Starview FAB8-1418 Blister Sealer

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Eight-station Fully Automatic Rotary Blister Sealing Machine
Remote access - Ethernet standard / Wi-Fi optional

Medium format 14” x 18” sealing area accommodates a wide range of package sizes

Excellent for high volume OEM’s and contract packagers

Machines accept Starview wood or aluminum tooling

Heavy-duty industrial design floor model machine

Automatic blister feeder, card feeder & finished package unloader included standard

Larger standard and custom machine sizes and features quoted on request

Standard Features

Programmable logic control (Omron)

Intelligent system that allows changes or upgrades from a Starview provided flash memory
Ethernet connection to PLC and HMI allows remote access by customer from PC, Laptop, smartphones and tablet devices to HMI screens and PLC functions, and by Starview for program changes, diagnosis or updates when internet connected.  Optional Wi-Fi connection available.

Color HMI includes:

Time and date displayed HMI
System monitoring page.  Heating, batch counter and job recipe displayed at a glance
Production counter page displays total machine cycles, current job cycles and current job completed packages.  Production speeds are displayed in both cycles per minute and packages per minute
Machine standby mode.  7-day programmable schedule allows automatic machine start-up and shut down
Full Job Recipe storage with memory for up to 100 different recipes
History page with last 200 cycles stored and displayed with time and date stamp. Includes up to 4 days of pressure and temperature history graphs.
Digital temperature controller on screen display in degrees Fahrenheit or Celsius with alarms
Seal Timer
Table rotation delay timer
Manual / Auto mode
Complete manual control of all individual functions for set up
Table speed control
Table jog
Low air pressure sensor with alarms
System auto start-up-activates stations in sequence during initial start
System auto unloading-deactivates stations in sequence to clear machine of packages
Machine diagnostics with difficulty location
On-screen system errors for troubleshooting
Last 7-days alarms stored and displayed with time and date stamp
Electrical parts page(s)
Pneumatic parts page(s)
Mechanical parts page(s)

Two-position START/STOP system for Auto Mode
Emergency STOP push button
Safety swing gate on rotary switch at exposed entrance and exit of feeders exposed to operator loading stations
Hot plate insulator
Teflon sheet covered sealing plate
Heater cartridge failure detection with on-screen alarm and mapping
Sealing cylinder stroke adjustable by proximity sensor to improve cycle speed / reduce air consumption
Optional quick change mounting for relieved face plates
Automatic turntable, cam index drive with variable speed AC variable frequency controller
Rotary table perimeter safety guard

Automatic feeder for blisters with quick-change mounting for magazine and vacuum plate
Air knife separator circuit and valves for blister feeder.  Requires air knife blister tooling.
Automatic feeder for cards with quick-change mounting for magazine and vacuum plate
Central miss-feed sensor on vacuum system for automatic feeding stations and finished package unloader
Quick-connect vacuum tubing fittings on all feeder and unload stations

Automatic finished package unloading with quick-change mounting for vacuum plate assemblies
Vacuum Pump with surge tank
Filter installed in each vacuum line
Filter, Regulator & Pressure gauge installed on airline
Safety pressure relief valve on emergency
Easy access through rear of machine for tooling changeover or maintenance

Welded heavy-wall steel tube construction
Steel components powder coated blue color


208-230 Volts / 3 PH / 25 Amps

24 Volts DC

Heating system:
Cartridge type 4.8 KW

Pneumatic cylinder bore size:
1 @ 8"

Maximum air consumption per cycle:
2.5 scf @ 100 psi

Nominal seal area:
14" x 18"

Maximum Sealing force:
5025 lbs. @ 100 psi air

Air inlet size:
1/2” NPT female

Open loading stations:

Maximum blister depth:
3.25" – See note #1

Standard allowable blister back upward projection:

Cycle speed:
Variable 1 to 21 on average

Approximate dimensions:
111”D x 105”W x 71”H

Working Height:

Approximate weight:
3,000 LB.

Note #1: For blisters over 2.5” deep consult factory for review of blister placement and design for feeding considerations.
Specifications from OEM brochure and equipped with are described to the best of our knowledge. ALL items should be confirmed by buyer.

General Specifications:

18 in
14 in