GC8 Portable Combination Capper / Over Capper / Lidder
Cappers, and Capping Machines
Kaps-All Packaging Systems - GC8 Portable Combination Capper / Over Capper / Lidder
The GC8 Portable Combination Capper / Over Capper / Lidder is a highly efficient and versatile machine offered by Kaps-All Packaging Systems. This fully automatic solution requires only 44" of line space, making it ideal for various production environments. With its ability to handle screw caps, pilfer evident and child-resistant cap closures, as well as lids and fitments of different materials and styles, the GC8 offers exceptional flexibility. It is designed to accommodate containers ranging from low jars and vials to 2-1/2-gallon containers, making it a suitable choice for a wide range of packaging needs.
Equipped with Features to Ensure Top-Notch Performance
The GC8 Capper is equipped with an array of standard features, ensuring top-notch performance and ease of use. Some of the key features include:
Conveyor System: The machine comes with a stainless steel 7'6" conveyor frame, featuring a DC variable speed drive and a 4 1/2" wide Delrin chain with stainless steel pins. The conveyor also incorporates reinforced nylon conveyor rail posts, stainless steel conveyor end guards, and non-corrosive drive and idler conveyor top chain sprockets.
Cap Handling: The GC8 features stainless steel adjustable upper and lower cap chutes capable of handling cap sizes from 13mm to 70mm. The machine includes a stainless steel 3.5 cubic foot cap supply hopper (pre-feeder) and stainless steel guarding of the upper spindle section.
Torque Control: To ensure consistent torque and minimize wear on cap tightening discs, the GC8 is equipped with heavy-duty patented multiple disc adjustable torque clutches.
Electrical Control: The machine utilizes all DC electronically controlled variable speed drives and Nema 12 electrical components, ensuring precise and reliable operation.
Portability and Maneuverability: The GC8 features a portable design with four swivel wheels, allowing for easy movement and versatility across different production lines.
Safety Features: The machine incorporates interlocking safety switches on the Lexan guarding enclosure, ensuring that the machine will not run unless the doors are closed.
Optional Features to Enhance Functionality and Customization
The GC8 Capper offers several optional features to enhance its functionality and customization:
Stainless Steel Frame and Cabinet: Opt for a stainless steel frame and cabinet, adding durability and corrosion resistance.
Enhanced Aesthetics: Choose to have all visible painted surfaces above the conveyor nickel or chrome plated, adding a polished and attractive appearance.
Capper Head Height Adjustment: Motorized capper head height adjustment provides convenient and precise control during operation.
Hopper and Elevator Options: Select the Mini-L stainless steel low-profile hopper/elevator or the stainless steel bulk elevator for efficient feeding of caps.
Conveyor Extensions: Extend the conveyor system to accommodate specific production line requirements.
Installation and Operational Documentation: Include the IQ-OQ complete installation and operational qualification protocol documentation for compliance and regulatory purposes.
The GC8 Portable Combination Capper / Over Capper / Lidder is well-suited for a range of applications, including:
Cap Variety: Cap handling capabilities from 8mm to 120mm cater to different materials and sizes.
Container Versatility: Handles various container types, from vials to 2-1/2-gallon containers.
High-Speed Operations: With speeds reaching up to 400 bottles per minute, the GC8 ensures efficient and rapid production.
Power and Dimensions
The GC8 operates on 220V, 3Ph 50/60Hz electrical power (NEMA 12) and requires an air supply of 2 to 4 cubic ft/min. The base machine dimension is 44" in length. When crated, the dimensions are 8' L x 5' W x 6' 8" H, with a crated weight of 1600 lbs.
In summary, the GC8 Portable Combination Capper / Over Capper / Lidder from Kaps-All Packaging Systems is a robust and versatile packaging solution. With its comprehensive features, optional customization, and efficient performance, it ensures seamless operations and reliable packaging for a variety of products.
THE MODEL “GC8” CAPPER COMES EQUIPPED WITH THE FOLLOWING STANDARD FEATURES AT NO CHARGE:
- Two full-year guarantee.
- Stainless steel 7’6” conveyor frame DC variable speed drive with a 4 1/2” wide Delrin chain stainless steel pins, stainless steel drive and idler shafts with reinforced nylon conveyor rail posts, stainless steel conveyor end guards and non-corrosive drive and idler conveyor top chain sprockets. Note: (Machine also can be purchased without conveyor).
- Stainless steel enclosure with Lexan doors on front and back enclosing spindle and gripper section down to Conveyor.
- No changeover parts needed for a wide range of standard cap sizes, container shapes and sizes.
- Stainless steel adjustable upper and lower cap chutes to handle from 13mm to 70mm standard flat CT caps.
- Stainless steel 3.5 cubic foot cap supply hopper (pre-feeder).
- Stainless steel guarding of upper spindle section.
- One pair of stainless steel bottle gripper belt housings with belts and drives.
- All stainless steel bottle gripper belt and spindle shafting.
- Heavy duty patented multiple disc adjustable torque clutches which will give a consistent torque and minimize wear on cap tightening discs (two pair).
- All D.C. electronically controlled variable speed drives.
- All Nema 12 electrical components.
- Portable on four swivel wheels for easy maneuvering.
- Mounting facilities for using a second set of bottle gripper belts.
- One piece solid welded construction cabinet painted white epoxy for both cleanliness and easy maintenance.
- All rotary cap feeders have stainless steel and FDA approved materials for all contact parts.
- Air filter-regulator for feeder.
- Stainless steel machine leveling screws with floor pads.
- No bottle/no cap release from chute.
- All parts modularized for quick replacement.
- All stainless steel bolts and fasteners throughout.
- Interlocking safety switches on Lexan guarding enclosure so machine will not run unless doors are closed
- Caps of all materials from 8mm-120mm.
- Vials up to 2-1/2 gallon containers
- Speeds up to 400 bottles/minute
- 220V, 3Ph 50/60Hz (NEMA 12)
- Air 2 to 4 cubic ft/min
- Base Machine Dimension: 44”
- Crated Dimension: 8' L x 5' W x 6' 8" H
- Crated Weight 1600lbs