3600a-PA Series Printer Applicator


If you’re looking for a print and apply application solution for your business or facility, look no further than the 3600a-PA Printer Applicator by CTM Labeling Systems.The machine can be mounted in various positions to apply labels to the tops, sides or bottoms of a wide range of products. The 3600a Printer Applicator is highly versitile and configurable to fit your needs.

Key Features:

• Tamp-blow application

• Several print engine configurations available for your needs

• Label insertion widths up to 7.1 inches

• Multiple print resolution and speeds

• Support for over 10 different bar code types

Different Print Engine Configurations

The CTM 3600a-PA printer applicator offers support for three different print engines – Sato, Zebra and Datamax. Depending on the industry and work load the printer applicator will need to handle, each engine is tailored for their specific needs. Regardless of which one you choose, each one is geared toward high efficiency in the work place to provide continuous productivity.

Multiple Label Size Accommodations

3600a-PA Series Printer Applicator is capable of being used for both small and large size labels. Anything up to 7.1 inches wide is able to be fed into the print and apply machine. With its user-friendly display and plc control, you’ll always have quick access in order to set-up operating parameters based on the labels being used. This can also be accessed via remote input.

Different print engines handle different size labels. For the Sato print engine, the label size minimum is 1 inch wide by 1/4 inch long, up to 6.5 inch wide by 10 inch long. The Zebra allows anywhere from 1/2 inch wide by 1/2 inch long to 7.1 inch wide by 10 inch long.

Multiple Print Resolution and Speeds

Whatever you need to print, the 3600a is able to accommodate. The 3600a-PA series can print at DPI resolutions of 203 DPI, 305 DPI and 600 DPI. Print speeds can also be programmed up to 12 inches per second, dependent on DPI.

The CTM 3600a-PA printer applicator is also capable of utilizing fonts of various sizes and styles with independent height and width expansion. Industry standard OCR A/B font also included.

Various Bar Code Types

Regardless of the industry you need to print bar code labels for, the 3600a-PA series print applicator is able to handle the task. The CTM 3600a-PA series has support for the following label types: EAN 8/13, Code 39, Code93, UPC A/E (with extensions), Code 128, 2 of 5, Maxicode, DataMatrix, PDF417, MicroPDF, CODABAR, MSI, and POSTNET. Regardless of whether you need bar codes for consumable goods, badges or anything in between, the 3600a-PA label applicator has the versatility to fulfill your needs.

Standard Features:

• Heavy Duty Construction
• Tamp Blow Applicator
• External Valves and Controls
• Operator Keypad & Display
• 12″ O.D. Label Roll
• I/O Connection and Communication Port Connections.

Optional Features:

• Low Label/Low Ribbon
• Out Of Label/Out of Ribbon
• End of Web
• Red, Amber and Green “Ready” Stack Lights
• 16″ Powered Unwind for large label rolls

The 3600a-PA Series Print Applicator is designed to be a heavy duty and versatile print and apply solution that can be configured to match your needs. With 3 different print engine configurations, multiple mounting positions and extensive labeling support, the 3600a-PA Printer Applicator is an excellent solution for many industries.

CTM Labeling Systems is the industry leader in providing durable, quality label print and apply solutions with excellent customer support. Request more information to get started.







31.5 in


27.5 in


23.5 in

Approx. Weight

150 lbs


108-132 VAC


5 amps


50/60 Hz




90 psi
3-5 cfm


RS 232, Parallel, Ethernet, Wireless
Others available

Printing Methods

Thermal Transfer & Direct Thermal
Label Sizes

Min. Sato (W x L)

1.0 x 1/4 in

Max. Sato (W x L)

6.5 x 10 in

Min. Zebra (W x L)

1/2 x 1/2 in

Max. Zebra (W x L)

7.1 x 10 in

Environmental (Operating)

(5ºC to 40ºC)
41ºF to 104ºF

Environmental (Storage)

(-20ºC to 40ºC)
-4ºF to 104ºF


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