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STS S2T3/R automatic rotary labelling machine -

The S2T3/R is a fast machine, which can label up to 2,500 bottles per hour. It can apply either single labels up to wrap-around or front and back labels in one pass (with labels printed alternately in the same roll or with second labelling station), neck labels and tax strips.

Optional accessories:

  • Capsule distributor
  • Capsule head support and drive mechanism
  • Thermal head for PVC shrink capsules
  • Hot foil printer or lot marker stamping unit
  • Square bottle accessory
  • Touch screen control
  • Rotary collection table
  • Conveyor extension and drive units
  • Accumulation board, idler & drive

Please contact us for more information.

Features: Specification: Case Studies: STS
  • Capacity up to 2,500 bottles per hour
  • Designed for use in line or as an independent stand-alone unit with two labelling stations – one for the front label, one for the back label.
  • Electronic variable speed drive through inverter
  • Central carousel with three bottle platforms
  • Bottle locking heads with pneumatically operated locking system
  • Manually operated height adjustment of the upper carousel
  • Labelling stations operated through stepper motors to ensure maximum precision of label application
  • Maximum label height 140 mm
  • Electronic synchronisation of the label station speed with the carousel speed
  • Steel and nylon gear drive to ensure quiet operation and long running life
  • Emergency stop device with sensors on inlet scroll, star wheels and central carousel
  • 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
  • Model: S2T3/R
  • Hourly Production: <2500 bottles per hour
  • Heads: 3
  • Labelling Heads: 2
  • Bottle Diameter: min 60 - max 110 mm
  • Labeller dimensions: Width 2500 x Depth 1130 x Height 1900 mm
  • Weight: 700 kg
  • Belt Dimensions: Width 100 x Height 120 x Length 2500 mm
  • Work Surface Height: min 950 - max 1050 mm
  • Power: 415 V, 3 ph + N + E (isolator)

Label Presentation Specification:

  • Core Diameter: 56 - 76 mm
  • Max. External Diameter: 250 mm
  • Min. Distance between labels: 4 mm
  • Max. Backing paper width (front & back): 150 mm
  • Max. Backing paper width (neck labels): 50 mm
  • Max. Label Length: 200 mm

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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