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Used Automatic Tape Dispensers


Used Automatic Tape Dispensers for Sale

  • When automated systems don't make sense in a warehouse setting, productivity can still be increased with the addition of an industrial tape dispenser.
  • Decreases time wasted on manual cutting of tape to package boxes sent out.
  • Ideal for fast-paced and high-volume packaging environments.
  • Both manual and automatic styles available.
  • Used dispensers are all 40-60% off of new prices.
  • ASI pays top dollar for used automatic tape dispensers: Learn More About Our Purchasing Program
Used BetterPack 500 Gummed Tape Dispenser
Used BetterPack 500 Gummed Tape Dispenser
  • Water Activated Tapes
  • Electric
  • 3" wide tape

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About Automatic Tape Dispensers

When shipping and packaging items, efficient time and material usage is one of the most important parts. Industrial tape dispensers make things go smoothly to allow for quicker processing and packaging items to be shipped. Industrial tape dispensers are available in either manual or automatic, and the applications of each are based on your shipping/packaging volume.

If you only ship a few packages a day, then a manual tape dispenser is for you. With the help of a lever, just push down and preloaded tape is dispensed. You can pre-set the length of tape to be dispensed, usually anywhere between 0 and 8-12 inches. When the lever is released, the tape is cut and ready for use.

If packaging is a little more demanding than that, an automatic tape dispenser is the way to go. Automatic tape dispensers are electrically powered and can be programmed to pre-set lengths, like a manual tape dispenser. What makes an automatic tape dispenser more efficient is the ability to dispense tape "automatically".

What this means is that the dispenser utilizes a sensor to recognize when more tape is needed. Once you pull the piece of dispensed tape off, another piece automatically replaces it, removing the need for a button or lever to be pushed every time a piece of tape is needed. Automatic tape dispensers can also pre-set far greater lengths than a manual dispenser, which increases the versatility of how you can use it. These are ideal for fast and heavy volume packaging and shipping departments.

All used industrial tape dispensers are tested and inspected prior to shipment to ensure that only the best quality used equipment leaves our warehouse. Contact a member of our sales team to learn more about our current inventory of used industrial tape dispensers as well as our full selection of used packaging equipment.

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Advantages of Automatic Tape Dispensers

Automatic tape dispensers offer various advantages over manual tape dispensing techniques. Here are some of the key benefits:

  • Increased Efficiency: Case erectors automate the process of erecting and forming cardboard or corrugated cases. They can significantly speed up the packaging process by quickly forming and sealing cases, reducing manual labor, and improving overall efficiency.
  • Productivity: Automatic tape dispensers significantly improve productivity and efficiency. They can dispense tape quickly and accurately, eliminating the need for manual cutting or measuring. This saves time and reduces the risk of errors.
  • Consistency: Automatic tape dispensers ensure consistent tape lengths and cuts. They are designed to provide uniform tape strips, resulting in neater and more professional-looking packaging. This is especially important in industries where precise tape application is crucial, such as manufacturing or shipping.
  • Cost-effective: By automating the tape dispensing process, automatic tape dispensers help reduce waste and save on material costs. They dispense only the required amount of tape, minimizing unnecessary usage and eliminating excess tape that may be wasted with manual methods.
  • Ergonomics: Manual tape dispensing can be physically demanding and repetitive, leading to fatigue or strain. Automatic tape dispensers are ergonomically designed with user-friendly features such as easy loading, adjustable tape length, and comfortable handling. This reduces the strain on operators, improving their overall work experience.
  • Safety: Automatic tape dispensers offer enhanced safety features. They often have built-in safety guards or sensors that prevent accidental activation or injury. This is particularly important when working with sharp cutting blades found in tape dispensers.
  • Versatility: Many automatic tape dispensers can accommodate various types of tape, including different widths and materials. They are suitable for a wide range of applications, from packaging and shipping to crafting and office tasks. This versatility makes them adaptable to different needs and ensures a seamless tape dispensing experience.
  • Automation integration: Some automatic tape dispensers can be integrated into automated packaging systems or production lines, allowing for seamless integration with other equipment. This streamlines the packaging process and enables higher throughput in industrial settings.

