Datacolor AUTOLAB

Automated Recipe Dispensing System

Datacolor automated dispensing system dispenses a wide range of solutions for textile exhaust and continuous dyeing, textile printing, floor covering, pigment industries and more. Datacolor AUTOLAB® Laboratory Dispenser Series gives you the speed, precision and flexibility to provide accurate and repeatable recipes.

 

Autolab SPS An invaluable companion product to the AUTOLAB dispenser for ensuring solution accuracy.

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Autolab TF Accurate dye recipes dispensed quickly, guaranteeing optimized lab productivity & elimination of costly re-dyes resulting from operator errors.

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Essential for the color laboratory where speed, accuracy, and repeatability are the primary focus.

 

 

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Productivity

Productivity

 

Wide range of solution bottle options that meet the needs of every dye lab. System can virtually run non-stop thanks to auto-feeding conveyor systems. State-of-the-art robotic X-Y-Z mechanism delivers fast, reliable and precise results. Effectiveness of the system is enhanced through specially designed “calibration-free” injectors, dispensing water and chemicals into more than one dye pot simultaneously.

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Flexibility

Datacolor AUTOLAB Family Flexibility

Flexibility

 

Datacolor AUTOLAB can dispense a wide range of viscosities making the system suitable for multiple applications: exhaust and continuous dyeing, textile printing, floor covering, pigment industries and many more.

Repeatability

Repeatability

 

The “Tube-Free” design and constant solution agitation guarantee the highest level of repeatable results. Automated gravimetric dispensing provides full traceability for each solution dispensed. The AUTOLAB SPS system ensures solution preparation accuracy and exact concentration data. Networked to the dispenser database for added recipe dispense accuracy.

Datacolor AUTOLAB Family Repeatability

Confidence

Datacolor AUTOLAB Family Confidence

Confidence

 

As the market leader in laboratory dispensing for more than 20 years, Datacolor AUTOLAB ensures seamless recipe transfer and fast dispensing throughput within the laboratory workflow process.

AUTOLAB TF

 

Datacolor AUTOLAB TF Includes:

    • Dispenser System Complete
    • Solution bottles
    • Dispense Injectors
    • Dispense scale
    • Dyepot trays
    • AUTOLAB Dispense Software
    • Installation and User Manuals
    • Installation Hardware Kit
    • Ready Spare Parts Kit

AUTOLAB TF
Datacolor AUTOLAB TF Includes:
·         Dispenser System Complete
·         Solution Bottles
·         Dispense Injectors
·         Dispense Scales
·         Dyepot Trays
·         AUTOLAB Dispense Software
·         Installation and User Manuals
·         Installation Hardware Kit
·         Ready Spare Parts Kit

Datacolor AUTOLABTM TF-40 dispenser

  • 40 solution bottles
  • 40 injectors
  • No dedicated chemical bottles (need to use
    standard injector bottle positions)
  • Single dispense scale
  • Simultaneous volumetric dispense of water into 3 dyepots at same time
  • Auto loading/unloading of dyepot tray
  • Dispenses 6 recipes at a time (1 tray)

Datacolor AUTOLABTM TF-80 dispenser

  • 80 solution bottles
  • 80 injectors
  • No dedicated chemical bottles (need to
    use standard injector bottle positions)
  • Uses 2 dispense scales
  • Simultaneous volumetric dispense of water into 3 dyepots at same time
  • Auto loading/unloading of dyepot trays
  • Dispenses 12 recipes at a time (2 trays)

Datacolor AUTOLABTM TF-88

  • 80 solution bottles
  • 80 injectors
  • 7 chemicals with 5-litre auto-refill
  • In-feed/out-feed auto load conveyor
  • Single dispense scale
  • Simultaneous dispense of water into 2 dyepots at same time
  • Separate area for gravimetric dispense of dye solutions and volumetric area for dispensing of water/chemicals
  • Dispense up to 30 recipes at a time (5 trays)

Datacolor AUTOLABTM TF-120

  • 120 solution bottles
  • 120 injectors
  • No dedicated chemical bottles (need to use standard injector bottle positions)
  • Uses 2 dispense scales
  • Simultaneous volumetric dispense of water into 3 dyepots at same time
  • Auto loading/unloading of dyepot trays
  • Dispenses 12 recipes at a time (2 trays)

Datacolor AUTOLABTM TF-128

  • 120 solution bottles
  • 120 injectors
  • 7 chemicals with 5-litre auto-refill
  • In-feed/out-feed auto load conveyor
  • Single dispense scale
  • Simultaneous dispense of water into 2 dyepots at same time
  • Separate area for gravimetric dispense of dye solutions and volumetric area for dispensing of water/chemicals
  • Dispense up to 42 recipes at a time (7 trays)

Datacolor AUTOLABTM TF-160

  • 160 solution bottles
  • 160 injectors
  • No dedicated chemical bottles (need to use standard injector bottle positions)
  • Uses 2 dispense scales
  • Simultaneous volumetric dispense of
    water into 3 dyepots at same time
  • Auto loading/unloading of dyepot trays
  • Dispenses 12 recipes at a time (2 trays)

