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Machine vision system

The Passport(TM) high-speed machine vision system from PPT Vision (Minneapolis, MN) can inspect containers at up to 12ꯠ per min. Uses PPT's Digital Signal Processor for quick inspection of a variety of applications including electronic and mechanical assembly verification, character verification, package integrity, surface flaw detection and numerous gauging and measurement tasks.
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Controller catalog

Athena Controls' (Horsham, PA) new general catalog describes temperature, process and power controllers as well as the company's complete line of microprocessor and analog instruments.
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Potentiometric transducers

The PK Series of potentiometric transducers from Gefran (Newtown, PA) is designed for high-accuracy measurement of mechanical strokes up to 20'. An articulated joint assembly minimizes wear caused by vibration and misalignment.
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Shipping and labeling supplies

Weber Marking (Arlington Heights, IL) has released its 1995 catalog of shipping and labeling supplies. The 20-page catalog lists the company's full line of labels and ribbons according to labeling applications and imprinting technologies, in-cluding impact, thermal-transfer and laser.
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HazMat training

The International Compliance Center (Niagara Falls, NY) has announced its 1995 schedule of hazardous materials training programs. Includes information on marine and rail shipments of dangerous goods.
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Ionizing air blower

Model 930 Ionizing Air Blower from Meech Static Eliminators (Akron, OH) uses a three-bar ionization head combined with high-output fans for faster, more powerful static neutralization.
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DFISA directory

The Dairy and Food Industries Supply Assn. (Rockville, MD) has published its 1995 membership directory of products and services. Contains an alphabetical listing of all DFISA members, including key personnel, addresses and products and services.
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Photoelectric sensors

Tri-Tronics (Tampa, FL) has introduced the Mark II Smarteye® Series of photoelectric sensors, de-signed to detect size, texture, distance, opacity, depth and color.
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Bulb bottle

Grafco (Hanover, MD) has introduced a custom PET bulb bottle for health and beauty applications. The bottle holds 6 oz and has a 28/400 finish. Available in clear or custom colors, the bottle can incorporate up to 100% post-consumer material.
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Printer/applicator system

Diagraph's (St. Louis, MO) PA/4000 series in-line label printer/applicator system can print and apply labels at speeds to 80 products/min. The line includes a tamp, pallet tamp and dual panel printer/applicators.
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Mini photoelectric sensors

New mini photoelectric sensors from Pepperl+Fuchs (Twinsburg, OH) are available as retro-reflective or diffused beam models. Compact design allows implementation in small areas.
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Infrared thermometer

Ircon's (Niles, IL) Mirage® MR-30 series infrared thermometer provides accurate measurements from 500 to 2500°F. Can operate in high ambient temperatures up to 140°F without external cooling.
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Collapsible agriculture bin

Calpine Containers (Pleasant Hill, CA) and Perstorp Xytec (Tacoma, WA) have created the Xytec® 4848 Agbin, a HDPE bin that provides an alternative to wood bins.
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Carton erector

The RSB3 semi-automatic carton erector from Jacob White (Dartford, Kent, England) can produce up to 100 packs/min. Hand wheels, digital readout, calibrated scales and quick-release handles eliminate the need for change parts.
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Flow line weighers

Flow line weighers from Ramsey Technology (Minneapolis, MN) measure the mass flow rate and total mass of free-flowing particulate materials with an accuracy of ±.5% or better.
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Case palletizer

Model 72 case palletizer from A-B-C Packaging Machine (Tarpon Springs, FL) has a unique design that allows one worker to palletize cases quickly and safely.
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Rigid vinyl film

Previously available from Klockner Pentaplast (Gordonville, VA) as a three-layer adhesive lamination of vinyl/PE/ACLAR®, Pentapharm® ACLAR rigid vinyl film is now available with or without a PE layer.
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Temperature control

SYSCON-RKC (South Bend, IN) has introduced the REX-S100, a 1/16th DIN single-display temperature control. A deviation display lamp for at-a-glance indication of deviation between present and set temperatures.

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