Graco Advanced Fluid Dispense (AFD), North Canton, Ohio, releasedthe new InvisiPac GM100 Plug-Free Hot Melt Applicator, a plug-free adhesive dispenser in a compact design.
The InvisiPac GM100 fits into tight spaces and mounts seamlessly into existing packaging lines currently using competitive alternatives, and is ideal for both original equipment manufacturer and end user packaging equipment for the food and beverage industry.
The applicator features a patent-pending module tip filter that eliminates nozzle plugging to guarantee more uptime. The GM100 warms up in less than 10 minutes, and operates at up to 10,000 cycles per minute. Featuring air-open/air-close technology, the GM100 lets users accurately place beads or stitch with great hygiene. The solenoid lasts up to 150 million cycles with no performance impact, and the module can hit 1 billion cycles in high-speed stitching applications.
The GM100 is available in several configurations, all of which are listed under the UL 499 standard.