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Portable labelling tool

9 March 2005 Interconnection

New in Grafoplast's stable of wire marking and identification products is the EGO1PRO portable labelling tool, for datacom, electrical and MRO professionals. This is an advanced labelling system said to provide sturdy dependability and lightweight comfort with an array of features, including backlit display and battery status indicator. The unit meets ANSI/TIA/EIA-606-A labelling standards.

A notable feature is 'hot keys' that automatically format labels for wires and cables, terminal blocks and patch panels, vertical and fixed length labelling. An advanced wire gauge function allows the user to select the wire gauge or cable size. Common datacom and electrical symbols - Ω, ground, phone, data and fax - are available.

The EGO1PRO also stores in memory 10 user-selected labels. Code 39 and 128 bar codes printing, five text sizes, printing of up to 12 characters for vertical wraps, and automatic underline of 6's and 9's for wire and cable markings are all standard feature capabilities.

For protection, the labeller is fitted with an impact-resistant rubber bumper and weighs under a kilogram. The EGO1PRO labels are easy-to-peel split-back and available in flexible nylon, vinyl and permanent polyester, in 9, 12 and 19 mm width and are chemical, moisture, solvent, heat and smear resistant. Heatshrink tubing which can also be printed.

For more information contact Darryl Crampton, Grafoplast Wiremarkers Africa, +27 (0)11 704 3295.





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