PC 18 vf/f/s machine from GEI Mateer (Exton, PA) produces pouches from 11/2" to 12" W to hold product volumes from 1/4 oz to 1 gal. Handles pumpable products like liquid cheese, as well as particulates up to 11/2".
V-Series family of vector induction servo motors is now available from Electro-Craft (Eden Prairie, MN) in 1- to 15-hp ratings. Provide high-performance servo control for demanding servo and traditional vector applications.
Hemingstone Machinery (Taipei, Taiwan) will introduce a high-speed T-shirt bag maker with hot slitting from one jumbo roller for two lines. It is equipped with servo control and a hydraulic unwinding device plus a photo cell.
Sig Pack Inc.'s Doboy Div. (Raleigh, NC) has introduced The Eclipse(TM), a servo-driven horizontal wrapper. Suitable for a wide range of products, it operates at speeds to 350 packages/min, depending on size.
Series II CLPC(TM) indexing drives are inexpensive, high-performance alternatives to servo motors in single- and multi-revolution indexing applications requiring high cycle rates or high torque with precise stopping accuracy.