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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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Paper industry catalog

Testing Machines (Amityville, NY) has introduced a new 152-page catalog detailing its products for the pulp, paper, packaging, plastics, rubber and printing industries.
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Computer-assisted training

R.A. Jones (Covington, KY) has introduced the Jones CAT(TM) (computer assisted training) system, which uses an interactive computer program to guide and test the user on information regarding a particular machine.
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Continuous motion filler

The A-700-12, a 12-station continuous-motion rotary filler from AMS (Malvern, PA), fills at an accuracy of ±0.5% at speeds to 190 containers/min.
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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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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.
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Bottle unscrambler

The Eco Model Bottle Unscrambler from Posimat (Miami, FL) is designed exclusively for medium-sized beverage or juice bottles. Features a bowl diameter of 1 m to handle 2-L bottles at 8ꯠ bottles/hr, or 1.3-L bottles at 17ꯠ/hr.
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Tube filling machinery

IWK's (Fairfield, NJ) Model TFS 20 tube filling machinery offers quick-release interlocking parts designed to accommodate design variations. Allows quick changeovers with only 14 replaceable tubeholder cups and related product contact parts.
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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.
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Twin-pack carriers

The Slim-line of colored twin-pack carriers from International Omni-pac (Walnut, CA) are designed for easier application and greater holding power. Mainly used for dairy products, they are available in 1/2- and 1-gal sizes.
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F/f/s machine

Rennco's (Homer, MI) 501-36 f/f/s machine produces bags from 2" x 2" to 18" x 36", using various shrink films or PE. Uses a stepper film feed drive and motorized film feed cart.
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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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Hot stamp ribbons

Norwood Marking's (Downers Grove, IL) hot stamp ribbons are made with protection of the environment in mind. They are formulated to be well below the CONEG proposed maximum limit of 100 ppm.
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Delabeler

The ASR-550 container delabeler from Automated Label (Twins-burg, OH) uses a high-pressure jet of water that acts like a knife to remove stretch-sleeve labels from used containers without damage to the container.
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Channelizer

Cintex's (Kenosha, WI) Microplan Channelizer provides up to four channel separations on urethane conveyors with variable speed drives to 200 ft/min.
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Container unscrambler

The Model JH container unscrambler from Omega Design (Lionville, PA) handles a variety of shapes and sizes at speeds to 150 containers/min. Normally requires only 10- to 15-min changeover time.
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Stepper applicators

Labeljet (Fort Worth, TX) has introduced two new stepper-driven label applicators that use photelectric label sensors. The Model 2110 reaches speeds of 300"/min; the Model 2112 reaches 600"/min.
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Free tooling program

A six-page brochure from the Soabar Systems division of Avery Dennison (Philadelphia, PA) shows how the company's new Standard Sizes program can cut tag and label costs and speed delivery, while allowing customers a wide range of tag and label choices.

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