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Tamper-Evident Shrink Sealer

September 14, 2017
The PDC 65C-M shrink sealer
The PDC 65C-M shrink sealer

The 65C-M shrink sealer with integrated material accumulator is based on an equipment platform developed by PDC, now widely used and specified throughout the food and pharma sectors for the application of heat shrinkable, tamper-evident neckbands.  

Most notably, a shrink material accumulator, integral to this new system, allows roll changes at full production speed up to 175 cpm. This new feature reduces downtime.
 
When the current reel is spent, an end-of-reel sensor automatically clamps the tail at a splicing table, allowing the rapid splice of the new reel, while running at full speed.

Several variations of tamper evident banding are applied with the 65 Series, including registered, printed graphics that create visual marketing opportunities around the cap of the package. When horizontally perforated at the base of the cap, the tamper-evident portion is removed when opened, while the neck label portion with graphics remains on the package throughout its life. Sleeves extending below the cap conceal variations in fill levels.

The 65C Series machines operate at 50 to 175 cpm with maximum speeds dependent on package and sleeve dimensions. Sleeve diameter range is .375 to 3 in. Sleeve height range is .625 to 4 in.  

PDC 65C Series machines are compatible with traditional and sustainable films, including PVC, PET, PETG, OPS, and PLA films.   

PDC International Corp., Norwalk, CT 203-853-1516 www.pdc-corp.com

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