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Surface enhancement

General Magnaplate Corp. (Linden, NJ) offers a six-page brochure on NEDOX, a surface treatment enhancement for moving machinery parts that prevents wear and corrosion.
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Remote labeling software

Episys Limited (Herts, U.K.) has a new print management software product called Hiway that provides simple, cost-effective label production at remote sites.
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Label design software

Labeltronix (Orange, CA) has announced BarSigmaOne® Platinum(TM) software, designed specifically for Zebra® printers and Zebra programming language.
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Sensor manifold

The ProxBlox® Eight Sensor manifold from Namco Controls (Highland Heights, OH) reduces sensor cabling requirements while offering unique diagnostic and protection features.
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Decorative metal tins

J.L. Clark (Rockford, IL) has introduced four new decorative metal tins designed for high-impact point-of-sale presence. The two-piece Heart Tin has improvements over other heart-shaped tins, says the company.
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Chain guides

Poly Hi Solidur's (Ft. Wayne, IN) chain guides work beneath the conveyor belt to help keep conveyor chains on their paths. They are available in a range of stock shapes including bow curves, solid tracks, profiles and radius chain guides.
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Hot-ink roll printer

Preston Printers (Haslemere, Surrey, England) will launch its Apollo Series IIM hot-ink roll printer for coding and marking on-line with wrappers.
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Bar code verifier

The Inspector® 4000 from RJS (Monrovia, CA) enables users to verify that bar codes meet ANSI's bar code print quality standard. Inspector consists of a hand-held bar code verifier and patented Auto-Optic(TM) scan head that allows instant selection of aperture sizes and a choice of light wavelengths.
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Volumetric piston filler

Model IVS-G-2 Series of in-line gallon piston filling systems from REB (Menomonie, WI) can fill a range of viscosities, including thin liquids, chunky slurries and thick pastes, into glass, metal or plastic containers.
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CR/senior-friendly vial

Approved by the CPSC, Lermer Packaging's (Garwood, NJ) new prescription CR Vial can be reversed for use as a senior-friendly package. A large tab allows users to line up arrows and push the HDPE cap off of the PP bottle.
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Fiber optic sensor

The OBF family of photoelectric sensors from ifm efector (Exton, PA) minimizes the chance of false signals through a simple, two-button set-up procedure.
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Bar code scanner

Computer Identics (Canton, MA) has introduced the CiMax(TM) 7500 high-performance bar code scanner for PDF 417 two-dimensional codes. Uses a unique technology that collects data from a tilted or skewed bar code by scanning it in sections and integrating those sections for decoding and validation.
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Case loader

Salwasser's (Reedley, CA) Model W-60 mechanical wraparound case former, loader and sealer reaches speeds of up to 18 cases/min and comes equipped with a 300-case horizontal magazine.
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Metal detector

The Metalchek 30 metal detector from Lock Inspection Systems (Fitchburg, MA) can be connected to a PC and printer for data analysis on rejects. Stores up to 100 product settings.
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New printing technology

Hologravure(TM) is a new technology that allows printing directly on clear plastic using conventional four-color process printing, plus a range of PMS colors and halftones, to create a multi-dimensional effect.
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Automatic bag closer

Model 865 automatic bag closing machine from Kwik Lok (Yakima, WA) is equipped with variable-speed control for closing up to 80 bags/min. The bag-actuated machine can close any package width without adjustments.
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Palletizing robot

Motoman (West Carrollton, OH) has introduced the PalletWorld® Motoman S604/30 robot for handling a full range of palletizing applications. It can palletize 15 cases/ min or 30/ min with a double-tooled gripper.
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Combination weigher

Bilwinco (Skanderborg, Denmark) will display a new combination weigher designed for applications requiring 20 to 40 weighments/ min with high accuracy.

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