Thomason Automatic Capping Machine, model PEGASUS/DB with mechanical indexing movement of the star-wheel controlled by inverter for rotation speed adjustment and smooth operation and with one Capping Head suitable to handle all types of caps such as, pressure, screw pre-threated, oriented, triggers, twist, plastic and metal. According to the type of closures we can offer different type of capping heads such as Magnetic or Hysteresis clutch for pre-threaded caps, plastic and metal with torque adjustment.
Thread forming capping heads for ROPP caps. Special capping heads with Grippers or Vacuum for Pick and Place System to cover all needs for difficult caps. We can also offer Capping Heads with Servo Motors for high precision electronic torque adjustment adjusted from the touch screen of the machines. The PEGASUS/DB can be supplied as a stand-alone machine or combined and connected with our Linear Filling Machines. If it's connected to our Linear Fillers, the automation is controlled from the PLC of the Filling Machine.
If the machine will be supplied as stand-alone machine, is offered with PLC (B&R) and colored TFT touch screen for userfriendly operation and parameters adjustment. Stainless Steel Auxiliary control panel at the front of the machine base. Automatic cap shouter complete with adjustable base and cap exit to feed automatically the caps to the point where will be collected by the Robot Head and Placed on the bottle neck. Height adjustment by electric motor (Optional).
The machine outside frame and doors are made out of Stainless Steel 304 and where is needed we can offer construction made out of Stainless Steel 316L. Easy and quick change over from one size of bottle and cap to another with quick release change parts. Fault diagnostic information on the touch screen. Safety guards in one Stainless Steel structure incorporated together with the machine base and with its access doors for maintenance and adjustments, in plexi-glass, controlled by safety switches for security purposes.
All in accordance with safety regulations with the European Community safety regulations (CE). AudioNisual alarm (light indicator if the machine is in fault) Cap elevators with various sizes of feeding hoppers are available to ensure long cap feeding autonomy. (Optional) Ethernet connection for technical assistance on line from our technical department. (Optional) Servo Motor can be offered for the indexing rotation of the star-wheel. (Optional)
PEGASUS/DB is for medium speed productions ranging from 1200 to 3300 BPH (Depends on bottles and caps shape). For unstable or irregular shape of bottles we are offering bottle pockets system with endless return conveyor. The PEGASUS/DB models are customized to the needs of their customers always ensuring construction quality and efficiency at the highest level.