Tray sealing and case packaging equipment provider, JBT’s Proseal, has launched IntelliTool, designed to protect against damage that results from mismatched or incorrectly installed tooling components.
IntelliTool, released for Proseal’s GTe and GTs machine range, ensures all installed tooling components are a matched set and that the tooling components are engaged correctly. When a mismatch occurs, the machinery will not run, and the user-friendly Human Machine Interface (HMI) will display which of the components needs to be corrected. All tooling errors are recorded to the machine’s alarm list and, if enabled, are also viewable via ProVision, an automated, accurate, real-time data capture and analysis platform.
“We know keeping productivity up is vital to long-term success for our partners,” said Paul Watkin, Lead Product Line Manager at Proseal. “The new IntelliTool technology is our approach to allow customers to mitigate their machines' component issues sooner, minimize their machine downtime and maximise their production capacity to help meet their requirements and consumer demands.”
Proseal is constantly striving to develop new innovations and machines to add to their range whilst continuing to update and improve existing machines. IntelliTool enables the machinery to recognise the currently installed tool components with RFID chips. The new technology is available on all new and existing GTe and GTs machines. Conversion pricing for existing toolsets and machines is available.