Starview BSC16-1418 Blister Sealer

At a Glance:

 

 

  • Sixteen-station Fully Automatic Carousel type Blister Sealing Machine
  • Medium Format 14” x 18” sealing area
  • Includes Automatic card feeder, Blister feeder & finished package unloader
  • Remote access – Ethernet standard / Wi-Fi optional
  • Nine (9) open stations for product loading or customer furnished automation
  • For high volume blister packaging
  • Machines accept Starview wood or aluminum tooling
  • Heavy-duty industrial design and construction for trouble-free service & long life
  • Custom machine sizes and features quoted on request
  • Standard Features
    • Programmable logic control (Omron)
      • Intelligent system that allows changes or upgrades from a Starview provided flash memory
      • Ethernet connection to PLC and HMI allows remote access by customer from PC, Laptop, smartphones and tablet devices to HMI screens and PLC functions, and by Starview for program changes, diagnosis or updates when internet connected.  Optional Wi-Fi connection available.
    • Color HMI includes:
      • Time and date displayed on HMI
      • System monitoring page.  Heating, batch counter and job recipe displayed at a glance
      • Production counter page displays total machine cycles, current job cycles and current job completed packages.  Production speeds are displayed in both cycles per minute and packages per minute
      • Machine standby mode.  7-day programmable schedule allows automatic machine start-up and shut down
      • Full Job Recipe storage with memory for up to 100 different recipes
      • History page with last 200 cycles stored and displayed with time and date stamp. Includes up to 4 days of pressure and temperature history graphs.
      • Seal Timers
      • Conveyor advance delay timer
      • Manual / Auto mode
      • Two-position START/STOP system for Auto Mode
      • Complete manual control of all individual functions for set up
      • Conveyor jog
      • Low air pressure machine cycle stop
      • System auto start-up-activates stations in sequence during initial start
      • System auto unloading-deactivates stations in sequence to clear machine of packages
      • Machine diagnostics with difficulty location
      • On-screen system errors for troubleshooting
      • Digital temperature controller.
      • Last 7-days alarms stored and displayed with time and date stamp
      • Electrical parts page(s)
      • Pneumatic parts page(s)
      • Mechanical parts page(s)
    • Main power switch
    • Two-position START/STOP system for Auto Mode
    • Emergency STOP push button
    • Safety swing gate on rotary switch at exposed entrance and exit of feeders exposed to operator loading stations
    • Automatic carousel conveyor drive, cam index drive with variable speed AC variable frequency controller
    • Filter, Regulator & Pressure gauge & lubricator installed on airline
    • Sealing cylinder stroke adjustable by proximity sensor to improve cycle speed / reduce air consumption
    • Heated sealing station
        • Optional quick-change mounting for relieved face plates
      • Heater cartridge failure detection with on-screen alarm and mapping
      • Lower press platen actuated by pneumatic cylinder with locking system
    • Automatic finished package unloading with quick-change mounting for vacuum plate assemblies
    • Automatic feeder for blisters with quick-change mounting for magazine and vacuum plate
    • Air knife separator circuit and valves for blister feeder.  Requires air knife blister tooling.
    • Automatic feeder for cards with quick-change mounting for magazine and vacuum plate
    • Central miss-feed sensor on vacuum system for automatic feeding stations and finished package unloader
    • Quick-connect vacuum tubing fittings on all feeder and unload stations
    • Vacuum pump with surge tank
    • Individual filters for each vacuum line
    • Carousel conveyor perimeter safety guard
    • Easy access to machine press and feeder stations for tooling changeover or maintenance
    • Welded heavy-wall steel tube construction
    • Steel components powder coated blue color

Specifications

 

Electrical: 208-230 Volts / 3 PH / 35 Amps
Control: 24 Volts DC
Heating system: Cartridge type 4.8 KW
Air cylinder bore size: 8″
Maximum air consumption per cycle: 2.5 scf @ 100 psi
Nominal seal area: 14″ x 18″
Maximum Sealing force: 5025 lbs. @ 100 psi air
Air inlet size: ¾” NPT female
Open loading stations: 9
Maximum blister depth: 3.25″ – See note #1
Standard allowable blister back upward projection: 2.5”
Cycle speed: Variable 1 to 16 on average
Approximate dimensions: 256”W x 89”D x 76”H
Working Height: 35.0”
Approximate weight: 4,700 LB.
Note #1: For blisters over 2.5” deep consult factory for review of blister placement and design for feeding considerations.