Pneumatic Scale (Cuyahoga Falls, OH) has developed a line of high-speed rotary net-weigh filling machines. The PC-based system enables the user to create and edit product recipes or programs, observe real time and historical fill data, diagnose system problems, perform statistical analysis, and print reports.
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A new catalog on Brauer toggle clamps, cylinders and presses is now available from Marketing Partners (St. Clair, MI). The catalog uses photos and diagrams to illustrate the complete line of British-made clamps and components for packaging equipment.
Performance Machine (Norcross, GA) has introduced the pneumatic P-1 filling system. It packs a variety of food products, including seafoods, salads, spreads, slurry products and snack foods, into molded or thermoformed containers at speeds to 75/min.
Parker Hannifin, Pneumatic Div.'s (Richland, MI) Serial Addressable Manifold (SAM) Generation 3.0 is a communications module that allows valves, sensors and other devices on a packaging machine to communicate on a device-level network.
More than 700 pages of information on pneumatic, hydraulic and electromechanical actuators is available in PHD's (Fort Wayne, IN) Catalog 98. Complete engineering data is featured for powered slides, grippers, cylinders, rotary actuators, multi-motion actuators and switches.
Reading Technologies (Reading, PA) has introduced the Model R99 miniature air regulator. It uses positive control of tool inlet air pressure and adjustable control to assure constant air flow to pneumatic devices.