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Space Saving Tunnels | Compact Tunnel T2016

Product Overview

This compact table top or console shrink tunnel is great for low volume shrink production. The T2016 shrink tunnel has been redesigned to meet market needs.  

Pictures shown with options. 

Heat Seal is happy to provide samples of your product wrapped on our machines, please contact your sales rep for more information.

Features
  • Tunnel Chamber
  • Inside Tunnel Dimensions: 20” L, 15” W, 6” H
  • 6.5" H by 15" W Tunnel Opening
  • Single Chamber Design
  • Analog Tunnel Temperature Control
  • High Velocity Turbo Tunnel Design
  • Automatic Cool Down Extends Heating Element Life
  • Built in High Temperature Limit Switch
  • Conveyor Features
  • Variable Speed, Non-Stick Mesh Tunnel Belt
  • Conveyor Speeds up to 25 FPM
  • Transition Conveyor
  • Other Features
  • Heavy Gauge Steel Construction
  • Stainless Steel Model Available
  • Two Year Warranty

Machine Specs & Options

Inside Tunnel Dimensions: 20” L, 16” W, 6.5” H (51 cm L, 40 cm W, 16.5 cm H)
Conveyor: Variable Speed Non-Stick Mesh Belt
Conveyor Speed: 0-25 FPM (0-7.6 meters per minute)
Overall Dimensions: 40” L, 20” W, 48” H (102 cm L, 51 cm W, 122 cm H)
Weight: 172 lbs. (78 kg)
Power Requirements: 115 Volts, 20 Amp, Single Phase
Wattage: 2,000 Watts

Options
  • Stainless Steel Construction (T2016S) ico_question
  • Painted Console Leg Kit with 3” Casters
  • Stainless Console Leg Kit with 3” Casters

Replacement Parts

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Image Part # Description
#6003257 Gearmotor Assembly Kit, for MDL HS115/115S 115V (Specify Model and Serial Number of Machine)
#5817856 1/8 HP Bison Gearmotor Kit (Replaces 1839-021 Bodine Motor) (Specify Model and Serial Number of Machine)
#5817855 1/4 HP Bison Gearmotor Kit (Replaces 1839-033 Bodine Motor) (Specify Model and Serial Number of Machine)
#2130003 Blower Wheel, 4 5/16" DIA (Specify Model and Serial Number of Machine)
#1887022 Stepdown Transformer, 220/115V, 50-60 HZ (Specify Model and Serial Number of Machine)
#1884015 115V Solid State Cool Down Timer, Off Delay (Specify Model and Serial Number of Machine)
#1884014 220V Solid State Cool Down Timer, Off Delay (Specify Model and Serial Number of Machine)
#1881018 Digital Temperature Controller (Specify Model and Serial Number of Machine)
#1881010 Controller Temperature Probe (Specify Model and Serial Number of Machine)
#1863001 Speed Control
#1857043 3 Pole Contactor (Specify Model and Serial Number of Machine)
#1839072 1/4HP Bison Perm Mag Gearmotor, 90VDC (Specify Model and Serial Number of Machine)
#1839071 1/8HP Bison Perm Mag Gearmotor, 90VDC (Specify Model and Serial Number of Machine)
#1839070 Bison Perm Mag Gearmotor, 90VDC (Specify Model and Serial Number of Machine)
#1839013 220V Blower Motor (Specify Model and Serial Number of Machine)
#1839012 115V Blower Motor (Specify Model and Serial Number of Machine)
#1827005 220V Spiral Heating Element, 2000W (Specify Model and Serial Number of Machine)
#1827004 115V Spiral Heating Element, 2000W (Specify Model and Serial Number of Machine)
#1821025 1 1/2 AMP AGC Fuse (Specify Model and Serial Number of Machine)
#1821021 8 AMP AGC Fuse (Specify Model and Serial Number of Machine)
#1821008 5 AMP AGC Fuse (Specify Model and Serial Number of Machine)
#1821006 3 AMP AGC Fuse (Specify Model and Serial Number of Machine)
#1821005 2 AMP AGC Fuse (Specify Model and Serial Number of Machine)
#1815001 Circuit Breaker Switch (Specify Model and Serial Number of Machine)
#1812006 115V Motor Capacitor (Specify Model and Serial Number of Machine)
#1812004 220V Motor Capacitor (Specify Model and Serial Number of Machine)

General Questions

Setting the Shrink Tunnel Air Velocity Controls


  • The tunnel is equipped with mechanical dampers for air velocity control. The handles on the infeed end labeled “LOW, MEDIUM AND HIGH” to control the air flow into the tunnel chamber.
  • It is recommended to start out on “HIGH” and make any adjustments necessary for the particular package you are shrinking.

Application Data


Your Heat Seal sales rep may require an application data sheet and product samples for certain applications.  Please contact your Heat Seal rep for questions or concerns.

 


Troubleshooting

Off-centered seal


  • Adjust the package platform.
  • Loosen the knobs on the tension blocks.

Severe Ballooning


  • Increase the tunnel temperature
  • Check condition/position of air evacuation holes

Erratic Shrink


  • Make sure the tunnel is functioning properly
  • Slow down tunnel conveyor
  • Adjust the tunnel air flow
  • Increase tunnel chamber temperature

Burn holes (Hot spots)


  • Check the condition of the air evacuation holes
  • Speed up the tunnel conveyor
  • Decrease the tunnel chamber temperature

Dog ears


  • Use less film around the package
  • Slow down the tunnel conveyor
  • Check the condition of the air evacuation holes
  • Increase the tunnel temperature

Angel hair


  • Check and clean wire, wire insulation or knife blades
  • Check condition of sealing pads and Non-stick tape, change if necessary
  • Check for even arm and magnet pressure, make sure the magnets release at the same time
  • Check the minimum sealing temperatures
  • Check the seal cycles is complete
  • Check the condition of the air evacuation holes
  • Increase the sealing temperatures

Fish eyes


  • Make sure tunnel is functioning properly
  • Slow down tunnel conveyor
  • Use less film around the package
  • Increase the tunnel temperature

Crows feet


  • Slow down tunnel conveyor
  • Increase the tunnel chamber temperature

Film splits at top of package


  • Check hole punch for proper alignment.
  • Check the condition of the punched holes.
  • Make sure the tunnel is functioning properly.
  • Speed up the tunnel conveyor.
  • Decrease the tunnel temperature.
  • Adjust the air flow.

Film splits at hole punch


  • Check hole punch for proper alignment.
  • Check the condition of the punched holes.

Film splits along centerfold

Maintenance

Shrink Tunnel Maintenance


  • LUBRICATION OF TUNNEL BELT
  • The chain and sprockets on all Heat Seal shrink tunnels must be maintained to provide for long life and smooth operation. The tunnel chain must be lubricated after every 40 hours of operation with Heat Seal Chain Gel lubricant. (Part No. 5406-066)