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Photoelectric sensor

Omron Electronics (Schaumburg, IL) has introduced a slim profile, compact limit switch-style photoelectric sensor for general purpose sensing applications.
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Magnetic particle controls

Sofstep® magnetic particle clutches and brakes from Magnetic Power Systems, Inc. (Fenton, MO) provide smooth, controllable torque for power transmission and tension control applications.
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On-line verifier

Avery Dennison, Soabar Systems Div. (Philadelphia, PA) has introduced a new on-line verifier to be used with the Accumark 9500 and SPX-390 tag and label printers.
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Servo-driven flowwrapper

The Pack 500 from Klockner/Ho/oonsel Tevopharm (Sarasota, FL), a div. of Klockner Bartelt, is the company's first servo-driven version of automatic flowwrappers for confectionery and baked goods applications.
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Vertical cartoner

The Triangle/Yeaman vertical cartoner from Triangle Package Machinery (Chicago, IL) has a positive in-line drive chain protected by torque-guard clutches, a rotary drive carton feed and quick-change pockets.
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Optical sensor

The Dynamic Optical Window from Balluff (Florence, KY) detects and reacts to moving objects as small as .03" dia. Suited for counting small objects air-conveyed in a transparent tube or dropped from a chute, such as drug capsules, wire trim scrap or electronic components.
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Product line catalog

Marsh (Belleville, IL) has introduced a full-color catalog describing its full line of general marking and carton closing products. Color-coded by sections for easy reference, sections cover stencil machines, gummed tape dispensers, coders and markers.
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Inspection equipment

Lock Inspection Systems (Fitchburg, MA) has developed a six-page, full color brochure describing its line of packaging and production line equipment, in-cluding metal de-tectors and checkweighers.
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Lineshaft conveyor

The LS-500 high-speed conveyor from Interlake Matl. Handling Div. (Lisle, IL) reaches speeds of up to 500'/min. It uses zones of rollers instead of drive bands or individual rollers for direct power from the shaft through drive modules.
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Long-range proxi sensor

Namco Controls (Mentor, OH) has announced the Focused Field Flatpak(TM) extended-range proximity sensor. It has a 40-mm (1.57") range to sense large metal ob-jects that cannot be precisely positioned.
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Packaging solutions

A new brochure describes how packaging systems and materials from Sealed Air (Saddle Brook, NJ) can improve customer satisfaction and increase productivity.
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Gabletop side panels

"Eco Amigos(TM)" from International Paper (Purchase, NY) is a series of side panels found on 1/2-gal paperboard gabletop cartons designed to increase environmental awareness.
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Bag labeler

Labelette's (Forest Park, IL) new bag labeling systems are built for in-line applications. Can reduce floorspace requirements and can be customized to meet those requirements should they change.
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Bagger brochure

A free brochure highlighting the Formost GT4 high-speed horizontal bag filling machine is now available from Formost Packaging Machines (Woodinville, WA).
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Portable printer

The PrintRunner is a portable, battery-operated printer from Weber Marking Systems (Arlington Heights, IL). Fastens to a belt or shoulder strap for convenient labeling on a shop floor, shipping dock or in the warehouse.
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Digital servo amplifier

Kollmorgen Motion Technologies (Radford, VA) has introduced a Smart Drive digital brushless servo amplifier that is said to improve machine productivity.
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Micro inverter

The Series 10 from Baldor Electric (Fort Smith, AR) is a compact, high-performance micro inverter for use in applications requiring variable or constant torque and constant horsepower.
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Barrier film

Bicor® 60MAC film from the Films Div. of Mobil Chemical (Pittsford, NY) unites two Mobil technologies to provide oxygen, moisture, flavor and aroma barrier properties.

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