
LOST KEY IN DRIVE PULLEY
REPLACE BELT
FOLLOW PROCEDURE FOR SLIP
CLUTCH ADJUSTMENT. WHEN YOU
GET TO STEP #6 AND HAVE REMOVED
THE PULLEY GOING TO THE REWIND,
GO AHEAD AND REMOVE THE DRIVE
PULLEY. REPLACE KEY AND PUT
BACK TOGETHER
LABEL DOES ADVANCE BUT DOES NOT
LABEL SENSOR NEEDS SET UP
REFER TO LABEL SENSOR SETUP
STOP IN THE SAME PLACE EVERY
IN THE GENERAL SETUP
TIME OR DOES NOT STOP IN THE
PROCEDURES SECTION
RIGHT PLACE
LABEL SENSOR NOT LOOKING
MOVE LABEL SENSOR OVER THE
AT A LABEL
LABEL PATH
LABEL SENSOR OR FIBER CABLE
REPLACE LABEL SENSOR
IS DAMAGED
NIP ROLLER NOT ENGAGED
INSPECT AND CORRECT
AGAINST DRIVE ROLLER
LABEL LENGTH SET WRONG
REFER TO LABEL LENGTH
SETUP IN THE GENERAL SETUP
PROCEDURES SECTION
LABEL STOP SET WRONG
REFER TO LABEL STOP
SETUP IN THE GENERAL SETUP
PROCEDURES SECTION
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TROUBLESHOOTING
PROBLEM
POSSIBLE CAUSE
SOLUTION
LABEL LINER NOT WINDING UP
REWIND SLIP CLUTCH NEEDS
SEE SLIP CLUTCH ADJUSTMENT
TENSIONING OR REPLACED
IN THE MAINTENANCE SECTION
ONE-WAY CLUTCH BEARING
REPLACE REWIND SHAFT ASSEMBLY
NOT WORKING
BROKEN BELT
REPLACE BELT
LABELS ARE NOT HELD ON LABEL
AIR BLOW
CHECK FOR BLOWN FUSE
GRID OR LABEL PAD
VACUUM FAN NOT WORKING
OBSTRUCTION IN FAN
REPLACE FANS
TAMP
INSPECT FOR CLOGGED OR
NOT ENOUGH VACUUM ON PAD
DEFECTIVE VENTURI
VENTURI EXHAUST IS BLOCKED
NEEDS MORE AIR PRESSURE
BOTH AIR BLOW & TAMP
REFER TO PEEL EDGE ALIGNMENT
PEEL EDGE OUT OF ADJUSTMENT
IN THE LABELER SET UP SECTION
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TROUBLESHOOTING
PROBLEM
POSSIBLE CAUSE
SOLUTION
LABEL PLACEMENT ON GRID OR
AIR BLOW
YOU MAY HAVE TO MASK OFF
LABEL PAD NOT CONSISTENT
IMPROPER VACUUM
THE HOLES NOT USED BY THE LABEL
ON THE INSIDE OF THE VACUUM BOX
YOU CAN ADD MORE VACUUM
BY TURNING THE VAC SWITCH TO HIGH
TAMP
ADJUST AIR PRESSURE
IMPROPER VACUUM
BOTH
REPLACE LABEL ROLL
ADHESIVE STRINGS ON LABEL
AND LINER
BOTH
REFER TO PEEL EDGE ALIGNMENT
PEEL EDGE OUT OF ADJUSTMENT
IN THE LABELER SET UP SECTION
BOTH
EXAMINE AND CORRECT
INCORRECT EXTENDED AIR ASSIST TIME
BOTH
REFER TO AIR ASSIST SET UP
AIR ASSIST TUBE NOT
IN THE LABELER SET UP
ALIGNED PROPERLY
SECTION
LABEL FAILS TO LEAVE THE LABEL
AIR BLOW
SWITCH TO LOW ON VAC SWITCH
GRID OR LABEL PAD
TOO MUCH VACUUM
REMOVE MASKING
BOTH
AIR BLAST TIME TOO SMALL
NO AIR BLAST
IF BAD VALVE; REPLACE
AIR BLOW
INSPECT AND CORRECT
INCORRECT AIR JET PATTERN
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FAULT CODE REGISTER
Following a fault condition, the controller runs a section of code to determine the cause of the fault. The
display will show a fault type message, its corresponding fault code value, and the fault code register value.
