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Wulftec VarioMaster 9490

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Automatic Horizontal Strapping Machine

The VarioMaster 9490 Strapping Machine is a high-performance automatic horizontal strapper designed to strap horizontal pallets and single layers.


  • 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 that simplify installation and maintenance

  • 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 may be applied

  • Electronic tension control through a variable frequency drive

  • 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

  • Manual function for strapping head and conveyors

  • 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

  • Ability to strap with polyester (PET) from 3/8 to 5/8 wide and .020 minimum thick strapping

  • Consistently reproducible strap tensioning

  • 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

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 50” long and 80” high

  • Load Weight: Limited to conveyor capacity

  • Approximate Shipping Weight: 5000 lbs

  • Electrical Requirements: 460 V /3 ph /60Hz 15A

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