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STS S1/Zeta automatic linear labelling machine -

Our most popular machine with a capacity of up to 1,000 bottles per hour. The S1/Zeta can apply either single labels up to wrap-around or front and back labels in one pass (with labels printed alternately on the same roll or with a second labelling station) and neck labels.

Optional accessories:

  • Capsule distributor
  • Capsule head support and drive mechanism
  • Thermal head for PVC shrink capsules
  • Hot foil printer or lot marker stamping unit
  • Sensor for transparent labels
  • Square bottle accessory
  • Rotary collection table, 1000mm diameter
  • Conveyor extension and drive units
  • Accumulation board, idler & drive
  • On wheels (with lock)

Please contact us for more information.

Features: Specification: Videos: Case Studies: Downloads: STS
  • Up to 1,000 bottles per hour
  • Designed for use in line or as an independent stand-alone unit with one label dispensing station
  • Capable of applying single labels up to wrap-around (to maximum length of 300 mm with standard machine) or front and back labels in one pass (with labels printed alternately on the same roll or with a second labelling station) and neck labels
  • Label application tolerance +_1 mm (subject to bottle tolerances)
  • Control board with microprocessor
  • DC stepper motor
  • Stainless steel construction with some aluminium components
  • Full guarding to CE standards
  • Machine equipped with one set of change parts for one bottle format; optional change parts available for additional bottle types
  • Capacity: <1000 bottles per hour
  • Air Requirement: 6 bar
  • Power: 230 V, single phase, 50 Hz
  • Labeller Dimensions: Width 1400 x Depth 1100 x Height 1810 mm
  • Conveyor Dimensions: Length 1400 x Depth 100 x Height 120 mm

Container and Label Requirements:

  • Container: Ø min 60 - max 110 mm
  • Label roll dimensions: outside Ø max 250 mm / core Ø min 56 - max 76 mm
  • Label length: max 300 mm

N.B. Labels must be printed according to our Label Printing Instructions, which can be supplied on request.

STS have over 20 years' experience designing and manufacturing automatic labelling machines for the food, drink and pharmaceutical sectors. STS labelling machines are renowned for their functionality; they are able to apply labels to a wide range of container formats, including bottles, jars and tubs. The labelling output of their range spans from 1,000 to 12,000 containers an hour. Other features of STS machines include:

  • Consistent & quick label application
  • Easy to use
  • High quality, robust materials and construction
  • Manufactured in Italy
  • Low maintenance
  • STS labelling machines are available as linear or rotating models. They are designed to be easy to use. They utilise sophisticated electronic control systems and DC stepped motors for precise and consistent label application. Front, back and neck labels can be applied, depending on the model. Other options are available, including change parts for additional bottle formats, dispensing and applying shrink capsules, hot foil printing or pneumatic lot marking, notch centring, and sensors for transparent labels, depending on the model.

    What we can offer

    Vigo has been supplying, installing and commissioning STS machines since 2006. We provide advice on the appropriate labelling machine and accessories for you. We can also liaise with your label printer to ensure the labels are printed according to the parameters of the machine. Our own engineers set up each machine for the customer's bottles / containers and labels, carrying out thorough tests prior to despatch. Installation and commissioning by Vigo engineers is provided as standard with certain models. We also supply and install all necessary conveyoring and rotary bottle collection tables, if required.


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