Axon Debuts Safety Interlock System for ThermoPoint® Steam-Heat Tunnels at Pack Expo 2012

Oct 28, 2012

Raleigh, NC — Axon, powered by ProMach, is debuting a Category 3 safety-interlock system for the ThermoPoint® steam heat shrink label machine, also known as a heat tunnel at Pack Expo 2012. (Axon Pack Expo 2012 Booth #3919)

This Category 3 rated safety-interlock system ensures that during operation a “door open” condition immediately stops the flow of live steam in the tunnel. “Customers will find this Category 3 safety-interlock system the perfect addition to the ThermoPoint steam-heat-shrink tunnel in terms of ensuring operator safety on the packaging line,” said George Albrecht, vice president of sales, Axon.

ThermoPoint is Axon’s top solution for a quality shrink process for labels and tamper evident bands even on the most challengingly shaped packaging. The ThermoPoint steam tunnel is easy to use and maintain and also decreases downtime by facilitating fast changeover between products.

ThermoPoint is available in three or six zone configurations and each of the tunnel’s heat zones can be independently adjusted to deliver steam to the label or band at different rates, heights, and angles. This level of precision leads to improved control of the shrink process and ultimately to higher quality, consistency, and throughput.

Heat zone graduated dials and steam injector adjustment indicators not only enable precise control of the process, but also ensure repeatability between batches.

For more information on the new Category 3 safety-interlock system for Axon’s ThermoPoint steam tunnel, stop by the Axon Pack Expo Booth #3919 or contact sales at 1-800-598-8601. For a full overview of Axon solutions in applicators and heat shrink tunnels, visit

About Axon

Axon provides our customers the means to produce attractive sleeve labeled products and tamper evident protected packages with dependable performance and unmatched flexibility that translate into dollars and cents on the bottom line. Engineered for reliability and value, Axon solutions includes shrink sleeve applicators, stretch sleeve applicators, tamper evident band applicators, and heat shrink tunnels for pharmaceuticals, beverages, processed foods, dairy, health and beauty, household, and chemical products. Axon is a product brand of ProMach, a global leader in packaging line solutions. As part of P.E. Labellers and the ProMach Labeling & Coding business line, Axon helps our packaging customers protect their reputation and grow the trust of their consumers. ProMach is performance, and the proof is in every package. Learn more about Axon at

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