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Wulftec VarioMaster 9471

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Automatic Strapping Machine

The Wulftec Variomaster 9471 is an automatic high-performance strapping machine for full pallet loads, ideal for integration in powered conveyor line.


  • AC variable frequency drives standard
  • NEMA 4/12 control panel dust tight and waterproof
  • Organized control panel
  • The control panel is UL508A approved
  • Superior Electrical/Electronic Design including Allen Bradley MicroLogix PLC and AC drives
  • User friendly touch screen
  • Easy to understand alarm signalization
  • All motors, proximity sensors, photoeyes and other sensors have quick disconnect cables
  • Photoeyes are maintenance free and protected
  • Made of heavy-duty steel
  • Strapping head indexes towards the load before tensioning sequence
  • Strapping head is mounted on a movable assembly guided through linear bearings, and activated by an electric motor with a timing belt.
  • Bottom section of the strapping arch can be a standard undertrack style or an electric motor driven pallet bayonet for "through-pallet" strapping or a combination of both.
  • Up to 8 straps per minute my be applied
  • Electronic tension control through a variable frequency drive
  • VarioMaster 9471 offer turntables, rotating cross and centering devices as an option for all handling needs...accommodating pallet and palletless loads.
  • Coils of PET or polypropylene strapping with a core diameter of 16" can be fitted to the high speed dispensers
  • Ability to strap with polyester or polypropylene strapping without parts changes
  • Non-Proprietary parts accessible on a local base


  • Allen Bradley MicroLogix 1400 PLC
  • Allen Bradley PanelView Plus 600 monochrome Touch Screen Interface
  • 24V control system
  • Current overload protection
  • NEMA 4/12 control cabinet
  • Autoheight sensing photoeye
  • Power on/off lockable switch and indicator light
  • 460VAC motor and contactor
  • Two emergency stop stations (1 on panel / 1 on the platen)
  • Manual function for strapping head and conveyors
  • Variable compression setting from 150lbs to 2200lbs
  • Intuitive alarms diagnostic on touch screen
  • Machine and head cycle counter
  • Reset function
  • Strap track with under track configuration to allowing under pack strapping
  • 2 fully adjustable strapping patterns
  • 4 communications I/O signals with upstream & downstream system
  • Allen Bradley PowerFlex 525 drive, 460VAC
  • Allen Bradley series 100 contactor
  • Alarm beacon
  • 120 VAC outlet in control panel for service work

GT41 N Strapping Head

  • By changing the optional entry and exit guide the head have the ability to strap with polyester (PET) from 3/8 to 5/8 wide and .020 minimum thick strapping. (special adjustment required consult factory for polypropylène (PP) application)
  • Consistently reproducible strap tensioning through an Allen Bradley PowerFlex 70 VFD and torque motor control
  • Consistently high seal efficiency
  • Environmentally favorable sealing by vibration welding
  • Separate drive section for high speed strap feeding and take up and to achieve maximum tension levels
  • Electronic strap circulation control

Electric Platen

  • 3 HP AC gear motor with Allen Bradley Powerflex 525 AC drive
  • 4' long (along flow direction) platen with adjustable compression from 150lbs to 2200lbs. The floating platen supported by coil springs.

Strap Dispenser

  • High speed dispenser with pulley block accumulation system
  • Electrical brake that can fits standard coils of PET/PP strapping with a core diameter of 16" and a width of 6".


  • Heavy duty folded sheet metal uprights with upper frame structurally integrated with base for greater stability


  • Production Rate: 100 loads per hour
  • Machine Dimensions: 59" L x 139" W x 169" H
  • Maximum Load Size: 50" wide x 80" high
  • Load Weight: Limited to conveyor capacity
  • Approximate Shipping Weight: 5000 lbs
  • Electrical Requirements: 460 V /3 ph /60Hz 15A