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Tronics Series 3 Open-Frame Label Applicator

Need a high-speed labeling systems that does wrap-around or two-sided labeling yet is easy to clean and maintain?

When it comes to cost-efficiency coupled with labeling speed and accurate label placement, the Tronics 3 Series Open-Frame system from Weber is a versatile solution for a wide range of pressure-sensitive labeling applications. This version of the Tronics features the same top-quality labeling system mounted on a bare frame for easier cleaning and less weight.

Product and package labeling flexibility
Applies up to 2400 inches of labels per minute
Effortless set-up and quick changeover

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Tronics Series 3 high-speed label  applicator


Tronics Series 3 Open-Frame Label Applicator

Tronics Series 3 control panelThe Open-Frame system applies front, back, bottom and wrap-around labels to a wide variety of flat-sided, straight-walled products and packages. And this easy-to-adapt unit can be ordered in standard-, medium- and high-speed configurations.

Featuring rugged construction that provides operational dependability, the Series 3 Open-Frame system dispenses and applies pressure-sensitive labels from 0.5 inches wide and long to a full nine inches wide and up to 39 inches in length.

Products and Packages

The Series 3 Open-Frame system consists of a standard 4.5-inch wide (optional width available), 10-foot long, heavy-duty conveyor and labeling head(s) that will apply labels with a web up to nine inches wide (kits for larger labels are optional).

Product sizes – from vials as small as 5ml to 10-gallon pails

Product shapes – flat-sided packages/products (mulitple sides, if required), straight-walled cylinders/tubes, oddly-shaped packages, more

Product materials – ideal for applying labels to plastics, paper products, metals, glass, rubber, ceramic, wood, more


The Series 3 handles small labels and large, in varying shapes, and applies them to virtually anywhere on a product or package.

Label size – from .5-inch wide by .5-long, and up to nine inches wide by 39 inches long (up to 12 inches wide optional)

Label application – versatile enough to apply to the front, back, bottom, wrap-around (up to 100 percent), crescent-shaped, corner-wrap, spot, tamper-evident, booklet, more

Label materials – standard pressure-sensitive paper, films, clear, foil and more.

Product & Label Changeovers

One of the distinct operational advantages of the Series 3 Open-Frame is its easy adjustability when changing products and/or labels.

Its conveyor rails – plus modules like labeling heads, wrap-around belt, and backing pad – all feature adjustments that require no tools and include quick-reference measurements that are beveled into the their shafts.

Touch Panel Opertion

In addition, the Series 3 features simple electronics and touch-pad controls that provide a number of unique advantages.

On-the-fly adjustments – The touch pad provides many adjustment options without stopping the system

Job memory – To expedite changeovers, up to 100 separate jobs can be stored in the system's memory

Durability – Its sealed interface provides protection in chemical and other industrial environments

Software – The unit's on-board software communicates with an array of PLC's, including Allen-Bradley and Omron; software for any possible upgrade is pre-loaded – no downloading required

Tronics Series 3 Open-Frame systems from Weber also include an array of additional features, including batch counting, real-time products/minute display, total products labeled, additional inputs/outputs for missing/low label and for integration with PLC's on attendant packaging and handling equipment.

In addition, all Open-Frame modules contain individual stepper motors that are fully synchronized with the unit's conveyor stepper motor. That means consistently accurate label placement, regardless of changing production speeds


Tronics Series 3 Open-Frame Label Applicator Specifications
Voltage 220/110VAC 50/60HZ 1 phase, power 440VA

118" x 65" x 61"
(3000mm x 16480mm x 1554mm)

1200 lbs. (544.3kg)

None required (except for special upgrades)

±0.03" (subject to sample testing)

Maximum Label Height*
8.5" high (for wrap applications, up to 5.5" high, 12.5" long)

Maximum Speed**
1,200" of label per minute, per label head (wrap speed is 600"/min)

Label Specifications:
Label min thickness: 80micron
Label reel core size: 3" - (76mm) inside diameter
Label reel outside diameter: 13.19" (335mm) (std)
Label reel outside diameter max: 19.68" (500mm) (opt)
Label min size: Vertical 0.59" (15mm)/Horizontal 0.79" (20mm)
Label max height: 4.33"/8.27"/10.24" (110/210/260mm)
Label gap min size: 0.098" (2.5mm)

Labeling Head Specifications:
Dispensing speed min: 196"/min (5m/min - opt)
Dispensing speed min: 984"/min (25m/min - std)
Dispensing speed max: 2362"/min (60m/min - opt)
Label stop accuracy: ± 0.039" (1mm)
Stepper motor drive
Missing label detection (opt)
Low-level roll detection (opt)
Clear label gap sensor (opt)
Label verification (opt)

Conveyor System:
Conveyor speed: 236"-984"/min (6 –25 m/min - Std)
Conveyor material: Plastic/Stainless/Belt/Roller
Conveyor widths: 4.23"/7.48"/9.84" (105/190/250mm - Std)
Conveyor with Pucks (Non-std)
Conveyor stepper drive (std)

* Label heads and wrap modules that accommodate labels greater than 8.5" high, 12.5" long are available

** High-speed upgrade available at up to 2,400"/minute (1,200"/minute wrap speed)

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Compatible Products
Pressure-Sensitive Labels

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