If a fault occurs, record these three values and contact the factory for assistance. The display will only
show the first error condition encountered but the fault code register value encodes the status of all fault
conditions. The controller will also check the SRAM memory for corrupt variables and allow the operator
to restore factory default settings if a problem is detected. The controller memory is verified at power-up
and during fault conditions. The controller continuously monitors the following conditions:
Fault Code
Fault Type
0
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
POWER FAILURE
RESERVED
SOFTWARE FAULT
LOST ENABLE
DIGITAL OUTPUT FAULT
INVALID COMMAND IN STRING
TRANSMIT BUFFER OVERFLOW
RESOURCE NOT AVAILABLE
INVALID VARIABLE POINTER
MATHEMATICAL OVERFLOW
MATHEMATICAL DATA ERROR
VALUE OUT OF RANGE
STRING TOO LONG
NONEXISTANT LABEL
GOSUB STACK UNDERFLOW
GOSUB STACK OVERFLOW
INVALID MOTION
RESERVED
RESERVED
NETWORK POWER FAILURE
DUPLICATE NETWORK ADDRESS
EXCESSIVE FOLLOWING ERROR
EXCESSIVE COMMAND INCREMENT
POSITION REGISTER OVERFLOW
RESERVED
MOTOR POWER OVERVOLTAGE
MOTOR POWER CLAMP DC/UV
MOTOR POWER CLAMP OC/DC
MOTOR OVER-CURRENT FAULT
RESERVED
CONTROLLER OVER TEMPERATURE
NETWORK COMMUNICATION ERROR
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FLOWCHARTS
AIR BLOW SEQUENCE OF OPERATION
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FLOWCHARTS
TAMP SEQUENCE OF OPERATION
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FLOWCHARTS
ITB TAMP SEQUENCE OF OPERATION
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FLOWCHARTS
MERGE SEQUENCE OF OPERATION
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ACCESSORIES
ACCESSORIES
ELECTRONIC CROSSOVER:
The Electronic Crossover accessory is an electronic interface between two labeling heads positioned in
series that will monitor labeling head fault conditions and switch to a secondary applicator to prevent
interruption of production flow. Includes control with all interface cabling.
IMPRINTER:
The Imprinter accessory is a Hot Stamp Imprinter device mounted on special bracketry attached to the
labeling head.
LOOSE LOOP:
The Loose Loop accessory is designed to integrate a labeling head with a Thermal / Thermal Transfer
printer in “Loose Loop” fashion. This option includes electrical modifications to the printer, sensor array
to monitor loop condition, and all mounting hardware (including yard arm) to support the labeling head
and printer from a vertical upright.
LOW LABEL DETECTION:
The Low Label Detection accessory is a sensor that generates a signal when the unwind is low on labels.
The applicator will display an alarm screen and activate the strobe light (if purchased) to inform the
operator that the unwind is about to run out of labels.
TAMP SWITCH:
The Tamp Switch accessory uses two sensors to control the tamp slide assembly when labeling products
with differing heights. When the tamp home switch is activated, the applicator dispenses a label onto the
tamp pad. The tamp extend switch senses the product, a label is applied, and the tamp returns to the home
position.
WEB BREAK DETECTION:
The Web Break Detection accessory is a sensor that generates a signal when there is a break in the web.
The applicator will display an alarm screen and flash the strobe light (if purchased) to inform the operator
that the label web is broken.
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RECOMMENDED SPARE PARTS
360 SERIES
RECOMMENDED
SPARE
PARTS
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RECOMMENDED SPARE PARTS
360 AIR BLOW APPLICATOR
PART NO.
