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Dot matrix laser coder

A new dot matrix laser coder from Willett America (Lawrenceville, GA) allows either a 25W, 50W or 100W laser to be used to suit particular line speeds and substrates.
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Pack Expo exhibitor disk

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.
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Container spacing device

The Container Spacing Device (CSD) from AGR Intl. (Butler, PA) provides consistent and accurate spacing of round or nonround containers on a conveyor.
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Linerless carton

Tisma Machinery (Elk Grove Village, IL) and Graphic Pack-aging (Wayne, PA) have developed Composigard(TM), a linerless carton that increases line productivity with simplified packaging and one-piece construction.
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Release and adhesion testing brochure

Testing Machines (Amityville, NY) now offers a four-color brochure on its LabMaster(TM) Instrument Control System for release and adhesion testing. This system uses a PC with touch-screen simplicity to eliminate testing variables.
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Case histories

Design Technology (Billerica, MA) now offers free capsule case histories highlighting solutions to packaging and automation problems, including custom-designed and built packaging, assembly and processing systems for the food, medical, personal care, pharmaceutical, apparel, paper, and other industries.
Cases of aerosol products are conveyed to the labeler (top) where bar-coded labels are printed then applied using the tamp-blow
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Is bar-coding a valuable customer service?

When customers asked for bar codes to help control inventory,Sherwin-Williams got the message. It implemented a custom print/apply bar code labeling system.
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Film labeler

The Model 3200ST p-s film labeler from Label-Aire (Fullerton, CA) now has an "air fill" feature that pressurizes the bottle internally to stabilize sidewalls during labeling.
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Pickup head

Pacific Products (San Diego, CA) has introduced a pickup head for palletizing heavy shrink wrap loads, bags, bales or cases. Can reach speeds to 30 bundles/min using the PR-Series palletizing robots.
Semi-automated shell-handling system greatly reduces the repetitive motion involved in feeding shells to the line
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Pepsi line has future in mind

Fast changeover and overall versatility were foremost in mind when Pepsi designed its high-speed line for hard-to-handle one-piece PET bottles in four different sizes. Machine redundancy, computerization, and modular construction all contribute significantly.
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Liquid fillers

Packaging Dynamics' (Ron-konkoma, NY) line of liquid fillers is available in a variety of designs, including gravity/pressure, volumetric, and time/pressure.
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Case sealer

Wilton Packaging (Palatine, IL) has introduced the Model SD20FCSS automatic case sealer, which handles cartons from 6" x 4 1/2" x 4 1/2" to an unlimited length x 20" x 20".
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Tag cutter/stacker

Designed to accommodate the maximum production speed of Avery Dennison's (Philadelphia, PA) Soabar® SPX-390 thermal transfer printer, the high-speed tag cutter/stacker comes with a center pusher assembly, which permits stacking of tags printed three-up for triple throughput.
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Label printer/applicator

Benefits and specifications of the Model 8221 mini label printer are described in a four-color data page from Matthews Intl. (Pittsburgh, PA). The 8221 prints and applies labels at up to 65 labels/min with a placement accuracy of ±1/16" and features an LCD display for simple set up, operation and maintenance.
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Tapered rubber stoppers

Tapered rubber stoppers from AME (Towaco, NJ) feature 60-durometer silicone rubber and are ideal for high-temperature applications up to 500° F. Masks and plugs for painting and plating applications are also available.
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Bench top coder

Sprinter Marking (Zanesville, OH) has developed a portable code-marking system for printing date, lot or product codes on flat surfaces. The Model 884 Bench Top Coding System can be used with any standard Sprinter code-marking machine for a variety of code message sizes and types.
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Conveying capabilities

Dorner (Hartland, WI) has released a free, six-min-ute video outlining the cap-abilities of its conveyor systems, including design, component integration and in-plant set-up and testing, as well as service and support.
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In-line time printer

The patented HDT Series 4000 heavy-duty in-line time printer from Dalemark (Lakewood, NJ) imprints the hour and minute on products as they go through the production line.

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