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.
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.
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.
An economical device to change the phase relationship of drive components is the Phas-Lok Adjusting Hub from Zero-Max (Minneapolis, MN). It provides stepless adjustment with a 12° range to compensate for timing changes caused by chain or tooth wear.
The MICROROLLER(TM) electric conveyor roller from Sparks Belting (Grand Rapids, MI) is a self-contained unit that provides drive power to roller conveyor systems, eliminating the need for external drive components such as belts, chains and sprockets.
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.
Domino Amjet (Gurnee, IL) has acquired rights to a second generation laser code product line from Directed Energy (Irvine, CA). The Domino Digital Coder (DDC) uses a variable laser to provide a range of coding at high production speeds.
The Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Institute (Arlington, VA) is offering a complete directory of exhibitors from Pack Expo 94 on computer disk. Lists alphabetically or by product category and includes an ASCII test file for use with any word processor.