You may find answers here to simple problems with your Better Pack 555 tape dispenser. You can also find our general maintenance tips, which help you avoid machine downtime and extend the life of your machine. We put our 25+ years of field service experience into this guide to help you. If you still have any maintenance questions, please feel free to call us toll-free at 1-800-899-9389. Our factory trained technicians are ready to assist you.
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Remember: Before undergoing any service on your machine, unplug it first.
To be done on a weekly (or at least monthly) basis.
The most common cause is a worn upper feed wheel or an incorrect adjustment to the lower feed wheel.
Can be from maladjusted clutch and trip rollers or as simple as a key switch.
Cause almost exclusively by trouble with the motor or its brushes.
Numerous causes, like glue build-up under the top heater.
The most common cause is a defective or improperly adjusted safety switch.
If all the rest operate, it is probably because one or more are defective.
Learn about two different kinds of “running constantly” and how to fix each one.
The shears could just be dull or maladjusted.
Most likely caused by old moistening brushes.