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AC-1 Semi-Automatic Cap Tightening Machine for Hire

Supplier: Packserv

The Asset Semi-automatic or bench model AC-1 Cap Tightener has been the industry standard in semi-automatic cap tightening for over 15 years.

Price Guide (Inc GST): POA

Equally at home in small startup packing operations or in production units of major corporations, the AC-1 Semi-auto's low cost, versatility and precise operation have made it a favorite in a wide range of demanding applications.

And if your production requirement increase, the Semi-auto can be converted to a fully automatic coveyor-mounted model AAC-1.

From 10mm eyedropper or cosmetic caps to 100mm closures for wide-mouth food jars, the AC-1's simple controls enable fast setups and typical throughputs of around 15 to 30 units per minute.

A single handwheel and locking ring allows quick height adjustment for different containers.

The universal container guide, adjustable for container size and shape, has an integral activating switch plate - another Asset exclusive feature. Simply place a container against the guide and the tightening chuck automatically descends, tightens, and retracts.

Increase or decrease the tightening dwell time to suit the particular application by a turn of the pneumatic timer knob. Simply adjust to give adequate time for the cap to wind down the thread and stop. Adjust the tightening torque by a turn of the air pressure regulator know.

Our range of 5 standard interchangeable tightening chuck sizes and 3 standard liner materials will handle most capping applications. Chucks are also available for specialised closures such as tamper-tel, eye dropper, etc.

For trigger pump sprays, cream dispensers and mist pumps, and other closures which cannot be tightened from above, the Asset Pumptite Unit is available as a bolt-on optional item- refer PT-7 spec page.

The AC-1 Semi-auto has all pneumatic operation so its safe with flammable products. The unit is supplied ready to run, requiring only a supply of compressed air like our AC air compressor.

Quick stats of AC-1 Semi-Automatic Cap Tightening Machine for Hire:

  • Bench top (15Kgs approx)
  • Air operated (we can supply air compressor if required)
  • Various chucks and chuck sizes to suit most caps
  • Fully torque adjustable
  • 10mm-100mm standard chucks, others can be made
  • Screw, pump, mist, trigger push and snap closures
  • 15-30 units per minute (guide only)
  • Comes in an automatic version also
  • Suitable for food and pharmaceutical use
  • All 316 and aluminum construction
  • 600kpa (80psi) pressure requirement
  • Can be fully washed down
  • Flameproof
  • Adjustable container guide
  • Fast change over of containers
  • No tools required for setting adjustments

This machine would normally be used with:

AV-3, PT-7, BM-SAL, CP-SAL, AC,

Options of AC-1 Semi-Automatic Cap Tightening Machine for Hire:

  • Extra high torque motor
  • Dual direction air motor
  • Special tightening chucks
  • Trigger pack attachment PT-7
  • Custom parts for special jobs
  • Trolley (long term hire only)

Standard features of AC-1 Semi-Automatic Cap Tightening Machine for Hire:

  • Sturdy low maintenance construction
  • Flameproof, all pneumatic operation
  • High quality air motor drive
  • Precise torque setting via pressure regulator and gauge
  • Adjustable container guide with integral activating switch plate
  • Quick container and cap size changeover
  • Simple container height, tightening dwell time and torque adjustment without tools

Options of AC-1 Semi-Automatic Cap Tightening Machine for Hire:

  • Extra high torque motor
  • Dual direction air motor
  • Special tightening chucks
  • Trigger pack tightening device PT-7
  • Trolley (long term hire only)
  • Custom parts for special jobs

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