New Washdown Labeling System – IDT Model 455

455 label printer applicator

Model 455 with hood open

If  your packaging systems have to function in the toughest conditions, check out the new Label Printer Applicator from ID Technology, the Model 455.

We’ve been making printer applicators for harsh environments for a long time and the 455 takes the concept to a new level. The machine incorporates a pneumatically operated stainless steel hood, that is kept raised while the system is in use.

After the day’s production is complete and it is washdown time, a quick flick of a lever causes the hood to lower and cover the top of the baseplate. One the latches in the corners are set, the 455 is completely sealed and can be cleaned with no concerns about anything getting wet or damaged.

We recently displayed the Model 455 at the PackExpo show which is where I took these photos. The machine is equipped with IDT’s high speed asynchronous vacuum belt applicator that that can increase by 30 or 40%, compared to conventional tamp applicators. Also included is a corner wrap wipedown station; this allows the 455 to be used to apply a label to either one side or to wrap the label around adjacent sides of the box.

The Model 455 is built on IDT’s latest 252 platform and incorporates well proven modules shared with other products in the range.

Everything is mounted on a sealed stainless steel base cabinet that has slide-out mountings to give easy access to the electronics and pneumatic controls.

Model 455 harsh environment label printer applicator

High Speed Asynchronous Applicator

The new Model 455 is one of many harsh environment labeling systems we can supply (see here for some good info). Our labelers are used in all kinds of conditions; hot, cold, dusty, wet – let us know what you need and we’ll work with you to come up with the perfect solution.

What’s your toughest labeling job and how can we help? Call me at 603-598-1553 x237 or use the contact form to get started!

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