Aurora® Wide Mid-Speed, Wide Format Sleeve Applicators

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Aurora® Wide multi-pack, twin pack, tamper band, and shrink sleeve label applicators are the mid-speed, wide film format models in Axon's complete line of shrink sleeve systems. Aurora Wide applicators provide dependable, steady-state production speeds up to 250 containers, twin packs, or multi-packs per minute.

Aurora multi-pack tamper band and sleeve label applicators are mandrel style machines that use servo motion control to deliver consistent, repeatable performance. Container changeovers are tool-less and require less than ten minutes depending on product sizes and shapes.

Aurora applicators feature PackML programming and user interfaces which simplifies machine operation, maintenance, and line integration.

Like virtually every Axon shrink sleeve applicator, Aurora offers the flexibility to perform five important shrink applications:

  • Multi-packs and twin packs
  • Tamper evident bands
  • Partial body sleeves
  • Full body sleeves
  • Full body over-the-cap sleeves

This flexibility makes Axon shrink sleeve applicators one of the best values in the industry.

  • Powered by RockwellWidely used Allen-Bradley controls are standard
  • PackMLSimplified line integration and consistent terminology for easier operation and maintenance
  • Recipe functionalityChange machine settings with the push of a button for quick changeovers
  • EthernetBuilt-in Ethernet/IP communications for rapid line integration and business systems interface
  • No lubrication requiredMaintenance of our Aurora machines are simplified with no lubrication required
  • Multiple perforation optionsHorizontal, t-style, and vertical
  • Left or right-hand orientationRun either left or right handed operations to fit your packaging line
  • Electric height adjustmentNo hand cranks, simple push button control
  • Bilingual operationEnglish and Spanish HMI for your diverse workforce
  • PMMI certified trainingOperator training provided by a PMMI Certified Technician


  • Dynamic Speed Control - Enables the machine to automatically increase or decrease speeds based on line conditions
  • Print Registration - Fiber optic sensor reads film registration marks so the PLC can calculate cut lengths to assure sleeve length accuracy
  • Vertical, Horizontal & T Perforators - Add perforations to enhance ease of opening
  • Infeed Timing Screws - Required for multi-packs, certain container geometries
  • Product Spacers - Separate containers at infeed to assure smooth production rates
  • Film Unwind - Dual-reel film unwind with festoon film accumulation + manual splice on the fly
  • Spare Parts Kit - Recommended start-up parts inventory