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McDonald Phoenix E4 Electric Water-Activated Tape Dispenser

The Phoenix E4 Evolution feeds, moistens and cuts tape to the desired measurement for your box reducing labor and maximizing efficiency.

Product Details

Phoenix Tape Dispensers deliver water activated tape with a smooth precise feed reducing cost in your shipping department. The best seal for your shipping cartons is water activated tape (Kraft tape, gummed tape) to create a seal that is reliable against tampering or theft. Phoenix Tape Machines seal in any environment; extreme cold, humidity or dust. The Phoenix E-4 Evolution feeds, moistens and cuts tape to the desired measurement for your box reducing labor and maximizing efficiency.

Program custom lengths up to a tenth of an inch, 1.5 to 3 inches wide and up to 600 feet in length. The Phoenix E4 comes equipped with a level 3 brush moistening system that when combined with the Perfectemp© top heater gives the best seal in the industry.

The Phoenix E-4 Evolution is an absolute workhorse with the added functionality of on-demand printing. With features like front-mounted keypad, self oiling cutter, thermostat controllable heater and a uniform three brush moistening system. The Phoenix E-4 Evolution is ideal for most packaging applications. The continuous bottom edge crimp gives stability. The tape delivery system delivers tape with a smooth precise feed. Utility top is great for those easily misplaced items like markers, pens, carton knives, handstamps etc.

The Phoenix E-4 Evolution has the added feature of a photoelectric sensor for hands free capabilities. Simply program the length you want and reach for the tape, this is especially useful for long runs of similarly sized cartons.

With the Evolution Series – On-demand printing gives your shipping department the ability to add key information or branding to any package at the touch of a button. For the ultimate in security fully customizable at the touch of a button. Prints single or double lines of code, ideal for date coding, batch identification, packer information, customer part and purchase order information.

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  • Built in USA
  • Program custom lengths
  • Evolution printers add-on
  • Handheld sensor integration and 1 touch custom preset lengths
  • Photo eye for hands free tape dispensing
  • Available in 220V
  • With traditional plastic or pressure sensitive tapes, shippers may use 4 to 6 pieces, water activated tape requires one piece of tape on each side of your box.  
  • Water Activated Kraft Tape increase efficiency by reducing material and damaged boxes that lead to returns. 
  • The tape delivery system delivers evenly moistened tape with a smooth precise feed every time so you can guarantee a professional sealed package.
  • Custom Branding
  • Better Tracking
  • Efficient Shipping Communication

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