Semi-automated desktop label applicator for tubes and vials.

Elevate your lab operations to new heights with the cab Axon 2, a beacon of simplicity and reliability in automation. As a trusted partner of cab Technologies, we are proud to present this cutting-edge labeling solution to labs seeking a seamless transition into lab automation. This user-friendly, semi-automated experience is designed to fit your benchtop while delivering high-speed precision label placement.

Print and apply label automation designed for easy setup

User-Friendly Automation: Effortlessly implement automation into your lab without the need for extensive training or complex setups.

Reliability Redefined: Experience consistent, precision label placement with the cab Axon 2, ensuring reliability in every operation.

Compact Size, Maximum Impact: The cab Axon 2 is designed with your lab’s limited space in mind, ensuring a seamless fit on your benchtop for minimal interruption.

Semi-Automated Simplicity: Ideal for low to moderate throughput volumes, the Axon 2 relies on manual operation

Cab Axon 1

Greatly increase throughput volumes with fast and steady label application


Smooth, even, and accurate label placement to improve consistency


Ensure successful barcode scans throughout your workflow

Why choose the Axon 2 for your lab?

cab’s Axon 2 is an automatic tube and vial label applicator featuring a German-engineered cab print engine. In the short time it’s been around it has earned an excellent reputation for being reliable and affordable. The Axon 2 and 2.1 are low-volume tube and vial label printer/applicators designed to make automation a viable solution for every lab. These units are comprised of a cab SQUIX printer and an attached applicator system. If you are new to automation in the lab, this solution is a great first step.  

  • The Axon 2 is a semi-automated applicator requiring some operator involvement
  • Optional accessories are available to increase automation including a hand switch
  • Overall processing speed varies due to operator involvement, typically around 4 seconds per tube
  • Reduce or eliminate risk of repetitive strain injury
  • The compact design makes the Axon 2 an ideal choice for tight spaces
  • Fast and easy change-overs for different tube sizes
  • The Axon’s print and apply automation is best for low to moderate throughput volumes
  • 300 or 600 dpi print resolution available for high-contrast imaging
cab Axon 2 Specifics
Print Technology Thermal transfer
Print Resolution 300 or 600 dpi
Print Speed 100 mm/s
Tube/Vial Diameter 7-26 mm
Tube/Vial Length 20-50 mm or 32-130 mm
Label Width 5-25.4 mm or 5-56 mm
Label Height > 12 mm

Enhance automation in your lab with LabTrack™

Elevate the efficiency and precision of your lab with LabTrack™, our specialized asset and inventory tracking software. LabTrack™ is tailored to the unique needs of research and pathology labs, offering complete visibility and end-to-end traceability for samples, specimens, reagents, and more. With LabTrack™, your lab can streamline processes, reduce errors, and uphold the highest standards of care and safety.

  • Complete Visibility: Provide comprehensive visibility into your specimen inventory.
  • End-to-End Traceability: Ensure traceability from the moment of collection to diagnosis, maintaining a secure and verifiable chain of custody.
  • Sample Storage: Ensure proper storage and handling of your sample sand specimens.
  • Locating Samples: Streamline the process of locating stored samples and reagents.

Looking to transition from manual to automatic label printing and applying?

Make the move today and experience the efficiency of the Axon 2.

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