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Cartoners

Vertical End Load Cartoners

Compact 4 Compact Vertical Cartoner

Overview

Featuring the patented “Stella” 8-pocket quick size adjust starwheel, the ADCO Compact 4 was designed to form, load and seal small to medium size vertical end load cartons. The patented design of the Compact 4 enables rapid “no-tool” changeover and it can be configured with fully automatic product and leaflet loading options as well. With its space-saving footprint and flexible design, the Compact 4 is ideal for pharmaceutical and cosmetic packagers. This simple to operate and ergonomically designed machine includes two standard hand load stations coupled with lights curtains and product sensors for safe, automatic machine cycling speeds up to 50 cartons per minute. Like all ADCO machines, the Compact 4 is constructed in stainless steel and is available in both, standard and washdown configurations.

Features

Benefits

  • Stainless steel construction improves cleanability and eliminates corrosion
  • Patented “stella” 8-pocket quick adjust starwheel maximizes productivity and uptime
  • Load area light curtains and product sensors ensure safe, automatic machine cycling
  • Ergonomically designed product load areas minimize fatigue and maximize productivity
  • Flexible design minimizes changeover time and protect investment as products change

Product Features

  • Stainless steel construction
  • Compact design with integrated stand and locking casters
  • Two ergonomically designed product load area
  • Quick adjust levers and scales on all adjustments
  • Configurable with fully automatic product and leaflet loading options
  • Allen-Bradley® PLC control package with teach box for machine tuning
  • Nordson® ProBlue 4 hot melt glue system (when glue is specified)
  • Advance guarding with light curtains and product sensors
  • Many options available upon request

Applications

  • Pharmaceutical products
  • Cosmetics
  • Household products
  • Novelties
  • Candy and confectionery

 

Specs

Carton Size Range

Compact 4
Dimensions Min (in) Max (in) Min (mm) Max (mm)
Length of Opening 1 4.72 25 120
Width of Opening .71 4.54 18 90
Carton Depth 2.36 7.09 60 180

Utilities

Electrical

230 VAC, 3-Phase with ground (PE), 60 Hz, 30A

Air Consumption

2-3 CFM @ 65-70 PSI

Options

  • Tuck or glue style cartons
  • Marking and coding systems
  • Leaflet inserter
  • Low carton indicator