Setting up a job on the W360 Tabber

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Products affected: W360 Multifunction Tabber System
Important: Before programming a job, set up the feeder and the tabber to feed the media.
  1. Set up the Tab description (V-Tab):
    1. Select Job #.
    2. Select V-Tab.
    3. Select V Tab Head #.
    4. Select Automatic.
    5. Feed 1 sample.
    6. Select the Tab Type:
      • For tabs in which the space between the tabs is lighter than the Tab even if the tab is white, select Opaque.
      • For tabs that have a black line between the tabs, select Clear.
      • For assistance in determining which tab type to select, see Appendix B – Identifying the Tab Types in the Operator Guide.
    7. Select Save.
  2. Select Back to go back to the home screen.
  3. Set the Pitch (size of tab):
    1. Select Job #.
    2. Select Automatic.
    3. Select Head #.
    4. Select Side Tab.
    5. Select Pitch.
    6. Enter the Pitch. To determine the pitch, measure the distance from beginning of one tab to the beginning of next tab and add .01 inch.
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      Pitch for common tabs:
      Large tabs = 1.640 inches
      Small tabs = 1.200 inches
    7. Select Save.
  4. Select Back to go back to the home screen.
  5. Set the Product Length (Product-L):
    1. Select Job #.
    2. Select Automatic.
    3. Select Head #.
    4. Select Side Tab.
    5. Select Product – L.
    6. Enter the length of material to be tabbed in inches.
    7. Select Save.
  6. Select Back to go back to the home screen.
  7. Set the Tab Position:
    1. Select Job #.
    2. Select Manual.
    3. Select Head #.
    4. Select Side Tab.
    5. Select Position.
    6. Enter the position where the tabs are to be placed on the material.
    7. Select Save.

If the tabber needs to be threaded, refer to the following diagram. More information can be found in the Operator Guide.
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UPDATED: June 02, 2021