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Textron: Textron: High-speed reject

With a new high-speed servo pneumatic actuator system, cans and bottles may be automatically rejected from beverage packaging lines running at speeds to 1겨/min.
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Parker Hannifin Corporation: Pressure regulators

A new range of remote-controlled electronic pressure regulators are designed to accurately control pneumatic pressure by means of a signal from a closed-loop integrated electronic control system.
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Automation Robotics: Automation Robotics: Robotic casepacker

The Robopack 1500 from Automation Robotics (Richardson, TX) operates using a pneumatic drive instead of servos, brakes, clutches and mechanical stops.
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All-Fill Inc: Volumetric filler

Model 305 single-head piston filler from All-Fill (Exton, PA) handles liquids, creams, pastes and other viscous products in fills from 50 mL to 2 ½ L.
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Samuel Strapping Systems: Friction-weld strap tool

The PCF-19E pneumatic friction-weld tool from Samuel Strapping (Etobicoke, Ontario, Canada) is a lightweight, high-tension, rugged device that offers fingertip control in the application of heavy-duty polyester strapping.
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PDC International Corp.: Shrink labeler for irregular-shaped products

Recommended for labeling irregular or awkwardly shaped products such as tape rolls, the PDC R-300 shrink labeler from PDC (South Norwalk, CT) applies sleeves at speeds to 350 pieces/min.
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Vac-U-Max: Powder conveying system

Vac-U-Max (Belleville, NJ) introduces the Model PB pneumatic conveying system for dry powders. Through a 48”-L wand and vacuum hoses, product is vacuumed from drums into feeders equipped with a discharge spout positioned above either a primary package or a tank on a filling machine.
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PneumaticScaleAngelus: Liquid filler

With fill-height accuracy to ±0.2", the redesigned Pneumaflow® Filler from Pneumatic Scale (Cuyahoga Falls, OH) positions the product supply directly above the fill heads so that fewer tubes are used to deliver the product.
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Sigpack Systems Div., a Bosch Packaging Technology Co.: Sigpack Systems Div., a Bosch Packaging Technology Co.: PC-controlled weigher

Eagle large-capacity combination weight selection scale from SIG Pack Eagle (Oakland, CA) is said to be the only scale available using a standard industrial PC with no proprietary controls.
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Heat-sealing machine

A new tabletop heat-sealing machine from Packaging Technologies & Inspection (Tuckahoe, NY) has a pneumatic sliding table and is designed for trays and cups as tall as 150 mm (5.9").

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