ITW Dynatec highligted melters, heated hoses, and applicator guns at PACK EXPO Las Vegas. These are suitable for use in a variety of packaging applications, including cartoning, case sealing, and tray forming.
A new HV drive from Syntron Material Handling brings benefits in conveying and feeding product. Easy-to-work-on unit simplifies wash down. Travel speed is 80 feet/min, which is said to be the fastest on the market today.
WipoTec's MMF system incorporates of EMFR (Electromagnetic Force Restoration) technology weigh cells that look at the weight every millisecond. Also setting this system apart from the competition is a vibration compensation feature.
The LX-150 Shrink Sleeve Label and Tamper Evident Band applicator from American Film & Machinery is a workhorse, capable of 24-hour operation and shrink sleeve placement of up to 300 products per minute. The LX-150’s standard dual unwind system allows for quick roll changeovers and continuous operation.
Eastey’s Enterprises EB25A is a sleeve wrapping system with a small footprint that is built for easy operating and maximum flexibility. The compact system features a belt-in, belt-out design that allows for hand loading or in-line conveying, and its fixed lower seal bar accommodates random height products.
In this video, date and time information is added to a box using a Squid Ink CoPilot printer. From there, a CoPilot 382 with two, 2.1” printheads adds high-resolution bar coding. Last, a Wi-Fi device that is running Orion software seamlessly communicates database information with the print controller.
Thermo Scientific’s Global VersaWeigh Checkweigher combines with the Thermo Scientific APEX 300 metal detector to provide users with a space-saving option for accurate checkweighing and metal detection. Changes to product set-up on the checkweigher are automatically registered on the metal detector, making for easy operator use.
Kuka’s KR AGILUS HM (hygienic machine) is a robot designed to handle raw food applications, with food-grade components and a corrosion-resistant surface that prevents build-up of sensitive materials. In this demo, viewers can see the robot’s precise and agile moments as it makes and then serves a fresh cup of coffee.
Columbia introduces its HL6200 palletizer, which features Category 3-compliant safety components, an HMI that allows users to easily create and modify layer patterns for virtually every type of package, and a host of standard features to maximize uptime. The HL6200 can palletize up to 120 cases per minute.