The Atlas Vac seal tool nest is made from one piece of aluminum or multiple pieces screwed together. The sealing tool features a Category 3 safety light curtain system that reduces fatigue and increases operator output by permitting work to be done internal to the cycle rate.
The tray sealer processes are controlled by a robust industrial PLC and large color touch screen with an accumulation of timers, microprocessors and mini-regulators. The tray sealer provides sealing history data, such as sealing parameter data, dates, times, operator sign-in, odometer readings and lot codes which is available for downloading. The sealer also has standard parameter alarms that are stored in an audit trail memory. Users can keep a log of who signed in, when, and recipe parameter changes.
The tool features patented Force Sensing technology, providing a digital readout of actual down-force (in lbs.) of the sealing platen on every stroke. Atlas Vac’s standard equipment flat platen, with Dupont Teflon coating, eliminates the hassle of changing costly sealing platens for every tool. The Tool ID System allows your validated tool to refuse to seal if the sealer does not match its RFID code.
The sealer tool rests on a stationary, precision machined flat reference surface for reliable, perpendicular sealing. This allows packages to move upward and collide against the heated platen at critical moments. Packages can move smoothly and quickly into sealing position with electric drive shuttles that easily align a platen to the tooling base for parallelism.
The tray sealer maintains even heating and has redundant heater over-temperature control to prevent thermal runaway in case of a system failure. The sealer has calibration ports for time, temperature and pressure. It also annually adjust calibration factors on the HMI screen with a password, if needed.
Important calibration, maintenance and training technical documents can be downloaded from Atlas Vac’s online library. A private web page is provided for each sealer project with customer access only.
Customers can obtain new parts from the factory that are backwards compatible to older model sealers. Atlas Vac tray sealers are made by engineers who sell, service, and provide customers with spare parts direct from the same facility.