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Fire-retardant containers

Fire-retardant versions of plastic pallet containers are now available from Perstorp Xytec (Tacoma, WA). Structural-foam-molded of fire-resistant HDPE thermoplastic supplied by Specialty Polymers Corp., they have been approved as a Class II or noncombustible product by the Factory Mutual Research Corp.
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New pack lets Wigwam slip into future (sidebar)

Getting computers to communicate
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Roller conveyor

Hytrol's (Jonesboro, AR) Model 190-SPA horizontal live-roller conveyor is designed for "zero-pressure." Accumulates light loads as small as 1 lb/ft without line pressure.
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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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Motion systems catalog

American Precision's (Buffalo, NY) 1995/1996 motion systems catalog features definitions, market applications, and specifications of its full product line, ranging from full/half step drive modules to high-performance microstep systems.
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Coupon software

Bar Code Systems (Atlanta, GA) has introduced an upgrade for the SymArt Pro(TM) bar code system. Version 3.0.2 incorporates the new UPC Coupon Code Specifi-cation.
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Printer brochure

A new brochure from Monarch Marking Systems (Dayton, OH) discusses benefits of the Monarch® Rogue(TM) printer. This low-cost printer is suited for low-volume applications including shipping and routing labels, shelf/bin labeling and specimen marking.
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F/f/s machine

Mahaffy & Harder (Fairfield, NJ) Model 8000 f/f/s machine has an advanced servo drive and is capable of producing a range of vacuum, MAP and ambient packages for meat, convenience foods, health care and other consumer products.
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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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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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Mini ion air blower

The Ionmaster Model 4060 mini ion air blower from NRD (Grand Island, NY) is designed to remove static charges that can't be controlled by grounding.
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Case erector brochure

A-B-C (Tarpon Springs, FL) has introduced a brochure on its Pro-Forma 135 high-volume case erector. It erects and bottom seals RSC, RSC-tab-lock, CSSC and HSC cases.
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Labeler specification sheets

New Jersey Machine (Lebanon, NH) has in-troduced specification sheets for its Scout 100 series of p-s labelers, available in round bottle and front and back labeler configurations.
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Computer-based training

Working with Metsys En-gineering (Eden Prairie, MN), Newtec (St. Louis, MO) has developed Computer Based Training (CBT), an electronic manual providing one-on-one training for Newtec machine operators and maintenance personnel.
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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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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.
A green-and-yellow ?batch marker? conveys through an accumulating station, indicating the end of a run of video cassettes. The m
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Video cassette production rolls at Sony U.K.

Internally powered roller conveyors link labeling, wrapping and packing functions on three identical video cassette lines at Sony.
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Proximity sensor

The 976 two-wire, stainless-steel proximity sensor from Honeywell's Micro Switch Div. (Freeport, IL) is suitable for sensing needs in harsh environments, including factory automation, machine tools, transfer lines, food processing equipment, parts positioning and presence/absence.

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