QTY
DESCRIPTION
ASS-200-0410
ASS-200-0427
ASS-211-0103
MP-200-0235
MP-200-0242
ASS-215-0110
PE-CO1020
PE-DR1010
PE-FI1050
PE-FU2070
PE-IN1040
PE-IN1041
PE-MO1060
PE-RT1000-6
PE-SE3080
PM-BE1230
PM-BE1232
ASS-200-0134
ASS-200-0128R
ASS-200-0128L
PM-BE1270
PM-BEBF1015
PM-BEBT1008
PM-BELT1018
PM-BELT1023
PM-CL1010
ASS-211-0109
PM-T1010
PM-VA2356
ASS-200-0143
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
2
1
2
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
24VDC POWER SUPPLY
SM312LV PRODUCT DETECT W/CONNECTOR
AIR TUBE MANIFOLD ASSY
NIP ROLLER LIFT CAM
DRIVE ROLL W/COATING
5" TENSION BRUSH ASSEMBLY
214-3508 16/3 X 10' POWER CORD (BELDEN)
IMC-78005773 MOTOR CONTROLLER
REPLACEMENT AIR FILTER
845-4180 FUSE (LITTELFUSE)
OIP-73005774 DISPLAY DRIVER
OIP-51505775 DISPLAY MEMBRANE OVERLAY
MTR-35005685 STEPPER MOTOR
REFLECTIVE TAPE (1" WIDE x 6" LONG)
PDIS46UM12 BANNER LABEL FIBER OPTIC
EW-5/8 LIFT THRUST WASHER
EW-3/4 REWIND CLUTCH THRUST WASHER
UNWIND BEARING BLOCK ASSEMBLY
REWIND BEARING BLOCK ASSEMBLY W/ SHAFT
REWIND BEARING BLOCK ASSEMBLY W/ SHAFT
R12FF BEARING
FF-520-10 DANCER ARM BUSHING
FF-604 DANCER ARM SPACER
140XLO37 NIP TO MOTOR BELT
180XLO37 NIP TO REWIND BELT
3" LEATHER CLUTCH PAD
AIR FILTER REGULATOR ASSEMBLY
UHMW PEEL EDGE TAPE (6" WIDE x 4" LONG)
VALVE BANK
SLIP CLUTCH ASSEMBLY
ASS-200-0130
ASS-200-0135
ASS-200-0131
PM-FASP30437
PM-OR1007
MP-211-017-7
1
1
1
1
1
1
5" NIP ROLLER ASSEMBLY WITH SHAFT
TENSION ROLLER ASSEMBLY WITH SHAFT
DANCER ROLLER ASSEMBLY WITH SHAFT
TENSION SPRING
O-RING
AIR ASSIST TUBE **THIS IS JOB SPECIFIC**
RECOMMENDED SPARE PARTS
360 MERGE APPLICATOR
PART NO.
QTY
ASS-200-0410
ASS-200-0427
MP-200-0235
MP-200-0242
ASS-215-0110
PE-CO1020
PE-DR1010
PE-FI1050
PE-FU2070
PE-IN1040
PE-IN1041
PE-MO1060
PE-RT1000
PE-SE3080
PM-BE1230
PM-BE1232
ASS-200-0134
ASS-200-0128R
ASS-200-0128L
PM-BE1270
PM-BEBF1015
PM-BEBT1008
PM-BELT1018
PM-BELT1023
PM-CL1010
PM-T1010
ASS-200-0143
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
2
1
2
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
ASS-200-0130
ASS-200-0135
ASS-200-0131
PM-FASP30437
PM-OR1007
DESCRIPTION
24VDC POWER SUPPLY
SM312LV PRODUCT DETECT W/CONNECTOR
NIP ROLLER LIFT CAM
DRIVE ROLL W/COATING
5" TENSION BRUSH ASSEMBLY
214-3508 16/3 X 10' POWER CORD (BELDEN)
IMC-78005773 MOTOR CONTROLLER
REPLACEMENT FILTER
845-4180 FUSE (LITTELFUSE)
OIP-73005774 DISPLAY DRIVER
OIP-51505775 DISPLAY MEMBRANE OVERLAY
MTR-35005685 STEPPER MOTOR
REFLECTIVE TAPE (1" WIDE x 6" LONG)
PDIS46UM12 BANNER LABEL FIBER OPTIC
EW-5/8 LIFT THRUST WASHER
EW-3/4 REWIND CLUTCH THRUST WASHER
UNWIND BEARING BLOCK ASSEMBLY
REWIND BEARING BLOCK ASSEMBLY W/ SHAFT
REWIND BEARING BLOCK ASSEMBLY W/ SHAFT
R12FF BEARING
FF-520-10 DANCER ARM BUSHING
FF-604 DANCER ARM SPACER
140XLO37 NIP TO MOTOR BELT
180XLO37 NIP TO REWIND BELT
3" LEATHER CLUTCH PAD
UHMW PEEL EDGE TAPE (6" WIDE x 4" LONG)
SLIP CLUTCH ASSEMBLY
5" NIP ROLLER ASSEMBLY WITH SHAFT
TENSION ROLLER ASSEMBLY WITH SHAFT
DANCER ROLLER ASSEMBLY WITH SHAFT
TENSION SPRING
O-RING
RECOMMENDED SPARE PARTS
360 TAMP APPLICATOR
PART NO.
