The Kwikmark Tag Master 3 automated dot-peen marking system from Kwik Mark features a magazine tag-transfer feeder designed to eliminate the tag-feeding issues of escaping tags from the bottom of a magazine. The vertical magazine lifts tags to the top, and is well-suited for unusually shaped tags and parts. The unit accommodates tags with coarse cut or bent edges as well as thickness variation. According to the company, operation is not affected by the weight of the stack, or a near-empty or -full magazine. The machine can accommodate tags of different sizes and thickness, including thin and pre-printed tags. The unit’s transfer system requires no track width guides or adjustments, and no push-type escapement is required. Change-over tooling is not necessary. The feeder can be easily expanded into other processes such as sorting and restacking, the company says. The system is available with a print queue driver enabling multiple users to download job menus, variables, quantities and more. It can be connected via network or RS-232.