EZ-Wide Low Speed, Wide Format Sleeve Applicators

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EZ-Wide applicators are the value priced, low to mid-speed models for containers requiring wide multi-pack, wide twin packs, wide tamper evident bands, or wide shrink sleeve labels. They are vacuum style machines that use economical stepper motors for consistent, repeatable performance.

EZ-Wide includes a series of three models that accommodate film layflat widths up to 900 mm (35.4"). These models are ideal for applying multipack sleeves, tamper evident neck bands or shrink sleeve labels to large containers or multipacks.

EZ-Wide models are offered with single-head and dual head configurations and dual head configurations are capable of steady-state production speeds from 60 to 90 cpm depending on container size.

Like every Axon shrink sleeve applicator, EZ-Wide sleeve applicators offer 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.

  • Quick changeoversRecipe functionality on the touch-screen HMI allow for rapid adjustment of machine settings
  • Cutting systemGuillotine knife mechanism provides a clean and precise cut for a high-quality finish - it's also simple to maintain
  • Low cost change partsRun all your SKUs on one machine - switching between different size containers won't break your budget
  • Large containersApply shrink sleeves to a variety of large round and non-round container shapes
  • Bilingual operationEnglish and Spanish HMI for your diverse workforce
  • Multiple perforation optionsHorizontal, t-style, or vertical
  • PMMI certified trainingOperator training provided by a PMMI Certified Technician


  • Static Reduction - Mitigates static build-up
  • 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
  • Band Positioning - Belt system assures correct placement of tamper bands or partial body sleeves during application process.
  • Low Film Alarm - Automatically detects low film levels and alerts operator
  • Product Spacers - Precisely separate containers at the infeed to assure smooth production
  • Infeed Timing Screws - Required for multi-packs, certain container geometries
  • Spare Parts Kit - Recommended start-up parts inventory