Datacolor AUTOLABTM TF-168

  • 160 solution bottles
  • 160 injectors
  • 7 chemicals with 5–litre auto-refill
  • In-feed/out-feed auto load conveyor
  • Single dispense scale
  • Simultaneous dispense of water into 2 dyepots at same time
  • Separate area for gravimetric dispense of dye solutions and volumetric area for dispensing of water/chemicals
  • Dispense up to 54 recipes at a time (9 trays)

 

AUTOLAB SPS

 

Datacolor AutoLab SPS Includes:

  • Solution Maker System Complete
  • Solution bottles
  • Dispense scale
  • 6 Position Mixing Station
  • Autolab SPS Software
  • Installation and User Manuals
  • Installation Hardware Kit
  • Ready Spare Parts Kit

Datacolor AUTOLAB SPS/SPS-X

  • Hot water tank, 15 litre capacity with automatic refill
  • Automatic water heater with programmable temperature controller
  • Cold water tank, 5 litre capacity with automatic refill
  • 2 large cold water dispense valves
  • 1 large hot water dispense valve
  • 1 small cold water dispense valve
  • Additional manual controls for all dispense valves
  • Precise electronic balance with 0.01g or 0.001g readability (SPS/SPS-X)
  • Separate 6-position mixer station for mixing of solutions during preparation

 

AUTOLAB TF & SPS

General Environment

  • Room temperature should be stable within the limits of 18 to 26 °C
  • Humidity should be within the range 40% to 80% RH
  • The unit should be installed in a relatively dust-free area, out of direct line of any air-conditioning airflow
  • System should be installed in a vibration free environment

Power

  • 220 V, +/- 10 %, 50/60 Hz. Single phase, 3 wire (live, earth and neutral)

Water Supply

  • Mains Water – 1 to 2 kg/cm² (13-26 psi)
  • Gravity Drain

Air Supply

  • A clean and dry air supply is required, no lubrication, 4.5-6.0 kg/ cm² (60-80 psi). (TF ONLY)

PC Requirements for AutoLab TF & SPS systems

  • 2.0 (GHz) or faster x86- or x64-bit processor
  • 2GB RAM
  • High Resolution Color Monitor
  • Network Card
  • DVD drive
  • Windows Operating System (Min. WIN XP/SP3)
  • (1) RS232 Com ports required for PC for TF dispenser.

If fabric weigh scale is required to connect to TF dispenser PC, then the TF PC requires (2) RS232 COM ports.
PCs should also include network card/connectors and necessary cabling etc., to allow PCs to be networked together.

AUTOLAB TF

 

Hardware:

    • Full Gravimetric Dispensing System
    • Models available in 40, 80, 120, or 160 Solution bottles.
    • Models 88, 128, and 168 offer a tray feeding conveyor system for continuous dispensing and 7 self-refilling chemical auxiliary bottles
    • Individual Dispense Injectors for each solution
    • Average dispense time for (6 recipes : 3 dyes, 180 cc total volume) is 6 minutes.
    • Accuracy of dispense (gravimetric) ± +/- 0.02 gr.
    • Dispense range (kg) 0-4.0Kg
    • Higher dispense weights available with specialized scale.
    • Dispense controlled by robotic X-Y-Z axis mechanism
    • Precise electronic scales with 0.01 gr. readability
    • Dyepots trays for dispensing recipes (holding up to 6 dyepots)
    • Auto-Dilution Feature to make lower concentration of same dyestuffs
    • Dispense accuracy of 0.02 grams
    • Automatic solution bottle agitation, with speed, interval and direction control
    • PC/PLC controlled
    • Complete suite of Windows based Dispenser Manager software

Software:

  • User friendly Windows based software
  • Graphical data information display, easy to read and understand
  • User-definable fields
  • Stock solution management (including life time and stock levels)
  • Full Recipe Management (including multiple recipe dispense trials, blend recipe handling, master recipe storage and completion function)
  • Job queuing, including emergency recipe priority dispense function
  • Capability of automatic pre-programmed advanced start dispense function
  • Full batch tracking, providing total traceability of results
  • Full function hardware diagnostics – easy to diagnose and locate any potential problems
  • Real-time status display – the current status and operating conditions of the system is displayed on screen at all times
  • Integration with DCIMatch™, Datamatch™, and ITMProcess™ for automatic transfer of recipes to lab dispenser
  • Multi-format data import/export capabilities
  • Software available in different languages

 

AUTOLAB SPS

 

Hardware:

  • Hot water tank, 15L capacity with automatic refill
  • Automatic water heater with programmable temperature controller
  • Cold water tank, 5L capacity with automatic refill
  • Additional manual controls for all dispense valves
  • Precise electronic balance with 0.01g or 0.001gr. readability (SPS-X Model)
  • Separate 6-position mixer station for mixing of solutions during preparation

Software:

  • User friendly Windows based software
  • True Multi-Tasking Capabilities
  • Dyestuff and Auxiliary Data Management
  • User Configurable Solution Making Parameters
  • Management of Stored Multi-Step Processes
  • Dye Solution Management and Stock Control Reporting
  • Semi-Automatic and Interactive Solution Making
  • Direct Water Dispensing, Accurately Controlled
  • Solution Maker Hardware Diagnostic Programs