QTY
ASS-200-0410
ASS-200-0427
MP-200-0235
MP-200-0242
ASS-215-0110
PE-CO1020
PE-DR1010
PE-FI1050
PE-FU2070
PE-IN1040
PE-IN1041
PE-MO1060
PE-RT1000
PE-SE3080
PM-BE1230
PE-TE6000
PM-BE1232
ASS-200-0134
ASS-200-0128R
ASS-200-0128L
PM-BE1270
PM-BEBF1015
PM-BEBT1008
PM-BELT1018
PM-BELT1023
PM-CL1010
PM-FIL1010
PM-T1010
ASS-200-0143
ASS-200-0130
ASS-200-0135
ASS-200-0131
PM-FASP30437
PM-OR1007
PM-VA2395
PM-VA2396
PM-VA 2397
MP-211-017-7
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DESCRIPTION
24VDC POWER SUPPLY
SM312LV PRODUCT DETECT W/CONNECTOR
NIP ROLLER LIFT CAM
DRIVE ROLL W/COATING
5" TENSION BRUSH ASSEMBLY
214-3508 16/3 X 10' POWER CORD (BELDEN)
IMC-78005773 MOTOR CONTROLLER
REPLACEMENT FILTER
845-4180 FUSE (LITTELFUSE)
OIP-73005774 DISPLAY DRIVER
OIP-51505775 DISPLAY MEMBRANE OVERLAY
MTR-35005685 STEPPER MOTOR
REFLECTIVE TAPE (1" WIDE x 6" LONG)
PDIS46UM12 BANNER LABEL FIBER OPTIC
EW-5/8 LIFT THRUST WASHER
ENTRELEC WIRING TOOL
EW-3/4 REWIND CLUTCH THRUST WASHER
UNWIND BEARING BLOCK ASSEMBLY
REWIND BEARING BLOCK ASSEMBLY W/ SHAFT
REWIND BEARING BLOCK ASSEMBLY W/ SHAFT
R12FF BEARING
FF-520-10 DANCER ARM BUSHING
FF-604 DANCER ARM SPACER
140XLO37 NIP TO MOTOR BELT
180XLO37 NIP TO REWIND BELT
3" LEATHER CLUTCH PAD
WATTS FILTER
UHMW PEEL EDGE TAPE (6" WIDE x 4" LONG)
SLIP CLUTCH ASSEMBLY
5" NIP ROLLER ASSEMBLY WITH SHAFT
TENSION ROLLER ASSEMBLY WITH SHAFT
DANCER ROLLER ASSEMBLY WITH SHAFT
TENSION SPRING
O-RING
400m DC SOLENOID
300J AIR ASSIST REGULATOR
700J TAMP/BLOW REGULATOR
AIR ASSIST TUBE **THIS IS JOB SPECIFIC**
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RECOMMENDED SPARE PARTS
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DRAWINGS
360 SERIES APPLICATOR
ELECTRICAL AND MECHANICAL
DRAWINGS
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CHANGEOVER INSTRUCTIONS
CHANGING TO OPPOSITE HAND DISPENSE
When performing an applicator changeover, the nose assembly, unwind assembly, rewind, and wiring are
first changed to the opposite hand dispense. Then each component assembly is remounted on the opposite
side of the applicator. The symmetry of the applicator main module and the individual parts facilitate the
changeover process but it can be confusing if care is not exercised. The explanation and diagrams to follow
will hopefully guide you through this process.
APPLICATOR CHANGEOVER
1) Remove the nose assembly (See: NOSE ASSEMBLY REMOVAL).
2) Change the applicator nose assembly to the opposite hand dispense (See: NOSE ASSEMBLY
CHANGEOVER).
3) Remove the rewind assembly from the applicator (See: REWIND REMOVAL).
4) Change the rewind assembly to the opposite hand dispense (See: REWIND CHANGEOVER).
5) Change the wiring to the opposite side of the applicator (See: WIRING CHANGEOVER).
6) Change the unwind assembly to the opposite hand dispense.
7) If the applicator is a Tamp or Air Blow, move the valve assembly to the opposite side of the machine.
8) Install the rewind assembly on the opposite side of the machine (See: REWIND INSTALLATION).
