Wulftec WCAT-450 Automated Stretch Wrapper

General Details

The CAT (WCAT-450) model is an automatic rotary arm combined with a conveyorised turntable, the ideal stretch wrapping solution for high speed application. This versatile combo gives the possibility of switching operating modes: operation in only rotary arm mode, operation in only turntable mode or operation in combo arm turntable mode at 45 RPM. Expect to improve productivity, operator efficiency while reducing film and labor costs.

Features

  • Quality equipment made in Canada
  • 3 year unlimited cycle warranty
  • 10 year warranty on structural steel frame
  • LIFETIME warranty on pre-stretch rollers blue compound
  • Fully automated film clamp, welding and film cutting device
  • Fully automated infeed, process and outfeed roller conveyors
  • Superior driving mechanism with heavy duty 25”ring gear with pinion gear drive for rotary arm and turntable
  • Angled carriage to wrap approximately 2″ above conveyor
  • Emergency stop sensor for arm path obstruction
  • Soft start and stop rotary arm function
  • Allen Bradley monochrome touch screen – play an active part in avoiding operator errors by offering a great versatility for customised information and alarm diagnostic
  • Photo cell for automatic load height detection
  • State-of-the-art electrical Nema 4/12 control panel, dust tight, waterproof, UL508A approved with all finger safe electrical components
  • 100% structural steel construction
  • Superior electrical/electronic design including Allen Bradley Micrologix PLC and AC drives
  • Wulftec’s exclusive 500mm no-thread® powered pre-stretch carriage (760mm optional)
  • Easily available non-proprietary parts
  • Dual carriage lifting chains enclosed inside tower for operator safety
  • Automated remote lube station (for turntable and rotary arm ring gear bearings)
  • 3 phase
  • Full service maintenance plans
  • Parts backup
  • Excellent after sales support and operator training
Technical Info
Production Rate  120 loads per hour
Machine Dimensions 6580mmL x 3760mmW x 3550mmH
Load Weight 2200kg (Upgrade to 2700kg available)
Maximum Load Size 1220mmL x 1220mmW x 80″ 2035mmH
Electrical Requirements Three phase = 415V/3 Ph/ 50 Hz
Pneumatic Requirements 3 CFM @ 80 PSI
Controls Allen Bradley Compact Logix L32E PLC
Allen Bradley monochrome PanelView Plus 600 touch panel
24V control system
Current overload protection
NEMA 4/12 control cabinet with quick disconnect
Sick autoheight sensing photoeye with on/off mode
Power on/off lockable switch and indicator light
230VAC Motors with AC variable frequency drives
Four emergency stop stations (1 on panel / 1 in wrap zone / 1 on infeed and outfeed conveyor)
Manual function for rotation fwd/rev and carriage up/down
Variable overall speed 45 RPM
Double brush dust tight slip ring
Intuitive alarms diagnostic & Active maintenance screens
Separate turntable and rotary arm rotation speed controls
Separate top and bottom wrap selections
Separate up and down carriage speeds
Film force to load control
All conveyors with independent fwd/rev manual function
Alarm beacon
Dynamic braking system for rotary arm and turntable with AC drive
120 VAC outlet in control panel for service work
Structure Heavy duty structural steel construction: easy access to all components
Free standing integrated leg design (Four 6″ x 6″ legs)
Counter-balanced rotary arm for smooth rotation
Safety fencing with interlocked access door
Film Delivery System 500mm NO-THREAD® Powered Pre-Stretch (no film threading)
1 HP 230VAC Motor & AC variable frequency drive
Lifetime warranty on pre-stretch rollers blue compound
Film force release for easy pull at start and end of cycle
50-300% pre-stretch ratio (preset to customer specs-std 200%)
Electronic film tension control with analog sensor
Sensing device for film out/broken with visual alarm
Lexan roller cover for operator safety
Emergency stop for arm path obstruction
Angled carriage to wrap approx.50mm from conveyor level
Film Tail Treatment Auto film clamping device (drop away design, no film tear)
Pulsed controlled cutter
Film alignment arm
Brush-on film tail treatment(Heat Seal treatment*)
Film Carriage Drive 1 HP AC motor with Allen Bradley variable frequency drive
Two #50 carriage lifting chains
Dual steel supporting boom
Power track for efficient guiding of wires
Machined UHMW-PE carriage glides on 1/2″ CRS rails
Film Tail Treatment
Auto film clamping device (drop away design, no film tear)
Pulsed controlled cutter
Film alignment arm
Brush-on film tail treatment
(Heat Seal treatment*)
Rotary Arm Drive 25″ Heavy duty ring GEAR with pinion gear drive
0-30 RPM variable speed
Dual steel boom rotary arm
2 HP 230VAC/ Motor & AC variable frequency drive
Electronic soft start/stop
Positive arm alignment controlled by proximity sensor
Pneumatic braking system for rotary arm
45 RPM COMBINED ARM AND TURNTABLE SPEED !
Turntable Drive 25″ Heavy duty ring GEAR with pinion gear drive
0-15 RPM variable speed
1 1/2 HP 230VAC motor with Allen Bradley variable frequency drive
Electronic soft start/stop
Positive turntable alignment controlled by proximity sensor
Electric brake for turntable
Safety Features The Wulftec wrapping system is equipped with 5 photoeyes which monitor access points to wrapping zone and prevent accidental insertion of foreign object during wrapping4 E-Stop mushroom type push buttons: 1 on control panel, 1 in wrapping zone, 1 on infeed conveyor and 1 on outfeed conveyor(Additional E-Stops are available upon request*)Wrapping zone enclosed by heavy-duty personnel obstruction fencing complete with electronically interlocked access doorAn object obstruction safety device stops the machine should there be any interference in the wrapping area
Conveyor 2 x 2285mm powered roller infeed and outfeed conveyors with contour shape
Standard pass height 455mm
(Other pass heights available, consult factory*)
2- 1/2″ diameter rollers on 3″ centers
1320mm BFR (between frame rails)
3/16″ walls cold rolled electric welded steel rollers
All rollers driven via #40 chain
1 HP 230VAC motor with Allen Bradley variable frequency drive
Heavy-duty structural steel design, interlocking style for continuous equal roller spacing
Heavy-duty cast iron flange mounted bearings
Turntable Conveyor 1955mm dia. 1/2″ steel plate turntable
2 1/2″ dia. rollers on 3″ centers
All full length rollers driven
3/16″ wall cold rolled electric welded steel rollers
1320mm BFR (between frame rails)
1 HP AC motor with Allen Bradley variable frequency drive
Electronic soft start/stop
Rollers driven via #40 chain
Heavy duty cast iron flange mounted bearing
Additional Options
Carriage 760mm NO-THREAD® Powered Pre-Stretch Carriage
Carriage adapter bracket for 500mm film on 760mm carriage
Pneumatic roping dual
Pneumatic roping single
Controls Communication bypass mode
Lanyard remote
Remote push button station
Safety control lockout
Warning Alarm / Horn
Conveyors Replace 2260kg capacity conveyors with 1135kg capacity
Extension
Wrap height extension – 2945mm
Wrap height extension – 2640mm
Wrap height extension – 2335mm
Heat seal Arm mounted cut & seal
Conveyor side mounted heat seal
Motors Wash down motors
Wash-down motors on conveyor
Photoeye Dark load detection
Forklift detection
Scale Electronic scale
Speed High speed – variable up to 24 RPM
High speed – variable up to 30 RPM
High speed – variable up to 35 RPM
Top platen Electric top platen
Pneumatic top platen
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