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Better Pack 555eL


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The Better Pack 555eL is an electric water-activated tape dispenser (also known as a paper tape dispenser, gummed or gum tape water-activated tape dispenser) made for fast-paced shipping and packaging environment.

The Better Pack 555eL is differentiated from the Better Pack 555eS by its ability to dispense long lengths of tape, up to 90 inches with the touch of a single button. 

The Better Pack 555eL tape machine is calibrated in inches and has a voltage of 115V.  

(Note: The image shown is the BP555eS. The BP555eL has a keypad with preset buttons ranging from 12 - 90 inches)

The Better Pack 555e Series (the “555e Series” includes the Better Pack 555eS Series and the Better Pack 555eSA Series) are UL Listed and Approved by the independent safety certification company, Underwriters Laboratory.

Unique Safety Features

• Thermal cutoff: prevents the motor from overheating after extensive use
• Safety interlock switch: disables the cutting blade when the front cover is open
• Material choice: flame-retardant plastic, steel side frames, high grade solenoid
   link and zinc-plated stainless steel parts. 


• High volume, fast-paced shipping environment
• Packing and sealing more than 100 cartons per day/per 8hr shift
• When packing and sealing large cartons that require long lengths of tape

Features of the Better Pack 555eL Benefits
14 preset color-coded keys, with lengths up to 90 inches Long tape is dispensed with a single button press

Programmable keypad allows tape length to be adjusted in ½ inch increments

Flexible operation

Tape output of 45 inches per second   Efficiency
1,000 foot roll tape capacity Fewer tape changes
Random Key Custom length tape


Maximum Diameter of Tape Roll: 10 inches
Maximum Length of Tape Roll: 1,000'
Shipping Weight: 32 lbs.
List Price : $1325.00
Dimensions: 20" L x 12.5" W x 12" H
Dispensing Tape Length: 12" - 90"
Dispensing Tape Speed: 45" per sec.
Tape Width: 1.5" - 3"
Tape Type: Reinforced and non-reinforced water-activated tape, gummed side in or gummed side out
Water Bottle Capacity: 64 oz.
Blades: Guillotine Shear Blades
Water Brushes: 3
Electrical Requirements: 115V
Safety Compliance: UL Listed, Meets or exceeds UL, CE and CSA standards for operator safety
Warranty: 2 year parts, 6 months labor
Accessories: N/A
Available Options: Machine's keypad is calibrated in Inches. Preset keypad can dispense tape in lengths up to 90". Voltage is 115V.


Tape Aerial

The Tape Aerial accessory attaches to the front of the Better Pack 555eL to help deliver tape in an upright position for easy handling and placement. It simplifies and speeds up the packaging process when dispensing long lengths of tape.

Ideal for sealing large cartons, when long lengths of tape are required. 36 inches or more on average.

Code Taper

(Note: The Better Pack 555eSA is shown in image)

The Code Taper accessory allows for custom printing directly onto the water-activated tape as it is dispensed. 

Print logos, dates and printed codes on demand. Requires custom roll pads and ink. (not a multi-color application; prints one color message(s) only). 

Be sure to check out our Better Pack 500 Ink Jet System, the ultimate on-demand ink jet printing system!

Parts Drawings/Operator Manual

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