AP550 Flat-Surface Label Applicator

AP550 is a semi-automatic label applicator that makes it fast and easy to precisely apply product and identification labels onto a wide range of flat surfaces such as rectangular or tapered bottles, boxes, packages, bags, pouches, lids, tins and much more. Labels are applied straight without wrinkles or folds in exactly the location desired. This gives finished products a highly professional look and significantly increases the number of containers that can be labeled per hour versus manually applying labels.

Operation is simple: place the container in the mechanism and pull the arm to the container and the label is automatically applied. Variable spacing, memory for up to nine jobs, and a counter with built-in LED display are all included. No air-pressure supply is required which can be a significant advantage over other label applicators that require expensive, noisy and maintenance-prone air compressors.

  • Apply Labels Fast and Accurately

    With an AP550 Flat-Surface Label Applicator you'll be able to apply labels at speeds of up to 500 per hour. Labels are perfectly applied without wrinkles, giving your finished products a highly-professional appearance.

    AP550 is the perfect accessory for labels produced by Primera's popular LX- and CX-Series color label printers and digital label presses. Together, they provide a complete print-and-apply solution that's ideal for a wide range of small to medium-sized businesses. Roll printed labels by other methods such as flexographic, offset and thermal transfer can also be applied with the applicator. For round containers such as bottles, cans and jars, Primera also offers its top-selling AP360 and AP362 Label Applicators.


    • Easy to use
    • Full range of motion
    • Left or right justification of labels is not necessary; operator can adjust to the most convenient position.
    • High-precision, reliable micro-switch activation
    • Nothing to clean or get dirty; works with virtually any label including clear labels
    • LED display with built-in up/down counter for labels dispensed and applied
    • Universal Power Supply
  • Container Width:

    1” to 9.4” (25.4mm to 238mm)

    Container Diameter:

    0.6” to 6.7” (15mm to 170mm)

    Container Shape: 

    Cylindrical and many tapered

    Supply roll diameter:

    Up to 8” (203mm)

    Media liner width:

    1” to 8.375” (25.4mm to 213mm)

    Supply roll core:

    2” to 3” I.D. (51.8mm to 76.2mm)

    Electrical rating:

    12VDC, 5.0A

    Power requirements:

    100-240VAC, 50/60 Hz, 60 watts

    Agency certifications:

    UL, UL-C, CE, FCC Class A


    16 lbs. (7.26 kg)


    13.4”W x 8.9”H x 12.9”D (340mmW x 226mmH  x 328mmD)

    Gap between Labels:

    Recommended: 1/8" - 1/4" ( 3.175 mm - 6.3500 mm )

    Label Type:

    Die cut with waste removed.  Clear labels can be used.

    Liner Thickness:

    2 mil - 10mil (smoothness will affect feeding - a liner that is too slippery or too thin will slip through the drive rollers)

    Label + Adhesive Thickness:

    5 mil - 15 mil

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