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Laser scanning sensor

A new version of the Lasernet® scanning laser sensor from Namco Controls (Mentor, OH) employs a solid-state laser diode light source instead of helium-neon laser tubes.
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Spindle capper

The ACT-800 automatic spindle capper from ELF Machines (LaPorte, IN) has four stations to increase speeds up to 300 caps/min. Tightens screw caps from 10 mm to 110 mm.
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TE label

The Amertrax® tamper-evident label from American Label (East Hanover, NJ) displays a custom-printed message after opening, clearly indicating to consumers that the product has been opened.
Controls Product Brief
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Flexible bag case packer

In a marketing/development agreement, Harwood Machinery Systems (Tualatin, OR) and Excel Packaging (Pasco, WA) have introduced the TD 2000 flexible bag case packer.
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Portable bag closer

The NP-7A portable bag closer with steel cam from American-Newlong (Warsaw, IN) is a single-thread chain-stitch system that reaches speeds to 12 bags/min.
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Recycled polypropylene

Planet Polymer Technologies (San Diego, CA) has developed EnviroPlasticTM-RCF, a recycled fiber-filled PP. Physical properties are as good as virgin PP or ABS, says the company.
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Regulatory databases

RegScan(TM) is a series of electronic databases listing government regulations published by Regulation Scanning Technology (Williams-port, PA). Updates to the Federal Register are input on the date a regulatory change is announced instead of on the effective date of change.
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Labeling system

The Cornerwrap Labeling System from Avery Dennison (Phil- adelphia, PA) can print and apply bar-coded labels to two sides of cartons with a right-angle corner.
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Worldwide packaging

The World Packaging Organization (Paris, France) has published the 1995 World Packaging Directory, listing worldwide members in over 51 countries.
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Ink-jet alternative

The Series 80 Consecu-Printer from Dalemark Industries (Lakewood, NJ) is an inexpensive, heavy-duty alternative to ink-jet printing. Imprints a consecutive number code on cartons as they pass through a conveyor line using Dalemark's patented print wheel.
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Comparator station

Parish Automation's (Lakewood, NJ) INSPEC® Model 200 Image Proof comparator station has table dimensions of 64" x 54" for inspection of printed materials ranging from small labels to full press sheets.
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Liquid filler

Chase-Logeman's (Greensboro, NC) Model F8-200T rotary filling machine can handle up to 200 containers/min, four at a time. Uses positive, secure handling to eliminate jams with odd-shaped containers.
Controls Product Brief
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CD/CD-ROM jewelcase

Tek Packaging Group/Fuzere (Stockton, CA) has introduced a CD/CD-ROM jewelcase package that holds one, three or five jewelcases for bundling of multiple CDs.
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No container/no fill controllers

No container/no fill controllers for rotary filling equipment from Hyde Park (Dayton, OH) activate fill valve solenoids based on filler speeds and container position.
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Programmable controller

Aromat's (New Providence, NJ) brochure on the FP1 Series programmable controllers describes user-oriented benefits including network capability, RS232C ports, interrupt function and positioning.
Controls Product Brief
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Semi-automatic shrink bundler

Aline Systems (Santa Fe Springs, CA) has introduced a shrink bundling system that can wrap round, rectangular and oblong shapes, with or without a tray.
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Widemouth square PET containers

Star Container (Phoenix, AZ) has expanded its line of widemouth square PET containers to include four sizes: 16-oz with a 63/400 finish, 32-oz with an 89/400 finish and a 64- or 128-oz with a 110/400 finish.
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Shrink tunnel

Model 6420 heavy duty shrink tunnel from Clamco (Cleveland, OH) provides high-speed shrink wrapping at significantly reduced costs, says the company.

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