OAL Classic Press Release

Precision Shrink Sleeve Labeling Equipment From American Film & Machinery

September 28, 2015, Brooklyn Park, MN – American Film and Machinery, a leading manufacturer of shrink sleeve and label solutions, introduces the OAL Classic radiant heat tunnel. The OAL Classic is designed for middle, full body, combo packs, and full body and cap shrink applications. OAL Classic is a perfect addition to shrink labeling lines in manufactured goods industries including food and beverage, pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, health and beauty, consumer goods, and chemical products.

The OAL Classic is a versatile and accurate recirculating heat tunnel with high efficiency blowers, adjustable heater element locations, and digital time proportional temperature control with a solid state contractor. The adjustable IR heater element locations allow the tunnel to be set up for a wide variety of applications. The OAL Classic provides optimal shrink control and high quality finish on a number of films including PVC, PETG, OPS, and PLA.

Designed to work as an integral part of day-to-day packaging operations, the OAL Classic tunnel is constructed from rugged stainless steel and supplied with an electrically adjustable stainless steel stand. Motorized height control makes installation easy and can be completed in minutes using standard tools to have the packaging line up and running, saving money and increasing ROI. Due to its versatility and reliability, the OAL Classic tunnel is also ideal for the changing needs of contract packagers.

The OAL Classic utilizes a 940mm x 150mm x 200mm tunnel opening to accommodate a number of shrink sleeve applications. The tunnel has a maximum temperature of 400°F and features high quality IR radiant heating elements for efficient uniform heat distribution. Changing containers or labels create no problems, air controls and adjustments are done from the operator side of the tunnel, making adjustments safe, quick and easy.

The OAL Classic is available now through AFM’s worldwide network of authorized distributors. Sales inquiries should be directed to Joshua Nelson, AFM, 1521A Pomona Road, Corona, CA. 1-800-877-5658.

AFM operates as a division of Engage Technologies Corporation, parent company of Squid Ink, Eastey Enterprises, AFM, and Cogent Technologies. Squid Ink ( is a leading manufacturer of superior quality inks and ink jet printing equipment. Eastey ( is a leading manufacturer of heavy-duty shrink packaging equipment and case sealing systems for packaging applications. Cogent Technologies ( manufactures infrared drying systems used to dry ink in the industrial and graphics industries.


For press information, please contact:

Joshua Nelson
American Film & Machinery
(763) 795-8856, ext. 1735

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