Automatic Tape Dispensers Applications

Automatic tape dispensers have a wide range of applications across various industries. Here are some common areas where automatic tape dispensers are utilized:

  • Packaging and Shipping: Automatic tape dispensers are extensively used in packaging and shipping operations. They streamline the process of sealing boxes, cartons, and packages with tape, ensuring quick and efficient application.
  • Manufacturing and Assembly: In manufacturing and assembly processes, automatic tape dispensers play a crucial role in securing components, parts, or materials together. They can be integrated into production lines to automate the taping process, improving efficiency and consistency.
  • E-commerce and Fulfillment Centers: With the rise of e-commerce, automatic tape dispensers have become essential in fulfillment centers. They enable efficient packing and sealing of products for shipment, helping to meet the demands of high-volume order processing.
  • Retail and Point of Sale: Automatic tape dispensers are used in retail environments for various purposes. They assist in securing price tags, attaching labels, or sealing gift wrapping. These dispensers ensure quick and accurate application of tape for a professional presentation.
  • Stationery and Office Supplies: Automatic tape dispensers are commonly found in offices, schools, and stationery stores. They simplify the process of dispensing tape for document assembly, crafts, or general use. They can be desktop or handheld models, offering convenience and ease of use.
  • Arts and Crafts: Automatic tape dispensers are popular among artists, crafters, and hobbyists. They provide precise and controlled tape applications for projects such as scrapbooking, card-making, gift wrapping, and other creative endeavors.
  • Medical and Healthcare: In healthcare settings, automatic tape dispensers are used for securing medical bandages, dressings, and other supplies. They help ensure consistent and sterile application, saving time for healthcare professionals.
  • Electronics and Electrical Industry: Automatic tape dispensers are employed in the electronics and electrical industry for insulation and protection purposes. They facilitate the taping of wires, cables, and components, ensuring proper bundling and insulation.

Automatic Tape Dispensers Manufacturers

  • 3M
  • Scotch
  • START International
  • Better Packages
  • Uline
  • Tach-It
  • KSun
  • Phoenix Tape Dispensers
  • Shurtape
  • Interpack Systems
  • Electric Eel
  • Tesa
  • ZCut-9
  • Mabuchi Motor
  • Lantech
  • Comtec
  • Transpak
  • Tach-It
  • Gluefast
  • Nexgen Packaging

Automatic Tape Dispensers are Also Known As

  • Tape dispenser machine
  • Electric tape dispenser
  • Auto tape dispenser
  • Electronic tape dispenser
  • Motorized tape dispenser
  • Automated tape dispenser
  • Tape cutting machine
  • Tape sealing machine
  • Tape application system
  • Tape handling device

Automatic Tape Dispensers Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is an automatic tape dispenser?
A:An automatic tape dispenser is a device that is designed to automatically dispense and cut tape in a controlled and precise manner. It eliminates the need for manual cutting or measuring of tape, improving efficiency and accuracy.

Q: How does an automatic tape dispenser work?
A: Automatic tape dispensers typically consist of a motorized mechanism that pulls the tape from a roll and feeds it through a cutting mechanism. The dispenser is usually equipped with sensors that detect the desired length of tape and activate the cutting mechanism to produce a clean and accurate cut.

Q: Are automatic tape dispensers easy to use?
A:Yes, automatic tape dispensers are designed to be user-friendly and easy to operate. They often feature adjustable tape length settings, simple loading mechanisms for tape rolls, and intuitive controls. However, it's always recommended to read the user manual and follow the instructions provided by the manufacturer for proper usage.

Q: Can automatic tape dispensers be integrated into automated systems?
A:Yes, some automatic tape dispensers are designed to be integrated into automated packaging or production lines. They can be synchronized with other equipment and controlled through programmable logic controllers (PLCs) or other automation systems, allowing for seamless tape dispensing in industrial settings.

Q: How do I choose the right automatic tape dispenser for my needs?
A: When selecting an automatic tape dispenser, consider factors such as tape width compatibility, adjustable tape length options, durability, ease of use, safety features, and specific application requirements. It's also helpful to read reviews, compare different models, and consult with suppliers or manufacturers to find the best fit for your needs.

Q: Can automatic tape dispensers be repaired if they malfunction?
A: Most automatic tape dispensers are repairable if they experience a malfunction or breakdown. It's recommended to contact the manufacturer or a qualified service provider to assess the issue and determine the appropriate repair or maintenance solutions.