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Chromaffix dynamic solutions for automated tread labelling
The dynamic, print-on-demand tread labelling system that means eliminating the need for manual labelling and easy legislation compliance. Integrating a Chromaffix tread labelling automation solution to your tyre production line is economical, straightforward, and comes with a host of cost and production, process and business benefits:
Chromaffix application system loaded with thermal labels
There are a multitude of reasons why it makes strategic sense to consider Chromaffix implementation to your workflow process. Here are a few key benefits enjoyed by the top global tyre manufactures that are already utilising Chromaffix:
1. SPEED: You require an automated labeller that keeps pace with production
Less than 2 second cycle time ensures you can easily meet and manage high throughput speeds on your existing lines. Furthermore, the capital investment pays for itself quicker when you might even require fewer units to accomplish your labelling needs.
2. COMPACT: You require a tread labelling system that’s physically suited to meet space requirements
Chromaffix’s modest footprint requires less space for installation, offering flexibility in how and where the unit is installed on the existing conveyor in order to maximise valuable space in your plant
3. SIMPLICITY: You require a system that is easy to commission and maintain
Few moving parts ensure greater ease of use and performance reliability, in addition to a reduction in potential system downtime. The simple design means there are fewer parts to fail, the cost of total ownership is reduced and the label position accuracy on the tyre is consistent.
4. RELIABILITY: You require an automated labelling system that ensures uptime
Engineered to perform in industrial environments, Chromaffix was designed with a protective shell to ensure machine hygiene; ultimately enabling less cleaning, maintenance and upkeep over the life of the system. The simple design also ensures the unit’s ongoing reliability.
5. SAFETY: You require a system that ensures safety and reduces concern for liability
Chromaffix’s ergonomic design, coupled with fewer moving parts and a totally enclosed system, ensures safety and ease of use for production line operators
6. COMMUNICATION: You need an automated tread labeller that talks to existing infrastructure
Boosting intelligent media, tension and environmental controls, Chromaffix provides high efficiency, easy changeovers and improved label application quality. In addition, integration with existing systems means a common host and one solid server platform
7. SERVICE: You need a labelling system that’s backed by world-class service and support
With a service offering equally as robust as the technical components of the unit itself, the sturdiest of service comes standard with all Chromaffix installations:
How Chromaffix Works...
The bead label of each tyre is scanned at the in-gate stage, followed by automatic height adjustment and a justifying arm that moves the tyre into place for the applicator arm. A tread label is then printed, and automatically and consistently applied to each individual tyre. At the out-gate stage, the bead label scanner and tread label scanner offer a checkpoint to ensure data accuracy.