9) Install the nose assembly on the opposite side of the machine (See: NOSE ASSEMBLY
INSTALLATION).
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NOSE ASSEMBLY REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS
NOTE: DISCONNECT THE POWER CORD AND AIR SUPPLY FROM THE MACHINE
BEFORE ATTEMPTING ANY OF THE FOLLOWING PROCEDURES. FAILURE TO
FOLLOW THIS PRECAUTION COULD RESULT IN INJURIES FROM MOVING
PARTS OR ELECTRICAL SHOCK!
BLOW BOX NOSE ASSEMBLY REMOVAL
1) Remove the stainless steel cover from the bottom of the applicator.
2) Remove the air tubes interconnecting the two sides of the applicator.
3) Disconnect the fiber optic cables from the label sensor mounted on top of the power supply. Open the
top cover on the sensor and slide the cinching mechanism located on the right side of the sensor housing
upward. Gently remove the two fiber cables from the sensor.
4) Cut the tie wraps securing the fibers to the adhesive mounting pads and gently pull the fiber optic cable
out of the wiring clamps and through the holes in the fiber optic mounting plate.
5) Unplug the blow box fan connector located on the underside of the electronic shelf.
6) Disconnect the hoses for the air assist tube and the air blast manifold at the applicator housing.
7) Remove the peel edge assembly to gain access to the #10 mounting screws.
8) Remove the six #10 mounting screws holding the nose assembly to the housing.
BLOW BOX NOSE ASSEMBLY INSTALLATION
1) Make sure that the peel edge assembly is removed from the blow box nose assembly.
2) Install the blow box nose assembly using the six #10 mounting screws making sure that the fan harness
is tucked inside the applicator housing.
3) Plug the blow box fan harness into its connector on the underside of the electronic shelf.
4) Install the peel edge assembly using the two ¼” screws and the peel edge nut.
5) Make sure the label sensor is installed in the peel edge with the optical fibers running through the two
holes in the peel edge side frame. Run the optical fibers through the two holes in the mounting plate.
6) Re-connect the fiber optic cable to the label sensor located on top of the power supply. Open the top
cover on the sensor and slide the cinching mechanism located on the right side of the sensor housing
upward. Plug the emitter fiber (from the lower fork in the label sensor) into the out going arrow
connection on the sensor housing and the detector (from the upper fork in the sensor) to the incoming
arrow connection. Slide the cinching mechanism downward and close the top cover on the sensor.
7) Neatly tie wrap any excess fiber optic cable to the adhesive pads located near the fiber mounting plate.
Note: The excess fiber should be formed into a loop greater than 3” in diameter to avoid kinking
the fiber.
8) Install the air tubes interconnecting the two sides of the applicator.
9) Replace the stainless steel housing cover.
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NOTE: DISCONNECT THE POWER CORD AND AIR SUPPLY FROM THE MACHINE
BEFORE ATTEMPTING ANY OF THE FOLLOWING PROCEDURES. FAILURE TO
FOLLOW THIS PRECAUTION COULD RESULT IN INJURIES FROM MOVING
PARTS OR ELECTRICAL SHOCK!
MERGE NOSE ASSEMBLY REMOVAL
1) Remove the stainless steel cover on the bottom of the applicator.
2) Remove the air tubes interconnecting the two sides of the applicator.
3) Disconnect the fiber optic cables from the label sensor mounted on top of the power supply. Open the
top cover on the sensor and slide the cinching mechanism located on the right side of the sensor housing
upward. Gently remove the two fiber cables from the sensor.
4) Cut the tie wraps securing the fibers to the adhesive mounting pads and gently pull the fiber optic cable
out of the wiring clamps and through the holes in the mounting plate.
5) Remove the fiber optic mounting plate from the side of the applicator housing.
6) Rotate the first stage of the merge nose downward to gain access to the #10 mounting screws.
7) Remove the six #10 mounting screws holding the nose assembly to the housing.
MERGE NOSE ASSEMBLY INSTALLATION
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Rotate the first stage of the merge nose downward to gain access to the #10 mounting screws.
Install the merge nose assembly using the six #10 mounting screws.
Re-position the first stage of the merge nose.
Make sure the label sensor is installed in the peel edge. Run the optical fibers through the two holes in
the mounting plate on the applicator housing.
