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The Panther P5c

Our new P5c labeling system is designed to be the smallest, simplest, and most cost-effective automated print and apply solution available. Based upon our highly acclaimed Panther P8 architecture, the P5c is a right-sized, minimal investment labeling system designed for tight locations.

The P5c fits where no other system can, while utilizing an industry standard 8" supply roll.

Key Features:

  • Small footprint for easy integration

  • Intentionally designed fit for custom machine builders

  • Dual automation options (full or semi)

  • Label drive assist (takeup motor assists the print engine in driving the label material, substantially reducing wear on the print engine)

  • Zero waste pneumatics – only uses air during operation

  • Remote mounted touch screen display

  • OEM print engine design for off-the-shelf replacement

Contact us today and learn how Panther's P5c can immediately elevate your manufacturing, distribution, or fulfillment processes to increase throughput, reduce expenses, and decrease waste/loss for your business.

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 Small footprint for compact spaces. Multiple mounting configurations available (T-base stand shown).

Small footprint for compact spaces. Multiple mounting configurations available (T-base stand shown).

 Remote-mounted touch screen display allows for flexible placement options.

Remote-mounted touch screen display allows for flexible placement options.

 Zero waste pnuematics – only uses air during operation.

Zero waste pnuematics – only uses air during operation.

 Designed to be the smallest, simplest, and most cost-effective automated print and apply solution available. The compact size is perfect for custom machine builders.

Designed to be the smallest, simplest, and most cost-effective automated print and apply solution available. The compact size is perfect for custom machine builders.


Applicator Configurations

  Merge  Brush or wrap options that directly applies a pre-printed label to a product or carton.

Merge
Brush or wrap options that directly applies a pre-printed label to a product or carton.

  Tamp  A straight tamp, linear applicator for top and side label applications.

Tamp
A straight tamp, linear applicator for top and side label applications.

  Blow / Tamp Blow  For delicate applications where direct contact of the product is not ideal (e.g., food or light objects).

Blow / Tamp Blow
For delicate applications where direct contact of the product is not ideal (e.g., food or light objects).

  Front/Rear Swing  For front or back label applications, also  configurable for top-apply labeling.

Front/Rear Swing
For front or back label applications, also configurable for top-apply labeling.

  Swing Arm  Applies labels to a front or side location (or separately to both front  and  side), around a corner, or around a cylindrical/non-flat object.

Swing Arm
Applies labels to a front or side location (or separately to both front and side), around a corner, or around a cylindrical/non-flat object.

  Inverted Table Top  A semi-automated process where items are labeled individually.

Inverted Table Top
A semi-automated process where items are labeled individually.

  Custom Applicators  Panther Industries has the expertise to design custom applicator options that do not fit into our standard configurations.

Custom Applicators
Panther Industries has the expertise to design custom applicator options that do not fit into our standard configurations.


Features

Controls

  • 16 I/O point PLC

  • Quick change electrical connections with no hardwiring

  • Ethernet I/P or Modbus TCP on the PLC for direct communication with remote host

  • Lighted indicators for immediate feedback

  • Position sensor ensures applicator is home prior to printing a label

  • EPC Gen 2 RFID (available with RFID print engine upgrade

Applicator Options
Completely modular system with multiple configurations:

  • Tamp (up to 12" of stroke)

  • Wipe On

  • Merge/Wrap

  • Inverted Table Top

  • Swing Arm

Additional Features

  • Label drive assist (takeup motor assists the print engine in driving the label material, substantially reducing wear on the print engine)

  • Zero waste pneumatics – only uses air during operation

  • Remote mounted touch screen display

  • Product detect photo eye

  • Reliable waste takeup system with quick-change "O" ring belt drive

  • OEM print engine design for off-the-shelf replacement

  • Simple and efficient label and ribbon loading

  • Easy access to air solenoids

  • LED indicators on all devices

  • Adjustable T-base stand

  • Multiple mounting options

  • One-year warranty

Customized Options

  • Quick-change applicator heads for multiple label sizes

  • 80/20 overhead mounting bracket

  • 12 – 24 inch stand height extension

  • Dispenser module for pre-printed label applicators

  • EPC Gen 2 (900MHz) compliant RFID capability

 

Specifications

Dimensions

  • 23.8" (w) x 23.8" (h) x 16.0" (d)

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Hardware

Main Plate: 1/2" aircraft aluminum
Fasteners: Nickel-plated and corrosion-resistant
Eurofast sensor connections
 

Electrical

Input: 115VAC @ 5.0 amps 50/60Hz single phase
Output: 24VDC @ 0.6 amps
Includes 10' power cord
 

Pneumatics

30-60 PSI @ 3 CFM (working) / 0 CFM (idle)
OSHA approved lockable shutoff
Filter and regulator included
Push-to-fit connectors throughout
High flow, low pressure pneumatics for safety
Easy, external access to solenoids and filter/regulator
 

Print Engine

Print Engines: Zebra, SATO, or Honeywell
Print Method: Thermal Transfer or Direct Thermal
Print Width: 6.6" maximum | 0.5" minimum
Print Length: 14" maximum
Print Resolution: 203, 300, or 600* DPI
Media Supply: 8" OD on 3" or 1" core
Communication: Serial, Parallel, E-Net, Wireless E-Net, USB

* 600 DPI not available for all print engine manufacturers
 

Applicator

Placement Accuracy
Within 0.03125"

Maximum Reach
Up to 12" (tamp system)
Up to 18" (swing arm system)