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Controls & Automation

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Photocells ensure accurate positioning on high-speed wrapper

A network of nearly 20 sensors on the GlobalShrink system help keep container collating, tray positioning, and shrink film infeed on track.
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RAMP debuts at Pack Expo International

Remote Access Management Program lets a packaging machine communicate its requirements automatically over a wireless connection.
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Building better vacuum

 A new breed of suction cups and a more efficient vacuum delivery system let this OEM build a better case packer.
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Small footprint, maximum functionality

IndraDrive Mi helps reduce footprint and add flexibility for a four-axis, top-load robotic case packer handling 120 packs/min.
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Vision system brings accuracy and safety

Robotic drum-filling equipment relies on a machine vision system to remove screw closures, fill drums, and replace the closures after filling.
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Keeping motion and logic separate

This builder of liquid filling machines maintains its belief in a motion controller that is separate from the PLC that governs a machine’s logic.
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Optical electronic sensor passes with flying colors

When this packaging machinery OEM was asked to integrate sensors that would verify accuracy in labeling, the CVS2 was part of the answer.
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PAC brings glue application under central control

Tray packing machines are no different than all the other equipment in the packaging machinery universe. To be suitable for today’s marketplace, they must be flexible enough to offer fast and easy format changes.
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Minimizing downtime

Component and system diagnostics on this vertical form/fill/seal system help ensure that buyers of the machine will keep unplanned downtime at bay.
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HMI adds functionality to printer/applicator

Compact Flash Card that plugs into the port of an HMI helps obviate the need to run drops to every printer/applicator in the plant.
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Amcor upgrades on safety

At Amcor’s NSW beverage can manufacturing plant, an innovative integrated safety control system helps fast-track a safety upgrade while simplifying operation and optimising efficiency.
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Servos bring speed and more

Single-head capper now operates at 45/min instead of 25. Closed-loop feedback brings added benefits.
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Industrial PC brings controls benefits to high-speed tray former/sealer

Capable of 600 packs/min and featuring an advanced clean-in-place capablility, this thermoforming machine is big on interoperability.
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Controls are key to high speeds

An in-rack PC that plugs right into the backplane of this combination weigher’s main processor brings bagging speeds to 170/min.
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Self-lube bearings bring smooth motion to vf/f/s machines

A special polymer injection-molded with dry lubricants blended in is at the heart of the self-lubricating bearings used on these machines.

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