Re-connect the fiber optic cable to the label sensor located on top of the power supply. Open the top
cover on the sensor and slide the cinching mechanism located on the right side of the sensor housing
upward. Plug the emitter fiber (from the lower fork in the label sensor) into the out going arrow
connection on the sensor housing and the detector (from the upper fork in the sensor) to the incoming
arrow connection. Slide the cinching mechanism downward and close the top cover on the sensor
housing.
Neatly tie wrap any excess fiber optic cable to the adhesive pads located near the fiber mounting plate.
Note: The excess fiber should be formed into a loop greater than 3” in diameter to avoid kinking
the fiber.
Install the air tubes interconnecting the two sides of the applicator.
Replace the stainless steel housing cover.
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CHANGEOVER INSTRUCTIONS
NOTE: DISCONNECT THE POWER CORD AND AIR SUPPLY FROM THE MACHINE
BEFORE ATTEMPTING ANY OF THE FOLLOWING PROCEDURES. FAILURE TO
FOLLOW THIS PRECAUTION COULD RESULT IN INJURIES FROM MOVING
PARTS OR ELECTRICAL SHOCK!
TAMP NOSE ASSEMBLY REMOVAL
1) Remove the stainless steel cover from the bottom of the applicator.
2) Remove the air tubes interconnecting the two sides of the applicator.
3) Disconnect the fiber optic cables from the label sensor mounted on top of the power supply. Open the
top cover on the sensor and slide the cinching mechanism located on the right side of the sensor housing
upward. Gently remove the two fiber cables from the sensor.
4) Cut the tie wraps securing the fibers to the adhesive mounting pads. Pull the fiber optic cable out of the
wiring clamps.
5) Disconnect the hoses for the tamp cylinder, air assist tube, and air blast at the applicator housing.
6) Remove the peel edge assembly to gain access to the #10 mounting screws.
7) Remove the six #10 mounting screws holding the nose assembly to the housing.
TAMP NOSE ASSEMBLY INSTALLATION
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8)
Make sure that the peel edge assembly is removed from the tamp nose assembly.
Install the tamp nose assembly using the six #10 mounting screws.
Install the peel edge assembly using the two ¼” screws and the peel edge nut.
Make sure the label sensor is installed in the peel edge. Run the optical fibers through the two holes in
the mounting plate.
Re-connect the fiber optic cable to the label sensor located on top of the power supply. Open the top
cover on the sensor and slide the cinching mechanism located on the right side of the sensor housing
upward. Plug the emitter fiber (from the lower fork in the label sensor) into the out going arrow
connection on the sensor housing and the detector (from the upper fork in the sensor) to the incoming
arrow connection. Slide the cinching mechanism downward and close the top cover on the sensor
housing.
Neatly tie wrap any excess fiber optic cable to the adhesive pads located near the fiber mounting plate.
Note: The excess fiber should be formed into a loop greater than 3” in diameter to avoid kinking
the fiber.
Install the air tubes interconnecting the two sides of the applicator.
Replace the stainless steel housing cover.
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NOSE ASSEMBLY CHANGEOVER
When changing the nose assembly to the opposite hand dispense, all parts are first transferred to the
opposite side of the mounting plate. Then the entire nose assembly is rotated 180 degrees and remounted to
the opposite side of the applicator.
1) Remove the peel edge assembly from the nose assembly mounting plate. On a merge applicator, note
the position of the bronze washers between the mounting plate and the peel edge assembly.
2) Change the applicator peel edge assembly to the opposite hand dispense (See: “APPLICATOR” PEEL
EDGE CHANGEOVER).
3) Re-mount the peel edge assembly to the opposite side of the nose assembly mounting plate. On a merge
applicator, re-install the bronze washers between the peel edge assembly and the mounting plate.
4) If the applicator is an air blow, change the blow box grid/fan to the opposite hand dispense (See:
BLOW BOX GRID/FAN ASSEMBLY CHANGEOVER).
4) If the applicator is a tamp, change the tamp assembly to the opposite hand dispense (See: TAMP
ASSEMBLY CHANGEOVER).
5) Remove the tension brush assembly and reassemble on the opposite side of the nose mounting plate.
MERGE PEEL EDGE CHANGEOVER
1) Remove the label sensor from the peel edge and remount on the opposite side rail. The open end of the
U-shaped sensor should face towards the inside.
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BLOW BOX PEEL EDGE CHANGEOVER
1) Remove the label sensor from the peel edge assembly and remount on the opposite side making sure
that the fiber cables are threaded through from the opposite side. The open end of the U-shaped sensor
should face towards the inside.
