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Standard-Knapp Offers Versatron Casepackers With Lowering Head Module


Date: 02/15/13

Standard-Knapp, a worldwide leader in the manufacture of innovative packaging machinery, announces its Versatron™ Case Packer with lowering head module. This module is ideal for customers looking for gentle, positive handling of their product, yet rugged enough for 24/7 operation. When equipped with this module, the Versatron Casepacker can continue to operate as a robust drop packer or can be quickly converted to a lowering head case packer.

Standard Knapp’s Versatron™ with lowering head is an ideal solution for the partitionless packing of products made with glass, aluminum, PET, or other materials. Partitionless packaging allows for the use of less material in packing, in the move towards sustainability. It provides fully programmable pick-and-place motion, achieving positive placement fully into the bottom of each case. The slide-out change part lowering head is equipped with color-coded change parts and pneumatics for quick, error-free changeover.

The lowering head module can be equipped with various gripper heads to provide safe, consistent damage-free placement of product into each case with zero drop. Depending on of size of the product, the lowering head can operate at 30 cycles per minute, the fastest rate among lowering head machines. Designed primarily with wine, liquor, and beer containers in mind, it can also handle locking shape containers.

The Versatron shares the features of all Standard-Knapp packers, which include long life, easy operations and maintenance that makes changeover simple and fast, excellent and easy to use human machine interface (HMI), and outstanding customer service. The module is designed with more Lexan doors and panels for increased visibility, so that operators can perform preemptive, walk-by maintenance.

About Standard-Knapp

Standard-Knapp is the leading manufacturer of innovative packing machinery for a variety of industries including beverage, food, household chemicals, personal care, and automotive. A pioneer in the field of automatic packaging equipment, Standard-Knapp provides robust, efficient packaging solutions such as tray packers, tray loading machines, case packers, shrink wrappers, and bottle packers.

At Standard-Knapp, “Ultimate is Our Standard". For more information call 860-342-1100 or email info@standard-knapp.com.

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