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Collar application and extraction systems

Speed range from 60 to 1.000 KPH and higher. Machines designed to deposit or remove a collar label on or off the keg neck.

Collar labels are very popular among breweries and their use is spreading quickly. Collar application and extraction systems can be provided with automatic keg lines, in which the intervention of operators to perform manual operations is extremely reduced.

On the empty keg side of the line, a system for the removal of any collar still on the neck of the kegs can be installed, in order to prevent these labels to reach the external keg washer; a collar presence detection device communicates to the collar extraction system whenever a label needs to be removed.

On the full keg side of the line, a collar applicator can be used to deposit the collar label around each keg valve.

  • Beer
  • Sparkling and still wine
  • Carbonated soft drinks
  • All standard types of stainless steel kegs and plastic kegs
  • Reliability in every possible line configuration
  • Easy and cost-effective maintenance
  • Quick change-over provisions
  • Robust framework in AISI 304 stainless steel.
  • Collar extraction systems can work from the bottom or from the top, depending on the keg line configuration. Collar application systems work from the top only.
  • Both machines are provided with a keg stopper at their inlet, to stop each keg in the correct position for the application or removal of the collar label.
  • Collar removal by means of suction cups and an air blow that conveys the removed collars towards a lateral guide.
  • Collar application by means of a 2-axis system for vertical and horizontal movement of the application head, which consists of suction cups and a vacuum detection sensor. The machine comes complete with a 4-positions collar storage.
  • Machines controlled by means of PLC and HMI, for a continuous management of operation parameters.
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