2) Remove the guide rollers and remount to the opposite side of the peel edge mounting plate.
3) Remove the peel edge and remount to the opposite side of the mounting plate using the tapped holes on
the other end of the peel edge. Make sure the beveled edge is down and facing the same direction as it
was originally.
4) Remove the label tension spring mounting bar and remount on the opposite side. The tension spring
and the adjustment stop must be reversed on the mounting bar as well.
5) Remove the air assist tube and insert through the opposite side of the mounting plate and re-attach.
BLOW BOX GRID/FAN ASSEMBLY CHANGEOVER
1) Remove the air blast fitting from the back of the nose assembly mounting plate and set aside.
2) Loosen the two knurled knobs on the back of the fan box and lock it in the upright position.
3) Remove the air blast manifold, label grid, and the air jet storage block. Remount on the opposite side of
the nose assembly mounting plate.
4) Pull the fan wiring harness through the slotted opening in the nose mounting plate.
5) Remove the four screws holding the fan box hinge to the mounting plate and remount the fan box on the
opposite side of the nose mounting plate.
6) Push the fan wiring harness through the slotted opening from the opposite side.
7) Re-install the air blast fitting in the nose assembly mounting plate.
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TAMP PEEL EDGE CHANGEOVER
1) Remove the label sensor from the peel edge assembly and remount on the opposite side making sure
that the fiber cables are threaded through the holes from the opposite side. The open end of the Ushaped sensor should face towards the inside.
2) Remove the guide rollers and remount to the opposite side of the peel edge mounting plate.
3) Remove the peel edge and remount to the opposite side of the mounting plate using the tapped holes on
the other end of the peel edge. Make sure the beveled edge is down and facing the same direction as it
was originally.
4) Remove the label tension spring mounting bar and remount on the opposite side. The tension spring
and the adjustment stop must be reversed on the mounting bar as well.
5) Remove the air assist tube and insert through the opposite side of the mounting plate and re-attach.
TAMP ASSEMBLY CHANGEOVER
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5)
Disconnect the air hoses for the tamp assembly at the applicator housing.
Remove the tamp assembly mounting plate from the nose assembly mounting plate.
Remove the two screws holding the tamp air cylinder to its mounting plate.
Mount the tamp air cylinder to the opposite side of the tamp assembly mounting plate.
Re-attach the tamp assembly mounting plate to the opposite side of the nose assembly mounting plate.
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REWIND REMOVAL
1) Remove the belt connecting the rewind clutch to the motor.
2) Remove the rewind mandrel from its drive shaft.
3) Remove the six #10 screws that hold the rewind mounting plate to the housing.
REWIND INSTALLATION
1) Attach the rewind mounting plate to the housing using the six #10 screws.
2) Install the rewind mandrel on the mandrel drive shaft.
3) Install the belt connecting the rewind clutch to the motor.
REWIND CHANGEOVER
1) Remove the bearing block that is mounted to the rewind transition plate.
2) Remove the pulley from the shaft making sure to note its position relative to the end of the shaft.
3) Remove the snap ring from the pulley side of the assembly and push the rewind shaft out through the
mandrel side. Note: The shaft diameter on the mandrel side is larger than it is on the pulley side.
Do not attempt to force the shaft out through the pulley side!
4) Re-install the shaft in the opposite side of the bearing block and replace the snap ring. Note: The shaft
can only rotate in one direction due to a directional bearing in the bearing block.
5) Install the pulley on the shaft in the same position as it was previously.
6) Re-mount bearing block to the opposite side of the transition plate.
WIRING CHANGEOVER
1) Remove the tie wraps holding the AC power wiring and the label sensor fiber optic cable to the
adhesive pads near the wiring entry points.
2) Remove the faston terminal connections at the fuse holder and the AC power entry module.
3) Cut the tie-wraps securing the blow box fan connector to the adhesive mounting pad and move the
connector to the opposite side of the machine. Secure the connector in place with the open end towards
the side frame.
4) Move wiring to the opposite side of the applicator and neatly tie wrap in place.
5) Swap the AC power entry module and the fuse holder with the fiber optic plate and the fuse holder plug.
6) Re-connect the terminals for the fuse holder and the AC power entry module (see drawing on the next
page ).
Note: All wiring comes from the factory long enough to be wired either left or right hand.
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Power Entry Module Wiring
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