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3M™ AccuGlide™ High Speed Upper/Lower Taping Head

  • Designed for low impact taping to help protect even lightweight cartons and contents
  • Applies Scotch® Box Sealing Tape at up to 150 fpm
  • Double buffing provides up to 90% tape wet-out for reliable closure
  • Self-aligning buffing roller improves tape contact and closure performance
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  • Designed for low impact taping to help protect even lightweight cartons and contents
  • Applies Scotch® Box Sealing Tape at up to 150 fpm
  • Double buffing provides up to 90% tape wet-out for reliable closure
  • Self-aligning buffing roller improves tape contact and closure performance
  • Engineered for durability, low maintenance and consistent tape application
  • Low profile side plate, open tape path and easy-to-follow labeling allow fast, easy threading
  • Friction brake drum to maintain proper tape tension and prevent overcoasting
  • Tape drum latch secures roll for stability and positive tape alignment

3M™ AccuGlide™ High Speed Upper/Lower Taping Head is designed for high-speed tape application that uses low-impact motion to seal cases with minimum force. It can apply Scotch® Box Sealing Tape at up to 150 fpm while maintaining quality tape application. Double buffing by the application and tape rollers provides up to 90% tape wet-out for reliable closure.

Friction brake drum maintains proper tape tension and prevents overcoasting
Designed to apply Scotch® Box Sealing Tape at up to 150 feet per minute
Low-Impact and Lightweight Taping Head
With low-impact motion, our high speed 3M™ AccuGlide™ High Speed Upper/Lower Taping Head applies Scotch® Box Sealing Tape at up to 150 feet per minute, yet exerts minimum force on cases to protect both cartons and contents. Double buffing provides up to 90% tape wet-out for consistent and quality sealing, and this upper and lower taping head also offers low maintenance for improved productivity. Its low profile side plate, open tape path and easy-to-follow instructions allow for fast, easy threading. Made of epoxy powder-coated steel for durability yet lightweight for easy handling, we designed it for use in 3M-Matic™ Adjustable Stainless Steel Case Sealer a20-s or 3M-Matic™ Semi-Automatic Adjustable Case Sealer 700a-s. Its lightweight design and simplicity also make it suitable for mounting into other box conveying systems to tape cartons.

Recommended Applications
3M™ AccuGlide™ High Speed Upper/Lower Taping Head assists 3M-Matic™ Adjustable Stainless Steel Case Sealer a20-s and 3M-Matic™ Semi-Automatic Adjustable Case Sealer 700a-s in case sealing operations across a wide range of industries, including:
  • Food and beverage
  • Medical devices
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Electronics
  • Retail
  • Manufacturing and distribution centers

Stable Alignment and Smooth Application
3M™ AccuGlide™ High Speed Upper/Lower Taping Head has a tape drum latch that secures rolls for stability and positive tape alignment — just press to release for a roll change. The rugged construction of epoxy powder coated steel provides exceptional durability, and the taping head also has a friction brake drum to maintain proper tape tension and prevent overcoasting for smooth tape application.

Taping Heads Provide Low Impact Sealing
Designed to apply a "C" clip of Scotch® box sealing tape, the 3M™ AccuGlide™ High Speed Upper/Lower Taping Head seals the top or bottom center seam. Designed for low impact and consistent application, 3M™ AccuGlide™ taping heads help protect boxes while providing greater case throughput.

The 3M™ AccuGlide™ Taping Process
Regular slotted containers (RSC) are placed on the conveyor and pushed into the drive belts, which convey each box into the taping head. The 3M™ AccuGlide™ Taping Head applies Scotch® pressure sensitive film box sealing tape at the leading end of the box, continuing along the center seam to the trailing end. This is called a "C" clip application. The taping head cuts the tape as it is being applied. After the box is securely sealed, it exits the case sealer.

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In our 3M Industrial Adhesives and Tapes Division, we apply the science of adhesion to deliver innovative solutions that improve the design and manufacturing processes of companies around the world. In the end, our technologies help customers like you deliver competitive products to the market faster and more efficiently.

3M™ AccuGlide™ High Speed Upper/Lower Taping Head manual (PDF, 725.2 Kb)

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