The Evolution of Uptime

The Panther P8

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The P8 is our best selling machine for a reason.

Key Features:

  • Built-in Ethernet I/P or Modbus TCP protocols for direct communication with remote host

  • Dual automation options (full or semi)

  • Zero waste pneumatics – only uses air during operation

  • Label application distances up to 24”

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

  • Error reporting for fast, efficient troubleshooting.

Contact us today and learn how Panther's P8 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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 Accommodates a 14” roll, with a low label sensor.

Accommodates a 14” roll, with a low label sensor.

 Multiple applicator configurations make the P8 incredibly versatile for any labeling automation solution.

Multiple applicator configurations make the P8 incredibly versatile for any labeling automation solution.

 Zero waste pnuematics – only uses air during operation.

Zero waste pnuematics – only uses air during operation.

 Featuring numerous applicator options, the Phantom can be custom-configured to your business needs.

Featuring numerous applicator options, the Phantom can be custom-configured to your business needs.


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 be configurable for top-apply labeling.

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

  Corner Wrap (Active or Passive)  Application around a corner when the label needs to be viewed on more than one side.

Corner Wrap (Active or Passive)
Application around a corner when the label needs to be viewed on more than one side.

  Wipe (Active or Passive)  For extreme, fast-paced label applications.

Wipe (Active or Passive)
For extreme, fast-paced label applications.

  Flag  Perfect for labeling tools, tubing, pipes, cables, or medical equipment.

Flag
Perfect for labeling tools, tubing, pipes, cables, or medical equipment.

  Swing Arm  Allows two separate labels applied to a front or side location (or both), around a corner, or around a cylindrical object.

Swing Arm
Allows two separate labels applied to a front or side location (or both), around a corner, or around a cylindrical 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

  • 48 I/O point PLC (expandable up to 56)

  • Quick change electrical connections with no hardwiring

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

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

  • Internal maintenance manual for self-service

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

  • Low label sensor

  • Low ribbon detection

Applicator Options
Completely modular system with multiple configurations:

  • Merge

  • Tamp (up to 24" of stroke)

  • Blow / Tamp Blow

  • Front/Rear Swing

  • Corner Wrap

  • Wipe (Active or Passive)

  • Flag

  • Swing Arm

  • Inverted Table Top

Additional Features

  • Zero waste pneumatics – only uses air during operation

  • Auto tamp sensor on all straight tamp applicators (detects contact with a product for a softer, more responsive application)

  • Remote mounted 7” 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

  • Printer interface via HMI

  • 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

  • 30.4" (w) x 26.5" (h) x 24.9" (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

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: 14" OD on 3" 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 24" (tamp system)
Up to 30" (swing arm system)