The Art. CA automatic cork pad applicator further enhances the IG unit production process. This solution is equipped with 4 or 5 application heads, that position automatically according to the height of the individual glass unit. Each movable head is fed from a material reel, which can easily and quickly be replenished. The applicator applies the protection pads to the surface of the unit according to customer requirement. The operator can set the distance between each pad via the intuitive onboard software. This applicator is completely self-learning and requires no operator supervision and is integrated fully to the IGU lines synchronization.