Orbital Wrappers, also known as Horizontal Stretch Wrappers, are instrumental in saving your business time and money during the product wrapping process. Semi-Automatic Orbital Wrappers are used for bundling products by manually feeding material through the machine and packaging with stretch film. These machines come in various sizes and can be used for anything from smaller products like wood molding and tubes to more oversized products such as furniture or other long or irregular-sized loads. If you are in the market for an Orbital Wrapper and would like to explore the benefits of various machines, read on for a comparison between Handle It and Yellow Jacket Orbital Wrappers.
To best compare Orbital Wrappers, it’s critical to understand their basic elements. Once you know what to look for, you can compare the capabilities of various machines and determine which machine best matches your specific application. The four primary elements to consider are safety, size, speed, and type of sophisticated controls. The optimization of these four elements will not only save your business time but will also have a direct, positive impact on your bottom line.
Safety first. Semi-Automatic Orbital Wrappers are incredibly powerful machines. Without the proper safety measures, these machines can cause injuries, or even death, to your workers. Safety should always be the first consideration when comparing Orbital Wrappers.
Yellow Jacket Semi-Automatic Orbital Wrappers are designed to comply with current national safety and regulatory standards. However, the machine’s open spinning/wrapping mechanism is a less safe option compared to Handle It’s machines.
Handle-It Semi-Automatic Orbital Wrappers are designed with a completely enclosed dispenser ring for increased safety. They too meet the current national safety and regulatory standards but are also CE-certified, according to CE Safety Standards. Adaptation and Certification to UL Standards are also available upon request.
An Orbital Wrapper’s size is another critical piece to the puzzle. The size of the machine dictates what types, and sizes, of products you can bundle with your machine. In addition to the machine’s dimensions, the two size features to consider are maximum load capacity and maximum wrapping length. Maximum load capacity relates to the machine’s ring diameter and determines the height and width of the product the machine is capable of wrapping. Maximum wrapping length determines the length of the product the machine is capable of wrapping.
Yellow Jacket Semi-Automatic Orbital Wrappers are only available in one size.
Machine Dimensions (W x L x H): 91” x 93” x 95”
Maximum Load Capacity: 68 ⅛”
Maximum Wrapping Length: 77”
Handle It Semi-Automatic Orbital Wrappers are available in numerous sizes offering several different ring diameters. Not only do these Orbital Wrappers offer a significant increase in maximum load capacity, but they also offer no limit as to the maximum length of a product.
Machine Dimensions (W x L x H): 6 different sizes available, four of the six (SA-125, SA-160, SA-200 and SA-250) are comparable to the Yellow Jacket. Handle It’s orbitals have opening sizes ranging from 49” – 98”.
Maximum Ring Diameter: 98”
Maximum Wrapping Length: NO LIMIT
For manufacturers, the grind never stops. The constant need for product wrapping is what makes the speed capabilities of an Orbital Wrapper of vital importance. Orbital Wrappers are designed to save you time; the faster they move, the more time you save! The speed of Orbital Wrappers is determined by Ring Speed which is measured by revolutions per minute (RPM).
Yellow Jacket Orbital Wrappers have a Ring Speed of 5-20 rpm. At its maximum, the machine is capable of running up to twenty revolutions per minute.
Handle It Orbital Wrappers have a Ring Speed of 5-65 RPM for the four comparable models mentioned above. At its maximum, the SA-125 machine is capable of running up to sixty-five revolutions per minute.
Last, but not least, the fourth important element to consider for Orbital Wrapper comparison is the sophistication of the Orbital Wrapper’s controls. Semi-Automatic Orbital Wrappers are meant to be a safer, more efficient and effective way to wrap products; the control capabilities of the Orbital Wrapper determine the degree of efficiency and effectiveness you achieve.
Yellow Jacket Semi-Automatic Orbital Wrappers are controlled by a push button. They are equipped with remote joystick control, allowing easy use. The operator controls the entire wrapping process and all machine functions from the seat of the forklift. Simple training is all that’s required for an operator to become capable of operating the machine efficiently.
Handle It Semi-Automatic Orbital Wrappers are also controlled by a push button; however, it’s a remote push button, allowing the operator to activate it from the seat of the forklift. They too are equipped with remote joystick control, allowing for easy use. Starting with Handle It’s model SA-125 machine and including the SA-160, SA-200 and SA-250 machines, all include a programmable touch screen to customize the wrap. Like the Yellow Jacket Orbital Wrapper, the operator controls the entire wrapping process and all machine functions from the seat of the forklift, and simple training is all that’s required for an operator to become capable of operating the machine efficiently.
|Specs||Handle It Semi-Automatic Orbital Wrappers||Yellow Jacket Semi-Automatic Orbital Wrappers|
|Size Options||More options – Four comparative models (all semi-automatic)||One model (manual or Semi-Automatic)|
|Safety||Safer – Complies with current national safety and regulatory standards plus features a completely enclosed dispenser ring (spinning mechanism)||Complies with current national safety and regulatory standards but has an open spinning mechanism.|
|Speed||Faster – 45-65 RPM, depending on the machine.||20 RPM max.|
|Controls||More sophisticated – Push button and joystick + programmable touch screen to customize wrap||Simple – Push button and joystick|
|Accessories||Multiple accessories available||None|
Handle It offers the best Semi-Automatic Orbital Wrappers on the market. We are product wrapping experts and will provide you with several size machine options products that are tailor-made for your specific needs. We offer excellent lead times and always have replacement parts available on hand. Our dedicated team will help you find the perfect Orbital Wrapper for your business and will remain available to you for continued support.BACK
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