BL-A420 CW

BL-A420 CW Carton labelling machine

The Marchesini BL-A420 is a continuous motion machine able to apply at high production speed (if properly equipped), one (1) self-adhesive VIGNETTE on the upper and lower carton face or, as alternative, one (1) self-adhesive VIGNETTE on the upper carton face and two (2) TAMPER-EVIDENT “TE” SEALS on the closure points of formed straight or reverse tuck-in flaps carton.

Unit operating in line with other machines and arranged for TRACK&TRACE applications.

Main Features

  • Design, manufacturing and ergonomics, in accordance with GMP norms;
  • Balcony design, AISI 304 stainless steel supporting frame and panelling;
  • Twin horizontal conveyor belts, allowing carton accumulation at the infeed;
  • Spacing device (patented) transferring the cartons onto the main toothed belts conveyor having adjustable width to handle different carton sizes;
  • Positive conveyance system with toothed belts to keep the cartons in pitch;
  • Speed adjustment from display;
  • Top belt to hold the cartons during the application of the seal;
  • Horizontal and vertical adjustment of the Vignette and TE-Seals position;
  • Vignettes smoothing system by brushes or rubber rollers;
  • TE-Seals smoothing system with folding devices;
  • Vignettes and TE-Seals carrier web rewinding units;
  • Regulation of overprint zone on Vignette;
  • Dispensed labels counter;
  • Operator side reels;
  • Carton reject at discharge with collection inside bin placed on operator side;
  • Control of the rejection bin position with alarm;
  • TE-Seals extractable reel for an easy change;
  • Guided adjustments for easy and quick size changeover, without additional size parts;
  • CE marking.

Safeties and Controls

  • Safeties guards in methacrylate, integrated in the machine frame;
  • Emergency circuits and protections with safety level “PLd Cat.3”;
  • Minimum load control at machine infeed with stop and automatic restart;
  • Pulling motion control of label carrier web;
  • Broken web detection with immediate machine stop;
  • End of reel control with machine stop;
  • Missing label control on reel;
  • Extracted reel control with alarm;
  • Reject confirmation;
  • Machine stop after three consecutive errors;
  • Compressed air control pressure-switch with machine stop at low-level detection.

Not included (to be quoted separately)

  • One (1) “V” labelling head with unwinder;
  • Kit of two (2) “TE” labelling heads with double unwinder and motorized rewinders;
  • One (1) “VB” labelling head with unwinder together with “T” version of machine.

Optional Accessories

  • Equipment for Track & Trace applications: Ink jet system or laser printer for the printing of readable data as well as corresponding 2D code (Datamatrix) on the upper face and/or both sides of the carton;
  • vision system camera for the relevant controls.

Technical data

Mechanical speed

  • Up to 400 pcs/minute

Labels production speed

  • from 0 to 60 meters/minute

Carton size range

  • A (width): Min 25 mm - Max 105 mm
  • B (height): Min 15 mm - Max 90 mm
  • H (length): Min 70 mm - Max 250 mm

Vignette sizes

  • A (length): Min 15 mm - Max 80 mm
  • B (height): Min 20 mm - Max 60 mm

TE-Seal sizes

  • A (length): Min 15 mm - Max 60 mm
  • B (height): Min 15 mm - Max 30 mm

Reel diameter

  • Max 400 mm

Reel core diameter

  • 45 or 75 mm

Technical documentation

  • Original standard Instructions Manual (one hardcopy + Pendrive) and CE Certificate are supplied with the machine.

Commercial References

Gianluca Cavalli - Mirko Malatrasi Sales Managers

Ph. +39 349 392 0666 | +39 342 127 8487

Direct ph. +39 051 0116 303 | +39 051 0116 307

E-mail [email protected]

Ugo Bartolomei Sales & Business Development Manager

Ph. +39 342 778 6619

Direct ph. +39 051 0116 333

E-mail [email protected]


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