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Fully Automatic Side Seal Strapping Machine

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    The RQ-8Y Side-Seal is a fast way to secure your containers. This machine is a quality industrial machine designed to operate in a 24/7 environment.



    • This machine can run up to 35 straps per minute (1.7 seconds per strap)

    Easy Strap Loading

    • No complicated strap threading.  It only requires a touch of the outside lever.

    Variable Tension

    • A single dial provides a wide range of tension for all packages.  Tension is adjustable up to 175 lbs (80kg), equivalent to 6 inch (150mm) stroke.

    Quick Heater

    • Operating temperature is reached in less than 25 seconds.

    Empty Strap Coil Detection

    • Operation automatically stops when the strap coil is empty.  An optional warning signal is available upon request.  Easy removal of any excess strap ensures uninterrupted operation.

    Adapts easily to automated packaging lines

    • This machine fits any existing or proposed conveyor system without modification.  It can adapt to any conveyor hieght and requires no special equipment.

    Wide adaptability to fully-automated packaging lines

    • End-of-Cycle and strapping error signals are available as options.  Larger arch sizes offer a wide range of applications, particularly for large and heavy packages.




    Arch Size:  23" (600mm) x 33" (850mm)


    Package Size:

    • Max:  W 22.5" (570mm) x H 32-5/16" (820mm)
    • Min:   W 1-1/4" (30mm) x 4" (100mm)


    Joint: Heat Seal


    Strap Width:

    • 5mm, 6mm, 9mm, 12mm, 15.5mm
    • 1/4", 3/8", 1/2", 5/8"


    Strap Tension: 

    • Max: 176 lbs (80kg)  --  6" (150mm) stroke


    Speed:  1.7 seconds per strap ( 35 straps per minute )


    Power Supply: 

    • 110, 120, 200, 220, 230, 240 V
    • 1 PHASE, 50/60HZ, 0.65KVA